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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2012

We received a very warm welcome, with lots of helpful information. The room was good, with a nice outlook over the trees and garden. If I can, I choose to stay in accommodation with free wifi, but on this occasion it basically didn't work. The connection to the wifi was OK, but the connection through the Hotspot provider was so...

2Thank kpossum1
Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 November 2012

My wife and I, along with my sister-in-law stayed here for 3 nights - our grand finale location before departing NZ. It was a great choice and great location - near near the city center, the gardens, museums, restaurants, casino, etc.. Very nice rooms, well appointed and parking was no issue at all. The staff was very informative and pointed...

1Thank jimmclendon
Reviewed 23 October 2012

My wife and I stayed at the motel twice during May 2012 as we travelled around the South Island, part of a long, round the world trip. We stayed in many places during our 8 months away but in terms of amazing service, helpfullness and consideration, this was the best anywhere in the world. The studio apartments we stayed in...

1Thank Ourworldtour2012
Reviewed 20 October 2012

I spent 3 days at the motel during a holiday trip with my wife. I typically split my reviews in 3 sections. Motel Facilities - The rooms are nicely furnished and very comfortable. The kitchenette was sufficient (includes small refrigerator, microwave, utensils and sink). The room heater & bed heater were in good shape. We had no problem at all...

1Thank Aditya_Oli
Te Puke, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2012

We stayed at City Centre Motel in September this year. We found it clean, well set up for our family. The location is great, central to city, easy walking. Hosts were helpful and friendly. We will be back. Jan and Paul Mitchell, Te Puke NZ

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2012

The rooms were clean, spacious inviting and at location close to everything needed. The owners and staff could not be more welcoming, helpful and friendly. Overall highly recommended to any person that wishes to stay at Christchurch. Mel and Elizabeth

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2012

The rooms were spacious and clean and the location was within walking distance of most things. We were a bit worried about getting around after the earthquakes but were able to see so many beautiful things within walking distance from the Hotel. The staff were lovely. We would definitely stay there again.

Thank 22Alicia82
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Our family of four (two kids aged 7 and 5) flew into Christchurch very late, landing at 1.15am! But we had already received a helpful email from the owners explaining they would leave an envelope taped to the reception wall for us. The 2 bedroom unit was heated and the electric blankets were on, fabulous. There was a small carton...

1Thank Blakefamilyroadtrip
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We flew into Christchurch from Queenstown on our way back to Gold Coast. We booked two rooms for our family of 6. Tina, the manager welcomed us warmly and was most helpful, directing us to local restaurants, oragnised our maxi taxi to the airport the next day. Rooms were really comfortable. We booked a restaurant for dinner on Saturday night,...

Thank David J
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This was the first hotel we checked in when we landed in NZ Needless to say, for the journey we were taking together after our wedding, we wanted a perfect peaceful start! And so it was. We stayed in a one bedroom studio on the ground floor. Nice, hygienic, spotlessly clean bathroom. Tina and Mary are delightful hosts to stay...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice Award for 2011 and 2012, this much sought after central city motel offers quiet comfort and yet is only 400metres to some of the city's best restaurants and bars. Winner of the Summer 2009 Garden Awards for Hotel/Motels, the City Centre Motel is a peaceful haven in the heart of our glorious Garden City. All apartments are set well back from the road and we offer free WiFi and lots of free off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Centre Motel

Address: 876 Colombo Street | Christchurch Centrial, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $111 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Centre Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#21 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Upstairs would be quieter”
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“Even numbered rooms are upstairs, odd are downstairs”
McFly91, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs units might be a bit quieter being above the street and parking area level”
nccouple50, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the higher floor to avoid getting broken into.”
CPP84, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a ground floor room if you have difficulty with stairs.”
Talise_04, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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