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BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton

280 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Ranked #83 of 143 Hotels in Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
John_M255115 Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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127 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Christchurch during the working week and my employer found me accommodation at this motel which is about 20 minutes walk from Riccarton Mall (or you can take a bus). Although I was alone I was given a three bedroom fully furnished townhouse which was about 50 metres east of the motel proper. There was heaps of space... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The couple that own and run this hotel would be the friendliest people I've come across, nothing was an issue for them and they're incredibly helpful. The rooms are nice and clean and have all the facilities you need, it was a great place to stay.

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Clydemotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear shrmin, Thank you very much for your friendly review! It's a pleasure to hear about your experiences, we're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We value your feedback regarding our friendly staff as well as our rooms, we're glad that we were able to be be helpful. Thank you once again for your review, we hope to see... More 

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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I enjoyed my stay here, the room was clean and tidy, the service very good and the location excellent as I was visiting a daughter at University. Parking was very convenient, and an unrestricted heater kept me warm on a minus 4 degree night.

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Clydemotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear GillianSP, Thank you very much for leaving us a wonderful review. We appreciate your comments made toward our clean and tidy rooms, we're pleased that you found our motel to be in a convenient location for your needs. Thank you once again for your review we're pleased you had an enjoyable stay and we hope to welcome you back... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed at this motel during our South Island trip. Great location to explore this great city.thanks Bob for all your recommendations of where to go and what to see and thanks for driving us to the restaurant we really appreciated it Greg and Julie

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Clydemotel, Owner at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear Greg and Julie, Thank you so much for your time in leaving us such a great review and kind comments based on your recent stay at our motel. We're so pleased you had a great time exploring the beautiful South Island and found the recommendations helpful. It was great to have you stay with us and hope to welcome... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a 3 bed unit for 2 nights. The downstairs room was huge with one bed and 2 arm chairs in it. The downstairs bathroom is more of a powder room with a shower and toilet. Upstairs had a bed in the landing and a separate bedroom which was again huge. There was a full bathroom up here... More 

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Clydemotel, Owner at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear ozzietravelers, Thank you very much for leaving us a review, and also leaving us feedback based on your recent stay at our motel. We're pleased to hear you had a pleasant stay in our 3 bedroom unit and it covered the families needs. We hope to have you stay next time you're in Christchurch. Take care. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Hubby and I stayed for the night for some time out we live locally and can highly recommend the spa suite great value for money and was so good to relax in the huge spa bath everything worked well and was very clean will definitely stay again

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Clydemotel, Owner at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear ktgreen82, Thank you for your time in leaving us a wonderful review based on your recent stay at our motel. We very much appreciate your kind feedback regarding our our spa suite, we're so pleased that you were both able to relax and enjoy your night. We thank you once again for your comments and look forward to welcoming... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I had a fantastic experience at this motel. The couple running the place were wonderful and would give their shirt off their back to help you out. The place was in great shape, and everything was tidy! Free Wifi was awesome!

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Clydemotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear happym0nkey, many thanks for your kind feedback. My wife and I take great pride in making our guests feel welcome and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our hotel, services and hospitality. We would love to have you stay again on your next visit to Christchurch. All the best. More 

claremont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great experience at this motel. Room was in gret shape, everything was clean and working, Staff was helpful with their suggestions. Candy at reception was good. Location convient to town, central Christchurch, and the Botanical garden.

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Clydemotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear Raymond G, it was great to have you stay with us and we appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. Thank you so much for the excellent score and feedback! Our team works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality and cleanliness so hearing positive feedback is very rewarding. It’s good to hear that you found... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We forgot to tell them about our late arrival, but they left our room ready and a note at the reception - it was good to arrive and have a place to rest. But the bed sheets were not clean and towels very old and with a bad appearance. Free wi-fi available.

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Clydemotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear Christiane Z, thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We appreciate your compliments regarding our handling of your unexpected late arrival and also our free WiFi. We do our very best to ensure every guest has a great experience while staying with us but are disappointed to hear that you were not fully satisfied. Please note that... More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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84 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed a night recently to break our drive home. Our booking was mucked up but the owners did everything in their power to rectify this. The units were ok, a little dated and could do with a spruce up. The bathroom needed a good spring clean, little things like grey linen instead of white, dirty window frames and skirting... More 

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Clydemotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN Clyde on Riccarton, responded to this review

Dear Love2create, thank you for booking with us and leaving a review of your stay. We appreciate all guest feedback and are pleased to receive your compliments concerning our hospitality, quality beds and central location. We have also noted the specific issues you have raised and have included these as part of our ingoing commitment to improving our product and... More 

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