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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Firstly, great friendly service. Tidy room with small patio, really nice sheets and good quality kitchenette. I'd give it four stars but the shower head drooped (screw needs tightening) my room had no a/c though it was cold so the heater was enough. Also, the door lock was a bit dodgy. Price was fair for the room and they're in...

Thank willowdog9
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My family stays here every time we come to Christchurch. The location is great, close to riccarton mall and close to the farmers market. The bath is to die for! So nice! It just makes it so much better, and when the Christchurch weather isn't it's sunny self, it's nice to relax in a warm bath.

Thank 101kirim
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to stay. Friendly staff, clean unit, heater on before we came, had an upstairs mezzanine which was definitely not your usual small mezzanine, close to mall and other facilities. Definitely recommend as a great place to stay in Chch.

Thank JohnWilliams201
Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice touch is a personal touch. Manager walked us to room allowing us to ask questions and explain early exits etc., The Mall is right across the road. Very clean and manager warmed our room quickly. Wonderful super king bed. Very comfortable. Enjoyed our brief overnight stay.

Thank MaxxxH
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Central location opposite Mall easy walk - Small self contained apartment suitable for families. Spa bath, small Kitchenette to cater for basic meal prep and 2 Tv's. Very good wifi. I asked for a better heater and they changed it immediately. Lots of restaurants near by. I must say the place is sparkling clean - the chrome gleams - lots...

Thank Cas C
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is a great wee motel complex which is one of the best I have ever stayed in. It is compact but has everything you need and more - spa bath, TV in the lounge as well as the bed room, very clean and tidy. Very well positioned across the road from Riccarton Mall. The staff couldn't be more helpful,...

1Thank Neil H
Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

We looked at the photos and were more than surprised to find the manager walking us off premise to what appeared to be a former small home Thus we paid for the newer looking Athena motel you see in the photo yet they have at least 5 to 6 units around the corner in a place next door that has...

1Thank myworldexperiences
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Our last three night in NZ was spent at Athena Motel and once again offered us great value for money it get all the ticks for cleanliness & facilities a great kitchenette has been a bonus the wifi at the Athene was the best of all our stop no ongoing logging in, for such a busy street we enjoyed a...

1Thank Shane S
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We stayed in the McWilliams apartments which is next door to the main motel. It was a great size with a separate bedroom and bathroom and a well stocked kitchen which meant we could self cater. The rooms were clean and there was free wifi and the staff were very friendly and helpful, even offering us the use of an...

1Thank Rachmc73
Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Athena Motel and apartments situated on the Christchurch busy Riccarton road handy to all amenities and large mall. Comfortable apartment with en suite and kitchenette, Flat screen TV with Sky and Internet Wi-Fi with good speed. Easy parking. Recommended for a busyness or pleasure when visiting Christchurch. Good value for money.

2Thank alex311327

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Athena Motel & Apartments

Address: 160 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 5,827 - ₹ 11,517 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Athena Motel & Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#50 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Any apartment made of rebuilt house will suit travellers . Not sure about rooms in Motel.”
alex311327, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Average to quiet noise at rear room. Front rooms could be noisier.”
linol44, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are further back from the entrance to the motel, so all rooms are relatively quiet. If you prefer quieter rooms, just ask for one further from the carpark”
BenYangtheTourist, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There is a mall 2 minute walk away and the best restaurants 5 minute walk away.”
728waltera, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room heading back from the road.”
tanpic, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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