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Darfield Motel

23 South Terrace | Main Road, SH 73, Darfield, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived quite late but received a very friendly welcome. Our room was very cosy as they had kindly turned on the heating for us. The room was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The standard was excellent and we definitely would recommend to others!

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Barry and I would like to thank you all for your kind comments, we are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us, and hope you can stay with us again. Kind Regards Janine and Barry More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving through the mountains we were too tired to continue to Christchurch so pulled in here. Well i was so glad we did. This was the best Motel in all our travels through NZ. Extremely clean, lovely staff, very well equiped and very comfortable. Thanks

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely title, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Darfield motel we appreciate the comments. Many thanks Barry and Janine More 

Moranbah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I found Darfield Motel through Booking.com They had great reviews so I decided this would be my Overnight on the way to the west coast. I found the hosts very charming and the room was huge with a small kitchette. The bed was very comfortable and the price was half that of Christchurch hotels just thirty minutes down the road.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stayed overnight here and how beautiful it is. We were in an upstairs studio which was immaculate, spacious, beautiful decor, wonderfully comfortable queen bed, nice relaxing chairs, very spacious bathroom, nice kitchen. It has a lovely little bbq area with table and chairs, nice for eating there at any time. Also had a table & chairs outside our unit.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Yes, it is about 50 km out of town. It is also peaceful, layback if you wish, friendly community. The Darfield Motel fit us perfectly as we perfectly. We are transiting west coast to east coast requiring a convenient place to stop.. Darfield and this Motel were ideal. There was great help from the owners to get laundry done and... More 

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Olivos, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What a beautiful place that motel is. Very new! Showers are to die for and beds very comfortable. Linen is exquisit! Top class place to stay. Very spacious as well. I will most definitely stay there again. Cheers!

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, I am so glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate that you have taken your time to comment on your stay, and we hope you can stay again. More 

Karikari Peninsula
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We travel NZ singing at schools and stay 100 nights a year in motel accom. This is among the best. Very friendly welcome and we were allowed access to our room even though two hours early. Unit very clean spacious and comfortable and rate affordable. Great base for entering or leaving Alpine Highway and not far from Christchurch. All amenities... More 

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, what lovely comments and people you are. Barry and I really appreciate them and hope you will be back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed for 2 weeks in the cottage and I could not fault it. Janine you are amazing this was one of the best places we have stayed at The rooms are spacious comfortable and extremely clean serviced every day I would recommend the darfield motel hands down. You guys are doing an amazing job Well done We will be... More 

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much. I enjoyed your stay with us, loved the dress up you wore on the hens night. I was really happy the weather was so calm and sunny for the wedding. Barry and I look foward to your return. Thanks again. More 

Lumsden, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Lovely modern spacious very comfortable room. It even had its own little patio garden. Excellent bathroom with powerful shower and very comfortable spa bath. Very nice toiletries. The hosts were very friendly and accommodating. I only stayed for one night, would have liked to stay longer to make full use of the facilities. Really couldn't fault this place. I will... More 

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We really appreciate your comments and look foward to you staying again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here for one night recently on our way to Mt Hutt. The motel unit (2 bedroom) was lovely. Modern, clean, tidy and warm. The owners were friendly and helpful, as we were late to check in, they had it all sorted on our arrival. The motels are conveniently located between Chch and Mt Hutt. We were very impressed... More 

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Barry and I are glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope you get the opportunity to stay again with us and enjoy some great sking. More 

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