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306 On Riccarton Motel

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306 Riccarton Road, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Very comfy room with everything we needed for the two nights we stayed there. The couple running the place were very helpful with our late check-in as well as helping us out with a lift to our shuttle pick-up point down the road. Great hospitality! Fully equipped kitchen and well heated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It was a great stay in this motel! The most friendly people we met in new zealand! Great, awesome!! highly recommended! And the bathtube was so relaxing after 4 weeks into our campervan! The room was very clean! The citycenter is realy close!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Me and my boyfriend stayed here in October 2014! I was in CHCH for my cousins 21st and the house was too crowded so we opted for accomodation elsewhere , within budget and this place was PERFECT!!! The motel was a 2 minute walk to my cousins house on Balantyne Ave and it was also close to other shops! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We needed to stay in Christchurch recently and we found 306 Aspire on Riccarton in Chritchurch very comfortable. Our unit was very clean, tidy and warm, the bed very comfortable, we both had a good nights sleep, and the unit was quiet too. The bath room clean, with a kitchen that had all we wanted. It is a great location... More 

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Mt Eliza, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Arrived late on a Sunday & greeted by Mary. Provided us with plenty of breakfast cereal, bread & milk to get started so we didn't have to worry the next morning. This hotel is a short 10 minute drive from the airport, has plenty of quality places to eat only a short walk away & also lots of things to... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This motel is on the outskirts of Christchurch but is on the bus run into town. The owners are proud of their establishment and the room was clean and tidy with a comfortable bed and good shower. we stayed two nights and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Loved the 50 Sky Channels as well as the BBQ and other facilities the motel... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Onsite owners who are proud of their establishment. We could not have asked for a cleaner room. It was a true pleasure to stay here. Mary even helped us carry a bag to our room and made sure we knew how to get where we wanted to go. Great dining advice also. True hosts.

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Motel306, Owner at 306 On Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments, and thank you for staying at 306 Aspire on Riccarton, we appreciate you choosing to stay with us.We are pleased you enjoyed our kiwi hospitality. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in NZ, and have a great flight home to Wyoming. kind regards, Mary & Terry Houghton More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I've stayed here a couple of times now and I typically wouldn't write a review on a motel I fly into, sleep one or two nights and fly out - as business is nowadays. But every time I drop in here they are so friendly, accommodating and helpful I thought after a few stops here I had to say something.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We flew into Christchurch around midnight and stayed @ 306. They were accommodation with our late checkin and left keys out for us. We stayed for 2 nights and used it as a base to explore Christchurch which was only a couple minutes drive down the road or couple minutes walk to Westfield down the road. Really great pressure in... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

The main reason for staying in a motel is the need for a bed for the night so it's got to be a good one. Our king bed was superb so number one priority fulfilled. The good supply of plunger coffee was most appreciated, along with coffee mugs and real milk! The unit was very clean, owners very friendly, all... More 

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