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Chardonnay Motor Lodge

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170 Johns Road Take the Belfast exit from the Motorway and Express Way, Christchurch 8051 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Airport Transportation
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

An unexpected delight Well appointed room with a table - chairs in the front to soak up the afternoon sun Good bed and bath linen Quiet Close to Papanui, Airport Great range of tea and coffees and some lovely biscuits Great evening walks into the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from ChardonnayMotorLodge, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Although we are semi rural, we are still close to tourist attractions, shops, restaurants, airport and SH1 for getting in and out of the city. Since the new motorway has...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here last month while in the Christchurch. Hosts were very accommodating for my early check in (as wedding started prior to normal check in). Handy location to airport too as had a 7am flight. Did very little but sleep in the hotel, but it...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for giving us a nice review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again when you are next in ChCh.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I want to commend Gerald and his wife for a wonderful time at his motel the weekend of our wedding. We booked some time in advance as it was Labour Weekend, and Gerald was extremely accommodating with changes in numbers, and requests for rooms as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from ChardonnayMotorLodge, General Manager at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you Fiona for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you and your group enjoyed staying with us, you also had the perfect weather for your wedding. Rosebank is right next door to us, perfect if you are having a wedding or function...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here as our first stop after a long flight and at the start of our two week vacation. The location was convenient, although due to construction on the main highway it was harder to find coming from the airport than...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded November 6, 2017

Thank you for your review. Coming from the airport you now take the Rosebank/ Belfast exit before you get onto the Motorway. Our entrance is on Groynes Drive which that exit takes you directly to. There is a lock on the main door, the doors...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017

We booked through flybuys for 1 night and feel 700 fly buy points totally wasted. The cleanliness was fair. Missing handles on the wardrobe, dirty sinktop in the bathroom. Broken flush button on the toilet. The join between carpet and lino very poor and had...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded October 27, 2017

We will look into the little issues you raised. The outside light can be turned off, instructions in compedium. With the dirty sinktop we leave the window on saftey latch so dust may had blown in from outside, sorry we should of checked it. We...More

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Chardonnay Motor Lodge is a modern, 4-star motel complex set in spacious grounds with spectacular gardens. Close to Christchurch airport [8km - 8 mins] and only 15 minutes from Christchurch City Centre, More Chardonnay Motor Lodge is an idyllic location for your Christchurch vacation. Relax in the tranquil gardens and visit the adjacent Groynes reserve with many walkways, lakes and children's playground to enjoy. During your stay visit the neighbouring Rosebank Winery for delicious food and wine tasting. Chardonnay Motor Lodge offers FREE pick up and drop off at the Christchurch Airport every day as well as a FREE casino shuttle (bookings required). With rooms to suit couples or families, Chardonnay Motor Lodge is a peaceful haven for your next visit to Christchurch. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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US$78 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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US$78 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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January 2, 2015|
Response from Gerald H | Property representative |
Hi we do now offer a free shuttle to the airport. Hours of operation are 9.00am to 10pm.
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"if booking through flybuys ask to pay a little more and get an upgrade"
Oct. 25, 2017
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"I stayed in both unit 4 and 1, 1 is more modern and only has 1 neighbouring unit."
Aug. 14, 2017
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"Room 8 has wheelchair access."
May 4, 2016
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"Ask the owner for a quiet room, away from the highway and any construction noise."
Apr. 23, 2015
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