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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night & we checked into our room and then left again & didn't return until late. Disappointed to find only a sheet and a bedspread on the bed and no extra bedding in the room. It did say in the room information that we could ring the lobby for extra bedding- but at 11pm I didn't want...

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Typical two stores motel on the main Christchurch northern road. Easy to find and very handy. Clean, comfortable with private bathroom and a kitchenette. Parking available. Reasonable price. Friendly service. Good shopping center is not far away as well as recreational facilities and all big city convenience. Motel suits for short term stay for a busy travelers. A bit noisy...

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Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

A rather mediocre Host group motel. Reception friendly and very helpful, gave us all the information about the buses into the city centre. The room was clean and comfortable. Cooking facilities microwave only, the puzzle was the only things supplied to use it was a plastic bowl and a seive, what you cook with that is any bodies guess. Easy...

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Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I cannot express how welcoming Northlands Motel were to us weary travellers, the rooms were very very clean the grounds spotless and the Owners went far beyond to make us feel welcome and comfortable, Thank you so very much.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed at this motel and found it very clean and tidy plus being reasonably priced. It suited our purpose which was to be able to go to the golf course easily. This motel is situated not far from the Northlands shopping centre which caters for all your needs.

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Thank Maxiboy3333
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We only required one night and this unit had two beds to sleep the three of us. The unit did not have a hot plate so we were unable to cook a meal. There was a microwave but this did suit what we wanted to do. Other than that the facilities were adequate and clean and tidy but equipment such...

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Thank Meandered
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This motel was clean, modern with all the amenities required at a reasonable price of NZ$140 per night. It easily accommodated two adults and one child, the bed was comfortable and the area quite at night . It was close to Papanui which has a wide variety of shops and restaurants. We had the first floor unit and had to...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights, and found this to be a quite reasonable Motel. The location was good for visiting Christchurch. We had very little interaction with the manager, but were impressed with the accommodations for the price. Parking was tight, but that was the only disadvantage we saw.

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Hastings
Reviewed 26 November 2015

The room was clean, comfortable and warm. OK, the bedding doesn't match, there's no view from the window, no pictures on the wall, but the shower and the electric blanket work and there's all the bits and pieces you'd expect to find in a motel room. Despite the motel being on a main road it was surprisingly quiet in the...

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

When I say cheap it's not the "price". What I mean is cheap in "quality". We had a queen bed that felt like 2 single bed joined together. Hollow in the middle. Was not able to sleep as people upstairs were walking around and made noises uou can hear from the ground floor. "Not good value for money".

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about AAA Northlands Motel

Address: 232 Main North Road | Papanui, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $89 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — AAA Northlands Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“All the rooms were great, I would stay in any room they offered me. All were clean and neat.”
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 of 5 bubbles twink1e, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
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