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Colombo in the City

5.0 of 5 Motel   |   863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Blenheim, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This would have to be the most comfortable quiet and well appointed motel .friendly hosts, a warm unit, comfortable bed and pillows and comfortable armchairs. Our studio was well laid out with kitchen and dining areas , all in a modern decor and beautifully presented amazing value for money We will come again!

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Waitakere City N.Z.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this accommodation after rave reviews on trip advisor. The woman at reception was adamant I had booked a twin room, when I hadn't ticked any box as there wasn't one to my knowledge. She provided a Queen bedded room, after some discussion.. Not particularly welcoming, heater seemed to be not functioning properly, never really warm enough.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful week at Columbo in the City. The central location was excellent for exploring the city, on foot or by car. The motel was unbelievably quiet, clean and well serviced every day. Highly recommended.

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to the heart of Christchurch, this property is ideal for corporate customers but it's also handy to shopping and dining options in the city. Modern and beautifully maintained, it is also very quiet, especially given its proximity to a busy thoroughfare. Affable hosts complete the package, can recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights while in christchurch for ellie goulding concert lovely comfortable room nice and tidy. the only place I have ever stayed that has milo in the complimentary tea/coffee box!! Only thing I disliked was being unable bto connect to the wifi in my room other than that was a great place to stay. Staff were very polite... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were fortunate enough to visit Christchurch and experience the aftermath of a significant earthquake. Fortunate enough, yes, because we got to experience the resilience of its people and their fortitude. You walk around a flattened cityscape in awe and need at the end of the day to have time to relax, contemplate and digest what you have seen. Colombo... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Staying here for business trip. Very impressed. Staff very friendly and helpful, recommended a great restaurant, they even called ahead and got us a reservation even though the restaurant was booked up. Also lent us umbrellas for the walk. Rooms are a good size, heaters and electric blankets were pre-heated for us upon arrival, and really clean. Great # of... More

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Paphos, Cyprus
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed here in a studio unit for one night at the conclusion of our holiday. Being a studio unit, the room wasn't huge, but it was very clean, furnished to a high standard and nice and modern. Compact but everything we needed was included. I do remember that the toiletries were also premium products , which was nice. Walked... More

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Kawasaki, Japan
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

At first glance from the street this looked like an unimpressive motel, but it quickly became apparent that my first impression was incorrect. The rooms are fantastic and spacious - our room came with a nice kitchen area, a comfortable sofa, a new television with a multitude of channels, a clean and modern shower/toilet, and a staircase leading to a... More

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Almere, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. The staff is very friendly and explain very well where you can go around the city. Sadly Christchurch is still not what it used to be. But there's still a lot of interesting things to see, even seeing the city being renovated.

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Address: 863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Colombo in the City 5*
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch #5 Family Hotel in Christchurch #10 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch #10 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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Russell & Henri Stevens welcome you to Colombo in the City Christchurch Motel and Apartments, Christchurch. This quiet, modern and luxurious 5 star complex is centrally situated in the Garden City. Colombo in the City is the ultimate place to stay, extremely close to Christchurch Convention Centre, the Town Hall and Casino. Only a few minutes walk to Cathedral Square the hub of this vibrant and beautiful city which offers fantastic attractions, excellent shopping and quality restaurants and cafes. You will be spoiled for choice! ... more   less 
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