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Colombo in the City

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863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Colombo in the City
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Ranked #12 of 136 Hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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141 reviews 141 reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very hospitable owners who are keen to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay, even suggesting that we would be better off walking 200m to have a better breakfast than their more limited offerings. Great location allowing easy walking to all CBD points of interest and the food and drinks options. Our first floor room was well appointed and clean,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for what it is, which is basically a small motel in a very good location in close walking proximity to downtown Christchurch. Owners are very friendly and helpful, going out of their way to make you feel welcome. Room was clean and with all of the basic amenities but a bit stuffy and musty. You could leave the windows... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here at 1a.m.from the airport to find the key in the door of our room, the lights on and milk in the frig ready for our nightcap of Milo. The room was spacious and light, the bed was large and comfy. I found the pillows to be too thick for my sore neck and when we checked in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of all the places we stayed in New Zealand I thought this was in the top three. The first floor room was spacious and had nice clean contemporary furnishings. The sheets were also of good quality and very crisp. The location was very close to walk around the CBD and we felt it was convenient and safe area. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could only wish that all of our hotels during our NZ trip were this inviting. The gentleman who checked us in was so caring and accommodating, it felt like he could be our grandfather. The location was ideal in that we could walk to the town center, to restaurants, the casino, and the chapel. The room was very spacious,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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50 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights while the Cricket World Cup was on in Christchurch and it didn't disappoint. The owners were immensely friendly on check in and provided all the information we needed for our stay including place to go and eat and drink. The location of this place is great, I hadn't been back to Christchurch since the earthquake... More 

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hong kong
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83 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived Christchurch late and took a cab to the motel. Cost of the cab ride is over fifty New Zealand dollars. Room is bright and clean. There is a paid self service laundry. 10-15 minutes walk to city center. Casino is also nearby but did not visit. Free wifi supports one device only. had to pay NZD20 per day for... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Extremely helpful staff, very clean room and excellent facilities and fittings. Walking distance to some great restaurants and the Casino. Look no further for a really great place to stay in Christchurch.

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26 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Friendly people, clean , tasteful , well equipped room with filter coffee, biscuits etc. The grounds are well kept with lovely plants It is very conveniently located for the centre of Christchurch. Couldn't ask for more really.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed at the Colombo on our last night in New Zealand. The room was very clean and roomy. Good size bathroom with strong water pressure and lots of hot water. Our room has a small back patio for some private morning air but you do face another motel. Great location, walking distance from the heart of town and close... More 

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