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Kauri Motel on Riccarton

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Corner of Riccarton Rd and Kauri St | Riccarton Christchurch, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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  • Location
    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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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Dallas unit of Kauri Motel. It is a wonderful apartment, spacious, comfortable, and at a great location. The apartment is well equipped for a longer stay. We stayed there for about 3 weeks. The Motel's team is very friendly and responsive. Highly recommended.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to South Island NZ several times and stayed in motels and hotels in many of the cities. I would rate Kauri an Excellent accommodation. Service is superb. Room is very clean. Bed is very comfortable and the bedsheets are crisps clean. So are the bathrooms. Helen is very hospital and helpful. Also it is just opposite Westfield... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I always stay here when I'm in Christchurch - first choice. Lovely folks, super cosy bed and rooms are always immaculate. I'll be very sorry to see them go next year it's been a pleasure staying here.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Booked on recommendation. And it came up trumps as a very good and convenient motel to shops across the road and eating establishments in the immediate vicinity. Loved the pump containers in shower of bath soap and hair shampoo. Made very welcome by the owners.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

WOW, what a pleasant find... Helen (property owner / manager) is the epitome of professional & friendly hospitality...we had a late (6pm) check-in however were personly walked to our upstairs room, heat pump warming the room...were provided fresh milk AND two yummy chocolate muffins..!! The room was very well appointed - all the things you'd expect: comfy bed, cosy pillows,... More 

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I booked this hotel for my elderly (don't tell her I said that) and my very energetic 7 year old son as an overnight stay. They had travelled all day from central QLD and arrived in at 9.30 at night. They were collected from the airport by the awesome courtesy coach & settled in for the night. In the morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

The motel was clean to a very high standard the owners were fantastic and friendly went the extra mile to help. Close to the mall for movies and shopping. Spa bath was fantastic. Best motel I have stayed in. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Kauri Motel is well appointed and I can't think of anything we needed. We enjoyed a cosy bed, plenty of hot water and the spa bath. Because of location beside a busy road, shopping mall and bus stop, it was noisy but I am not sure this can be addressed - great for shopping and convenience on the plus side😊

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Stayed recently,easy to find, lovely host, close to mall, nice clean fresh modern rooms,not to noisy, lovely spa bath!! ( has soundproofing)considering it being on Riccarton Road. Would be very happy to visit again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Because we rent a car from the airport and has no gps but rely on offline Christchurch map. The location is very easy to find. Opposite the motel is mall also has large supermarket there. The owner is very nice and give us many tips about what to do in Christchurch. The room is very clean and sound proof. Parking... More 

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