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Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights on a flying visit to Christchurch. The room we had was on the ground floor and had a spa bath. The whole room was spotless and fitted to a very good standard, including high speed wifi. Toiletries were of a good quality alongside large white fluffy towels in the bathroom. Kitchenette was...

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markjones44, Manager at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the great write up on our room, most overlook the extra things we have added since taking over this complex. like the recliner chair, a corporate guest of ours suggested them and so far the rooms with them have been a real hit. We would welcome you again anytime, your review is very clear and...

north yorks
Reviewed 16 January 2017

last night of holiday and thought booking up market motel was fine but suggested luxury which it wasnt . thin small towels no fresh milk these are things i expect if luxury . however clean comfortable room near to bars and food more than adequate,

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markjones44, Owner at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our property, little bit of a disappointing review but please to read it so i can respond for other guests. We use capsule milks from Meadow fresh milks as we are a very high corporate motel and we found a number of or guests used only one coffee from the larger milks and...

Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A short 2 night stay here but a lovely friendly check-in and out from the owners. We requested a quiet unit with a king-sized bed and this was certainly what we got. A comfortable unit with little road noise and a great bed. Very clean and tidy with aircon available if needed. We would have loved a full length mirror...

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markjones44, Owner at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hi Glenda Thanks for taking the time to write a review, much appreciated and some good info. our 1 & 2bdrm apartments do have full length mirrors but not the studios so i suppose thats a great tip for anyone coming for a wedding, stay in an apartment if you would prefer full length mirror :) water pressure i checked...

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Hi there, This was definitely a lovely place to stay for us. And owner also very kind! We had some great conversations! For sure if we visit Christchurch again in further, Roma on Riccarton Luxury Motel will be our first choice. Best luck and greetings for Mark and his business! Cheers, Sabrina and Marc

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markjones44, Owner at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hi Marc and Sabrina it was lovely to meet you both also, its the part of this business that i like the most is meeting people from all over the world, the down side is im envious of you all traveling the world while im stuck here :( ha ha ha but thats ok my wife and i have a...

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I rarely leave reviews, but I travel regularly within NZ on business and have been consistently impressed with Roma on Riccarton. Of all the motels I have stayed in, Roma on Riccarton would have to be the quietest, warmest, best furnished and I note the units now have new heat pumps/aircon. Each unit I have stayed in has been exceptionally...

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markjones44, Manager at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lisa Wow, thank you very much for such a glowing review. we try our very best to make our motel the best it can be, so to hear such kind words its very overwhelming and much appreciated. reviews like yours help us know we are on the right track with what we are doing, with more still to come....

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

5 Stars without a doubt! What a great place to stay. Central to everything and lovely clean apartments. Very comfortable beds and rooms are serviced daily. Our room had a balcony as well with a great outlook. Thankyou so much to ( very helpful) owners Mark & Lynne , you are doing a great job! We will definately be back...

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markjones44, Manager at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

HI Kate Its our pleasure to have wonderful people like yourselves come stay with us, Motel life can be hard but people like you always remind us why we enjoy our industry so much. Thank you for the lovely comments, great feedback is always nice to receive. we certainly hope to see you again some time. Thanks Mark and Lynne

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Although located on busy Riccarton Rd this motel was quiet. A must for us because we live in a rural are and are not used to road noise. Very clean, within walking distance to Riccarton Mall and plenty of eateries. Also within walking distance to Christchurch Railway station.

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markjones44, Manager at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for the great review much appreciated. hopefully see you again some time with our newly installed AirCon/Heat Pump units in each and every room :) sorry couldnt help myself but add about the Air Con units so others can see, its a large investment for us but we believe will further enhance the comfort of our guests. Now...

auckland
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a while ago and came back a year later. Accomodation is excellent, clean, comfortable, well appointed, centrally located. I couldn't remember why I stopped staying until my recent trip. The sky channels or satellite or cable for those from overseas, is rubbish. There is a serious lack of choice. When you are away on business it's nice to...

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markjones44, Owner at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hi Steve sorry for the late reply i didnt see your review come thru. we offer what we consider to be the best sky channels to our guests being 2 sport, Premier Movies, BBC news, Discovery and 1 kids channel. sorry it didnt suit your needs but please that the only thing you could find fault with was our selection...

Katikati, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great location, really clean and had everything that you could wish for in the unit. Lovely and warm and quiet, even though we were close to a busy road. Great café and bar across the road and within walking distance to town, Hagley Park and the AMI stadium so its location ticked all the boxes for us.

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markjones44, Manager at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hey Sally B, thanks for staying first of all, and second thank you for the great review. responses like yours help others to find us and decide to stay so we understand how valuable comments like yours are and are greatful you take the time to respond. hope to see you again some time Cheers Mark

Reviewed 1 August 2016

At $119 for a room for 2 adults and one child, this was very good indeed. Fast and unlimited internet included, which is something you don't get at many other motels/hotels. An excellent location, within walking distance of Riccaron Mall, Hagley Park, Pak n Save and numerous places for getting something to eat.

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markjones44, Manager at Roma on Riccarton Motel, responded to this review

Hey thanks for the comments, its been a while since someone has done so and its great to hear peoples experiences with us. Also our discussion on broadband when you where here was very helpful thanks for that. hopefully see you again some time Cheers Mark

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4.5 STAR LUXURY MOTEL IN THE HEART OF RICCARTON- FREE WiFi and FREE 24 HOUR GYM MEMBERSHIP ACROSS STREET DURING STAYRoma on Riccarton Luxury Motel is just 300m from Hagley Park and a short walk to Westfield Shopping Centre at Riccarton Mall. 1-2km to Arts Centre, Museum, Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Womens Hospital. We are 1.5kms to AMI Stadium new home of the Crusaders Rugby Team as well as Addington Raceway, CBS Canterbury Arena and the Tranz Alpine Railway Station. There are numerous restaurants, cafes and bars nearby in Riccarton and Addington.We offer high-quality fittings and smoke-free, FREE WiFi connection as well as high speed internet, 32 inch LCD, Sky TV, DVD player, fully soundproof units. Sunny and restful surroundings. Spa baths in most units. Guest laundry accessed 24 hours with room key. Two phone lines and dedicated free internet connection in each unit. Some units with private garden and patios and some upstairs units with balconies. Free BBQ in private BBQ area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roma on Riccarton Motel

Address: 38 Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM531 - RM905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Roma on Riccarton Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#8 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#28 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Quiet upstairs units at the back of the property. Balconies or downstairs an outside garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles GlendaC406, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very obliging host.”
 of 5 bubbles Alioop2015, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It appears they are all great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles birchTeAnau, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Request for the spa room to avail of the whirlpool bath”
 of 5 bubbles aluabyerg, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Book Early”
 of 5 bubbles JH72, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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