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Achilles Motel

118 Sherborne Street, St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Ranked #122 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Rangiora, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 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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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Three of us guys came down to play poker at the casino for 5 nights and got great service throughout our stay. We made a booking change, there was a payment error from us and, we arrived early. The owner let us into our motel to unpack, drove us to the casino and dealt with an electrical problem after hours.... More

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This centrally located Motel (Sherborne st Christchurch) is close to a small shopping mall, petrol station (which also sells Groceries) restraunants and Bars nearby too.Off st parking right to the door of your unit. no stairs to worry about. Cooking facilities includes hot plates and microwave, cordless jug. 'Shower over bath' (but not a high pressure shower) in a small... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Deluxe apartment? I think not. Cracked window in kitchen held together with sticky tape; light in kitchen didn't work; tiny cramped kitchen, need to position yourself properly to be able to open cupboards, etc; no sacuepans; no fresh milk supplied; bathroom tiny, watch you don't bang your head on the glass shelf when you clean your teeth!; no clock by... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The owner is clearly doing what she can to renovate this motel by herself. The shower needed a good scrub, but the room was otherwise clean. The bedding was comfortable and clean. The furnishings are very tired. The owner had good recommendations for restaurants.

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Nelson, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Sadly I would have to agree with what others have said in their reviews of this motel. Very very low quality, poorly maintained and our unit was far from clean. Fortunately we were only there for one night but even so, would have looked for other accommodation had we not already paid via credit card.

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Vancouver, BC
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

My wife and I had the misfortune to stay at this dump on a recent visit to Christchurch. The worst accommodation we have ever stayed. Dirty, broken down and just plain shabby!

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Brisbane, Qld
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
22 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We stayed at the Achilles overnight on our last night in NZ. We found this place adequate and comfortable. The rooms are quite old but are self contained and have plenty of space. The area around the motel is pretty featureless but it was quiet and only a short drive to Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens and there is... More

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Address: 118 Sherborne Street, St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Ranked #122 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
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