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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Very good spacious accommodation fully equipped. Laundry room and helpful staff. Very clean all round. Great location for getting in to Christchurch city as bus stops just around the corner. We were on first floor and could sit on the verandah to catch the sun.

2Thank geraldine t
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Close to the university and good value. Room was clean and functional. Great water pressure in the shower, though it was quite a small shower over a chubb so a big step to get into the shower. Friendly host and good parking outside of the unit.

2Thank Wendy M
Ventura, California
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This motel fit the bill after arriving late on a rainy night. Basic but clean and comfortable. It is kind of retro with glass, louvered door. It was a bit further from the airport then we thought. So, taxi was a bit expensive. Taxi drivers have to pay a surcharge to pick people up at the airport. They then have...

2Thank Sundancer93003
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Getting started We stayed at the Academy Motor Lodge for just the one night – arriving by air in Christchurch for late that evening and choosing a motel as the easiest option. Late night flights are typically fraught with friends or relatives hanging around the meet & greet area scanning the faces; and more so when flights are delayed. It’s...

1Thank Peter S
New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2016

this is something out of the 1970's, maybe even the 60's but I can't remember back that far. I kid you not. If you are into Nostalgia, out of date decor, furniture and fittings then this is right up your alley. The mission brown trim and the black kitchen tiles set it off. There are a few modern (well reasonably...

1Thank scotts9401
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We were greeted by very friendly staff, the room was pleasant and clean, it was a decent size and the bed was very comfortable. There is plenty of parking and the motel is situated in a handy location.

Thank Theycallmyname
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Academy Motor Lodge is located about a 10 to 15-minute drive away from the city centre. We arrived in Christchurch on a rainy day. We were greeted warmly by the owner who was very prompt in offering us help about the city. Our Standard Studio room fitted 3 adults just nice. It was cozy, very clean and comfortable. The shower...

1Thank xclxire
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Stayed for three nights. The location is excellent if you need to be close to the university. The owner is very friendly and willing to help with information about how to get about in the city. The room was compact and very well equipped. It heard that they used to have a cafe earlier and it would be great if...

1Thank Sonika G
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The location just behind the University suited our purpose very well. The executive room had great facilities. The kitchenette was very well organized and well furnished. The staff were unobtrusive. Toniann, the owner, was very efficient and warm and helpful. She even dropped us to the bus terminal from where we took a tourist bus to Akaroa.

1Thank BGhosh2014
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I stayed at the Academy Motor Lodge for three nights in October in one of the executive studios on the ground floor. I booked the room directly from the motel via their website. I was pleasantly surprised by the kitchen facilities in the room. I had two burners, a microwave, a refrigerator and lots of pots, pans, plates, etc. Overall,...

1Thank mhnstr

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  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Academy Motor Lodge

Address: 62 Creyke Road | Fendalton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $89 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Academy Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Room 841 under the stairs was a really comfortable easily accessible family room.”
 of 5 bubbles F12MPpeters, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms allow you to park next to the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 643DanielG, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor at the end of the block”
 of 5 bubbles grubbaldd, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A ground floor room means that you don't have to lug your bags upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles F12MPpeters, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Better away from the busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles IanfromRAK, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
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