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FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge

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208 Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had a couple nights in this motel while visiting familes in ChCh. it had a good central Location, close to dinning and shopping was a bonus. Clean and modern rooms friendly Staff. Would stay again in the future.

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Temuka, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Business trip 2 days....arrived Studio unit ready and clean. Same 1 I stayed in before, upstairs and at the rear helps with the road noise on Riccarton Rd. Some maintenance on wear and tear is showing a little at this property but otherwise good location, warm and clean with good kitchenette facilities. George ensures you have everything you need for... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stayed in a two bedroom unit for one night only. The motel was conveniently located and the unit was clean. It was smaller than it appeared in the photos and the kitchen was basic - really nowhere to put anything if you wanted to be self-catering, it was hard enough to serve up our takeaways! The dining table had seating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When we arrived, we received a warm welcome. Our room was being refreshed - they were apologetic as they were putting in the final touches to a few things in the bathroom, which was fine by us. We rather that everything is working! The front desk was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. We had a two bedroom, ground... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stayed at the Fyffe, however I think the Riccarton Street would have to be the noisiest street in Christchurch. Our room was facing the street, not on the street, about 15 metres back from the road, but people & traffic noise made it hard to get to sleep. Room was OK, shower was good. Wifi was free, but server reception... More 

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YY_Zhang, Front Office Manager at FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, I am so sorry about the noisy road, we have double glazed the rooms close to the roads but still it is the most busy street in ChCh. If guests are very sensitive to noise generally when they book the rooms if they leave a comment we would arrange them to stay in one of the back units where... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stayed here for one night as was attending a wedding. Prior to stay asked if we could check in early, as check in time was 2pm and the wedding was at 2pm, so wanted to get changed before the event. Motel never responded and when we turned up the room wasn't ready early, so had to wait. Fortunately, not an... More 

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YY_Zhang, Front Office Manager at FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your stay and sorry we must somehow missed you request to check in early, we generally will try our best to meet guests early check in or late check out request. I am not sure where was the mold you have mentioned as rooms are cleaned daily and we do watch out for molds and things... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Very enjoyable 2 night stay.... 10 mins walk to Westfield and farmers market in Saturday... We got a ground floor room in the motel which was overall very clean, spacious and well done. Friendly host and good service overall. Highly recommended

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YY_Zhang, Manager at FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your stay and your review :) Thanks George More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very impressed with our stay at Fyffe on Riccarton a couple of weeks ago. Wasn't expecting much because it was one of the cheaper places, but was pleasantly surprised by a spacious, clean and modern room. Great bathroom with a clean spa bath, and excellent water pressure in the shower. Well equipped kitchen with new appliances. Very pleasant and drama... More 

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YY_Zhang, Front Office Manager at FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you :) George More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Quick check-in. Cosy and tidy studio for two. Nice bed, bathroom with toiletries, fully equipped kitchen, indoor/outdoor dining areas, docking station. Great location near the Mega Riccarton Mall, 3 km from Hagley Park, 5 km from Cathedral Square, 6 km from airport, 10 km from Highway SH 73 to Arthur's Pass and Greymouth. Guido and Marlène, Gent, Belgium

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YY_Zhang, Front Office Manager at FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you :) George More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Spent a couple of nights here recently. George (owner) was very friendly and helpful. Great location close to Riccarton Mall and the must visit Riccarton food Market on Saturday mornings. The room was comfortable, quiet and clean

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YY_Zhang, Front Office Manager at FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Greg, Thank you for your review and your stay :) George More 

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