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City Central Motel Apartments

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I arrived at the end of March looking for somewhere affordable and comfortable for a few nights in Christchurch to do some sightseeing. Upon arrival the room was spacious, clean and had all the basics required. Parking was free and more importantly hassle free unlike at some of the bigger hotel's I've stayed at. Staff were friendly and helped us...

Thank Tim A
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay so read mixed reviews on this place but decided to make my own opinion and reasonably happy I did. Location was great, rooms I wouldn't say are 'stylish' more basic than anything but I was happy with my stay. Customer service was 10/10, but still ok. Wifi 5/10 - not the best, not the worse. They also describe on...

Thank UnitedKingdom44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in late which they were able to accommodate. Plenty of free onsite parking despite very central location. Free laundry, and the staff helpfully moved laundry to laundry bag when done. Rooms were comfortable and clean and wifi was free and fast. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Roland D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The accommodation was basic and clean and the location to the city centre good. The lack of air con meant the room was hot and stuffy. The noise from passing traffic disturbed our sleep on numerous occasions throughout the night. One tired, flat pillow was not great for sleeping on and meant watching TV from the bed was very uncomfortable.

1Thank Hookachucka
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Owner/operators with English as a second language, therefore oral commuication difficult and specific requirements lost in translation. Units are revamped 1970's style, basic and accepatble for one/two nights. The Motel's location near Latimer Square is its best asset

Thank 2805John1952
Western nsw
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Please note change of ownership 1 month ago may have changed these appartments. Now run by a Chinese couple with poor English skills. They were unable to help us with local information past the basics which we can get from a guidebook. There were also problems with our booking, and they handled this by speaking loudly In Chinese to each...

Thank Cath P
Stanley, Falkland Islands
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent 2 nights in a two bedroom unit, though it had little natural light. It was quiet but close to the central areas. Good furnishings and large shared table and chairs on balcony. WiFi was an issue for some of the party, also weak shower over the bath.

Thank Jasonflk
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Motel is located in a walkable distance from the town centre, half an hour by car from the airport. Rooms spacious and clean. Staff OK. Parking on the yard. No restaurants nearby. Higher price than value, but OK place to stay.

Thank Advisor_Miro
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Location is fairly central - was happy to walk here from the central bus interchange. The no vacancy sign was out (NB. we had booked) so I was pleasantly surprised to be offered upstairs or downstairs. Guess that means most the rooms are the same layout. Seemed that most Sky TV channels were available - great. Bathroom OK, facecloth provided...

Thank glennomeister
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The motel sits beside a main road with barely a 5 minutes drive to city central. The receptionist is helpful and directed some recommended places for our consideration. Our 2 bedroom apartment is on the second level that is tucked away at the center. It is less visually appealing compared to full length glass doors and windows of the majority...

Thank Chong_lin26

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer 26 stylish, self contained and well appointed quality apartments catering for the corporate traveler, couples and families.City Central Motel Apartments are within 5-7 mins walk of local attractions and the Central Business District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Central Motel Apartments

Address: 252 Barbadoes Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM368 - RM562 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Central Motel Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Upstairs might help with noise from people coming and going through the night.”
 of 5 bubbles Hookachucka, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“units on the ground floor hear all first floor movements. Do not get a unit near the old style stairwells.”
 of 5 bubbles 2805John1952, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Studio units have more modern outlook.”
 of 5 bubbles Chong_lin26, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All are good, but there is no elevator.”
  • Nicely done bathroom
  • Another view of the kitchenette
  • Part of the kitchenette - refrigerator, microwave, dishes
  • Plenty of room
  • Comfortable seating
 of 5 bubbles A419RDandyw, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Good for business and short stays”
 of 5 bubbles Emma1963, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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