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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 #14 of 138 Hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff were very helpful and friendly. They had great advice on where to eat. Was within walking distance to a great Thai restaurant and the café on the corner did a beautiful breakfast. Room was very warm and clean. Ticked all the boxes.

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Sydney, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming owners, very helpful and accommodating. Lovely clean, modern and well appointed rooms. Quite close to the CBD and some restaurants and cafes can also be found in the immediate area. I'll definitely be back!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A lovely hotel to stay in, very comfortable,clean and owners very pleasant and helpful. It was a very nice touch to come back from the day and find the heater was on and the room was nice and toastie! Very handy to a nice cafe just down the the corner with lovely food and coffee.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a good, reasonably priced motel walking distance from the city centre. What distinguishes it, though, is a really nice guy running it. He gave us excellent advice on places to see and where to eat, along with a free map. The rooms are fine, the wifi works, and the place is clean. You can do a lot worse... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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 July 14, 2014

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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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Tapanui
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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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Address: 863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Hotel Class:5 star — Colombo in the City 5*
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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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