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Te Puke, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We stayed at City Centre Motel in September this year. We found it clean, well set up for our family. The location is great, central to city, easy walking. Hosts were helpful and friendly. We will be back. Jan and Paul Mitchell, Te Puke NZ

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2012

The rooms were clean, spacious inviting and at location close to everything needed. The owners and staff could not be more welcoming, helpful and friendly. Overall highly recommended to any person that wishes to stay at Christchurch. Mel and Elizabeth

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2012

The rooms were spacious and clean and the location was within walking distance of most things. We were a bit worried about getting around after the earthquakes but were able to see so many beautiful things within walking distance from the Hotel. The staff were lovely. We would definitely stay there again.

Thank 22Alicia82
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Our family of four (two kids aged 7 and 5) flew into Christchurch very late, landing at 1.15am! But we had already received a helpful email from the owners explaining they would leave an envelope taped to the reception wall for us. The 2 bedroom unit was heated and the electric blankets were on, fabulous. There was a small carton...

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We flew into Christchurch from Queenstown on our way back to Gold Coast. We booked two rooms for our family of 6. Tina, the manager welcomed us warmly and was most helpful, directing us to local restaurants, oragnised our maxi taxi to the airport the next day. Rooms were really comfortable. We booked a restaurant for dinner on Saturday night,...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This was the first hotel we checked in when we landed in NZ Needless to say, for the journey we were taking together after our wedding, we wanted a perfect peaceful start! And so it was. We stayed in a one bedroom studio on the ground floor. Nice, hygienic, spotlessly clean bathroom. Tina and Mary are delightful hosts to stay...

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Northern CA
Reviewed 1 August 2012

I can't say enough good things about this motel. It was super clean and all the furnishings in excellent shape. I have never stayed in a motel that smelled this good. The bathroom was so clean it sparkled. Tina made sure the heat was turned on in our room before we got there, gave us lots of good suggestions for...

Thank NorthernCANorthernCA
North Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Super facility, great location and good price! We had a wonderful one bedroom suite on the ground floor. The unit was clean, tidy and had just about everything we could think to want! We were given milk to for tea at check in (choice of full fat or skinny), the option for a free newspaper delievered in the AM and...

Thank Blueyeris
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We have stayed with Tina and Mary on our last two visits to Christchurch. The location is close to the city and in quiet surrounds. The motel offers excellent accommodation and the hosts are knowledgeable, friendly and extremely helpful. Bonus: Great coffee is supplied in the room, a rare treat! Thoroughly recommended. Aussie visitors.

Thank Kevin C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2012

We stayed here overnight after a long drive and before a very early morning flight. We chose it after reading previous reviews and also it was very close to where needed to drop off our hire car. Staff very helpful and friendly, organised wake up call, cab at 3am, along with some scales for us to weigh our luggage! Lovely...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice Award for 2011 and 2012, this much sought after central city motel offers quiet comfort and yet is only 400metres to some of the city's best restaurants and bars. Winner of the Summer 2009 Garden Awards for Hotel/Motels, the City Centre Motel is a peaceful haven in the heart of our glorious Garden City. All apartments are set well back from the road and we offer free WiFi and lots of free off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Centre Motel

Address: 876 Colombo Street | Christchurch Centrial, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $110 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Centre Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#12 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#21 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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