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Academy Motor Lodge

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a bit of a time capsule- the decor, bedding, carpet etc could be updated with some extra touches to make it much nicer. Fly/security screens and ac would be good. It is functional and pretty quiet. Being close to the Uni it has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first visit to New Zealand we stayed at the Academy Motor Lodge for 2 nights to recover from our 28 hour journey from England. Out total nights stay was three, two when arriving and one before our departure for home. Our studio was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of nights just wanted reasonable rates and Academy lodge offfered that. Was clean an functional had all we were wanting comfortable bed quite area. So if you are happy with basic accommodation that is clean this is a great place to stay.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Somewhat basic, but very clean. I appreciated the kitchenette. Right next to UC and about 5 km from the city center. My room had a queen size bed, microwave, fridge, hotplate, toaster, water boiler and French press coffee maker. All worked, and enough cutlery and...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I booked 1 night here as it was close to the airport, and relatively decently priced, since all we needed was a safe place to sleep before heading to the airport early in the morning. Staff at reception was friendly. I believe we got 500MB...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$ 62 - US$ 100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 62 - US$ 100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Lisa M
5 March 2016|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
LisaM, Search back and find my review of the motel from Jan16. You'll see that I too arrived on a JetStar flight at around the same time and did not get to the motel until 01.00. I'll be doing the same this coming week... More
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"has some 2 bedroom suites. very useful"
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"Quite steep narrow stairs on the upper level"
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"Room 841 under the stairs was a really comfortable easily accessible family room."
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"Ground floor rooms allow you to park next to the room."
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