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Colonial Inn Motel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were visiting family in NZ and had booked a 2 bedroom apartment for one night as it was close to the airport and we were arriving in the evening and didn't want to travel far. The reception was meant to be closed but they had kept it open for our late arrival and made us very welcome when we...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely comfortable motel and the hosts are great. Had two room unit and plenty of room. Has all ammenities and happy to supply additional towels etc. Has full oven microwave and aircon. Very close and handy to CBD would definitely stay again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this for a one night work stay. It was quiet, well away from the street and clean and tidy. It was also next door to a restaurant where you can charge back meals which was a bonus. I would return but would rather try somewhere else.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Had 2 nights here and while not 4 stars was pretty good for the price. Had downstairs unit with seperate bedroom. Room was a bit cold to start with but with heater on it was fine. Great location, close to town and bars and restaurants in Merivale.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This place served our needs perfectly. It was simple, yet comfortable. When we approached staff, they were able to answer questions. The room was clean, comfortable, simple and well maintained. The hotel was well located and I would return again. We had a terrible experience within 100m and I would definitely select this place again!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here recently overnight upon arriving in Christchurch. Room was very clean, modernised, and staff organised taxi for us to go to Christchurch Railway Station next day. Located a 20-30 minute walk from Christchurch city centre if you don't mind stretching your legs a bit. Supermarket, bottle shop within 5 min walk. Was a good size for family of...

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Newark, California
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Since our last stay new Management had taken over but their hospitality was as efficient as the previous Management. We had the same one bedroom downstairs unit and everything was perfect. The room was well serviced and offered Sky TV too.

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were really only here to sleep as we arrived late, but the bed was comfortable, they had everything we needed in the room for such a short stay. It was clean and tidy, quite impressed really for a 3 star.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

My husband and I spent a weekend at this motel. We found it to be a lot smaller that expected and extremely noisy being on a busy road. The parking spaces were really cramped and difficult to manoeuvre in and out. However, the apartment was clean and the bed was comfortable. We would definitely find a quieter place next time...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The location is great; an easy walk to Merivale or to the bars and restaurants on Victoria St. Staff very helpful and the cleanliness couldn't be faulted. However it is very noisy with traffic from the main road, the plumbing and I could hear snoring from another room.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Colonial Inn Motel

Address: 43 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $103 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colonial Inn Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Comfortable and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles kiwiman13, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The motel is situated on an extremely busy road, so not sure if you would have a good night's sleep in any of the other rooms either.”
 of 5 bubbles 922AmandaW, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Consider rooms at the rear of the property”
 of 5 bubbles JackieKenn, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rear rooms have the most peace and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Mooseslammer, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaD176, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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