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Randolph Motel / Apartments

79 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
Randolph Motel / Apartments
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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48 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Honestly was a little bit skeptical when my colleagues suggested this place for a one-night stay. In the end, very satisfied! Clean & spacious room with self-sustained amenities. Also came with free 10G-worth of free wifi (some places around town don't offer this much even if you are paying for it!)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

There is no dishwasher in the 2 bed/2 bathroom unit. What about hygiene really this was not up to standard for such accommodation. When one books the "family" unit with sleeping/beds arranged for 5 people and a port a cot all set up prior to our arrival. We were most upset to be asked by management how many people were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Is an excellent place to stay, is really clean with all mod cons - cooking facilities and in room washing machine and dryer. Fabulous bed and close to shops. Owners are friendly and room is serviced daily, no need to use air conditioning as room is very cosy, highly recommended

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Papanui road location is handy to the city, and the in-room facilities are good for business travellers - work desks, good wifi, plenty of power points, washer/dryer, ironing etc. Comfortable, quiet, and clean. Suggest phoning to make bookings, particularly if you need flexibility on number of nights, or trying to book far in advance, as the on-line AA booking... More 

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I rung to make an inquiry and all I asked was if there was availability on a certain date. I got a "no i don't" reply and that was that!! I've never come across someone so rude on the phone and the worst thing is, when you go and book online it says the date I was looking at is... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We spent two nights at the Randolph and enjoyed our stay. Our studio unit was tidy and well presented. Peter at the desk was most helpful providing us instructions on getting around the city dodging street closures. Their location is excellent situated on Papanui Road close to the city centre Just 200 meters up the road is a nice cafe... More 

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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Checkin very prompt & efficient. However, room full of daddy long legs and hair in the bath. Different guy moved me to another room which was much better (though he couldn't understand what was wrong with other room)! ran the spa bath & black bits came out of the jets. Not the best. Handy location, but there are plenty others... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We booked this motel on-line the night before our arrival in Christchurch, after trying some other higher rated options (many were sold out). Randolph's turned out to be perfectly comfortable, clean, and the service was professional and prompt. Perfect with our car as we were easily mobile to drive around town and needed parking. We had a one-bedroom suite with... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I stayed at the Randolph Motel on business in March 2013. My room was more like an apartment. It was a 1 bedroom apartment with a Kitchen (Stove, Oven, Full Refrigerator and Microwave). Comfortable leather couch and chair in the living room with smallish flat screen TV and SKY TV channels. The bedroom was a king size bed very spacious.... More 

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New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I had book into this motel and received a message saying booking had been cancelled. This was two days after I had booked. Rang the owner who was a rude arrogant man. We stay in Chch several times a year but would not use this place.

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