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Abbey Motor Lodge

209 Bealey Ave, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A family apartment clean and comfortable. The kitchen has stove, microwave, fridge and all you need for a quick breakfast. In the bathroom we don't find a hair dryer but the receptionist give us immediately one. The bedroom is warm and cozy.

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Abbeymotorlodge, Manager at Abbey Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Arianna, Thank you for your kind words and your effort to review our motel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and your room was nice and cosy/warm. We will continue to provide excellent customer service and improving our accommodation. Enjoy the rest of your travels, was a pleasure to have you come and stay. Regards James More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We stayed for one night only, relatively cheap so expected it not to be 5 star. Front door would not lock when we were leaving to go out for dinner. Luckily lady from the office was walking past and when we explained the problem she advised to turn the door handle left at the same time as pushing the button... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This motel is run down. The carpets are all disgustingly stained. The bathroom not only smells musty but all the skirtings are mouldy and black. The paint is flaking off the walls. One of the cleaning girls told us she was embarrassed for the guests. A chair at the table collapsed under me and whilst not hurt ended up on... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are decent. No housekeeping. Stayed for 2 nights, came back after a day of sight seeing, the beds weren't made, only got new towels. No the usual bikkies you usually get from motels. Booked for 5 people, paid the 5th person, didn't get extra bed, like the other motels we stayed in during this trip. 5th person had... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We visited CHRISTCHURCH for 4 days for a conference in Oct, didn't know that CHRISTCHURCH is so short of accommodation during certain period that we booked an average hotel for over $200/ night for 2 of us, not only that we were told that they couldn't accommodate us as they over booked their room due to technical problem. Fortunate they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I went to stay there in Christchurch abbey motor lodge . My Room was huge and clean and nice . Here staff is so friendly and helpful they try to provide everything to make you happy..near by is new world i went to do grocery shopping. Highly recommended ❤️❤️❤️

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights including a weekend. The room was comfortable and we were given an extra heater for the room which was great. Unfortunately the walls are thin and we could hear the blaring tv and music of the neighbours room and their door opening and shutting. This may not seem unreasonable but we... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very happy with room layout ( seperate bedroom) and definitely value for money. Close to Southern Cross Hospital and easy to find. Loaded Hog restuarant easily walking distance. Close to city centre and shopping

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Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I stayed in this motel whilst on a road trip (motorcycling) recently - I was cold and wet and arrived into town rather later than I had anticipated so stopped in to see if they had a room - I was offered a room at the book price which I refused as it was late and I felt I could... More 

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West Linton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a good value motel with spacious, clean accommodation. Bealey Avenue is a main artery within the city and as such it is convenient but can be noisy during the night. Some rooms are better than others having been upgraded more recently

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Abbey Motor Lodge Christchurch welcomes all guests to enjoy a comfortable stay. Our spacious accommodation and convenient location provides travelers with exceptional affordability. Only minutes from the central city and Christchurch Casino the Abbey Motel is a great option when travelling to the Garden City. At Abbey Motor Lodge we offer a superb balance of comfort and style with a homely feel. Immaculately clean and well presented The Abbey Motel Christchurch offers 14 smart options, with plenty of flexibility. Choose from our one or Two Bedroom Suites, or one of our spacious Studio Suites, we cater for all guests and for all occasions. With the following facilities available, daily servicing, tea and coffee making facilities, full kitchen facilities, microwave, fridge/freezer, shower, desk, Sky TV, hi-speed wireless internet, ironing facilities, guest laundry and great breakfast options we have your needs covered. With all these facilities available we also provide every guest with quality service. Whether its local information or planning a day trip we are only too happy to provide our 5 star service. Our convenient location finds us next to Speight's Ale House and close to Southern Cross Hospital. We are on the Metro bus route and only 5mins from Intercity Coachlines, 10mins from the CBD Cathedral Square and city centre, 5min walk Convention Centre, Casino and Town Hall. We are 15 min drive from the Christchurch International Airport and close to Christchurch Women's/Public Hospital and Hagley Park. We also provide off-street parking and monitored safe parking for motorcycles and bicycles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbey Motor Lodge

Address: 209 Bealey Ave, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $64 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbey Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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