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Northcote Motor Lodge

309 Main North Road | Redwood, Christchurch 8015, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to stay at this motel for 4 nights in January and cannot praise Morag, Dave and the team enough for the quality of both the accommodation and service I received. From the moment I arrived the hospitality I received was at a very high standard and the whole team were lovely to deal with I found... More 

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Waimate, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had to overnight in Christchurch with two doggies so I had to find pet friendly accommodation. Well, I don't think I could have chosen better! We stayed in a standard studio apartment which was very roomy and very clean. The bonus was that this studio (and the others in the same block) had a back door which led straight... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a very conveniently located hotel, and although on the older side has everything you need for a great stay in Christchurch. Our unit was spacious, the facilities great (with kitchen provided) and the owners are lovely and very accommodating. Unfortunately I can't give this review 5 stars as the bed was the worst I've slept in in ages,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Northcote. Check in was standard parking is high. We only had a Camry and if the hotel was full would have found it difficult to park. Room was clean and had a small kitchenette with enough to cook with. Room was clean and the beds good. The outlook was onto suburbia, petrol station one side homes to the other. Supermarkets... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I stayed here while up in christchurch for a concert. I picked Northcote as it was pet friendly and I wanted to take my dog. I phoned to make my booking as I wanted to just ensure "Stella" would be okay coming to stay with them. Morag was great and told me where would be a good place to park.... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Northcote Motor Lodge is a great example of a classic New Zealand motel - for all the right reasons. We were a group of two couples and booked a one night stay here prior to taking an long haul flight from Christchurch International Airport. The lady (manager/owner I think?) that checked us in was friendly and helpful and provided us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

attracted by the price but had misgivings about quite due to location of Caltex next door an it being right on the main drag. therefore very surprised to experience a couple of very quiet and peaceful nights. Bed was fine for me though a tad hard for the other half. room was very clean and well presented and cleaning staff... More 

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Nelson
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were visiting Christchurch for a funeral and were there just one night. The unit was clean and tidy, and we were welcomed by a woman standing-in for the owners. The big disappointment was the bed - definitely past its use by date, and it would have benefited from a mattress topper if management not able to replace the mattress.... More 

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309northcote, Owner at Northcote Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments after your stay with us. We try to accommodate everyone but tastes are different and most responses were favourable of the beds so didnt realise they could be hard. However, we have purchased some mattress toppers now and have them on some beds. I hope the rest of your... More 

Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My mother and I stayed here in april last year, and were not only impressed with the price of the studio room, but the quality and cleanliness of the room we had. The room smelt fresh, the beds were extremely comfy and the sky tv had a fantastic movie on that night which was good for us. The location is... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I cheeked out this motel before I booked and it showed some photos that made it look clean and roomy. I was not disappointed. The room was warm (someone had turned the heater on for me) it was very roomy and the facilities were clean. If I wanted, I could have cooked a meal on the small kitchen. The room... More 

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309northcote, Owner at Northcote Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place feedback. We appreciate all comments and try to improve on any problems. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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