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Aotea Motel

3.0 of 5
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302 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Aotea Motel
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Ranked #82 of 143 Hotels in Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 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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34 reviews
7 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 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 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Great place to stay very friendly owners and very clean and comfortable. From the moment I arrived they were wonderful.For the price I paid to stay here I thought it was excellent. I frequent Christchurch alot nowadays and will definitely return to the Aotea Motel.It has been a very long time since I have stayed in a motel with such... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Yes very dated, room 10 very small, 2 single beds in one room using what looked like old book case with loads of nail holes as an ineffective bed head, no space for bags, other bedroom had ok queen bed, so called lounge despite 4 person sleeping spaces had 2 seater couch, had to use dining chairs, not the best... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I was a bit torn writing this, some good bits, some not so good. Good -handy location -generally very clean(see need to improve part) -comfy bed -decent hot water -quiet if back from the road Need to improve -silverfish in room (in shower each morning and in plates) -spider webs in plate cupboards -dated interior, shower very dated -parts need... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Just recently my partner and I spent two nights at this motel and before we came down I did a lot of research on places to stay. From the moment we arrived the serivce was excellent and always with a smile! it was def the best value for money out all the others. The rooms were nice and tidy and... More 

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