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Darfield Motel

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Espoo, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove the whole day from Queenstown up the east coast and didn't have a reservation or any idea where to stay the next night. It was dark, Arthurs Pass was frozen so it was dangerous to drive and I was getting tired after more than 10hrs of driving. We were suppost to go to Christchurch and find something there,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and 3 children stayed here for two nights. It was so homely and the man at the front desk was absolutely lovely. This motel is close to the ski hire shop as well as an amazing bakery and other places to eat. If we returned to NZ, we would definitely stay here! Nothing beats the service. Thanks so... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We spent three nights in the family unit of this lovely motel. The living room is large with two comfortable sofas, and the well appointed kitchen even has a dishwasher. The owners, Barry and Janine, were available 24/7 and went the extra mile to replace a faulty appliance as soon as it was reported. It's not often one finds a... More 

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romania
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147 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Nice room on the top floor (second) of the building, everything was just right. This was just a short overnight stay, didn't visit anything in Darfield. The owner was really nice, waiting for us and making sure we get everything we need.

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Thank ggabi
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56 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Owners really helpful and nice. All rooms well equiped. Rooms big and clean. Kitchen had everything what was needed. Free Wifi. Good value for the money you pay. Amazing place well keeped. Will be back for sure!

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Thank Marcin_Mentel
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

just stayed for one night and the motel was ten times better than the Novotel in Queenstown I had stayed in the night before. The room was spacious and modern and the towels large and quality. Everything was there to make my stay comfortable.

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Thank Gordon M
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Barry is an awesome hotel owner. I always feel at home when I stay at this hotel. The rooms are clean, updated, and comfortable. I'm always impressed with the amicable staff! It's best to reserve ahead because this place can book up quickly! I'll be back here for sure!

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Thank Mindy Y
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Darfield is not quite a tourist spot but rather a place to stay on the way to somewhere else. Well worth experiencing the Darfield community.The locals are warm and friendly especially the Kiwi rugby supporters in the pub. Motel owners were away so we were looked after by the wonderful lovely Penny...and a lovely 91 year old dog (in human... More 

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Sheffield, Australia
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72 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We stayed 2 nights in an upstairs room at this pleasant motel. The room was a good size, with a very well equipped kitchenette (including microwave, crockery, cutlery, electric frypan and hotplate in the cupboard and a sign letting you know that rice cookers were available at reception). No wardrobe but there was a stand with hangers in one corner... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I stayed three nights with a good friend of mine who has been staying here for years based in Darfield for fishing adventures. The owners are very nice and helpful and always looking to accommodate. Our room was awesome ande had two bedrooms and a nice spacious TV area and dining room with nice kitchen and utensils.

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Barry H, Owner at Darfield Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us Dave. It was our pleasure to have you both here. Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and we hope to see you again in the future. Regards Barry & Janine More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darfield Motels is a 13 unit Country Motel just 30 minutes from Christchurch. We offer a good range of rooms including our very popular "Cottage" which is like a home away from home. This is a 3-Bedroom unit with a large living area and big Kitchen. It has a large fridge/freezer with ice maker, full oven and 50' television. We have four 2-Bedroom units including two family units, Lodge and a two bedroom wheelchair access unit. These all have cooking facilities and are extremely comfortable units. Along with our six Studio units we also offer two Luxury units just recently built. One is a spa bath unit which is very popular for that romantic weekend away, while the other is our second access unit. At Darfield motels we offer free internet/wifi, free parking, free DVDs,free laundry facilities and we also have six sky channels in the rooms. Darfield is a close drive to many ski fields, air ballooning,fishing and golf courses. The town has two excellent restaurants along with a fabulous bakery. A great option if you are flying into Christchurch and wish to avoid the city we are just 25 minutes from the airport. Darfield Motels is a Four star Qualmark rated motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darfield Motel

Address: 23 South Terrace | Main Road, SH 73, Darfield 7510, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Darfield
Price Range: $97 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Darfield Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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