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Aotea Motel

2.5 of 5
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302 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The accommodation here is basic. If all you are after is somewhere to spend the night then you're in luck. I wouldn't recommend a stay of any length though. The rooms are clean although things are quite tight. The owner is very friendly and helpful. Room 10 is next to the stairs to the top level and can be a... More 

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst places I have stayed. Old frayed curtains carpets minimal cleaning. Hot noisy. Hard old beds. Horrible. No soap minimal towels. Scary stairs to upstairs level. Powerpoints in all the wrong places. No room in the bathroom. You can't dry your hair in front of any mirror as no power point.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

would have been good if we had just been passing through, but not at the end of our stay in New Zealand. the rooms were dated and there was just not enogh room for all 5 of us and the luggage that we had.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Three of us stayed here for 2 nights at the end of Dec 2015. Very friendly owners. We had a 2 bedroom unit - very small, one room had 2 single beds which were comfortable but there was no room for bags. Other room had a queen size bed which had roll together, thats why I know the single bed... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

My husband and myself would like to say thank u to Annette and Steven we stay at Aotea for 2 weeks and had a wonderful time the room we stayed in clean and tidy and also quite they go out of their way to help people and myself and stayed their until we found a place to live Annette done... More 

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Mojácar, Andalucia, Spain
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65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

This Motel was just perfect. Very large and spotless. Would highly recommend this Motel if staying in Christchurch. It was situated in the perfect place just a short walk from everything. Good wifi reception. Just perfect. Thank you Annette And Steve.😆😆😆😆😆

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Thank Julia F
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed her with my daughter, what can I say amazing service and comfy beds. The room was very clean and a lot of refurbishment was being done. The management Steven and Annette went out of our way to make our stay comfortable. Being a single parent on the holiday I felt safe and secure. We even used the hot... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My mother always stays at this motel on her regular visits to Christchurch, and recommended it to us. We found it very basic for the price (but it seems Christchurch accommodation is very pricey), but it was tidy and reasonably comfortable. It appeared to be reasonably clean until we needed to wipe up some water in the bathroom - I... More 

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Methven, null, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I read some other reports and look at the photo's and thought - well it's where we are to stay so give it a go! A group of us stayed here and it's not that bad. I was actually very impressed. I did have to say to myself - it's not a 5 star hotel, it's a motel!! We stayed... More 

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singapore
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54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

We were travelling in NZ for 2 weeks and stayed at many different places as we were in Ashburton, Mt cook, Queenstown, Wanaka, Franz alpine, Greymouth. THis is definitely the WORST place that we have stayed. We didn't miss Singapore until we landed at this motel and that's when we Really wanted to go home. I had slept very well... More 

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61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write your review. Please be assured we take a great deal of pride in presenting our units to customers in a high standard of cleanliness. After our guests vacate units all cupboards drawers etc are checked for anything left behind, cleanliness, repairs required etc. We are also rated by Qualmart which rates us... More 

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