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Chardonnay Motor Lodge

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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 November 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

Thank Drew D
Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 6 November 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

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Free airport pick-up was much appreciated - thank you Gerald. Very happy with my room - comfortable and warm and I had everything I needed. The added extra of some home-made baking on arrival was a lovely touch - thank you Sharyn. Yes, I would...More

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for giving us a review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and you appreciated the extra little touches. Our location is very convient if you are attending a function at Rosebank Winery which is right next door to us. A lovely venue...More

Reviewed 25 October 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

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 27 October 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

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great hosts - picked me up free of charge from the airport, even though my flight got in at 9.30pm. Room while basic was clean, tidy, warm. Great shower, tv, comfortable and central. Close to airport.

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again when you are next in Christchurch.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stayed here because it was close to our family. The room was quite adequate, the bed was excellent and despite being on a pretty busy road it was quiet in the evenings. Don't know about daytime, we were not there and there is some...More

Thank Hugh M
Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks McIntyre's. Interesting review with a number of guesses. The subdivision doesn't create any noise for us and there's very little building activity there. Your unit is set well back from the road so very little road noise night or day. Sorry about the shower,...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$84 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#47 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$84 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#47 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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2 January 2015|
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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"
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"I stayed in both unit 4 and 1, 1 is more modern and only has 1 neighbouring unit."
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"Room 8 has wheelchair access."
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"Ask the owner for a quiet room, away from the highway and any construction noise."
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