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Cranford Cottages and Motel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean roomy cottage with a fairly private, covered deck outside. Just a couple of minutes by car to the city and there is a supermarket just a short stroll away. I'd happily book the same accommodation again.

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Thank Bernard D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff where lovely and very accommodating at all times. We stayed in one of the cottages for almost 2 weeks and I thought it was great value for money. The room was very clean and tidy with a good sized bathroom and kitchen. The private courtyard/balcony and free wifi was a nice added extra also. The property is in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed total of 3 nights at Cranford Cottages. Initially two nights on arrival in Christchurch after flying in from Sydney. Niranjala was very helpful accommodating our late night arrival. On first visit we had a roomy comfort cottage which had a verandah and outside seating. Free wifi and good cooking facilities. Easy access to airport less than 30 minutes by... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For Christchurch, we stayed on our first and last night. We had the same unit for both nights. The unit is kept clean and simple. Check in was easy and the host is nice and friendly. Comfortable beds. Well equip kitchen for simple meals. Generous with their supplies of tea bags and coffee. Walking distance to a few eateries. Ask... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lovely warm welcome from friendly staff. Arrived early, was able to book in. Appreciated very much. The cottages are warm and well appointed, and very quiet. The bed was excellent. Parking right outside our door. Free wifi, with great reception. Very handy location with good supermarket and shops within walking distance. Short easy drive to airport or city centre.

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Thank PaulineTAntrum
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a wonderful stay, the cottage-like buildings are brilliantly designed and set amongst wonderful native landscape planting. The cottage im staying in is set back from the road and has a great little private balcony and garden. Inside is also a lovely place to be with a small and functional kitchenette, small extendable dining table or desk, large TV... More 

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wellington, new zealand
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

After a huge trip around Otago we had 24hr in Christchurch with a rental car. Cranford was the prefect place to be able to get in a couple of trips down town and to get packed up properly before heading to the airport. It was great to be able to park virtually next to our cottage and there was plenty... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our stay at this motel was very nice. Staff was helpful and very friendly to us. the bed was nice, bathroom nice too, kitchen was good. And wifi also good. The only one small but is that they didn't give us any milk as some other motels did during our stay at New Zealand. I would definitely recommend this place... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Clean and warm unit that had everything we needed before heading off on our roadtrip. Our flight in was at midnight...so it was lovely arriving to the heater and electric blankets on. Comfortable bed and friendly staff. Great wifi. The cottages looked delightful but unfortunately they don't sleep 3.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed in one of the cottages for almost a week and find them just what we wanted. From a kitchen that had everything, with a full stove. A good size TV, not like some you get in some motels where you got to sit on it to see it. The seating was great from a sofa or a table... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well it is true we are Awesome here and yes we do have a great awesome Motel. Our warm sunny Christchurch Motel Units and Cottages offer the following: •Studio, cottages and 1-bedroom family suites are all smokefree - fully serviced to a high standard. •Single, queen-size and king-size beds. •FREE Wifi from all suites. •Everything you might need: radio/alarm clock, telephone, heating, iron/ironing board, electric blankets, comfy chairs to watch Sky TV plus other free-to-air channels. •In-room full kitchen with a stove, microwave and all breakfast-making facilities. •Free hot drinks. •Large ensuites with room for all your makeup goodies - all with hairdryers •Suitable for long-term earthquake accommodation •Free Guest laundry with complimentary use of washing machine. •FREE well-lit off-street car parking suitable for cars. •Convenient motel in St Albans/Papanui is close to Christchurch city centre, shopping malls, local attractions and Christchurch Airport. •Also close to all major sports complexes including Christchurch Rugby Park, all swimming and sport stadiums. •Excellent Christchurch business accommodation especially with FREE INTERNET. •5 Local restaurants just a 3-minute walk from motel. •Bus service outside the motel for your convenience. •Closest Christchurch motel accommodation English Park •We can arrange transport to the airport, train station etc. Free 1GB Wifi Free use of Guest Laundry Air Conditioning in Cottages only ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cranford Cottages and Motel

Address: 63 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand (Formerly Cranford Court Motel)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $105 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cranford Cottages and Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Best to avoid the cottage right by the road if traffic noise bothers you. Not all accommodation were cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles bernarddX2227DW, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'm sure any cottage would be great. We stayed in number 1”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineTAntrum, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms away from main road a quieter”
 of 5 bubbles katf727, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had cottage 12 away from the road so it was quite.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipN131, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are stand alone. (no shared wall)”
 of 5 bubbles 40LauraD40, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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