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Milano Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 87 Papanui Rd | Merivale 8014, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My mother had to visit St Georges Hospital last week for minor surgery and we stayed overnight in the Milano Motel on Papanui Road. It was perfect for our purposes - very handy to the hospital. I had requested a downstairs unit with two beds and those were provided. It was comfortable and warm and had everything we needed. I... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We booked into Milano for 3 nights a couple of weeks before our stay. The new owners said they had been there for a week and a half. I became ill on the second day of our stay and advised we would be checking out after only two nights as I wanted to get home. I was advised of their... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Milano lodge for 2 nights at the end of March. This establishment is run by 2 of the nicest people you could ever hope to meet. Jocelyn and Murray went out of their way to help us I every way. The 1GB of data they give you is the most we've received the whole time we've... More 

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the tine to review our complex. We try hard and it is nice when appreciation is shown. We are happy to provide Wifi as needed. It is a great location, we love it and most of our guests do as well. We were happy to host such a delightful couple, so thank you for... More 

Bergen Nh
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We have enjoyed our stay. During our 6 weeks trip trough New Zealand from North to South we never have found such helpfull people and good stay value for money on a very good location. We will come back .! regards from the Netherlands Marijke and Nico

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us, just wish we had been able to accommodate you for longer. Pleased you were happy with the WIFI and glad you enjoyed your stay in Christchurch. Thanks for the compliments, we would love to host you again. Jocelyn More 

Caledonia, Mi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We recently spent 5 nights at Milano Motor Lodge for a family get together for the occasion of my Dad's 90th birthday (he and one of my sisters lives in Christchurch), with people from the USA (my wife and I), Australia (my brother and his wife and 2 daughters) and Auckland (my sister and her husband and son and daughter).... More 

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

You are great people to host as well. Thank you for your compliments - glad your dad had a great birthday and appreciate other members of your family's loyalty in staying with us over the years. Nothing better than past guests and family time. Hope we get to host you again. - Jocelyn More 

Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I spent a lovely 8 days staying in the care of Jocelyn & Murray.The bed was very comfortable & the room spotlessly clean.It was good to see the gardens & roses so well kept.It was my second visit here. The motel was fully booked all the time |I was there so that is a good recommendation.

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay with us again, you are so little trouble, busy all the time with your friends and enjoy our lovely city and surrounds. We hardly know you are here. Really appreciate you taking the time to review our complex. Hope to see you in the future. - Jocelyn More 

Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Milano Motor Lodge is a wonderful place to stay and feel 'at home' in Christchurch. The rooms are clean, well presented and tastefully decorated. We stayed in a one bedroom with spa and it was a very comfortable place to be. Thank you to Jocelyn and Murray who were extremely welcoming and helpful, only too happy to find out things... More 

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you felt at "home" that makes us happy. We are certainly in a great location for everything and your comments about two of our favourite eating places are so true. Pedro's lamb melts in your mouth and St Germaine's is wonderful for guests looking for a special dine out experience. Your remarks are well thought out and will... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Hello, we are a family of 5. The host were very friendly and accommodating. The unit was reasonably modern, spacious, tidy and clean. It was quiet and restful even though it was on the main road. It was on the expensive side though. Decent value.

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We are extremely lucky that although we are on a main road, we aren't troubled too much by noise. The two bedroom apartment which you had being down the back does allow for a very quiet, private stay. We look... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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156 reviews 156 reviews
23 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

We had unit 7 with the spa bath. Well worth while. The unit was very comfortable and the host very good. The location is great and just a short walk to a good cafe, de spa chocolates and just a big further along to the Merrivale mall.

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you were happy with your accommodation, thank you for your comments. The De Spa Chocs are great and so is the Metro Cafe, we are fortunate with our location. - Jocelyn More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

My work takes me to many countries throughout the world, I found in 2013 this accommodation to be up there internationally for cleanliness, lovely staff and the rooms are very comfortable. My next visit to Christchurch in July will most definitely be the Milano Motor Lodge. Thank you so much Jocelyn and Murray . . . Loved it - No... More 

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Milano2006, Owner at Milano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We enjoyed you staying as well, its always nice to have a longer stay guest. Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you in the future. Many thanks for the review, Jocelyn More 

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Address: 87 Papanui Rd | Merivale 8014, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Milano Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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