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Academy Motor Lodge

62 Creyke Road | Fendalton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

After a long day riding in the middle of winter arriving at Academy Motor Lodge was fantastic. Despite some of the other guests looking down their noses at me (something I am used to as a motorcyclist) I was welcomed by the owner who smiled broadly and used my name to great me. The room I had pre booked was... More

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yorkshire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Hi, we didnt expect much to be honest as the reviews indicated. We wanted a two bedroom apartment to accommodate an early flight out of CC to Sydney. Got what it said we would get. No luxuries. Good shower though. Clean and tidy. Abit far out of the way to walk for some food. Didnt think the price reflected but... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

LOUD. We did get the room closest to the road, but with only single pane windows, it was like the cars were in our room. We could also clearly hear anyone in the parking lot, and the trash collection came at 7am and definitely woke us. Also, the bed was rather springy, and it seems they turned a 2 bedroom... More

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Canberra, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The hosts were helpful and friendly, but the room was very small with no ability to sit and relax in the evening before going out. We kept tripping over each other. The bed was comfortable and the location quiet

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San Jose, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We spent one night here at the start of the year and stayed in a lovely two-bedroom apartment.The apartment was nice and big and was able to accommodate five of us comfortably. It also had excellent cooking facilities. The location was very close to the airport, making it perfect for our early morning flight. The hotel managers were very helpful... More

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Austin, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Pros: Great corner room on 2nd floor with high ceilings and exposed beams Clean, new bathroom Good water pressure in the shower Staff seemed very helpful We were only here for a quick stop-over. I got the impression location was good if you were going to the University, but otherwise not really close to sites of interest

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Calgary
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We spent 3 days here after Christchurch's main earthquake in March 2011. Felt the ground shake a few times, but all in all everthing was sound. The room was spacious, clean and organized. The manager and staff were all very helpful and friendly. Do to circumstances we were not able to visit the University or Down Town, however we still... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I recently visited Christchurch to visit my son who is studying at Canterbury University.Academy Motor Lodge is around the corner from my son's house where he is flatting with 2 other uni students. The motel is directly over the road from the Engineering Faculty at the Uni. It was a perfectly adequate pace to stay for me. No it isn't... More

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Stayed two nights recently, was about the cheapest motel in Christchurch available on those nights. Got a small room with small bathroom, on the road edge. (Rm 840) There was very little road noise despite the closeness of our room to the road. Bed comfy, room clean. Only real issue was a bit of a smell from the bathroom as... More

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Caloundra, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I booked this motel because I wanted somewhere to stay overnight that was reasonably close to the train station and the airport. I emailed them asking about transport options from the train station to the motel. After a week with no reply,I emailed them again. No reply. So I cancelled and booked somewhere else where they bent over backwards to... More

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Andrea R, General Manager at Academy Motor Lodge, responded to this review

I have contacted the guest directly to apologise for our failure to respond to his email requests. We have since learnt that our email has had a fault where we have not been receiving any emails from gmail accounts. This problem has since been rectified. We pride ourselves on our customer service and are very disappointed this problem occurred. More

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Address: 62 Creyke Road | Fendalton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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