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Diplomat Motel

3.0 of 5 127 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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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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50 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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116 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Whitegate, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked into the Diplomat and the accommodation is lovely. Big spacious room, with well equipped kitchen and very comfortable bed. Beautiful roses outside the door! Sat in the sun for while after check in and the flowers were beautiful. Lovely hosts and they were very happy for us to leave the car for a couple of hours after we checked... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed many times at the Diplomat. Love the location as Merivale Mall , a great choice of restaurants are all with in a stroll plus a cafe with in steps for that morning coffee. As we are on a motorbike really like the one level. Older style renovated to a comfortable level you gain that space that is... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I were booked in as it is very close to St Georges Hospital where we had appointments. The location was great, we had everything within walking or bus distance. There were cafes, Merivale Mall, Restaurants a supermarket, everything we needed for our trip. We caught the blue bus to Northlands Mall one day and the Halswell Bus... More 

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Address: 127 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Diplomat Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Best Western Christchurch
Christchurch Best Western
Hotel Style:
#27 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#35 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch

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