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City Central Motel Apartments

252 Barbadoes Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a miserable place to stay and unfortunately I had the displeasure of being put in this awful place as there was no other accommodation left in this city. Hard to believe in this day and age that one has to put up with this. A left over from the 60's although the owners have tried to spruce it up.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says... I really don't know what I saw in this place - probably too many glasses off wine. Had to kill a night in an unassuming hotel for an early flight. So once again, why did I choose here? Not close to the airport. Crap wi-fi, if you stood on one foot, 10.4 feet from the apartment... More 

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Mortlake, Victoria, Australia
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282 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed with family in two units. It was clean and comfortable and the manager let us check in early as we had an early flight in. The rooms are clean and well set out. The bathroom was clean and easy to use. The down side was that it was hot while we were there. There's no aircon in the... More 

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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Great size room, spotlessly clean and very comfy beds. The motel manager is an absolute asset to the business, he was there everyday and did everything! No question was a problem and was very helpful and friendly. Central to all important tourist sites, most in walking distance. Highly recommended

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1 Thank Carolyn B
Geelong, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The apartments were very comfortable and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. We arrived in the early hours of the morning and Peter not only let us in but had the heater on to have our room nice and warm. He was also very helpful in booking taxis and the shuttle bus back to the airport, nothing was to... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Budget level motel for overnight stay, nothing special, close to amenities .Its located right on the corner of the main street , so easy to find .. Reception staff was good, Even tho we reached only 2 am , he was there to help and guide . Parking was available . Ground floor can be avoided . Privacy is not... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Found the location of these apartments excellent as we were only in Christchurch for three days and were able to get out and about without any difficulties - once we worked out the one-way roads! Just down the road from the 'Cardboard Cathedral' so we were able to walk there. An excellent base for us in our 'View the City'... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I arrived with family as we were over for my cousins wedding. I requested a twin room for myself and my uncle however when we got into the room it was a double bed. I went to reception to speak to them about it and they said they would put a sofa bed in which was comfy. It was far... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place to stay, spacious apartment with sky tv, free wifi and great service would stay again! Shame Christchurch city is still so devastated from the earthquakes the rebuild is nowhere near i expected.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This place was very clean and spacious. The service received was excellent. When we were going anywhere, we were given a map with the directions marked on it. If we had time to spare, we were always given suggestions on things to do according to our time frame. Many thanks to Mark and family.

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