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    Colonial Inn Motel

    43 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 73*
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          USD 72*
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          Overview
          • Excellent28%
          • Very good46%
          • Average22%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Kitchenette
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          Airport Transportation
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 62 reviews

          Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

          First. The staff are lovely. The manager is extremely helpful. The 3 bedroom is very large. It easily caters for 9 people in 6 beds. There is an extra bar fridge apart from the full size fridge. There is no dishwasher but there is an...More

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          Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

          I gave a 3 because of the friendly service but during my month trip the actual room was my least favorite. It could be the smokers in front of my room or the yelling in front my room. It was raining and definitely not comfortable...More

          Thank Rubythief
          Reviewed 14 March 2017

          We had a good experience with this motel. Travelling as a family, and beginning right from booking. We got an amazing deal $220 for 2 nights and this was over new year. We phoned to ask that we could be put in a room back...More

          Thank Gemma R
          Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

          My husband and I booked one room with 1 double (for us) and 1 single (for our toddler) bed and a portacot for our baby. The room was VERY CLEAN and quiet and the bed comfortable. The owners were friendly, helpful and nothing was too...More

          Thank Kiwigirl141
          Reviewed 14 February 2017

          I saw some earlier reviews and was surprised by some of the comments. We used room #15 and found the management to be helpful and friendly. Our room was clean, the bed comfortable and the kitchenette nicely provisioned and also clean. Parking was somewhat tight...More

          Thank John M
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 66 - USD 100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #10 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 23
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          • Canterbury Region >
          • Christchurch
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