I was pleasantly surprised when we got to this motel. It was really clean and the rooms were stocked and modern. Great kitchen, huge bathroom and free wifi!!!
The staff was great. So friendly and helpful. Being a small motel though no one is on staff after I believe it was 7pm which was tough for a pair of night owls. Still there were a couple of great places to shop and eat nearby. City center was within walking distance. Unfortunately when we went, Christchurch was still kind of a ghost town. Not much to do because the earthquake the year before decimated the city. Still a lot of rebuilding needed. The Merivale area is lovely though.
The only issue I had was the bed in the room. Whoever stayed there before had some bad BO and it lingered. That was the only issue with our stay. Febreeze is all that wouldve been needed to fix that situation. No big deal. Everything else was top notch.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Merivale Manor, Christchurch. Originally built in the 1880's, Merivale Manor comprises 10 elegant & luxurious Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom suites. The Manor has been completely renovated in late 2014, following repairs from superficial earthquake damage, and is in pristine condition. A further 8 spa studio units are situated in front of the Manor, with 7 chic 3bdrm townhouse apartment accommodation ideal for families and travelling executive groups directly across the road. Situated at 122 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch and reasonably priced, the Manor is in a great location, close to the Merivale village with its premier shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars. We are conveniently close to St Georges & Southern Cross & Nurse Maud Hospitals, St Andrews, Rangi Ruru, St Margaret's and Selwyn House schools. A 20min wander (or a 5min drive) will get you to the city centre and a short stroll to Christchurch's beautiful Hagley Park, golf course and Christchurch Casino. Merivale Manor is within easy access by car, taxi or bus to AMI Stadium, CBS Canterbury Arena , Railway Station, Christchurch's International and domestic Airport and an ideal base for your Christchurch and Canterbury visit. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Merivale Manor Christchurch
- Merivale Manor Hotel Christchurch