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Avon City Motel

402 Main North Road, Redwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Avon City Motel
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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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at this motel. Val, one of the owners, was so accommodating by stay up until 1am to hand us the keys, some fresh milk and welcome us. She had put on the heating in our room some hours before and it was lovely and warm and welcoming. She also organised a taxi for us and... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Maria, for taking the time to write such a great review. It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us. We think that it adds a "personal touch" to be met on arrival so late at night, instead of having to find your unit in the dark. We know that it is not very often practical... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Val and her helpers made this 6 week stay so easy for us. It was a home away from home. We would recommend Avon City Motel to anyone who wanted a clean comfortable place to stay if they were visiting Christchurch or like us needed a refuge.

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recommendation, Gillian. We are pleased that you felt Avon City Motel was "a home away from home". It is important to us that guests feel special while they stay here, whether it is for one night or a longer period. Val and David More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I stayed here for two weeks as we were visiting our friend in Burwood Hospital. We could not have hoped for a better place to stay. The room was spotless, fresh towels every day, plenty of tea and coffee,very comfortable bed, modern TV and a nice large shower that was cleaned every day. The gardens too are... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure to be able to contribute towards making your time here enjoyable and as stress free as possible. I enjoyed our trips to and from Burwood and being able to catch up with your day's activities. To be called "a mum away from mum" ....that is the... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Facing finding alternative accommodation for four weeks while our house was undergoing earthquake repairs we looked around and chose Avon City Motel. We were attracted by its character, the easy access to the units and the garden ablaze with colourful flowers. We were made to feel very welcome by Val, the co-owner and given the opportunity to view the units... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review, Owen. It was a pleasure having you both at our motel. We have many people here who have had to leave their earthquake damaged homes while they are being repaired. We realise what a stressful time it is for them and try to ensure that their stay is as pleasant and relaxing as possible.... More 

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had to find last minute accommodation for a business trip and the Avon City Motel was booked on short notice. They went out of their way to accommodate me even when my plane was delayed for 3 hours and I arrived at 3:30 in the morning. The unit was spotless clean and I had a great sleep. Val was... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review, Doug. We think that it is important to make people feel welcome on arrival even when it is 3.30am and no-one is up to greet them. Leaving a welcoming note on the unit door, having a light on in the unit as well as a heater or electric blanket on if necessary... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was a last minute booking which turned out to be perfect for attending a wedding nearby. The unit was spotlessly clean with a fully equipped kitchenette, plenty of tea and coffee on hand and fresh milk, and a heater for guests from warmer climates, and a beautiful garden. Strange that hotel booking websites had this motel full on the... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

David. Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. Your comments are very much appreciated as we strive to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and service and pride ourselves in achieving an excellent rapport with our many satisfied guests. We look forward to seeing you again. Because we do not list all our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Wife and i from Karamea stayed one night and found unit clean and tidy. Beds were comfortable and no road noise. Great tv and shops nearby. The owners Dave and Val are real good sorts, friendly, helpful and enjoy a good hearty laugh. Thank you for all of the above and OOOPS sorry about the window latch, i wont chase... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Steve and Donna, for your kind comments and we hope to see you both again in the near future. More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We are shocked at a prevoius review, we have used Avon City Motel for over Thirty Years, with its previous owner John now with current Owners, Always spotless, beautifully presented gardens which "Stand Alone".always a welcome on arrival.Highly Recomended by us,but often dissapointed on "short notice trips", ,"Sorry we are Booked Out" but wait we can sort one for you!... More 

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David K, Owner at Avon City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I hope that others read them so that they can be enlightened to the professional service we provide. We are disappointed when we cannot accommodate our regular returning guests but we are pleased that you prefer to stay with us when you can. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. David K More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Nice people and very helpful. Woke me up for an early morning trip to the airport. Good knowledge of Christchurch and the South Island in general. The room was very clean and modern with new appliances and flat screen tv. I would stay there again.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stayed two nights for a family occassion. Very clean and tidy and very well appointed motel unit. Having Sky TV was a bonus. Alot of work has gone into the beautiful and colourful gardens. Helpful manager with good local knowledge. Would recommend.

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