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FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 208 Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is exactly what you might expect for the location and price. It looks relatively new, is well-equipped and very clean. There is air-conditioning. The location is good for both the centre of Christchurch and airport, which is why we chose it. The UK equivalent (roughly) would be a Premier Inn. For us, this has been ideal for a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, self-contained (small fridge, hot plate, coffee and tea) unit with bedroom and bathroom. large, excellent bed. Clean, practical bathroom. Recommend for business or short stay guests. Not much space beyond the bed, not many cable channels. Centrally located. Close to shops restaurants and University.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Reception staff were super friendly and helpful when I checked in. I was even able to check in a little early. A lovely clean room greeted me, with a separate bathroom including a spa bath. The room was warm and despite being on a main road it was quiet. The spa bath was a lovely treat with a long haul... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The experience at my recent business trip to Christchurch was successful and I like to attribute partial credit to Fyffe on Riccarton Motor lodge. Though I landed at an odd hour from Melbourne early morning at 5 AM into Christchurch, the hotel staff (George) had organized my room very promptly without having any trouble for me to check-in into my... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My family and I stayed here for one night at the beginning of our recent NZ holiday and one night at the end. The two bedroom spa unit was really comfortable and had everything we needed. The rooms were very clean and the beds were super comfortable. Very easy walking distance to the Westfield (about 10 minutes) and buses to... More 

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Cremorne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed for one night before our flight out of Christchurch. The room was great, very clean, modern and well equipped with cooking facilities. The hotel was located in good distance to the Westfield shopping center. We would certainly return.

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St. John's, Newfoundland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed at the motel when in Christchurch for a conference. The room was perfect -- a one bedroom unit with a kitchenette. It met my needs. However there were several unexpected wrinkles. First, the motel's information book offers a daily newspaper on request, which I did. I received a newspaper my first morning, but none the next four mornings... More 

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

Dear Ross Thank you for your stay and your review. I am so sorry about the newspaper, I have checked you in and received the request for newspaper, I had few mornings off after that. I thought I had left a note for the replacment staff to deliver a newspaper to you, but I must have misplaced it so they... More 

Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I stayed here at the beginning of February. It was clean, convenient for our needs and the staff were welcoming. The room had everything we needed, with a well appointed kitchen. It wasn't stylish but it was functional. There was also free wi-fi with a good signal.

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

Thank you :) Sophia More 

Nelson
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Not sure what's happening here. This time we were disappointed to find the unit with torn nets and three light bulbs blown. Also the variety of bulbs quite daunting for reading & business activities. Do suspect too that someone had been smoking in the unit. This is a pity because the units are modern with excellent fittings, hence our return... More 

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

HI Bob and diane, I am so sorry about the things you have mentioned, we are changing lots of service staff right now and we will make sure all of them get told about these today. with the light bulbs, it is not the bulbs have gone but some of the wiring is getting too old, we have been trying... More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Fyffe on Riccarton was the first top for our trip in New Zealand, and just shows that New Zealand people and hospitality is abundant, reminding us that this is such a wonderful country. One arrival, reception noticed that it was my 40th Birthday, and proceeded to upgrade our original booking at no cost or discussion - such a nice... More 

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

Thank you your stay and review :) Sophia More 

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Address: 208 Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — FYFFE on Riccarton Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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