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Focus Motel & Executive Suites

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344 Durham Street Nth, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
Focus Motel & Executive Suites
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always the rooms were lovely. Everything is spotless and the beds are incredibly comfortable. We always get great service from Carol and Roy who are super welcoming and friendly. We highly recommend Focus.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As other reviewers have noted, the warm welcome of the hosts here really sets the stage for the well-kept, clean, modern yet cozy and comfortable rooms. Location is walking distance to restaurants, Re:START container mall, and lovely botanical gardens. Great base to see Christchurch rebuild. Laundry facility was much appreciated!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hi, I fly in to work in Christchurch every week and have been staying at the Focus Motel for nearly three years so I guess I know the motel well. First things first, I find a great place to stay depends a lot on the hosts and the hosts at the Focus are diamonds. I have found Roy and Carol... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Superb facility. The location is prime and safe, close to eateries and the city, and convenient. The room I stayed in was very comfortable and impeccably maintained at all times. The owners are lovely, and I found them to be polite and helpful whenever I needed to speak to them. I wouldn't go anywhere else if I was staying in... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Spent two nights at Focus a week apart and had a very warm welcome both times from Roy, Carol and their staff. The rooms were clean, very comfortable and the motel is very well placed for the centre of Christchurch, with some wonderful restaurants and bars all within a 10 minute walk. There is no restaurant and a tray breakfast... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

When we arrived at the motel on our first day in New Zealand, we were greeted by a warm friendly welcome. The staff on reception (owner of the place?) was so enthusiastic and helpful. He knew who we were before I told him, he told us all the good places to go to in detail and led us to our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When I have to stay in Christchurch for work or pleasure I always pick Focus Motel. The owners can't do enough for you and very friendly. Rooms are always, clean, comfortable and have all the facilities you could ever need. Location is perfect right next to Victoria Street which seems to have a new restaurant or cafe every time I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Roy and Carol were the perfect hosts for this centrally located ( yet private ) location. Upon our arrival, Roy checked us in personally and gave us a plan to enjoy our 1 day in Christchurch. It made all of the difference. The accommodations themselves were perfect for our needs. Large 1 Bedroom space, great amenities, ( coffee press!) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here. Roy was very welcoming and gave us loads of info on what was open in the city and where to go round about for restaurants and bars. Our room was on the top floor with a small balcony overlooking the car park. It was very clean and comfortable and we didn't notice any noise.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Carol and Roy were amazing, leading up to our stay and during. Planning a 3 day conference for Maori and Pacific, having to relocate our working team, and timing between the cricket World Cup and Te Matatini, we were stuck for accommodation. Not only did Carol and Roy provide us with the utmost hospitality, they found a spare room for... More 

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