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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While on a training seminar recently we stayed at this motel - reasonable prices, very clean and tidy, $5 continental breakfast available if ordered the day before and a reasonable distance to the city centre and other suburbs - recommended

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298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure accommodating you and look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Christchurch. Kind Regard Amanda More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Before booking this Motel, I read the reviews on Trip Advisor to help me make my decision as cleanliness is extremely important to me. The warm welcome and the heat pump on for our comfort were greatly appreciated. However after settling in I turned back the covers on the bed, only to find stained bedding, so much so that my... More 

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298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Sorry about the stained cover for your stay. This is the first time happened in our motel and we wash all the bedding including continental and bed spreads every week. That is the basic requirement to grand our qualmark 4 star plus. (also we check the marks when making bed and wash them whenever... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We arrived very late - after midnight - and the room was warm and cosy. If arriving after reception hours, let them know. We were emailed the check in and room details and the heater was on, fridge was stocked with milk ready for our arrival. Great service. Really old location on Riccarton Road. Close to Riccarton Shopping Centre and... More 

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298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure accommodating you and look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Christchurch. Kind Regard Amanda More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Really loved how quiet the room was when on such a busy road. Very clean and comfortable. Just had to be careful on the shower floor as we were in the accessible unit and it was a little slippery. Great value for a very comfortable , warm and quiet nights sleep. Receptionist was great.

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298Westside, Manager at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always appreciate and of our guest taking the time to write a review. Would also I to thank you on your comments regarding the shower floor, as we take every comment seriously. There is now slip mats place in all our access shower bathrooms. Without your comment we would not of been aware of... More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

This was our first motel in NZ. We then spent time in others while travelling. Motels are never idyllic but we booked a second time. An ideal location for the Riccarton shops and buses into the city. A warm welcome from Amanda.

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298Westside, Manager at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We always appreciate our guest taking the time to review our motel. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This is the second time we have stayed here and have had no complaints on either occasion.. Extremely friendly staff. Clean and tidy with a good quality bed. Table for breakfast. There is also good lighting which cannot be said of some motels. Large TV with Sky Bus stop is right in front of their main entrance (see in google... More 

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298Westside, Manager at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We always appreciate our guest taking the time to review our motel. Home away from home is our motto. Take care from all the staff, and we look forward to catching up again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

We travelled on a midnight flight from Melbourne and arrived at 7am - the staff were super friendly and let us into our room early for a sleep. This isn't necessarily normal so don't expect this of them - just saying their great service and care was absolutely brilliant. The bed was so comfortable, the best we stayed in for... More 

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298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure accommodating you and look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Christchurch. Kind Regard Amanda More 

Roding, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a room with jacuzzi and it was a super rejuvenating experience. Location was good to top up an eventful stay with added bonus of a very helpful front desk staff who went an extra mile helping me with a loan travel adapter which was essential for my conference meeting in a comfortable room after working hours. Highly recommended... More 

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298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure accommodating you and look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Christchurch. Kind Regards, Amanda More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Riccarton Road is full of motels. We chose 298 Westside Motor Lodge which was a nice and tidy and reasonably modern. While the road was busy I really didn't hear much of the traffic at all. Would recommend.

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Thank FootlooseFancyFree64
298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure accommodating you and look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Christchurch. Kind Regards, Amanda More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I only stayed one night but felt I could stay in this place for ages! Very nice, comfortable, clean, quiet and very nice people working there. Handy location and the rooms were really warm with a heatpump. Looking forward to my next visit.

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298Westside, Owner at 298 Westside Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure accommodating you and look forward to seeing you again when you are back in Christchurch. Kind Regards, Amanda More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
298 Westside Motor Lodge has 18 well appointed units ranging in size from studio (two with spas) to three bedroom units. All units have a full kitchen, with attached bathroom and off-street parking. Queen and King size beds plus a combination of twin beds and a sofa bed in the lounge enable units to accommodate a variety of family and friend combinations. While communal facilities such as a free guest laundry and BBQ Area help to make your stay more comfortable. All of these facilities and features ensures that we have some of the best accommodation Christchurch has available. Our motel is an extremely popular choice for those looking for temporary Canterbury of University accommodation. Just 800m from campus, we couldn't be much closer. We are conveniently located. Here's a few key places within a short distance. 1km to Westfield Riccarton - the largest mall in the South Island 500m to the Bush Inn Centre - restaurants, bars and retail outlets 800m to the University of Canterbury 1km to the College of Education 3.5kms to the CBS Canterbury Arena - concert, exhibition and sports centre 3.5kms to Addington Raceway - trotting and dog races 3.5kms to Riccarton Racecourse - gallops 5kms to Christchurch City Centre 7kms to Christchurch Airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about 298 Westside Motor Lodge

Address: 298 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $87 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — 298 Westside Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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298 Westside Motor Hotel Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#49 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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