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Hastings, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Thank you Aotea for accommodating us at the last minute after family wedding in July and being available to meet our requirements of a second night at a moments notice. Truly appreciated the effort made to make sure we were warm enough, thank you. Room was a bit dated but reflected in the affordability, was clean and comfy.

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61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and taking the time to review us. We strive to keep our standards of cleanliness high & are pleased you were comfortable. We are currently working our way through refurbishing our units and hope the next time you stay with us your will enjoy the improvements. More 

Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Owners are so nice and accommodated us so well we had a 3 females and couple. we had such lovely rooms and would recommend to any one. good price and good value. very close to town and all the malls etc. would not go any where else now I know about this place.

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Thank awylde
61AnnetteO, Owner at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. It is always pleasing to hear our customers enjoy their stay with us. Look forward to your next stay. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I booked the morning of my stay as I had a work dinner in town and didn't want to drive after a few drinks (45min) and the wonderful hostess made me feel like i was welcome and not just a pain... Easy booking and clean tidy room. I'll be back... thank you

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Thank kaimoanaNZ
61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. A pleasure to welcome you to your stay. Look forward to your next stay anytime. More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

About the fourth time I've stayed here. Just fantastic as usual. Annette bent over backwards to help us out with an extra room. Always friendly and they have the best beds ever. Wouldn't stay anywhere else while in Christchurch.

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Thank Neil R
61AnnetteO, Manager at Aotea Motel, responded to this review

Hi Neil. Thank you once again for your lovely comments. Always great to catch up & lovely to meet your family on this trip. See you next time. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

First experience of a Motel in NZ. Clean and tidy with comfortable queen sized bed but decor a bit shabby hence 3*s. Adequate space and similarly equipped to other Motels used subsequently. Good location and within walking distance of a supermarket. Owners were very helpful when first aid was needed.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We were moved to this accommodation when our original motel double booked their property. We had no idea what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Kitchen facilities great. yes, rooms were small, but it was all we needed as we were out exploring Christchurch all day. Owners were very helpful. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Azette L
Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

The accommodation here is basic. If all you are after is somewhere to spend the night then you're in luck. I wouldn't recommend a stay of any length though. The rooms are clean although things are quite tight. The owner is very friendly and helpful. Room 10 is next to the stairs to the top level and can be a... More 

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

One of the worst places I have stayed. Old frayed curtains carpets minimal cleaning. Hot noisy. Hard old beds. Horrible. No soap minimal towels. Scary stairs to upstairs level. Powerpoints in all the wrong places. No room in the bathroom. You can't dry your hair in front of any mirror as no power point.

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Heemskerk, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

would have been good if we had just been passing through, but not at the end of our stay in New Zealand. the rooms were dated and there was just not enogh room for all 5 of us and the luggage that we had.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Three of us stayed here for 2 nights at the end of Dec 2015. Very friendly owners. We had a 2 bedroom unit - very small, one room had 2 single beds which were comfortable but there was no room for bags. Other room had a queen size bed which had roll together, thats why I know the single bed... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Aotea Motel

Address: 302 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $89 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aotea Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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