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City Central Motel Apartments

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   252 Barbadoes Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Ranked #58 of 137 Hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really quiet inside the rooms. There was a lounge chair, a table with 2chairs, thick curtains and plenty of kitchen equipment. The Managers were so helpful. We checked in at 2am and no trouble doing this (pre-arranged). Very comfortable bed. Christchurch being as it's at the moment, we found it really hard to find somewhere to get dinner the next... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked online a few weeks before. The service via booking was awesome. We were offered an upstairs room which would have been nice. However upon check in were located into a dark and dingy room in the far corner by the reception. Bed was okay. but have to agree with other reviews. Seriously lacking in any atmosphere. Not sure if... More

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14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was highly utilitarian with no charm. Also the beds are worn out. No hand towels were supplied. The rooms are shabby. No ice machine. Too few pillows. One night was okay but if you plan on more than that, plan on going somewhere else. The only favorable point is the proximity to the center. But the post-apocalyptic vibe is... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay here earlier in the year and after staying elsewhere for the next visit and being very disappointed decided to return here again this time. We were very pleased. This is a great motel, close to town and easy to get to, good parking, comfortable bed, with excellent management who are very helpful. It has everything you... More

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Blenheim, NZ
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45 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First up - this isnt a luxury hotel, for CHCH its a relatively cheap place to spend a few nights within walking distance of the city centre (or whats left of it) The unit was large and well equipped (a good iron and ironing board which seems a biit naff, but do make such a difference), everything was cleaned and... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The upstairs unit we had was quite large but the standard was only average and did seem a bit overdue for refurbishment. As its name says, it is indeed a central city location but there is not much in the way of attractions nearby (although easy to get to in the roading network if you have a car). Stairs only... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We know central accomodation is hard to come by in Christchurch but this place was very overpriced for what we got. I would not have wanted to stay more than one night. Our queen bed was two singles pushed together and not at all comfortable. There was no hand towel or dish washing liquid. While it looked new, the lino... More

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Orange City, IA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I chose this motel, primarily because it was the closest I could find to the InterCity bus stop for an evening arrival. Overall, I'd say my experience was quite good. I was delayed by credit card issues and had to shift my booking forward one night. Peter was most most helpful and, since it was off-season, allowed the change without... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I cancelled my booking at this establishment after I was delayed elsewhere in New Zealand as a result of Cyclone Lusi. I emailed them far in excess of 48 hours prior to my visit however I received a reply stating the full payment had been deducted from my account. I queried this and then received a series of rude emails... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Spent two nights in City Central Motel being redirected there from Avalon Motels due to overbooking. On arrival check in procedure went without greater trouble, except for the fact that receptionist had no idea about Avalon Motel's overbooking issue and without even checking the computer he informed us that we came to a wrong place. Fortunately I had a copy... More

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Address: 252 Barbadoes Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — City Central Motel Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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