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Colombo in the City

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863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really impressed by the care and attention taken by the manager, Russell. He was very conscientious and obliging, getting us a hotplate and pan for our unit, and storing our bike and skis in his lockup shed. Our unit was very clean and maintained to a high standard. The location is fantastic, with the downtown and many restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights rooms were clean and spacious, location was good close to the city,staff friendly and helpful, room was well heated with electric blankets, pull out bed was only minor downfall not the most comfy bed would defiantly stay again.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used this motel as our base when we visited Christchurch and stayed for 3 nights. The location is very good being close to the City Centre. We were able to leave the car and walk to Cathedral Square and the City Centre. Still so much to do there. There is relatively easy access to the road to and from the... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, easy drive from airport and a main road to city centre. Very clean and tidy. Hosts absolutely lovely and even made sure our room was heated seeing that we were late home, fabulous as it was frosty in Chch. Weekend paper delivered for free. Only thing to look out for was the bathroom, got very wet after shower,... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The accommodation was excellent, with the rooms very clean and warm in the winter months. A nice touch, was coming back to the room at night, and the electric blankets and heaters were all on. Great when it was zero outside.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

What luck we had in booking this motel. It was so clean, quiet and warm. Walking distance to everything. Very comfortable, the service was great, and it ticked all our boxes! Definitely keen to stay again.

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I very much enjoyed my stay. The rooms was spacious and toasty warm in winter.I particularly appreciated the leather sofa, being very comfortable - this is often lacking in hotel rooms. Host very helpful and friendly. Room spotlessly clean. Generous parking onsite.My feedback would be that if other guests had made use of the smoking facilities on the verandah outside... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This motel was definitely excellent in hospitality of the owners, cleanliness and comfort of the studio unit, cleanliness and the spaciousness of the car park. wonderful convenient location and quietness. Love it and will definitely stay there again when I visit Christchurch

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Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Colombo in the City is a perfect option for those wanting a spacious room with good amenities and excellent service close to the CBD. Paid for a studio and ended up with a 2 storey room with kitchenette, lounge and bathroom in the ground floor and bedoom upstairs in a loft style. Not sure if they are all like this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had a fantastic stay at this motel. The owners were very helpful and provided lots of useful local information. They even helped with booking a shuttle to the airport when departing. The room was clean and comfortable with everything you could ask for. Would definitely stay here again.

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