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Arena Motel

Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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30 Whiteleigh Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Arena Motel
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Ranked #23 of 142 Hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the staff were friendly always will to help and took us to the train station with no charge. The room was very clean, very roomy and had a good bathroom. I will be staying at this hotel again. also if you follow the crusaders the stadium is actually across the road. Top marks.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived at one a clock in the morning and wer taken to our room the and told they had put heating on we over slept and up at 11 am we went to the reception and they said they left us because we late arrivals we then arranged for transfer from the motel to the railway stn the next... More 

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Katikati, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got picked up at the station by the host & delivered straight to the Motel, quick check in, asked if we require a shuttle to the airport in the morning but them I was going to walk to the car rental company to pick a car up. But told that if I didn't mined waiting until about 8:10 she could... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived lunchtime and the hosts were happy to check us in early. We had the 2 bedroom family for 5, which was spacious, clean and extremely well appointed with cooking facilities. Staff were very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay in christchurch.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceeded expectations! Incredibly clean, free wifi and well appointed kitchen. Our host could not have been friendlier - felt like we should hug as we left! The free shuttle to the airport also added to its good value and Mosaic restaurant just a short walk around the corner is a great value, delicious family meal option.

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend this motel to everybody. The rooms are clean and there is free WIFI and tea/coffee etc. The host was very friendly and very helpful, and got up early in the morning to take me to the train station.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We arrived early afternoon and were able to book in. We had room 3 on the ground floor which was the disabled room so very accessible. The owner delivered us to the station free of charge next morning which was much appreciated.

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Stewarton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Excellent location for Tranz Alpine train to Greymouth . Friendly owners who transported us to the train station at 7.30 in the morning. Recommend this motel . Clean and comfortable . Restaurants within walking distance .

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Our host couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. As we arrived my husband caught his thumb in the taxi door and our host immediately produced an ice pack to relieve the pain. When we left the next morning she allowed us to keep the ice pack as it was still needed. We stayed at this hotel as we were... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Very good motel. We used here as a base for TranzAlpine train journey. Faultless room and service. Collected us from Picton train, Took us to station and collected us after day on TranzAlpine train. Took us to station for the return journey to Picton. Not only free Wi-Fi but it worked.

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