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33 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to the recent earthquake, we had to detour for miles to get to Christchurch from Picton - a total of 12 hours driving. We didn't get to the motel until well after 11 pm. However, we rang ahead to the motel and they were great - they made sure we were able to get into our room and get... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For value for money, this place is great but don't stay here if you are expecting style and luxury. Don't get me wrong the hotel room was clean and tidy but the complex is showing it's age. Its location is also handy to restaurants and shops.

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Have stayed here many times, friendly staff, close to everything, clean comfortable value for money - recommend for solo business or couples. Easy entry to property, very obliging and easy to work with during late check in.

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2 Thank Paul Z
Brisbane, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We stayed here twice on a recently trip to New Zealand, 2 nights when we arrived and 2 nights before we left. Rooms are small, but fine for a place to sleep when you spend most of your time out and about exploring and visiting. Would be happy to stay again.

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1 Thank DavidM-Aus
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

In the long street of Riccarton Road Motel strip with impossible egress & ingress during peak traffic times ,manager quite rude , bathroom shower recess only fit for midgets and another motel that doesn't 't have a soap holder in the shower reading lamps in bedroom did not have easy access to switch on or off Microwave oven you neede... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights as a group of 5 couples and a baby and took 3 studio units and a 2 bedroom apartment. We found the place perfect. Very good value for money!! Very clean and tidy. Had kitchens with cooking facilities and the studios had baths and seperate toilets. We were in the unit beside the road... More 

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1 Thank Casey S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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185 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were 3 motorcyclists looking for last minute accommodation, and Christchurch was full - thankfully we scored a couple of rooms at the Christchurch motel. Riccarton Road really is very busy, so access at peak times can be an issue, but it is fairly close to the city. Recommended.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I had a comfortable studio room with king-size bed, microwave, etc., which was handy. My room was at the back of the motel on the ground floor so I didn't have a problem with the traffic noise noted by some other reviewers. I found the top sheet on the bed was rather worn. I suspect parking could be a bit... More 

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1 Thank Simon L
Timaru, New Zealand
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66 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very nice. There are great amenities that allow this to mimic finer locations. There are things also that make it feel low-cost. The rooms could do with a lamp in the main room that can be left on for those late night returns. The Internet could also be made free which would make this more attractive. The... More 

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1 Thank Keilisi F
australia
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80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Good location to access the city. Not as noisy as one would expect being on the main road. Advantage of that is bus into the city centre is an option. Was a good base to explore Christchurch and surrounds. Room was clean and comfortable. Shops and assorted dining options close by. Lots of Asian restaraunts... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Christchurch Motel's convenient location is within walking distance of two major shopping centres, Canterbury University and many Restaurants. We offer comfortable accommodation and a commitment to good service that extends from a warm friendly greeting to an immediate hands-on response to our guests needs. The Christchurch Motel's location places it central to the airport, city centre, hospitals, the Botanical Gardens, Horncastle Arena the new AMI Stadium (home of Super and International rugby) We are also very close to wide range of dining options, movie theaters and an extensive range of shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Christchurch Motel

Address: 252 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 6,634 - ₹ 8,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Christchurch Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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#53 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“As with any Riccarton Road motel, choose a room towards the back if you are sensitive to traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 463simonl, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Select a roomm off the street and you won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles Vpjcking, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay in a room at the back, off the street, and definitely stay on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles mariobK8800KL, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Light sleepers may find rooms away from Riccarton Road to be better”
 of 5 bubbles 783JohnM783, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Away from the road if possible as it can be quite noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles 777scottr, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
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