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Amore Motor Lodge

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168 Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in early March with my partner. The receptionist was very friendly and gave us the key for our room before the official check-in time which was very kind as we were exhausted. He also gave us a map of the area and recommended restaurants for dinner. The room was very spacious with... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night, on our way through to Australia. Man that we dealt with at reception was amazing. (Think he may be owner also, or at least lives on the property?) We had a few wet clothing items and had seen clothes racks out the window, and when I enquired about them, he said they were his own and... More 

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AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Kiwis are known all over the world for their warm hospitality, friendliness and great service. So glad to hear that Amore is right up there at the top and you enjoyed and appreciated our style of service and attention to detail! Undisturbed sleep is so important - especially when you are... More 

Minneapolis, MN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked into the Amore Motor Lodge after a long 2 days of traveling for our first night of 12 in New Zealand. Once we arrived, we were greeted by the owner with a smile on his face. He checked us in, gave us dinner recommendations and directions to the grocery store. He then showed us to our room which... More 

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AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed our good old fashioned, true blue kiwi hospitality, and slept well in our comfy bed! Your comments warm our hearts. We could receive no greater compliment than knowing you felt welcome, comfortable and your expectations were exceeded. Hope the rest of your time in NZ was every bit as fabulous! More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice motel located near Westfield Shopping mall (3min walk tops). Room we stayed at was spacious with one king bed. Service was great also. We also enjoyed the private courtyard where we could hear the native birds in adjacent Deans Bush. Love this place, recommend to all.

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AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Delighted that you enjoyed waking up to the native birds chattering and appreciated our facilities, location and service. We love what we do and people like you constantly remind us why! More 

Lynn, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Christchurch visiting our grandson and decided to book the Amore because of the wonderful reviews it had received. We were not disappointed. The room was perfect with a small kitchen area with stove, fridge and dishes available. The staff was so attentive and helpful. I would recommend this hotel to everybody heading to Christchurch. We definitely will... More 

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AmoreMotorLodge, Owner at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the time you have taken to share your comments, it is much appreciated. It has been a pleasure for me and our staff, having the opportunity to meet you and your family, making your stay pleasant. We look forward to accommodating you and any of your family and friends again in a near future. More 

Raymond, Maine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a reservation for one night at the Amore Motor Lodge in February. Unfortunately, my flight was cancelled and I couldn't get to New Zealand until the following day. I called the manager from Melbourne and let him know we wouldn't be there that evening. I was very pleased when he agreed to process the cancellation once he officially... More 

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AmoreMotorLodge, Owner at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

When something doesn’t quite add up and make sense chances are there are pieces missing, or the story has been embellished or fabricated. This is certainly the case in this instance and we resent the fact that our good reputation is tarnished in the hope of pecuniary gain. The facts are as follows. You called us late in the evening,... More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are very modern looking and spotlessly clean. The motel is located a short walk from a large mall and other shops and restaurants. It is also only half an hours walk from Hagley Oval ( the cricket ground). Would definitely stay again

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AmoreMotorLodge, Owner at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was our pleasure accommodating you. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay here at Amore. We are lucky to be in such a prime location that even if you don't have a car, everything is in walking distance or if you need to take a taxi most things are just a short trip away. Thank you for you kind... More 

SW, UK
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109 reviews 109 reviews
31 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a 2 bedroom apartment and was what we needed. Little space in bedrooms for cases but that is being really picky!!!! Great location close to shops and restaurants and it was a shame they didn't have vacancies for the whole time we required in ChCh. Would definitely recommend and consider using again. Lovely stay. Our experience was that it... More 

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AmoreMotorLodge, Owner at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We agree we are so very fortunate to be located so close to everything one needs when away from home! Lovely restaurants, parks, and a great shopping mall.It is good to hear that our accommodation suited you so well. Hope to see you again sometime in the future. More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very practical and nicely fitted out rooms, and operated on a really friendly basis. Good selection of eating places within easy walking distance. Ideal first night stop over in Christchurch. Within short taxi distance of the city centre.

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AmoreMotorLodge, Owner at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and the time you have taken to leave us such a nice review. We always try our best to ensure our guests enjoy their stay and we are delighted this was the case for you. Once again thank you for leaving us your review we hope to accommodate you again in the... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Booked Amore Motor Lodge after reading all the great reviews on TA and we were certainly not disappointed. Spotless clean and well presented throughout. Great being able to walk to shops & cafes and restaurants. Very friendly owner at reception gave loads of useful information. Would most certainly stay again.

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AmoreMotorLodge, Owner at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so proud of where we live and love to provide our guests with information about all the great things there are to do here in this fabulous city that is growing and developing by the day. Look forward to see you again when you return. More 

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