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Achilles Motel

118 Sherborne Street, St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

My partner and I visited here assuming we'd paid for a full function room cause that's what we were told (i.e With a toilet, shower etc) but instead what they had given us was a room with a bed with an electric blanket that didn't work, a barely functioning fridge and a jug. We had to share a bathroom and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this motel... Yes great value for money. And ok it's a bit old in places but the rooms were large, the heaters worked. The bathroom has been updated and everything was spotlessly clean. We also got free extra wifi no problems. Recommended if you're after simple but value for money.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Come here for a couple of days with my family.really friendly and helpful reception on arrival and clean and tidy rooms.ideal for people who want to be comfortable and close to the city and not noisey

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We booked two adults one toddler through booking.com for four nights. When we arrived at the motel they said we couldnt stay with the baby because they didnt want bad reviews from other guests. They tried telling us we hadnt booked for the baby. (we rung booking.com who confirmed we had, wed also booked a porta cot) Every other motel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed there with the family to stay over before embarking on a road trip. The service was good and friendly, facilities were clean. It is in a busy road, but we had a unit at the rear of the section so it was quiet. I'll give it the thumbs up for more functional than ambience.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Nothing too amazing about this motel. Our simple room looked clean but it didn't feel like it. Wifi connectivity sucks. Our couch was broken and going anywhere near the linen made me itch. Only check in here if you've got no where else to stay.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I have stayed at the Archilles Motel twice. The first visit, I booked a book. It was cheap When I turned up, it looked nothing like the picture on the internet. I paid a bit more for a better room. In the room I found some long black hairs on the pillow case of the fresh bedding. The room was... More 

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Rangiora, New Zealand
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The Owner was awful. She threatened to call the police, threatened to use our card and take whatever money she felt we owed and harassed my wife on the phone whilst she was recovering from a hospital procedure (despite being repeatedly told that she was in hospital). On the plus side she did give us a discount (after booking us... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I booked this motel as we were down for cup week (6 nights) and I wanted a motel unit with plenty of space including a separate bedroom. I also wanted something that was modern and was swayed by the description of some units being described as deluxe and renovated. The unit was certainly spacious although the bathroom was compact. The... More 

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