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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 5 weeks ago

Room was clean and very spacious. There was plenty of room to relax comfortably in and it had a couple of leather reclining chairs - ideal after a days sight seeing! It had a small kitchenette for self catering which we didn't make use of other than to make tea and coffee. No problems with any outside noise and the... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent 3 nights at the Arcadia Motel during the winter school holiday, with kids 9 and 5. The units are large and well appointed with electric blankets and an extra heater too. Nice open space and pleasant and great value for money. Laundry facilities at low cost available too. Fantastic hospitality from Michelle who was so helpful and obliging... More 

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Collingwood, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the 3rd time we have stayed with Geoff & Michelle.. We find these rooms warm, comfy, fully equipt & in a great location for what we want. The rooms are spacious enough for a family with full cooking facilities. Very well located on Ferry Road with shops just a few minutes walk away. We have stayed in many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

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 June 7, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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