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Addington City Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   241 Lincoln Road | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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Ranked #94 of 138 hotels in Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My grandson and I stayed on Wednesday 16 July. The room was dated but serviceable but it was freezing cold. The room heater was so noisy you couldn't watch Tv or sleep with it on. The other flame effect heater did not warm the roon and the bedroom had no heating. We had to sleep with electric blankets on and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Very nice facility, run by a very friendly family, and located very close to a great variety of food and beverage outlets. We would have loved to stay longer. A nice simple journey to the airport and reasonably close to the stadium.

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Lismore, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed a total of 5 nights on two separate visits over two weeks.The unit was close to the city and on a main road but still very quiet. We found the unit a little small for our extended stays and the heating struggled to keep up when the temperatures dropped below 0 during our second visit.... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a handy place for traveling to/from the train station and a taxi ride can be included in your room fee. We had a 2 bedroom with kitchen and large bathroom. Even though it is on a major street, our suite, the first behind the managers, was very quite. Beds were firm and we had a great night's rest.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights during February when travelling on Kiwi Scenic Rail and really appreciated the free pickup by Andy from Christchurch Station (even although the train was very late both times) on 2 separate occasions and the free shuttle to the station in the morning. The owners couldn't have been more helpful and pleasant and made our... More

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

we stayed here for a night as we had early departure next morning on train, this motel was closest to railway station. our room was warm and clean and well equipped. our host lady was very friendly and welcoming, would stay here again

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

This motel was not your standard modern motel with square rooms and modern furniture. This was a motel with character and slightly older, but very clean and comfortable. We had great fun pulling out different shelves in the kitchen to find a fold away ironing board, or a chopping board. The kitchen was large and fully equipped; separate toilet and... More

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Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Had a great 2 night stay here. The room was large enough for 4 adults to occupy quite comfortably. It was well equipped with all the facilities you could possibly need. The kitchen was of a decent size and had an additional larger basin which is ideal for doing some washing if so desired. The beds were comfortable and plenty... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Clean, well presented for an older establishment, handy to train and eateries, owners sorted out free pickup and drop off to station. Comfortable and reasonably priced. Very friendly and obliging. Recommend highly for budget conscious travellers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

where to begin? this place is amazing! its about a 15 mimute drive from the hotel and about 10 minutes to downtown by bus. the ownea are very nice ppl. we called to book our room on a cold rainy night by the time we checked at the hotel.... the owner had turned the heat on in our rooms before... More

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Address: 241 Lincoln Road | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Addington City Motel 3.5*
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Addington City Motel - Quiet, Comfortable, Safe and Affordable Motel Accommodation just 2km from the City Centre. Addington City Motel is opposite the CBS Canterbury Arena the Addington Racecource, and of course the new AMI Crusaders Stadium The Rugby, The Races, The Concerts, The Plays, The Meals, The Drinks are all on our doorstep! We are the closest ground floor units only Motel to the Railway Station and Addington Shops/Restaurants/Bars. (Being a single storey motel there is no climbing of stairs or noise from upstairs units!) We meet the train on arrival. No having to phone and wait for a shuttle! (Please book in advance though!) Free Courtesy Shuttle to and from the Railway Station for the TransAlpine & TransCoastal Trips. ... more   less 
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