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Arcadia Motel

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564 Ferry Rd, Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a one night wonder for me. I arrived in town way later than I had hoped but with a little forward planning, the owners were happy to go and ensure the room was warm and ready for me. Great service. The rooms are at bit Old School but comfortable enough. It was a good location for the work... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a stay here is a must do had to go to chch for a meeting driving on ferry rd at woolston seen this big sign out front they look great went in got a room for the night geoff an michelle were very helpful my room out the back 8 was clean an tidy this is a stay again motel

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place to stay, very comfortable rooms, well maintained, and such awesome hosts.. Thanks To the hosts Geoff and Michelle. Made my stay even better..Will most certainly stay here again on my next trip. Nik..Qld..Australia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stay at the Arcadia Motel on Ferry Rd in Christchurch's eastern suburb of Woolston is like a time warp back to the motels we used to stay in as kids. Well appointed with old school charm. Bells an whistles- No, but clean, secure and central to most everything. We stayed in Room 8 which was "around the back", it... More 

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Naracoorte, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had driven from Picton to Christchurch and by the time we got here we were ready to collapse. I had booked on hotels.com and we were very pleasantly surprised. Yes the place is a bit old but I don't really care about that. The room was 2 bedrooms with the main bed in the kitchen/tv area. It was clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Nice welcoming. Got a lot of documentation. The last hotel on our round trip of the south. Old charm but everything we needed. Fully equipped kitchen, very good bed, tidy shower and a terrace at the sunny side. Located steps away from supermarket, burger restaurant and Indian restaurant. Located at the bus stop of the Purple Line. Easy way to... More 

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Oxford, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

First I will mention that we did not stay in the accomodation provided at this business. However, I would stay here given the chance over many many others after our experience. We arrived late at night looking for a place to park our camper. We had contacted a hotel that we stayed with previously and they said even though we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stayed here for 10 days last year. Recommended to us by friends. If we hadnt paid in advance we would have moved on. It is very tired and our bathroom and toilet were far from satisfactory. It had a musty smell and we were uncomfortable the whole time. It was roomy I must admit and handy to bus and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Located at Woolston, which is about a 20-30 minute drive from the Christchurch International Airport. Now, we had taken Jetstar flight from Sydney which got us into the Christchurch at about 12:30 A.M. After Immigrations and customs, luggage collection and getting the car, we managed to arrive at about 2:30 A.M. We had already spoken to the owners and they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Thanks for a great place to stay! The unit was comfortable, clean, quiet and in close proximity to shops and the city centre. The hosts were very helpful - thank you! Recommended to all and will definately be staying here again.

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