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Courtesy Court Motel

33 Sherborne Street, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Ranked #96 of 136 Hotels in Christchurch
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The motel is about 20 minutes walk from Christchurch centre and about 10 minutes walk from a supermarket, a few restaurants and of course a fish and chip shop! Our room was on the first floor ( a bit of a haul with 2 suitcases), but was spacious and quiet. However, the bathroom was somewhat smelly (the toilet was so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was away from the road which was nice. It was in a more quiet area of the motel. But the internet was quite slow (too slow), the walls were very thin, and the room smelt like macaroni cheese.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are spacious and very well appointed. A TV in the main room and in the master bedroom make relaxing enjoyable no matter which room is chosen. The kitchen is fully appointed and good size for the room. There is even a fold out bed if needed. The bathroom though with its "wet floor" shower needs a little work.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel for my trip to Christchurch. It's relatively unscathed although Christchurch was devastated by the recent quake. There is a small kitchenette with an electric hotplate and cooking utensils that enables us with ease of cooking and a grocery store nearby. We were booked in a room entitled a 'suite' but it's far from being a regular... More 

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Te Puke, NZ
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Our room No 6 was downstairs and as soon as we opened the door we smelt dampness as though a drain was leaking for a long time. The bathroom needs renovating, the corners were dirty. The bed was uncomfortable but the laundry was clean and plentiful. My relations stayed upstairs and their room was bright and airy. We stayed here... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Overall a great hotel (about 15 min walk from CBD) but could use a few tiny tweaks to make it even better. We had a cute little studio for 3 nights. It was well worth the price (much cheaper than in Australia) & we were surprised by the little touches, like a jug of milk in the fridge (re-fills cost... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had room #7 when we arrived. We walked in and were handed a key to the room. When we opened the room, it had a really bold mold and mildew scent. It was "one of those" motels that I didn't feel comfortable walking around the room without my shoes on. The room was appeared clean, with the exceptional stains... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were upgraded to one bedroom suite prior to arrival, and the owners and staff were consistently helpful, friendly, and efficient. Extras included free newspaper delivered daily, well equipped kitchen which included a new pack of ground coffee everyday! the location was quiet, and free laundry was a great added bonus. Will definitely use again at our next stay. We... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were booked into this motel for Easter. On arrival we were given a run down studio apartment with a grotty looking bathroom, rusted microwave and a jug of milk in the fridge that could have been there for days!!! We told the owner we were not happy - he showed me two larger rooms which he wanted $170.00 for... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I stayed there for a few nights while I was in Christchurch. It has parking which is very convenient and is reasonably close to the airport (important since I had flow 24 hours and usually drive on the other side of the road). It was very walkable into downtown Christchurch and had a few cafes and restaurants nearby. The rooms... More 

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