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City Centre Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   876 Colombo Street | Christchurch Centrial, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Ranked #14 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Craig179 Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Travelling at the beginning of winter, great heating, electric blanket on the bed, thick curtains, warm and cosy. Very basic in room services, and everything was immaculately clean. Now that the restaurants are being rebuilt with new venues opening you are within a 2 block walk to the convention centre, and a small strip of food venues for breakfast and... More

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Cupertino, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite its name, this place is a bit far from everything so I wouldn't recommend it for someone without a car. Pros: • Spacious room • Quiet • Close to the park for a walk or morning run Cons: • Far from shops and restaurants. If your don't have a car, stay on Riccarton Rd by Westfield Mall instead

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived the staff were fantastic. Our room was very well finished, cleaned perfectly and in a great location, right in the centre of Christchurch. A very enjoyable experience all thanks to the staff.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location within walking distance from the centre of town and with free parking. Shower was weak. The hotel advertises as having free wifi but its a 2mb limit which is barely enough to send a photo. Some people say Christchurch is not ready for visitors but I think it was great to visit and see the impact the earthquake... More

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CityCentreMotelCHCH, Owner at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Hi Roger, Thanks for taking the time to review us! I am sorry we didn't meet your expectations, but I can guarantee you all our WIFI tickets come with free 2GB not 2MB usage. Hope you enjoyed your NZ holiday and once again thanks for the review. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great experience at this hotel, friendly and helpful owners/ managers , quiet location, we were upgraded to a two bedroom unit after booking a one bedroom unit as the motel was full ,our unit was situated at the back of the motel, very well stocked with plenty of plates, glasses etc and lots of utensils for cooking if... More

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived the owner very quickly checked us in, helped us with our luggage which was a great help as we had rather a large box to lift. We were given a small bottle of milk to make tea/ coffee great help after long journey. Also very helpful for location of shops and eateries in the area. Even did... More

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dayton, ohio
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136 reviews 136 reviews
22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This motel was very conveniently located, quite close to an excellent café for breakfast (Pepperberry), and walking distance to the museum, the botanical gardens, the ReStart retail area, and a range of restaurants. Unlike many hotels in NZ and Australia, wifi was free (although needed to be periodically reloaded), which was nice. Laundry facilities on site were convenient and not... More

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Picton, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed our first night in NZ at this motel. It was easy to find driving from the airport and in a good location from the city centre (about a 15 minute walk due to road closures). The hosts were friendly and the room was spacious, spotlessly clean and comfortable with all the standard items you would find in a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a lovely place to stay in Christchurch. Staff is very helpful, rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean and very quiet. It's within walking distance to whatever is left of city centre of Christchurch. The only little fault is you need a car to get to the shops, but that's being picky.

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Saskatoon, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We were warmly greeted and offered to assist us with luggage, then suggested places for us to eat a late supper. After a great nights sleep we were able to view the beautiful flower beds. We had a very spacious room and bathroom. Even though one has to walk for meals we would come back in a heartbeart.

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Address: 876 Colombo Street | Christchurch Centrial, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #14 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — City Centre Motel 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Winner of the Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice Award for 2011 and 2012, this much sought after central city motel offers quiet comfort and yet is only 400metres to some of the city's best restaurants and bars. Winner of the Summer 2009 Garden Awards for Hotel/Motels, the City Centre Motel is a peaceful haven in the heart of our glorious Garden City. All apartments are set well back from the road and we offer free WiFi and lots of free off street parking. ... more   less 
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