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Southern Comfort Motel

53 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand
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#129 of 154 hotels in Christchurch

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Christchurch, Southern Comfort Motel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Southern Comfort Motel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Christchurch.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Southern Comfort Motel features newspaper, baggage storage, and express check-in and check-out. In addition, as a valued Southern Comfort Motel guest, you can enjoy a pool that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as New Regent Street (1.3 km) and Christchurch Cathedral (1.3 km), guests of Southern Comfort Motel can easily experience some of Christchurch's most well known attractions.

Christchurch has plenty of sushi restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Kinji Japanese Restaurant, Sakimoto Japanese Bistro, and Zen Sushi and Dumplings, which are serving up some great dishes.

If you’re looking for something to do, Christchurch Botanic Gardens (1.3 km), 185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial (1.8 km), and Canterbury Museum (1.1 km) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Southern Comfort Motel.

Southern Comfort Motel is sure to make your visit to Christchurch one worth remembering.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
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Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Beccon wrote a review May 4
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Booked online through lastminute.co.nz, selected to pay on arrival. Turned up and was advised they had been unable to take the bond out. I asked what bond, as nothing mentioned when I booked. The horrible manager came out and said it doesn’t matter if it’s not written down, he makes his own rules and I can f**k off. I was horrified how he spoke. I said I had no where to stay and he said “that’s not my problem, now f**k off”. Don’t stay here. Sounds like they charge a bond and do their best not to return that money. Stay next door instead, same price but the owners are so lovely and the rooms are nice.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Julien Atkinson wrote a review Apr. 2021
Kaitaia, New Zealand26 contributions2 helpful votes
Beds and space was clean and comfortable. But... no double glazing so road noise was truly horrible if you aren't used to it. Also really weird interconnected rooms meant one room was kept awake till midnight by the next room. But the price was cheap. And it was close to the airport.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
WendyB wrote a review Apr. 2021
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions
No problems with room and facilities, have always stayed at this motel when in Christchurch, but never again. Guests in a nearby room, kept us and other guests awake all night, with what sounded like rearranging furniture, people coming and going all night, talking and swearing loudly on cell phones right outside our bedroom window. Telling people to f*** off. We found the next day that the owners don't live on site. My greatest disappointment was with the owners, when we alerted them to the situation and asked for a refund as we had not received the service we had paid for, for that night, the Manager said they can't do that. We had booked and paid for two nights but we were not prepared to spend another sleepless night there, with a big day of driving the next day, so booked out and they did refund the night we didn't use. It was disappointing to be continually told by the Manager that we should have rung the police, these people appeared to be on P, one had already been arrested that night and returned, we weren't prepared to take the risk of any repercussions for potting them to the police, and felt that was Management's responsibility to manage their guests. Management need to improve their customer relation skills. Also office was suppose to be open at 8a.m, with no one living on property and office still not open after 8.30 we managed to call the emergency number on the door and get someone to come in, they arrived around 9a.m. If they don't live on property they need to at least be available when they say they will be.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Marissa wrote a review Apr. 2021
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I booked with this motel and cancelled free of charge via booking.com. However they still charged my card and when I phoned them the lady said it was her mistake and that they had refunded. I explained that they should of at least called me to explain after all they had all my contact details and it would have been common courtesy. Have not received my refund yet so have just phoned tonight and been abused by the man who answered the phone and called names that I cannot in good faith even type here. DO NOT RECOMMEND. UTTERLY DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR!!!!!
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Date of stay: April 2021
Room Tip: My only tip is stay away
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Tamara A wrote a review Mar. 2021
2 contributions2 helpful votes
We arranged a late check in, (9.30) they left our key in a box with the room number, and when we went to our room we realizes that they double book it. We have to phone them 5 times to get a response and finally they send us to an other motel. No any compensation for their mistake. Really disappointed service.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$43 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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Frequently Asked Questions about Southern Comfort Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Southern Comfort Motel?
Nearby attractions include Victoria Street Clock Tower (0.4 km), Red Light District (0.3 km), and Knox Church (0.06 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Southern Comfort Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Southern Comfort Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Southern Comfort Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Southern Comfort Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spice Paragon Victoria Street, King of Snake, and Pedro's House of Lamb.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Southern Comfort Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Southern Comfort Motel?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Southern Comfort Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Riccarton House & Bush (2.4 km), Mona Vale (1.7 km), and Ferrymead Heritage Park (7.8 km).
Is Southern Comfort Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.