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Aalton Motel

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19 Riccarton Road, Riccarton,, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Ranked #27 of 143 Hotels in Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A large, clean and well heated unit at an affordable price. The one bedroom unit suited our needs and our budget. We were made very welcome and enjoyed having a one bedroom unit with a bath. The kitchen is very well stocked with an oven as well as a microwave should you wish to cook. There are restaurants and a... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stayed here for four nights, rooms very clean and comfortable. Central for city and airport. Lovely walk through park to city. Ian was very helpful and gave us lots of information about the area and advised us what places to visit. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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Clitheroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Like so many people we started our tour of South Island with a 2 night stopover in Christchurch - from there we were able to drive to Kaikoura for the whale watch during our only full day in this area. We had a lovely 2 bedroomed apartment and to be quite frank I could have cheerfully moved in there. It... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I just returned from a dream vacation to New Zealand and it all started at the Aalton Hotel. We spent one night in Christchurch before heading out to tour the South Island. The lady working the front desk for our check-in could not have been nicer or more welcoming. Our room was spacious and had a full kitchen. The bathroom... More 

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whakatane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

very good studio unit suitable for our 3 day stopover. minders were in charge and were very cheerful & helpful, especially when our mobile phone was not able to be found a walk to Westfield mall for a computer charger lost on our way enabled us to do all the shopping we required for our stay

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Baslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My wife and I stayed one night in a Large Studio Unit. We caught the Trans Alpine train early next morning. The unit was very large inc a full kitchen. The studio was very well equipped but the décor was slightly dated – not a problem at the price we paid! The lounge area was particularly large which made for... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The outside appearance makes this Motel look it's from the 60's. Don't let that scare you. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The rooms were extremely clean and updated and well maintained. We had a two bedroom with 1 bath and living room and kitchen. We only needed... More 

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Nellysford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Central Business District of Christchurch is still recovering from the earthquake. Convenient places to stay in Christchurch are along Riccarton Road near Hadley Park. Among the nicer places in this group is the Aalton Motel. Spacious, updated rooms with all the modern conveniences. But what moves this place into the top tier of places to stay are the proprietors....... More 

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Reefton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I stayed a night in a studio unit at this motel. The room had a full kitchen, bathroom/toilet, bedroom/lounge, table + chairs, couch, TV, etc. Free WiFi. The thing that impressed me most was the clean and well presented room. Owner was helpful with local knowledge. Thanks for enjoyable stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Booked this motel in last minute due to some changes on the plan. And luckily we stay here - The motel is clean and spacious. The host is very friendly and we enjoy the stay so much! I will come back next time when I visit CHCH!

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