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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly staff. Great location close to town but easy access. A few cafes within walking if you must. Clean, tidy and quiet room big enough to be comfortable. Note we aren't talking about flash here but good value for money. The newer, more expensive cottages are nicer but they do cost more.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night and found the room big enough for two but the main problem was the shower wet the whole bathroom floor which took a while to dry which was a bit inconvenient. Also the sky movie was turned off after 10 pm for what reason I'm unsure. The garden outlook was good as was the patio.

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Niranhala G, Manager at Cranford Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind feedback! It's interesting feedback about sky tv. We do not turn off sky after 10pm. May be a technical difficulty occurred from the service provider's end or they switched the screen to parental lock. Kind Regards

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I stay here for work monthly, great comfortable units, on ground level so good for earthquake anxiety, lovely bed, air conditioning in the unit, kitchen in the units too. Only negatives is no sky tv, and at times the wifi is slow, but otherwise great place

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Niranhala G, Manager at Cranford Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Matt, Thank you very much for great feedback! Just thought to let you know that there are 3 sky channels (sky sport 1, UK TV and premiere movies) at the moment. Recently we installed fibre broadband from Call Plus. Next time when you stay please give us the feed back regarding wifi! Kind Regards

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is my second stay here for work, the first was 3 weeks, this time almost 2 weeks. I stayed in the detached cottages and loved the privacy, kitchen well equipped, units were clean & warm, plus comfy bed which is always important. Loved the little balcony. Really handy to access all parts of Christchurch, definitely would be happy to...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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Reviewed 15 November 2016

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...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016 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...

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Singapore
Reviewed 30 October 2016 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...

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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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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...

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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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $101 - $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”
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“We had cottage 12 away from the road so it was quite.”
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