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Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a perfect little hotel for me and my two young adult children. We'd just completed a week touring the North Island, staying in hostels. Nice as they are, and as much as we like them, the hotel was a nice break from the hostels -- our own bedrooms, our own bathroom, laundry near at hand. The staff could not...

Thank cnsturm
North Strathfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff mean a lot, that can overcome any small issues with the hotel. This is one of them. Staff came and picked up in the railway station. Location is awesome to near by shops. Will come and stay in the future

Thank jaiganeshd
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Due to high demand sadly we could only stay one night. Great little motel within easy distance if the CBD. The jewel in the crown is Jessica who was so helpful in all ways. Get in early or you could miss out. Highly recommended.

Thank Xenahhh
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We arrived late in the afternoon and were greeted with a friendly smile, prompt service and an offer to call local restaurants to see which were open (it was a Sunday and new years day). Our large ground floor room had a very clean kitchenette, was well stocked with soap and towels and crockery, and the bed was very comfortable....

Thank Selina T
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed twice in December during a tour of the South Island and both times the owner could not have been more helpful or welcoming. She went out of her way to help us and i would recommend to anyone , we stayed as a family of 4 , the rooms were clean , had sufficient room and facilities and was...

Thank Pilchard64
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Family of 7 booked 2 rooms for a weeks' holiday. Hosts were lovely, very accommodating and helpful. The 2 adjoining rooms were clean, we'll equipped and serviced daily. Nothing to fault, a perfect choice for accommodation..

Thank Pacaldy
Zeeland Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 December 2016

the apartment is clean, spacious, very well maintained, and the lady of the house is so helpfull, I would recommand it to everyone who is looking for a good place to stay for a few days. The City centre is a 20 minuten pleasant walk and if you go with the Alpine train you will be picked up and dropped...

Thank dieneke2015
Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Nice small motel. I think about 10 rooms. Reception was very friendly and very informative. We were upgraded from 1 bedroom to a 2 bedroom apartment. Rooms were nice, cosy and clean. Beds and pillow very very comfortable. Bathroom was big and clean with an excellent shower and running hot water. Fully equipped kitchen. Basically this was a home away...

Thank HuseinE
Brevard, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Location good for TranzAlpine train. Hosts will drive you to station or it is a short walk. Not many restaurants nearby but Speights is good. Accommodation exceptional. Ours had large bathroom with jetted tub,

Thank kaharris2016
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 December 2016

An ideal location close to buses and the train station, and there is a variety of restaurants within easy walking distance. The owner was very friendly and helpful and the shuttle to and from the train station was an added bonus. Our motel unit was clean and spacious - towels changed daily. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank Dianne61_11

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Arena Motel

Address: 30 Whiteleigh Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $120 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arena Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Arena Hotel Christchurch
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#19 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#22 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#23 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Railway Location”
 of 5 bubbles jaiganeshd, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a studio and it was perfect - everything you need for one or 2 nights”
 of 5 bubbles 85selinat, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“With lots of luggage, you will want to ask for first floor rooms...no elevators to second level.”
 of 5 bubbles tripforfun, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are spread over two levels, but other than that they are all facing the same direction, as far as I could see.”
 of 5 bubbles bliss622, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Two storeyed so some step climbing may be difficult for older folks.”
 of 5 bubbles meag237, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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