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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Great customer service, lovely breakfast served hot for a nice change. Very friendly and helpful people. Would definitely recommend. Had a small earthquake tremor at around 4.30am and the owner didn't even mention it. Must be used to it happening by now.

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hello Pcraggs and thanks for staying with us while in Christchurch on business. Great to seeyou liked our style of hospitality and the cooked breakfast which is a great start to the day for corporate guests who may not get a break during the day. Yes, we still get the odd quake and we have become somewhat used to them....

London, UK
Reviewed 3 November 2013

I booked my stay here based on previous reviews here on TripAdvisor and wasn't disappointed. From the moment I arrived, Jeff and Naomi were fantastic hosts, giving me information on the local area, what to see and do as well as well as places to eat close to the motel. Don't let the word motel fool you either - this...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hello there geoffsbutler and thanks for staying and reviewing us. Love the comment about dingy roadside dives in B-movies and great to see you have mentioned it. Yes! NZ motels are in a class of their own!! Yes, while we are so close to town, we are very quiet, both at night and day. With a few daytime exceptions though....

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We would without any reservation recommend staying at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel should you find yourself in Christchurch. From the welcome on arrival, to the nice little touches of milk and cookies for the room, we were extremely impressed with the service and facilities of this hotel. The rooms were just immaculate. Our suite was well fitted out with everything...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hello there Travelmadman and thanks for the review after staying with us! Great to get such an unreserved rcommendation from someone who has a handle like that and 37 reviews! Great to see you really enjoyed our style of hospitality and found the rooms to be to your liking! Thanks for staying!

São Paulo
Reviewed 26 October 2013

I stayed for 2 nights in October, both in the beginning and in the end of my trip. The hotel has a good location, close enough (you can walk) to the points of interest in the city centre (old cathedral, re:start mall, botanic gardens), but also close to shops, restaurants, liquor stores to the opposite way. The owners are awesome...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi thereBiancaVF and thanks for staying at both the start and end of your South Island holiday! Yes we are located close to the places you want to walk to and yes, the owners are awesome and yes you made the most of their style of hospitality - well done! Thanks for asying we are the perfect place to stay...

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We arrived in Christchurch by air very late at night but when booking our two night stay we had allowed Jeff to book us a taxi. The driver had our room key so we were straight in to a warm, comfortable unit. It was very modern, clean, well equipped and provided all that we needed. Despite being situated on a...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there i2c_JP and thanks for the review of your stay with us. Good on you for making use of the various services we offer - in your case the late night taxi meet 'n greet! Makes those late night arrivals so smooth for a good price. Colombo St. a busy road? Not really and now we have been designated...

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Jeff and Naomi were great hosts! The motel had more of a B&B feel to it but with better amenities. The room was super clean, comfortable, and had everything you would need to make yourself at home. The spa tub was awesome for this road weary traveler....melted 8 hours of driving away. Jeff gave us a great recommendation for breakfast...Vic's...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Peter C and thanks for the review after staying with us on your way round to the Galciers! Great to see you made good use of the bath and our other guest services to make the most of your stay! Thanks for making yourself at home, enjoying our recommended Vic's Cafe and feeling like you'd want to stay...

Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Nice Motel, nice staff, nice rooms nice location and outstanding customer service. I would repeat for sure! The relation between price and quality is very good, the place is in a very good condition and clean. The location is quite nice. Due to the earthquaques it is not very close to the restaurants now, but anyway is quite OK. The...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Nice one! Andres P! You gave us 4 "nice"s and 1 "outstanding" in the first sentence....nice! Thanks for staying with us and thanks for the review and the second sentence relates price to quality - which we got a pass mark for too! Sentence 3 covers off the post quake reality - dam those quakes! - but you found it...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Even though we arrived late at night, Mr Jeff spent a long time giving us all the helpful info regarding our stay in Christchurch including all the great places to see & things to do in the city as well as good dining places. He even told us all the streets that were closed, detours etc. He even booked a...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Jay_L_75 and thanks for the indepth review. Mr. Jeff replying here. You cannot have arrive that late at night......if we explained everything. Late can mean after midnight with the way the airlaine schedules work these days! We do spend a bit of time keeping up with the road closures - some by going exploring and others by chance........

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Myself & my husband stayed in this motel for 2 nights (One at the start of our trip of the South Island and one at the end) Upon arrival the staff at reception were very friendly and they gave us a great idea of where we could go for dinner, shopping etc. They went out of there way to help...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Sinead K and thanks for the review after staying with us both at the start and end of your South Island experience! Great to see you liked our style of hospitality and found that our rooms have everything you could have wanted! Great to hear!

Hutchinson, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I travel for business nearly every day and it's not often that I write a review but in this case I feel I must. From the first moment I arrived at CentrePoint I felt welcome. The operators, Jeff and Naomi Peters were so friendly and accommodating that it felt like staying with family. The room was great and anything I...

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Centrepoint1, Owner at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel, responded to this review

Hello there Kevin H and thanks for taking the time to review us even though you usually don't~! I see what you mean by saying that you travel for business nearly everyday - you sure do! Great to see you found that the room had everything you needed. I guess that you are in a good position to say that...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CentrePoint on Colombo Motel is Qualmark 4-Star Plus accommodation with modern facilities, a wide range of services, relaxed quiet atmosphere and free car parking, all in the heart of Christchurch. You will be only 5 mins. (450m) walk to Southern Cross Hospital and the Casino and 15 minutes walk to the "Re:Start" Container Mall - the new centre of Christchurch, and 20 minutes walk to the Botannical Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about CentrePoint on Colombo Motel

Address: 859 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM479 - RM687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — CentrePoint on Colombo Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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