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Nelson
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I Stayed at the Abbey Motor Lodge for 5 days in January. I found the unit to be modern, well maintained, well serviced daily and the staff to be very helpful. The location of Abbey was great with many nice eating places within walking distance.

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Brazil
Reviewed 8 January 2012

We stayed for two nights, and although expecting a simple room, the one above the office was old, dirty and precarious. The manager was nice enough, but the place could really be heavily updated. Although the 2011 earthquake heavily damaged the city (not this lodge), there must be other alternatives. Do look for them.

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1Thank Annex_BR
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2011

I'm using the free WIFI to write this review. It's a nice motel with all necessary and functional facilities. Helpful and friendly staff. I'm very satisfied with the comfy bed and couch in lounge. Enjoyed the SKY movie and in house DVD. Convenient Store just located in the opposite cornor, where you can get simple grocery stuff. Recommend Speights Ale...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2011

We stayed at Abbey Lodge in September 2011. We enjoyed our stay in Christchurch immensley, and the Abbey Motor Lodge was exactly what we were looking for - good, budget accomodation close to everything. The location was great, though it could be noisy being right next to a main road. There was lots of choice of places to eat within...

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Thank Lukius
San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2011

The staff (other than the manager) was friendly and helpful, but this is not a place I would stay again if I had any choice. The room reeked of cigarette smoke. The tank to the toilet leaked. Very noisy. Very run down. Lousy beds. Gas station style soap dispensers instead of regular soap and shampoo. Very obvious that the emphasis...

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1Thank Art C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2011

Abbey Motor Lodge is just on the outskirts of the city centre (about 2mins drive/15mins walk), and is fairly comfortable inside - I think they renovated not long ago. They have free Wifi, which is excellent and there is a good pub/restaurant only about 30 seconds walk away. The biggest problem is the bathroom. The doors would barely close, and...

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Thank TravelGod82
australia
Reviewed 23 September 2011

My family and I stayed there this september ( thank god is was only 1 nite ) and we will never stay there again, the room was dirty, not enough towels, there was an awefull smell in the room, I had trouble understanding the lady who checked us in. There are better hotels around for the same money.

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Thank AustraliaJessie
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2011

Stayed there with a child for a couple of nights in September 2011. The place badly needs repair and upgrade. Everything is old. Right next to a large, noisy road.

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Thank JAEBNE
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 14 September 2011

I stayed here with my friends for two nights and really enjoyed the convenient location to shopping malls and bus exchange. Many thanks for the hospitable staff, who offered us some extremely helpful trip advice in CHCH.

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Thank Alice D
Hangzhou, China
Reviewed 18 August 2011

The motel is very quite, nice and clean, with a very reasonable price. I lived there twice, and feels as home. The boss is very warm, he could gave many advance in trip, and provide a lot of convenience to me. Really recommend to live in Abbey

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Abbey Motor Lodge Christchurch welcomes all guests to enjoy a comfortable stay. Our spacious accommodation and convenient location provides travelers with exceptional affordability. Only minutes from the central city and Christchurch Casino the Abbey Motel is a great option when travelling to the Garden City. At Abbey Motor Lodge we offer a superb balance of comfort and style with a homely feel. Immaculately clean and well presented The Abbey Motel Christchurch offers 14 smart options, with plenty of flexibility. Choose from our one or Two Bedroom Suites, or one of our spacious Studio Suites, we cater for all guests and for all occasions. With the following facilities available, daily servicing, tea and coffee making facilities, full kitchen facilities, microwave, fridge/freezer, shower, desk, Sky TV, hi-speed wireless internet, ironing facilities, guest laundry and great breakfast options we have your needs covered. With all these facilities available we also provide every guest with quality service. Whether its local information or planning a day trip we are only too happy to provide our 5 star service. Our convenient location finds us next to Speight's Ale House and close to Southern Cross Hospital. We are on the Metro bus route and only 5mins from Intercity Coachlines, 10mins from the CBD Cathedral Square and city centre, 5min walk Convention Centre, Casino and Town Hall. We are 15 min drive from the Christchurch International Airport and close to Christchurch Women's/Public Hospital and Hagley Park. We also provide off-street parking and monitored safe parking for motorcycles and bicycles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbey Motor Lodge

Address: 209 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $91 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbey Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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