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Vita Nova Motel

290 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Ranked #55 of 142 Hotels in Christchurch
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Probably a bit unfair to give average rating - it should be between average and very good. I was given a 2 bed apartment although I booked one bedroom. Very nice people to start with and a good location. The apartment was on 2 levels, with the second bedroom upstairs. First few niggles - it was sort of an attic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Vita Nova while in town for a conference at nearby Canterbury University. My room was incredibly clean and very quiet. I never heard any noise from the road or adjacent rooms. The staff was incredibly nice and professional. I had inadvertently scheduled the wrong check-out date and they were gracious enough to keep me in the same... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

There are a number of little motels on Riccarton Road but Vita Nova is definitely the best. I arrived late at night and had everything organised for me. Rooms are well furnished and comfortable. Electric blanket was a nice touch to a cold Christchurch winter! I would come back to the Vita Nova when visiting Christchurch again.

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Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Lovely helpful people, very clean accommodation, handy to shopping centre and city centre. we had 5 family members in the 2 bedroom apartment and it was very comfortable. Very quiet with no street noise.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed here for a night in Apr 2014 in the 2 Bedroom Unit on the 2nd level. The rooms are beautifully furnished and very clean. Well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and we even love the bathroom. We will definitely stay here again if we return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The rooms were nicely furnished, our back unit was quiet with no street noise, and the hosts carried all our bags to the room. I will definitely stay here again. We had booked a downstairs unit, however were accidentally booked upstairs - hence the help with the bags. We could have changed the next night, though as it was we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here. We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment. The rooms were very clean, comfortable and tidy. The kitchen was well equipped. The beds were comfortable. The facilities were modern and the shower was great it had really good pressure! The staff were friendly and helpful, happy to call a cab and help with info regarding buses... More 

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Moerewa, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stayed for 6 nights in Jan 2014 Very clean and modern built in 2011. Unit 10 apartment like, with a stair to the bedroom, above the living room. Everything you need is here, even a cooker. Managers are great, took us up to the unit showed us how everything operated Free internet, limited to 100 meg per day Would I... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We wanted more space than provided in other motels we had previously tried along Riccarton Road. Our unit was not enormous but well designed with the bed on a mezzanine floor above a small living/dining/kitchen area. Much better than squeezing around the end of the bed or sitting sideways on a chair to watch TV in a cramped room as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Had such a lovely stay here. They were helpful on the phone. Upgraded us for free because they were quiet. Took our luggage up. Gave us little christmas presents. Place was immaculate. Soundproof. Service amazing. 10 minutes from the airport & 5 minutes from Christchurchs biggest shopping center. I totally recommend this place

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