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Riverstone Motel

4.5 of 5 18 Southbrook Road, Rangiora 7400, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 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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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in the area for a 2 day sporting event and were really just looking for a good nights sleep. The rooms and bathroom were basic but clean. Both nights there was very loud scratching in the ceiling, that kept us awake, we came to the conclusion, after listening to it for hours, that it was building paper flapping... More

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Auckland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this motel based on it being new, clean, and modern. I was able to check in early in the day and leave my bags and collect a key so that I could get out and visit nearby friends. My breakfast selection was placed in my room, and when I arrived back later that night the room was warm,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As other reviewers have noted, although the motel is on a busy road it's surprisingly quiet. Being relatively new, everything is in good condition and works well. I feared the bed would be a bit soft for my liking but in fact slept beautifully both nights of my stay, so clearly the bedding can't be faulted. Travellers should note that... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
65 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is less than 30 minutes easy drive from Christchurch airport so was ideal for the last night of my New Zealand holiday. It is on the main road into Rangiora, mainly surrounded by commercial premises, but was not noisy. My ground floor unit was clean and well-equipped with a good kitchen and a multitude of TV channels. The... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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102 reviews 102 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Several good things about this place, it is clean, quiet and modern, nicely decorated and easy to find. On the other hand it is rather expensive, it is just a motel after all with all you expect, no more and no less. I also was surprised that payment was expected on arrival - they had my credit card details with... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This motel was being run by motel minders, obviously with the owners there it woukd be different. Phoned for directions but lady had to revert to Google, we were only 3 or 4 streets away, took forever. Only 4 towels in room for 5 people, additionally only 1x300ml of milk for 5 people. At $240 for a room would expect... More

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Perth, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This motel was recommended by a friend after we found it difficult to get accommodation in central Christchurch, which is still suffering from the effects of the 2011 Earthquake. It is only 20 minutes from Christchurch 90 minutes from Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and 90 minutes to Kaikoura. We found it to be extremely clean, quiet (despite being on a... More

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a family gathering and we were not disappointed. The room we had was normally for disabled people so came with a wet room and lowered kitchen tops. The quality of this place warrants the rates and the people who run it are very nice and nothing is too much trouble! Highly recommended.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We have stayed here a couple of times and our most recent stay was absolutely fabulous. Our hosts could not do enough for us and our stay was a great experience. These motels are well maintained and extremely comfortable. We could not have wished for anything better and would recommend this motel 100%. However you may have to book ahead... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

A great motel to stay in....nice and modern and clean! Easy to find (once we could locate the correct road! LOL!). Quick and easy check-in, very friendly staff member on the front counter, very clean and sleek looking rooms with plenty of towels, toiletries and TV channels! Wifi was available and gave us no problems. We were only there for... More

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Address: 18 Southbrook Road, Rangiora 7400, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Rangiora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riverstone Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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