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Kauri Motel

Corner of Riccarton Rd and Kauri St | Riccarton Christchurch, Riccarton 8041, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 6 Riccarton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Kauri Motel was a great place to stay. Easy to book online with a great price. Great communication from owners and flexibility for our needs. Beautiful interior and really great location for our needs in Christchurch. We will be back!

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Christchurch for 3 nights and was well taken care of at this motel. Ours hosts ensured that we had all the best deals for dining out around town and even placed buckets of water near our car for those icy morning frosts. Comfortable rooms and really pleasing to see motel hosts going that extra mile.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seconds to public transport, less than a minute to a large and comprehensive shopping mall. Safe, clean, quiet and luxurious. Owners are relaxed and at ease when welcoming guests and even offer a pick up from the airport (and that saves close to $50 if you do that trip by taxi). This is my first choice (and I've tried a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This motel was recommended to us....can see why! Great location across the road from Riccarton mall, (fresh coffee handy in the morning) so clean, friendly super helpful staff/ management. We had a room overlooking the road but was nice and quiet as all double glazed. Highly recommended

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Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Excellent, friendly service and very helpful with places to go for tea or things to do. Muffins on arrival - such a nice touch!! Would recommend Kauri Motel as this is right across the road from the Westfield Mall and local takeout places and restaurants not far either.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

To book the room was very simple and we had a number of special needs that had to be met, they were all met. The service was very good and we were given a chocolate muffin when we arrived. I would recommend it to anyone wanting a nice and friendly place to stay in the Riccarton area.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

To start off booking a room in advance is a hassle free process. The service in my opinion is the best I have seen in a long while. People here go the extra mile to get to know you and ensure you enjoy your stay. The accommodation is very affordable and packed with features from several SKY channels to a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Lovely motel, very clean, nice and quiet (the quietest on Riccarton Road that we've stayed in). Very friendly lady checked us, complimentary muffins were delicious. Very handy to Riccarton Mall, saves the stress of car parking. Would definitely stay there again.

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motelkauri, Owner at Kauri Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lynda many thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. we really appreciate it. Hope the boys got through their dentist appointments ok We look forward to having you stay with us in the future Helen and Denis More

Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Very nice place, very nice location and also Helen is a very nice lady, the room is clean. The transportation is convenient, bus stop is just in the another side of the road and the supermarket is very close to the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I recently stayed in an upstairs studio unit with a queen bed and single bed, small kitchen and dining table. The bathroom had a spa bath with a shower over the top, a toilet, small kitchen and dining area. The room was small but certainly adequate for my needs. The motel was very clean and tidy and I appreciated the... 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
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The eight sound-proofed studio units all have en-suites with either high pressure shower or a spa bath with shower over it. The units are well maintained with nice decor and are warm and cosy with a heat pump/air con, electric blankets on comfortable King or queen size beds (some also have a King/queen and a single bed), 32" LCD TV with guest select 51 channels, good cooking facilities. All units are serviced daily. Very friendly service ... more   less 
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