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Camelot Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   28 Papanui Rd | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Ranked #20 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes its a bit dated, yes the language barrier can be a nuisance, but if you are travelling in a group of 8 - 12, this place is perfect. We hired the venue adjacent to the Conference room. Easily sleeps 12, huge dining / tv area, large kitchen, own courtyard. The ideal accommodation for large groups or families.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A sizeable room with adequate self catering facilities. A typical urban motel with a view of either your car or somebody else's. The swimming pool is minuscule. The location is quiet but it is a lengthy walk to down town or to reach local eateries. An adequate base but not somewhere to spend time in the room or on site.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will certainly not be recommending the Camelot Motor Lodge to any of our friends or relations. We were staying there due to a family member being rushed through by ambulance from Ashburton and they certainly were not very understanding under what was a very difficult weekend for us. Trying to understand the language barrier wasn't easy, Motor Lodge certainly could... More

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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Older style hotel a short walk from the city centre. We stayed on 2 seperate occasions en route.The first floor room was dark and curtains had to be closed unless you were happy with people looking in as they passed on the outside access balcony. Internet access in my room was only possible via ethernet cable. Friendly, helpful staff. We... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Heading South so stayed at the Camelot Lodge. Rooms were basic but comfortable and all we really needed for our stay. Staff were really helpful and helped us select the right place for dinner. Nice inviting and friendly place as part of our journey.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Situated about 20 minutes walk from the city centre this is a convenient location for visitors to Christchurch. It has several dining options in close proximity. The rooms are a little cramped with a bathroom and kitchen off the bedroom. Bed is comfortable. The motel is set up to look like the castle of King Arthur with false turrets outside... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

This Motel was very clean. Rooms are dark. Rooms were slightly noisy as the doors are all on the car park. There is a nice pool and BBQ. The location is good as there are no hotels in the CBD. Nice and close to the botanical gardens and main Park.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I am appalled at how this place could possibly be rated #9 out of the motels/hotels in Christchurch! Not to mention it's lack of poor reviews. I have never felt misled by Tripadvisor reviews until we stayed here. We chose to stay here based on its positive reviews. I have no idea what these people are talking about and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed at this motel at the beginning and end of a driving tour of South Island. The motel owners made us most welcome and provided advice on good value local eateries as well as where to visit both in Christchurch and further afield. The motel is just outside the city centre which was devastated in the 2011 earthquake. It... More

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We stayed at Camelot Lodge for two nights at the start and end of our driving tour of the South Island. Dave and Des were just sooo nice, and the rooms were very comfortable. The bathroom was nice and new and the boys (2yrs and 4yrs) loved the cinema style reclining couches to watch the DVD they borrowed from reception... More

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Additional Information about Camelot Motor Lodge

Also Known As:
Best Western Camelot Motor Hotel Christchurch
Best Western Camelot Motor Hotel
Best Western Christchurch
Best Western Camelot Hotel
Address: 28 Papanui Rd | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#12 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Camelot Motor Lodge 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A castle-like 34 unit motel complex in the heart of Christchurch, set amongst beautiful rose gardens with swimming pool, spa pool, BBQs and children's play area. Experience award winning service and personal attention from Penny and Brian, AA Supreme Host of the Year Winners plus enjoy the uniqueness that is Camelot, from the spacious studios and suites to the extra large two story two bedroom Apartments and four bedroom Lodge. Check us out now! ... more   less 
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