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Camelot Motor Lodge

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28 Papanui Rd | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Camelot Motor Lodge
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Ranked #36 of 136 Hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
juliab662015 Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this lodge in late February for two nights whilst visiting Christchurch...it is quite quirky! The room was surprisingly spacious, comprising 1 bedroom and a lounge and kitchenette attached. The location was reasonable in relation to accessing the city centre, though the local restaurant choice was disappointing. The main plus point was the service...the reception staff couldn't be... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Julia, thank you so much for such a good feedback about your stay with us. It is nice to see our staff made your stay so comfortable. We hope to see you next time you visit the city to have another great stay with us. The Camelot Motor Lodge Team More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here for work, 2 nights. Dead ants in room on arrival and an infestation in kitchen soon after. Owner insinuated I had brought the ants with me (all the way from Wellington). Demanded to know how I was paying for room before apologising for ant issue, despite me having discussed payment with the receptionist earlier. Owner used air freshener and... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mandi, thank you for writing a review. I would like to apologize on behalf of all our staff for the inconvenience in your stay with us. The whole staff works really hard to have all the rooms ready for our guests to a very high standards.I can guarantee you the issue has been fixed and it is not going... More 

Brisbane
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

we stayed here with brother, sister in law, niece, nephew and grandparents for baby sitters. It was excellent for what we needed. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, laundry. Family wise it ended up less than $150 per night with only 3 bedrooms being used! Pool and spa added into the mix - we would happily stay here again. Don't expect... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a positive review. We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and trust we will see you again in your next visit to Christchurch to have another great stay. The Camelot Motor Lodge Team More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed here twice, for one night on each occasion during our recent holiday. The hotel is close the the CBD, and there are several restaurants within a few minutes walk. There was parking outside the rooms, but the parking area got quite congested. The rooms had two bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, which suited us well, as two... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sue, thank you for taking the time to write some feedback about your stay. We are glad you decided to stay with us on both occasions you were in Christchurch. Regarding the rooms, we are always looking into upgrading them. Something we will take into consideration for future guests to enjoy as much as possible. We hope to see... More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Located close to the city. Loved the free wifi! Requested a late checkout which wasn't passed on to the house keeping team. Place was full which meant the carpark was full and we had to park outside the conference room, might pay to allocate/number the carparks per unit. Loved the big king sized bed, room was clean and tidy. We... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We would like to apologize for the misunderstanding with your late check out. We always try to accommodate our guests and that is the reason why we try to provide a late check out when possible. We will ensure the information gets passed onto the housekeeping team to avoid any more issues in... More 

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed in an upstairs downstairs layout and this was plenty for the 3 of us. The hotel is well located and we could not hear street noise. It would be nice if there was a bathroom upstairs as well as downstairs and our downstairs queen sized bed unfortunately sagged in the middle. Overall we would highly recommend this as... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding the bathroom, we have different types of units, some of them having one full bathroom on each floor to accommodate all kind of necessities. Next time we will make sure you are located in one of those. We hope to see you again... More 

rotorua
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This motel was by no means modern but had character and lots of space. We had a unit with two bedroomd one down one up and it was ample for 4 adults. The unit had all the kitchen facilities you would want. Two fridges comfy lounge chairs. A walk to Merivale Mall and lots of very nice eateries. Would recommend... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad that you had such a nice stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again in the future. The Camelot Motor Lodge Team More 

Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It is really memorable & excellent experience to stay here. The host is a couple which is very nice. They were coming from China and running this hotel in Christchurch. We shared a lot views about China, New Zealand, onshore/offshore life, different cultures, etc. They introduced a lot things about New Zealand and this really helps us to tuning my... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Bill, thank you very much for staying with us and for such a good review. We do our best to make people as happy as possible when staying with us. We will see you again soon to make sure you have another great stay at the Motel. The Camelot Motor Lodge Team More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great place on the northside of Christchurch city centre, cosy little cottages retro modern inside design and décor close proximity to shops and petrol. Staff were very friendly, room had sky TV, kitchette facilities and of course WiFi which was actually quite fast from other places I've stayed in.

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CamelotChch, Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Joshua, We are so glad to hear that you had a great stay at Camelot. Apart from good location, it is great that our spacious two bedroom cottage facilities suited you well. Also we understand how important WiFi is to our guests, and we much appreciate you had a good feedback. Thank you for choosing to stay with us... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment twice, two nights at the start of our South Island tour, and in the same unit for one night three weeks later. The unit we stayed in was spacious, ideal for families of 4-5 people. Loved that we could park our car just outside the unit. Would like to suggest for the management... More 

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Shamsul, thanks so much for your review. We are happy you had a nice stay with us and that you and your family found everything so accommodating. We will definitely take into consideration your suggestion regarding toddlers or crawlers, to make your future stays even better. Regards, The Camelot Motor Lodge Team More 

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