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Sumner Bay Motel

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26 Marriner Street, Christchurch 8081 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews joe's garage split level comfortable apartment choice of restaurants great location new zealand one bedroom apartment minute drive walking distance a great place to stay would stay here again netflix motel tv balcony accommodation units
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was nice however the bed was uncomfortable and we were not given any clean towels or a bath mat when the service was done, this made the stay a little uncomfortable as we did not have time to go and ask. otherwise it...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank liberity1
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry you felt that you could not ask our house keeping staff for fresh towels, we will look into why this did not happen. However we do operate an environmental policy of not changing the towels every day. If you did not leave...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Our stay at Sumner was super easy, we loved the location (fish/chips, coffee & beach all walking distance), cleanliness, towel warmers, leafy setting & the extra effort to find us a day space (just off the plane) made the trip so much more enjoyable

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank kellielafontaine
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 19 October 2018

Hi Kellie Thank you for your lovely review, sun is shining here in Sumner and a warm 19 degrees! hopefully we will see you again. Regards Roger & Kay

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Our extended family stayed overnight in a Two Bedroom Apartment downstairs at the back of the property. A little oasis with lovely garden setting. Tastefully set out with two large comfortable sofas in lounge area - one being a sofa bed giving the third sleeping...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank RaewynM20
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Raewyn Thank you for your kind review, I'm so glad everyone had lovely time, always happy to help where we can. Hope to see you again some time. Warm Regards Roger & Kay

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We had a very comfortable apartment. The motel is in the centre of town close to the seafront and all local bars and restaurants. I can't see us staying anywhere else when we next visit Sumner. The accommodation is highly suited for a longer stay.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank ratmole2000
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your kind response hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is a seriously good motel. The units are sheer luxury and extremely well maintained. The grounds are immaculate. The service is beyond exceptional; very friendly, informative and welcoming. The location is very close to the shops and the beach. There are plenty of food...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank whosemother
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 30 June 2018

Good Morning Whosemother Thank you for your very kind review, its always appreciated to get our guests feedback, hope to see you again soon. Regards Roger and Kay

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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USD 103 - USD 127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
USD 103 - USD 127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Pool & Beach (6)
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6 December 2015|
Response from SumnerBayMotel | Property representative |
Hello, I would advise that there is an excellent bus service from the airport to and from Sumner, which travels through the city centre. Costs for full fare to Sumner is around $5 while the ride to and from town is approx... More
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"The split level rooms have a good layout"
21 Feb. 2018
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"back area as very quiet"
6 Feb. 2018
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"All the rooms are good with balconies"
28 Jan. 2018
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"We liked being on the top floor as we had a good view and felt it was private."
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