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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was a ground floor disabled room. It was spacious and well appointed with a comfortable bed. Easy walking distance to many shops, restaurants and bars. Initially the room appeared clean and tidy but unfortunately if was a bit grimey. For example, tv remote, telephone, utensil draw, bedside lights, toilet, doors, cupboard handles etc. Free wifi 400Mb for two...

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Luka1232016, Thank you for your review and very sorry to hear the room was not cleaned properly. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and this shall be brought to immediate attention. Kind Regards, Shelley

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the first and last nights of our 2 week trip around New Zealand's South Island. The one bedroom apartment we stayed in both times was spacious, comfortable and well appointed. The kitchen and bathroom facilities were great. The staff were really friendly and helpful, and the motel is well located close to the city centre, airport...

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 119kmc, Great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Ashford. Its a great place to stay when starting / finishing your South Island trip as you mentioned with our location and spacious rooms. We hope you enjoyed your holiday. Kind Regards, Shelley

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Just stayed overnight but would stay here again. Close to town. Great kitchen with everything you need. A bit of road noise but nothing that bad. Good heating for we northern Australians too. Free wifi was a hit with the teenager.

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Leona1974, Thank you for the review and great to hear your stay at Ashford was a hit. Having the room warm upon arrival in the evenings helps make the place feel more homely (especially for those used to warmer climates!) We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Shelley

alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our stay at Ashford Motor Lodge.So thankful to Sue and Carol for allowing us to check in early about 10am, instead of leaving our bags with them and sight seeing Christchurch upon our early arrival. They are very nice, helpful and accommodating people at Ashford Motor Lodge. Thanks to them for their kindness. The room is clean and has...

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Magdalyn, Thank you for the five star review! So pleased you enjoyed your stay and found Sue and Carol welcoming - I shall pass on your kind words. Our location is convenient and great to hear you found taking the bus from the airport to the motel easy and cost effective. Thank you again. Kind Regards, Shelley

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is not too far from city center & airport. The staffs are friendly & helpful.But the room is bit old patterned. The carpet is bit old.We was a group of five. Three of us had a bit allergic reaction. But overall they are good. They even gave us late checkout option for baby.

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kaniz-atima, Thank you for your review. Pleased to hear you found the location convenient and staff friendly. Our two bedroom units are in the process of getting some soft furnishings updated so that they remain in top condition. We were happy to help with the late check out to assist with your babies needs. Kind Regards, Shelley

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with our room at the Ashford! It was super roomy and had everything we needed! The room felt very modern and the bed was very comfy! The staff at reception were so lovely, letting us check in early.

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sabra R, Thank you for the 5 star review! Great to hear you loved the spacious rooms and friendly atmosphere. Early check ins (when available) always make the time spent in Christchurch maximised without the inconvenience of waiting. I am glad we were able to assist. Kind Regards, Shelley

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staid Nov 2016. Great location, staff,room clean ad nice. Many restaurants near by waking distance. I would return. We desired inexpensive place in Christchurch near downtown but not in central area and this was perfect. There is bus service going by if desired.

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear smileuwon, Thank you for your review and pleased you enjoyed our location clean rooms and friendly staff. With Victoria St a minutes walk we have many of the best restaurant and bars right on our doorstep! Kind Regards, Shelley

Excelsior, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the motel twice during our recent trip to NZ and were very happy with this hotel. We had a larger room than we expected the night we landed in Christchurch and were given a room upgrade the night before we flew out of Christchurch which gave us a lot of room to get organized for our return...

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Great to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay at Ashford Motor Lodge. Our location and our large spacious rooms make for a relaxing stay if you are wanting to visit the city. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Shelley

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked as accommodation of 40hrs short visit at CHC. Pretty nice. It's located between airport and city-centre. So, It was ideal for our short stay with a rental car & early morning flight to leave. Booked Superior Studio Suites with queen bed, and got a very clean and spacious studio! Manager said they were recently renovated.

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kyoichiro, Thank you for the 5 star review! Great to hear you found the location convenient and rooms comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards, Shelley

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We were in a newly renovated disabled room, so extra space for us. Very neat and clean. Only negative is the walls and ceilings/floors are very thin, could hear conversation in the adjacent room and people walking above us... And when upstairs flushed the toilet the pipes must go down the walls behind a locked cupboard... Well that's what it...

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Ashfordmotorlodge, Manager at Ashford Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear GCSShadbolt, Thank you for your review and sorry to hear you found the rooms noisy. With the new rooms they are away from the street so the traffic noise is minimal however we will take on board your comments regarding noise from other rooms nearby. Kind Regards, Shelley

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ashford Motor Lodge

Address: 35 Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $100 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ashford Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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#33 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#35 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose an upstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles Luka1232016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back, we stayed at room 11 (upstair) could hear the traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Magdalyn, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I had a room furthest from the road, which was nice and quiet; I suspect rooms near the road may have traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelW421, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Can take ground floor rooms so luggage is not a problem to take over.”
 of 5 bubbles Mayurharia, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and clean”
 of 5 bubbles LULUMONTY, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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