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Avonhead Garden Motel

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Quaint, quiet, friendly location. Rooms beautiful, clean, well appointed, don't need for anything and the hosts are very friendly, helpful and maintain the property to a high standard. Free wifi and guest laundry.

Thank Kerry S
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were truly welcomed by Amanda and were personally shown to our beautiful units. Well furnished and immaculate. Clean and very homely with full facilities. Amanda cut some flowers from the garden for our unit. Parking was easy and it was within the compound.

Thank Travelysta
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Cant rate this highly enough. From the moment we arrived amanda and gary were friendly and welcoming and super helpful, making sure we had maps and suggestions of how to get the most out of our stay in christchurch. The unit was very well finished and immaculate, very comfortable. But its the little extras that make it special lovely quiet...

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

What a delightful motel from booking through to arrival everything was so easy. Handy to the airport and to town, excellent off road parking and a delightful garden setting made this a little gem. Units are very well equipped and in an excellent state of decor modern and very comfortable. You will not be dsappointed if you book here.

Thank scottiekiwi
Amanda T, Owner at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for noticing our lovely garden and you had all you needed for a great holiday away...till next time!

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Gary and Amanda were the nicest locals we met during the trip. Amanda marked up a map for us with their favorite places in NZ that we made use of in our travels. The room was clean, relaxing, & had everything in it you could need. We wish we had stayed there more than one night. The garden was beautiful!

Thank hbanksy2016
Amanda T, Owner at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review...we enjoyed having you both stay with us! Glad you both loved the Motel (our little piece of paradise). Next time you can stay with us longer :-) Happy and safe travels home.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great hosts and all those extra special treats made the stay so pleasant. We will be back. Loved how it was so quiet and no road noise which I have to say we were surprised with considering you are near a busy road. Thank you for being so helpful and the perfect hosts.

Thank Polly1314
Amanda T, Owner at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Motel- we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! As Kiwi owner's and operators and we feel it is important to experience the "Kiwi Hospitality" we enjoy offering (when in Rome etc.) Yes, our units are lovely and quiet surrounded by bird song in our lovely garden's - we are...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Good location. New fit out in rooms. Very warm and everything a traveller would need. Amanda and Gary are amazing hosts. They really want you to enjoy your stay and even more so new Zealand. Some very nice touches to, fresh delicious scones on arrival in room and next day a toy box appeared for our daughter. Would recommend and...

Thank Simon G
Amanda T, Owner at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

Ahh thank you for the lovely review - Glad you enjoyed our hospitality. Till next time...

Wellington, NZ
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Enjoyed my stay at the motel - while it's on a busy road, the units are set way back from the road around a grassy garden area, so it was really peaceful. The rooms are clean, spacious and nicely decorated, the owners are very friendly, and there are vases of fresh flowers outside on the picnic tables!

Thank CMW015
Amanda T, Owner at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

So pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us...yes we love the fact we can provide a quiet and tranquil surrounding in this busy world! Till next time... :-)

Matamata, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Booked this place as less than 50 metres from my daughters. Has had a recent renovation inside plus furnishings. My room was bigger than the pokey standard studio. Funnily enough stayed her about 18 years ago.Also bonus no stairs!!!! Very clean and spotless. Will return.

Thank Jasmine T
Amanda T, Owner at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make a review...glad you still enjoy this location and our spacious King Studio's. Great value for money...look forward to hosting you and your family again.

Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Passionate, knowledgable and lovely hosts, very helpful and cheery. The motels grounds were neat and tidy, the rooms were very clean and well decorated. Spacious enough for 2 adults and 2 kids and my son had a blast running around on the grassy courtyard. I would definitely recommend staying here and we will return. Very close to the airport, as...

Thank ash0901
Amanda T, Owner/Operator at Avonhead Garden Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for the gleaming review! It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us! We are so pleased you all enjoyed our Motel and the service. Looking forward to hosting you in the near future... Kind regards, Amanda and Gary

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet self catering units set in a lawn and garden environment. While an established property the Units are spacious warm with lots of sun we have a ****Qualmark rating. All units have been modernised and refurbished in 2013/2014. New bathrooms in all and new kitchens in most. New furniture furnishings and beds,(new beds 2012)Unit 3. soon to be up dated! Only 6 mins to airport and 15 to city centre. Bus stop at gate. Free wifi. Free Sky 52 Channels. Free Good quality Tea's, Coffee's and Hot Choc including fresh milk upon arrival. Bathroom complete with Shampoo, Conditioner, Body wash and Make-up remover! All you need! (New owners) Amanda and Gary look forward to being your hosts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avonhead Garden Motel

Address: 168 Yaldhurst Road | Avonhead, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $120 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Avonhead Garden Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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#39 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Ask for a room overlooking the large grass area at the back.”
barbaraf410, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room facing garden is good.”
richardbV510AR, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Get one that adjoins the lawn and tree area”
brandong248, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I was in Room one and close to the car park but still very quiet, very spacious for one or two people.”
joPP419, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one where the adjoining wall of the room next door doesn't have a tv hung on it.”
safarihat, 19 Oct 2012 | Read review
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