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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We arrived this evening to a very warm welcome and to be told that we had been upgraded and that the fire had been turned on earlier to warm the room. The appartment was beautifully clean and attractive timely furnished and very well appointed. It was in fact set up for disabled/wheelchair bound travellers with a wet room bathroom. For...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I booked this motel for a business trip to the area. The owner, Janine, was warm and friendly on arrival and very helpful, recommending local places to eat dinner. My room had been heated and was impeccably clean. The bed was very comfortable. The good quality toiletries were a nice touch, you don't usually find in motels. I would heartily...

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1Thank Yvonne M
Rai Valley, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We came across from Greymouth on the Tranz Alpine decided to stop in Darfield rather than go to Christchurch. We stayed here one night and caught the Train back to greymouth the next morning. Our group had 2 units and were very impressed with our accommodation. Thankyou for a wonderful stay albeit a short one, we would definitely come back...

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1Thank Nanneto3
Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We drove the whole day from Queenstown up the east coast and didn't have a reservation or any idea where to stay the next night. It was dark, Arthurs Pass was frozen so it was dangerous to drive and I was getting tired after more than 10hrs of driving. We were suppost to go to Christchurch and find something there,...

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1Thank Meihemi
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and 3 children stayed here for two nights. It was so homely and the man at the front desk was absolutely lovely. This motel is close to the ski hire shop as well as an amazing bakery and other places to eat. If we returned to NZ, we would definitely stay here! Nothing beats the service. Thanks so...

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1Thank Jaime Leigh B
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We spent three nights in the family unit of this lovely motel. The living room is large with two comfortable sofas, and the well appointed kitchen even has a dishwasher. The owners, Barry and Janine, were available 24/7 and went the extra mile to replace a faulty appliance as soon as it was reported. It's not often one finds a...

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Thank Pikonini
Romania
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Nice room on the top floor (second) of the building, everything was just right. This was just a short overnight stay, didn't visit anything in Darfield. The owner was really nice, waiting for us and making sure we get everything we need.

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Thank ggabi
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Owners really helpful and nice. All rooms well equiped. Rooms big and clean. Kitchen had everything what was needed. Free Wifi. Good value for the money you pay. Amazing place well keeped. Will be back for sure!

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2016

just stayed for one night and the motel was ten times better than the Novotel in Queenstown I had stayed in the night before. The room was spacious and modern and the towels large and quality. Everything was there to make my stay comfortable.

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Thank Gordon M
Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Barry is an awesome hotel owner. I always feel at home when I stay at this hotel. The rooms are clean, updated, and comfortable. I'm always impressed with the amicable staff! It's best to reserve ahead because this place can book up quickly! I'll be back here for sure!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darfield Motels is a 13 unit Country Motel just 30 minutes from Christchurch. We offer a good range of rooms including our very popular "Cottage" which is like a home away from home. This is a 3-Bedroom unit with a large living area and big Kitchen. It has a large fridge/freezer with ice maker, full oven and 50' television. We have four 2-Bedroom units including two family units, Lodge and a two bedroom wheelchair access unit. These all have cooking facilities and are extremely comfortable units. Along with our six Studio units we also offer two Luxury units just recently built. One is a spa bath unit which is very popular for that romantic weekend away, while the other is our second access unit. At Darfield motels we offer free internet/wifi, free parking, free DVDs,free laundry facilities and we also have six sky channels in the rooms. Darfield is a close drive to many ski fields, air ballooning,fishing and golf courses. The town has two excellent restaurants along with a fabulous bakery. A great option if you are flying into Christchurch and wish to avoid the city we are just 25 minutes from the airport. Darfield Motels is a Four star Qualmark rated motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darfield Motel

Address: 23 South Terrace | Main Road, SH 73, Darfield 7510, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Darfield
Price Range: RM431 - RM476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Darfield Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“I prefered the upper floor”
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“all rooms are great”
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“I stayed in room 10, although I am sure they are all of the same high standard”
 of 5 bubbles Bigfrank2016, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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“Downstairs, also have access for the disabled”
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