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Apollo Motel Christchurch

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   288 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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Ranked #41 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Big,airy unit with most facilities let down with a few small issues Wi fi not adequate and drops out often...needed a new password at 8am on day of departure Stay was 4 days and included a weekend...only one sky sports channel and request to service was made but no progress. No tea towels or dishcloth made hard to do dishes... More

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Hokitika
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Surprisingly quiet being situated on Riccarton Road, the Apollo was clean and spacious for a small unit. Prices were great for the quality and the design of the building it was quite different but nice. The beds are comfortable and the service was great.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed for two nights and were in the accessible unit which is small, and adjoining the managers garage which is open during the day and unsightly. On both nights had to deal with bathroom floods due to showerhead malfunctions and the bathroom layout. There is also a venetian blind behind the bed which you cannot avoid. Location is good,... More

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Orpington
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115 reviews 115 reviews
34 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at Christchurch airport from Australia and picked up a car. This motel, like many others is within 10 mins drive from the airport. The room was very clean with the usual kitchen facilities. The bathroom was spacious and the bed very comfortable. Free wifi but for only one computer per room and 500mb max per day. The capacity... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Used this motel for a one night stay in Christchurch. We checked in a little later than we had arranged - our host didn't bat an eyelid. He was welcoming and friendly on a dark, stormy night. Room was huge with everything we needed, and very clean. Great location and easy to find. I thought the value for money was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

There are many, many choices for lodging near the Apollo Motel, yet we were highly satisfied with our decision to trust the TripAdvisor reviewers and stay there. We stayed for a night at the beginning and end of our trip, relaxed knowing that we had such a nice place to sleep and get organized before leaving NZ. The kitchen was... More

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Tombstone, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Really comfortable, clean and with a friendly service. Great value good price. Close to town center and few hundred meters walk from Riccarton mall...if you go to Christchurch dont miss it. I will be back there for shure.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights for a friends wedding, we stayed in a one bedroom apartment unit and this was a nice size, we didn't use the cooking facilities as we were out most of the time. Rooms were very clean and tidy. Service was great, I only booked for 2 nights instead of 3, they had no more vacancy... More

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Cardiff, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is the first of 6 months I will be staying here due to my work in Christchurch. I have a 2 bedroom apartment on the ground floor and so far I'm happy with things. For those arriving from the airport, this is very convenient as it is located on a busy road into town, but not a great deal... More

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Singapore River, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Nicely presented with a handy location,close to the airport,as I was flying out the next morning I found it convenient to stay here,also it is close to the Bush Inn and Riccarton malls.Price was average Service and friendliness from the nice Chinese Lady who handled my check in,no problems there. Room was comfortable and bed was fine,shower almost drilled a... More

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Address: 288 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Apollo Motel Christchurch 4.5*
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#32 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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