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Cranford Oak Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   116 McFaddens Rd | St Albans, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
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Ranked #16 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sandy and Greg are so welcoming and will do anything to make a stay with them the best. The unit we stayed in was excellent, very clean, well-appointed, everything we needed and more. Loved the extra touches, like the milk jug and water bottles. Space in the bathroom a bonus, especially the long bench for toiletries. Thanks for your welcome... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I needed a place to stay for the night before catching a plane the next day to Aussie but we also needed to be in the general Papanui area. Looked at several possibilities on line and finally settled on this motel. We were very glad we did. Just took a studio unit but it turned out to... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I enjoyed my night at your place. On early arrival from the airport Greg gave me a ride to the restaraunt to join the rest of my group for breakfast.This was appreciated and my whole stay was a pleasant experience.

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Houston, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Can't say enough about the helpfulness of Sandy and Greg, the proprietors. We arrived on an early morning flight and Sandy helpfully gave us suggestions on sightseeing for the day, even before we checked in. They gave us spare towels to take to the Hanmer Springs and gave great directions for a scenic drive to Queenstown. Our room was clean... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We stayed here for a weekend but wish it could have been longer. Loved the environment and the receptionist was very helpful and friendly. Couldn't fault it. We had the room with the spa bath and it was very nice.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a very nice place to stay. We enjoyed our night here. The lovely lady at. The reception was warm and welcoming. The place was neat and clean. Everything worked like new. The room is not very large, but it was comfortable. We were very happy with our stay here.

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Salisbury Wiltshire
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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Gave us everything we needed. The receptionist was really friendly and helpful, the studio room was comfortable and well equipped including electric frying pan. It was good to be able to hang our washing safely outside to dry.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The Cranford Oak in Chrstchurch is a good quality establishment, plenty of space, and generally all you would expect from a value for money, easy to find motel. Comfortable bed to sleep and good sized bathroom and shower. What makes it all worthwhile to stay here is the attidude of the owners who go out of their way to help... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I'm not quite sure where it got it's current 97% rating from as it's nothing special, however it does exactly what you need, and there's no reason not to stay here. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the rooms are fine (perhaps a little small).

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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We stayed 2 nights and were very happy with the lovely presentation of both our living area and bathroom. The living area very clean,modern and comfortably enough space for both of us and our 2 big suitcases. The bathroom area and shower were also spacious enough and the shower had excellent pressure which is always a nice aspect for weary... More

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Address: 116 McFaddens Rd | St Albans, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cranford Oak Motel 4.5*
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch #20 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch #21 Family Hotel in Christchurch #23 Business Hotel in Christchurch
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