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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean and tidy.Stayed in both the units and in the Caravan. Very family friendly. Very helpful and polite staff who do a great job of looking after the grounds and facilitates.We had the best time staying there last month looking forward to go back next year.

Thank Anna V
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have camped here several times now and find the management and staff courteous, friendly and very helpful. The grounds are always kept neat and tidy. Good shopping nearby.Could recommend this place to any traveler and it was a pleasure to stay here

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: -friendly staff and hosts -very affordable double cabin with tv and heater -clean & comfortable beds -quiet location Cons: -advertised as "close to airport" but is a $35 cab fare from airport. -extremely difficult to navigate surrounding area on foot -no food shops within 3km -$20 bond & $10 fee for cookware onsite. Review: We had an excellent stay...

Thank OnTheGoJoe77
Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a very comfortable and clean chalet. Very quiet, no noise from other travellers. Great information booklet on the services at the motel as well as local information, where to get food, shopping etc... Warm and friendly staff. prompt and easy booking service.

Thank buggyluce
steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It was our pleasure and we hope to see you another time. Kind regards Bronnie

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location was convenient, as we arrived very late. Keys were availtable but to our surprise there were no towels in the rooms. Good low budget option but a few issues to iron out. We had to rent out out the towels from the motel in the morning which was ok, but was head ache for those wanted to freshen up...

Thank Erajh_Gun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only $100 for a chalet for the night, room was clean, quiet and comfortable. Was recommended by a family member. They even took me to the airport in my own car and looked after my car (no charge) until i got back from my holiday. There just isn't service around like this very often these days. Would stay again and...

Thank Sam K
steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this wonderful review. We would love to have you back some time again in the near future. Kind regards Bronnie

Builth Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three separate nights during our stay, on arriving, before departing and one other as its a perfect location for this. Site is quite small and has good facilities (laundry excellent) - showers work well but not always as clean as they could be (maybe just unfortunate as it was early eve and they are cleaned in...

Thank BuilthFoodie
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was panicking about finding somewhere to stay as well as look after our car for 3 weeks while we were away on holiday. While giving us a lovely little motel unit with a great bed, they also looked after our car free while we were away, arranged for a shuttle to take us to the airport, and picked us...

Thank bethking01
steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this wonderful review! We really appreciate your lovely feedback. Believe me when I say it is our pleasure! Thanks so much for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Bronnie

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We booked just a one bedroom chalet, found it to be clean, modern & comfortable. Great price too. Playground on site for the kids and motel units available if you are wanting a bit more space, but the chalet was fine for my hubby & I and our 2 preschoolers :) really friendly staff too!

Thank Katrina H
steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! We really appreciate it and look forward to having your family again :-) Kind regards Bronnie

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

All staffs are friendly and helpful. This property is very close to the airport and they can pick you up by request with a small service fee (10 NZD). We got a big unit with 3 bedrooms, 2 twin and 1 queen, which serve a group of 6 peoples comfortably. The unit includes living room, private bathroom and kitchen with...

Thank GvaTourist
steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review. We hope to see you again sometime in the near future. Kind regards Bronnie

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Qualmark 4 Star Christchurch holiday park is just 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the city centre. It offers a choice of low cost, self catering accommodation options ideal for couples, families, backpackers, groups and campervans. Choose from fully self contained family and studio motel units and park chalets with kitchen, ensuite bathroom, TV, WiFi internet and all linen provided. Or standard cabins, camper van and tent sites using our excellent communal park facilities including well equipped kitchen, TV room, free showers, BBQs, internet kiosk and guest laundry. Wheelchair accessible motel and chalet accommodation is available. And our Christchurch Holiday Park is pet friendly. We offer free airport transfers during business hours and free vehicle storage for guests. A number of popular Christchurch attractions are nearby including the Antarctic Centre, Willowbank Wildlife Park and Orana Park. We are directly opposite The Groynes Recreational Area with walkways, picnic areas, a dog exercise area and several ponds. We are also 5 minutes drive from most of the camper van and car rental operators. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park

Address: 219 Johns Road | Northwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $65 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Talk to the owner. she is super helpful if you need something particular.”
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