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Gore, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the managers very helpful. When booking, I asked for a room away from the road, and this was organised with no problems. Probably the most comfortable motel bed I've ever experienced. Unit was a "studio", but sufficient for our needs. Only comments I would make is that it is starting to look...

1Thank KAA44
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Clean, comfortable and recently refurbished accommodation. Conveniently located to restaurants, Westfield (massive!) shopping centre and restaurants including Robbies. Marina is a happy, welcoming & responsive host (her husband was away while we were in Christchurch). Road noise not noticeable. A relaxing and good value for money place to stay. Easy bus access to & from Christchurch CBD.

Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

We were a bit concerned about the road noise mentioned in other reviews but were given room 1 at the back of complex and found it quiet. Terry and Marina were very nice. The room was clean and tidy, bed very comfortable. The shower altered in temperature a bit and the microwave did not work but would stay again.

Thank chrisdV2469ZY
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Found for us by tourist in formation at Wellington. Was clean but overall everything looked dated compared with other motels we had stayed in. Close to some restaurants and a 5 min drive to the railway station which was reason for visiting christchursch to go on Tranz alpine train ( amazing). Near to a busy road but did not bother...

Thank Beverley B
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Very nice motel, rooms very clean and well set out, beds very comfortable. The Proprietors were very lovely people and very helpful. On a busy road but didn't notice any noise. Shops nearby and bus a 100 meters down the road. The only downside, which isn't very much really, is the single bed was up against the window so we...

Thank softball51
Geraldine, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Clean and quiet even though it is on a busy road. Also handy to shops and not far from the CBD. Good parking right outside your room. We only spent one night there and it was quite adequate for our needs. There was a bed in the lounge which I slept in so I didn't have to listen to my...

Thank Lezzzzlie
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Positive side first, location wise, distance to the airport was good, 10 minutes drive only. Restaurants across the road, but there are a better selection about 3 min up Riccarton road. BUT, don't bother if you want a reasonably comfortable stay. We got put in the room right next to the road while the other rooms did not look occupied....

Thank linda l
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Christchurch Motel was one of the few motels where the hostess walked us right to the room and showed us in. She made us feel very welcome. The information booklet in the room gave very good directions on where to eat around the area. The large shopping mall, Westfield Riccarton is just an 8 minute walk away and there, you...

Thank whisker11
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Christchurch has got expensive after the earthquakes so it's great to finally find a motel that is still close to the city, really nice rooms AND affordable. Riccarton mall is walkable and it's very handy to the university. It's also on the bus route from the airport.

Thank GoverNP
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Check in was quick and easy and Terry was terrific, helpful and knowledgeable. room was big and well appointed. And despite being close to a main road it was very quiet. Good sized towels and nice shower. Would definitely stay here again

Thank HKinsey

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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: $128 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Christchurch Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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#50 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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