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Tower Junction Motor Lodge

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112 Blenheim Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed at this motel before boarding the train to Greymouth.Ideal walking distant to train and Westfield Mall.On return from Greymouth we then spent another 2 nights at this motel.Found room very clean and good heating for a chilly night.Owners very helpfull.Would certainly stay here again if the need arised.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed in Tower Junction Motor Lodge mid December and were upgraded to a two bed apartment which was very nice. The apartment was very clean and had all the mod cons necessary for our stay there. The owners were very helpful with giving advice where to go and what to do. Overall, a nice accommodation not too far from... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stayed at this motel from 1st to 4th Jan 2015. Spotless motel and good value. Quiet and not far from centre of Christchurch. Ideally situated for catching the Transalpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth (about 600 metres).

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Toronto, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We arrived late at night and had little time before leaving for the train station in the morning. This is the perfect location for those wanting to do this. A clean, comfortable place for a reasonable rate. In addition, they provided transportation to the train, at no additional cost! A perfect place for a stopover before catching a morning train.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We chose this accommodation because of its proximity to the Rail Station as we were booked for the Tranzrail train returning a few day's later on the Coastal Pacific. We had planned to leave our car at the station car park but because of insecurity there the Tower Lodge manager very obligingly suggested we leave it at our accommodation as... More 

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My wife and I stayed one night in Tower Junction En Route to Picton on the train the following morning. This motel has all you need for a one night stay,with an easy ten minute walk to the station with luggage. The room was rather dated compared to others we had stayed in,but for overnight OK. The area that it's... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Booked because of its proximity to Christchurch Addington railway station, this scored with being just 10 minutes walk from the railway station which is ideal for going on the TranzAlpine scenic trip. Just a short walk from restaurants and a large supermarket We spent two nights here doing little more than sleeping and we had comfortable nights and good sleeps.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

the lady at the reception was very friendly. the room was in the ground floor. the room was very neat and clean and had all the facilities one would expect in a motel. close to the city centre. though we did not cook, the room had a cooking range apart from a microwave oven. cannot think of anything negative about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Really close to the train station. The room is very clean. Before i booked the room, i asked the stuff a lots of questions about the town and they replied all with lots of patience. The stuff is very friendly and helpful, help me bought the sim card and booked the airport shuttle for us. Every thing was good and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were extremely happy with out Motel room, we particularly wanted to stay close to the Railway Station. The room which was ground floor, was very clean, modern and comfortable. The staff were very helpful, of course a little kitchenette was included in the room, and our hosts obliged by offering to take us to the Railway Station fairly early... More 

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