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Lorenzo Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   36 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well run tidy property, well appointed motel rooms. Visiting Christchurch for business and looking for a clean, wifi enabled, quiet property to stay at for one night. From my experience this is a good property with only one negative for me and that was Riccarton road, this is a busy road, day and night and Lorenzo is right on it.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw that this place was 2nd in the city on trip advisor but the photos made me think it looked like a motel that was a bit dated in decor and furnishings. I was wrong. It has a lovely duvet cover, clean and good quality sheeting, clean & modern bathroom and great shower! I didn't have a spa room... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying with family our two-bedroom had loads of room and all the little extras you don't always get. The staff were very friendly and we were very impressed with the total experience. Located on the city end of Riccarton Rd it ticked all the boxes.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very cozy motel in the heart of Christchurch. The apartment is not very large but has enough space and is extremely clean. The most important thing about this motor lodge is the people who run it, who are extremely efficient and caring. Our scenic train was delayed and they had to close their office before we arrived.... More

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Pensacola, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lorenzo Motor Lodge was our choice in Christchurch thanks to good reviews on Trip Advisor and did not disappoint. The Lorenzo is just a short drive from the airport and less than a 30 minute walk to the center of town. A lovely park is nearby and dining opportunities are close, including the highly recommended Dux Dine just a... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are a family of 4 who stayed at the Lorenzo Motor Lodge June 2014. I would highly recommend this hotel to any family with young children. The rooms are clean with a modern feel, good TV channel selection and DVDs available. Ping, who runs the hotel, is extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is well... More

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Butte, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

After traveling for a week in New. Zealand with expensive wi-fi and minimal laundry facilities, it was a pleasure to find free wi-fi and a convenient laundry. The room was large and well furnished. The staff were very friendly and in fact presented us with a bottle of a local wine named "Montana" when they found out we were from... More

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El Paso, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

After an error in booking a 2-day stay online, I immediately called to explain the problem. Despite several conversations, I was told that I would still be billed a night's stay although they could not accommodate the two consecutive days that I wanted. To make a long story short, I was billed despite not being accepted on the day they... More

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LorenzoMotorLodge, Owner at Lorenzo Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Scott, I need explain your bookings on my side. We received your bookings for 2 nights stay from 01/04/2014-03/04/2014 for non refundable room type from Booking.com. Non refundable room means when we received your bookings, we can charge your credit card directly for the whole 2 nights booking and no cancellation policy apply. You should read clearly when you... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were only able to stay here one night but wish we could have stayed here longer. We had a large suite in fact. It was just like having your own apartment with lounge kitchen area and even having a spa bath.The owner was a very helpful and friendly and gave us some fresh milk for cups of tea. Important... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed here for 2 separate nights while traveling in the South Island. Not only did we get a free upgrade to a bigger room for one night, the hotel manager gave excellent restaurant recommendations, provided good directions and went out of her way to make us feel welcome. On our second night, she brought us juice in addition to... More

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Address: 36 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, 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 — Lorenzo Motor Lodge 4.5*
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Lorenzo Motor Lodge is conveniently located close to Hagley Park and Westfield Mall. A 'tuscan style' property, with studios, one and two bedroom apartments beautifully presented by the owners Mary and Mike. There are many quality restaurants, cafe's, bars and great shopping close by. With service and cleanliness a priority at Lorenzo, you will be pleased that you chose to stay here while visiting Christchurch. A short 10 minute drive to Christchurch International Airport. ... more   less 
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