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Diplomat Motel

127 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Motueka, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was doing some training in christchurch and we decided the whole family would come with me We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit, which was actually like a little apartment. We found the people to be very friendly and helpful with everything you could ever need provided in the rooms and kitchen , very clean and pleasent. Could definitly... More 

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Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found the motel to be very spacious, clean and quiet it was good not to have to lug bags upstairs everything on ground level. The best thing was it was close to everything like the hospital and merrivale mall.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since I moved to Blenheim, the Diplomat has been my favourite during my visits to Christchurch. A clean unit with a friendly service for an affordable fee. Thank you for the lovely experience. Bridget and her partner are lovely hosts, with broad knowledge of all that is going on in Christchurch.

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minneapolis
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I spent a few nights here. The room was spacious, clean, nice thick towels, full kitchen with dishes if we didn't want to eat out. The front was very helpful with directions and getting laundry done. Not far from a shopping area with shops/food. Nice to have it close by.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I had a month in this Motel and found it to be all I could have wished for. For a more mature person like myself. it was ideal in that it was single storied with no stairs to have to climb and lug bags up. It was spacious, quiet, private and clean with a simply beautiful Rose garden around the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The hotel is at a walking distance to the city center. The room was huge, nicely decorated and perfectly clean, with a separate kitchen. The hotel staff was incredibly helpful and helped us to book our 5am taxi to the airport. It is 20 min from the airport, which is another plus. We would highly recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Clean, comfortable and spacious unit and friendly reception. Great location. Very quiet considering on main thoroughfare. The pool was great to cool down on a hot day. Recommend and will stay again. Thanks

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This motel is well located with many amenities nearby and a short drive to the city centre. Accommodation is clean, spacious and well kitted out with a well appointed kitchenette and large bathroom. Chilling out in the pool and spa were an added bonus after such a long drive. Staff were helpful. No problems in recommending this one.

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Gold Coast
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Stayed for 4 nights in a studio room. The motel has been refurbished recently so the rooms are fresh and clean. Considering what Christchurch has been thru this is a great location as this side of the city has been relatively unaffected after the earthquake.. The motel is quite old but the rooms are a good size but even after... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Spacious rooms lovely décor, exc kitchen, lovely shower, courtyard, pool and spa . Wished we could have stayed longer but just passing through. Walk to the mall and restaurants. Stay here and smell the roses. Friendly host. Will definitely stay again. So absolutely value for money

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