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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew in from Melbourne and arrived on the doorstep for our 2pm booking at 8am. This was not too much trouble for the owner who informed us that he could have our room ready for 10am. Great customer service. Clean room. Friendly owners. Would stay here again and would recommend to anyone.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Motel. A little shining light in recovering Christchurch. It is nicely appointed and clean, an excellent value. Reception was helpful and informative. We will be back. We were on the ground floor. I think the 2nd floor probably offers a nice sunset view towards the Canterbury plains.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was definitely impressed by the size of the room we stayed in. It was a good king size bed, two singles together but it didn't have that awful dent in the middle that you often get with that. The bath had jets in it which was a nice relaxing feature. Overall, very pleasant stay, would recommend.

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ColomboInTheCity, Owner at Colombo in the City, responded to this review

Thank you for you comments we have new beds to give guests the best sleep while away from home. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we will see you again. More 

New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

simple and elegant. me and family been here last may. very nice place to stay. one thing is the wifi connection needa to be improve. clean and neat good food we will surely be back this december thanks

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent place to stay very comfortable and extremely clean the bathrooms were very small and also the light quite dim for a person to shave. The owner couple are from Heaven and the most reliable Hoteliers I have ever come across in my life.Hats off to them with all my respect and love. I would never think or recommend... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent motel. Better than any hotel I've stayed in. Really friendly and helpful staff, very clean. Everything laid on, right down to little biscuits that were renewed each day. A generous bottle of milk instead of sachets. Nice toiletries. Heater and lights had been turned on by someone when I got back to the motel every night. Free wireless internet.... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay for 4 days in the 2 bedroom apartment. Room was very clean and serviced every day and were so nice to work around sleep with our 2 year old. Excellent location with walking distance to town and restaurants. We would highly recommend the Italian restaurant just down the road. There is no dishwasher which might... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room had a stale smell when I walked in. It took me about an hour to get use to the smell. The room had a small kitchen with all the basic things that you needed. There was a good variety of coffee, tea and some mini biscuits. The room was clean and spacious. I only stayed one night for... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Made reservations on the same day and they booked us no problem. On arrival at around 5pm, the front desk was waiting for us and greeted us very pleasantly. She walked us into our room and already had the heater going for us to ensure the room was cozy before we checked in. She even offered some good restaurants for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Ideally located,walking distance to CBD and plenty of nearby restaurants . Owners very friendly and helpful! Small motel but has charm ! It is clean and has everything that you need !It is only 20 minutes drive to Christchurch Airport.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Russell & Henri welcome you to Colombo in the City Christchurch Motel and Apartments, Christchurch. This quiet, modern and 5 star complex is centrally situated in the Garden City. Colombo in the City is the ultimate place to stay, extremely close to Christchurch Centre, the Town Hall and Casino. Only a few minutes walk to Cathedral Square the hub of this vibrant and beautiful city which offers fantastic attractions, visit our re-start shops and see the rebuild of our city plus quality restaurants and cafes You will be spoiled for choice! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colombo in the City

Address: 863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $107 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Colombo in the City 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Colombo In The City Hotel Christchurch
Colombo In The City Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#8 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#9 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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