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Cranford Oak Motel

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Being greeted by really friendly people on arrival is only the start. The rooms are great the beds are super, it's clean and modern. Good amenities, fast internet. If I go on like this people will think I'm being paid to write this! But it's all true!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Went to Cranford not knowing what to expect but was a great place to stay, lovely staff, nice rooms, plenty of parking for amount of rooms, children friendly. Overall was a wonderul stay and would stay there again anytime and would recommend it to anyone staying in Christchurch. :-)

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this motel. The room was okay for two although my friend slept on the pull-out couch, which took up a lot of the space and couldn't really be folded back during the day. The hosts were incredibly friendly and helpful and prepared to change things around so we could get a ground floor room. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Average motel. Comfortable and clean, aged place, but recently refurbished. Kitchenette only, not a full kitchen. Hosts are friendly and provide good local tips. Christchurch city itself has taken a massive hit from the earthquakes...hope it comes back to its full glory soon.

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Nanango, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Our first two nights in NZ and not too far from the Airport. Room was comfortable with extras (frypan, toaster, coffee plunger etc), and within walking distance of evening meal outlets. Traffic noise wasn't a problem even though we were on a main road.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Comfortable short stay, one night only. Room was clean and spacious and modern. Relaxing sleep after arriving at 1am in morning. Good location, only 15 mins from airport. Quiet location and owners very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a lengthy stay there previously as a family when our house was having earthquake repairs. Really nice and tidy units. Sandy and Greg were great hosts and went the extra mile to look after us - truly beautiful people who were so empathetic, especially with our son being very unwell. So I didn't hesitate to stop in for a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Stayed here arriving late at night and leaving reasonably early the next morning. Location was OK for the airport and the service was pretty good. Whilst we arrived late they had arranged for the room to be available which was good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

First time to christchurch. owner was very friendly and helpful. Room affordable, room is clean and has good facilities. restaurants nearby and northlands shopping centre 5 mins drive away. town centre also not far.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I want to start by saying that the word "motel" has a different connotation in NZ than in the US. In the US, you never know what you'll get and it usually isn't great. You get what you pay for so to speak. In NZ, a motel, and we stayed in about 11 of them, is clean, comfortable, sizable, and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Cranford Oak Motel - Superior Accommodation in Christchurch at an Affordable Price. Recently voted the number 2 accommodation provider in Christchurch by the Global Review Index based on cleanliness, location, rooms, service and value! Winner of the TripAdvisor Award in 2013. Christchurch's affordable luxury motel accommodation located in the South Island of New Zealand with free WiFi and now with free Sky TV with 50+ channels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cranford Oak Motel

Address: 116 McFaddens Road | St Albans, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $71 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cranford Oak Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#18 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#31 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#36 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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