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Strathern Motor Lodge

54 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015
Mitchell1987 Greater Brisbane, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I could not be happier with the service and room quality at the Strathern Motor Lodge. As a walk in staying an extra night in Christchurch as part of an extended stag do the lady at reception could not have been more helpful. The room was lovely, the bed was very comfortable, the wifi was fast and the location was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

5 of us stayed at Strathern Motor Lodge for 5 nights leading to the opening match of cricket world cup 2015 recently. we highly recommend this place in Christchurch for a short stay. the owner Craig and the lady who runs the daily housing keeping are very nice people and very accommodating. We stayed in the apartment (no 2) which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Stayed here again 5 nights either side of Christmas 2014. Craig and Lauraine were every bit as hospitable as the last 2 times. Room spotless and comfortable, wi fi free (and fast). Very reasonable price. Had the full breakfast every day: outstanding (2 poached eggs, 3 sausages, hash browns, loads of beans, tomatoes and bacon, toast and marmalade, orange juice... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Hosts were very friendly and helpful and rooms were spotlessly clean. The owners let me clean my car with their hose and equipment and the rooms were blissfully quiet. Not far from the centre of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Strathern Motor Lodge has been my home away from home for nearly 4 years. Craig, Lauraine and Bobby the dog are wonderful hosts, ably assisted by Chris & Rick, and always go out of their way to help with any query or special request. The units are well maintained and beautifully decorated. The standard has been exceptional even during... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I am ashamed that I have not posted a review before. Stayed there in two periods in Aug 2013 and again in November 2013. Craig and Lauraine, Rick and Chris, Kate and Bobby, all were just drop-dead helpful and kind, went the extra mile (sorry, kilometre). Just perfect. Clean, comfortable, reasonable price, breakfast great, Made me feel better than being... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Greeted by very friendly & accommodating hosts. Even reminded me that motor racing was on Sky TV when she noticed me wearing a motor sport cap. In spite of being on a busy road my room was surprisingly quiet. My only suggestion would be a coat hook for my toiletry bag. Happily go back to the Strathern Motor Lodge next... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Beautifully decorated and equipped with all you could want. The owners are very thorough and concerned that you have a good stay - and I did. There is a little concern with the thin walls to the next motel but this did not worry me. Well worth the stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom unit for four nights. Hosts were extremely accommodating and extended us much kindness and hospitality during our stay. Location is great, room was well provisioned with kitchenwares, it was clean, warm and comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

The service is 100% kiwi friendly, the rooms are spotless and free wifi ! The location is superb on papanui road , near all the great food spots in Merivale. A real winner. I highly recommend for your next garden city visit.

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