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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Had 3 bedroom apt for one night sleeping 8. Price? was ok. I liked that there is an entrance room before you enter the single level apartment. Very good for saving heat. Though there is only small fan heaters in the rooms oil heaters could have been a better idea. Ark outside the apartment supermarket a short DRIVE down busy...

Thank greg n
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Very friendly owner. Good value for camping tent site. Clean common bathrooms. Common bbq and kitchen access. Common sitting room with TV. Free Wifi not included. Near the willowbank wildlife reserve. Grocery store near by. 10-15 min drive into the CBD.

Thank HojasRojas
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Stayed here overnight, after driving from Cromwell to Christchurch. We were pleasantly surprised to find our booking was for a 3 bedroom unit and with loads of space and amenities for the 2 couples. After grabbing some takeaway for dinner, we settled in for a well deserved rest after spending most of the day in the car. One comment was...

Thank Michelle074
steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are so glad that you felt happy with the accommodation. Very sorry about the situation with cleaning staff popping in. They would have knocked but you would not have heard them in the shower So sorry. Will take this on board and ask them to check with the office if unsure...

Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

The staff here are very helpful and friendly. Place looks great and the facility's are of good quality. Couple of down points though, toilets could be cleaner and if you are not driving this place is quite a distance from any shops or public transport (30-40 minutes, some of which is along a main road where there is no foot...

Thank Don S
steve c, Manager at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are disappointed the facility cleaning was not up to scratch and will review the cleaning of the toilet block with our staff to ensure we improve. Johns road is currently under construction we are advised by Transit NZ part of the upgrade will include new street lighting and improved paving at our end of...

Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the motel and much to the delight of the grandchildren there was as small playground. Situated directly across from the family unit, it was easy to keep any eye on them at all times. The family unit contained 3 bedrooms, all immaculately presented. 2 rooms with twin beds and a queen bed in the 3 rd room....

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

Many thanks for your wonderful review and thank you so much for staying. Hope to see you all again sometime. Kind regards Bronnie (owner)

Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We had a good over night stay in a two bedroom cabin. Everything we needed was there - bedding, kitchen supplies and ensuite. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. It was also a perfect location for the International Antarctic Center. Good price too.

Thank tedcowan7
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We contacted this property by phone late in the afternoon as we unexpectedly required accommodation. Initially we were advise that they were booked up but the lady in reception went to the trouble of juggling bookings around and was able to free up one night only which suited us fine. A short while later we received friendly greeting on arrival...

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

We are pleased our staff were able to help you out at short notice. Great that you enjoyed your stay.

Angouleme, France
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Typical small cabin,just for an overnight stay on our travels, $58nzd per night which is good are most are over 60$. Large/ airy up to date toilets & showers, nice owners ( had a great chat with the husband about our travels & UK as he goes there often). Place is 8km from the airport,, deceiving bcos on Google map...

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

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Our first night in New Zealand and weren't sure what to expect, this park was great, facilities clean and staff were great! Very friendly. It was also easy to find which is a bonus! The park was nice and quiet. I would recommend this park to anyone looking for a place to stay. Thank you for making us feel welcome...

Thank Karen M
steve c, Manager at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Karen. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2015

My wife & I had an overnight stay to break up our road trip from Picton to Timaru. We chose a motel room which we found was roomy,comfortable & clean. The water pressure was on the low side & you couldn't swing a cat in the shower ( very small & crampy). The lady in reception was very friendly &...

Thank NePat1972
steve c, Manager at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We note your comments about the size of the showers. These are older units and the shower cubicles are not as spacious as modern units. If you remind us next time you stay, we can accommodate you in a unit with larger shower units.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 - $96 (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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“Good place to stay after or before a long flight,,you'll need a taxi to get there,about 10 mins in a taxi.”
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“Cabin with all facilities”
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“choice of different types of accommodation. I.e. cabins etc”
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