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Kauri Motel

Corner of Riccarton Rd and Kauri St | Riccarton Christchurch, Riccarton 8041, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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westcoast region new zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay, stayed in a town house separate from the motel. Lovely clean bright modern place. Owners very accommodating and very helpful. Great place! Quiet street and no traffic noise, would recommend to others.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kauri Motel is a great place to stay if you are visiting Christchurch - Modern comfortable rooms with everything that you would expect, awesome bathrooms with high-pressure showers, clean, and quiet. Great location right opposite the Westfield Riccarton Mall means many restaurants and bars within easy walking distance. Best of all is the friendly and helpful staff, who made... More 

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Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent facilities and all the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was very comfortable, spacious and clean. The location is excellent, right across the road from Riccarton mall and in walking distance are restaurants, shops, banks etc. I highly recommenced this motel to anyone who is looking to stay in Christchurch.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend staying at these motels. Modern, very clean and great location with Westfields Mall across the road and a bus stop 20 metres from the gate. Helen & Dennis are very courteous and helpful. Will stay there again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location directly across from Riccarton Mall which you can not fault. Friendly owners and handy parking in complex. Only gripe is that for a family of 4, the access studio unit which we were put in was tiny and cant imagine how a wheelchair would maneuver around in such a room. Luckily we only stayed one night as would... More 

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motelkauri, Owner at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

Hello fussytraveller2 thank you for taking the time to write a review for us and thank you for the kind comments about our location and service.. Also for your concerns about the access unit. I am sorry your experience was spoilt by the size of the room.Helen More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stayed one night here in the way to our concert venue. Friendly greeting. Helpful city tips. Clean attractive room. Fifty plus channels of Sky TV. Free wifi useful. And the bonus was the proprietor dropped us back to the airport. Recommended.

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motelkauri, Owner at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

Hello James thank you for taking time to write such a nice review for us. We are pleased you enjoyed the fifty channels and the free wifi. It was a pleasure to take you out to the airport.Do give us your flight no and arrival time next time you visit Christchurch and we will be happy to meet your flight... More 

Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

So handy to Riccarton Mall and conveniently placed next to the bus stop. Very small rooms but clean and tidy and very comfortable beds. Recommended to shoppers and anyone who wants to be close public transport.

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motelkauri, Manager at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

Hi Natasha Thank you for choosing to stay at Kauri Motel on Riccarton and for taking the time to write a review and commenting on our location and service, and your remarks re the room with the beds split it does reduce the floor space, We do have some other units that are larger and I have made a note... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The owners were so welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Lovely complimentary items in our room like biscuits and muffins and makeup remover in the bathroom. Right across the road from a shopping mall. Would definitely recommend.

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motelkauri, Owner at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

Hello 209Jayne thank you for your lovely comments we try to make all our guests feel right at home when they come to stay at kauri Motel on Riccarton. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future More 

Greymouth, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Small but very well fitted out units. Clean and comfortable. Welcomed on arrival with muffin or biscuits. Convenient for shopping and on bus route for city and airport Very accommodating. highly recommend.

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motelkauri, Owner at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

Hello Morepoke We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at kauri Motel on Riccarton. Thank you for taking the time to add a review for us we value your comments and we would love to have you stay with us again. dont forget our free transfers from the train or airport More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Couldn't be closer to riccarton mall for shopping, yet the rooms are lovely and quiet. The hosts are lovely friendly welcoming people. The rooms are spotlessly clean and tidy and smell clean, No horrible food smells. The specially labelled face cloth for removing makeup and a disposal makeup wipe is a fantastic touch, as were the 2 chocolate muffins on... More 

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motelkauri, Owner at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

hello the Chapmans3 thank you for taking time to write a review for us at kauri Motel on Riccarton. We are in a great location and our house keeping staff do a great job cleaning our complex. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Did you know we offer free transfers from the airport... More 

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Address: Corner of Riccarton Rd and Kauri St | Riccarton Christchurch, Riccarton 8041, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Riccarton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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