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Equestrian Hotel

6 Tower St | Hornby, Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews from our community

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Warkworth, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
58 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We arrived at this 'hotel' at 10.30pm after driving from Queenstown. We were told the price was either $125 for a standard room or $145 for a 'better' room. What a joke. We were upgraded to the higher standard of room which upon entering was just dreadful. Everything about it was filthy, run down and we decided that we could... More 

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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

very well. and all was good. very very nice. I loved it. it could not have been any better. The service,staff, food and overall quality was amazing. I was so sad to leave. Food was surely delicious. It was the happy day for me.

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New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The accommodation at this hotel is terrible, stayed there for 2 nights plaster starting to come of ceiling, carpet thread bear in some place, curtains did not meet in fact I had to tie then together but unfortunately that left the ends open so light came in anyway and they have not seen a clean for many years. Bedspread had... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I ordered steak medium but came out very well done . My husband ordered chicken salad absolutely tasteless. Absolute poor food n service not very nice room condition . Very disappointed. I won't come back here again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Last night after a long day at work with a hangover my partner and i were looking for somewhere to go for dinner that was low key as neither of us were dressed for it. A local recommended it and it was great. $80 for the two of us for two entrees 2 mains and 2 drinks. The food was... More 

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Booked this last room available in christchurch. Was going to sleep in car- should have Would have understood if it was 20 a night but with kids and no other choice bit the bullet. The place has potential but needs major improvements. Shower handle falling off, dirty carpet.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The room was not cleaned. Still dirt on the floor, dirty towels with hairs on it. The room itself looks a bit shabby,damaged walls, damaged carpet,untidy bathroom. The receptionist was looking at us like we came from another world. She talked to us in a way which I would say was just degoratory. After spending so much money I would... More 

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Port Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

It's been 5 months since our last visit. Everyone thrilled to see us. Enjoyed our meals and fabulously breakfast cooked by Carolynn. Caught up with all the staff and some of the regular clients. Good to be back in familiar comfortable souroundings. Top receptionist Thereasa and new receptionist Trish, as professional as ever. Housemaids doing a great job. And as... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I stayed here overnight with my partner on a flying trip to Hornby. The room we had was large and spacious, with a very comfortable bed and good shower. There was no microwave or toaster in the room which I found a bit unusual and inconvenient, but down the hall and downstairs (ground floor) there is kitchen facilities. The room... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The best thing about this hotel - the friendly staff. They were helpful and friendly - and the only reason I'm not rating this hotel as 1. The rest - messy, dated and in desperate need of a do up. I would recommend for truckers - but not for people on holiday in Christchurch. I'm sure for the price we... More 

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