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Equestrian Hotel

6 Tower St | Hornby, Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used this hotel because they accepted Bartercard. Rooms were shabby. For instance a hole in one of the doors had been plastered up and not even sanded and painted. Staff were generally a bit 'stand-offish". Not quite rude but bordering on it. Very expensive for what was on offer and the area it is in and it didn't even have... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Rooms here are way overpriced and very outdated, Was disgusted with what I paid for, I have stayed at other motels which now seem to be luxury accommodation compared to this at the same price. There was a few of us that had booked in for a nights stay, all disgusted.... The lady on the reception desk was rude when... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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