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Diplomat Motel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“merivale mall”(8 reviews)
“papanui road”(6 reviews)
“road noise”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
3.0 Star Hotel
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed here numerous times in the past, and although the bathrooms are well past overdue for an update, the comfortable beds made up for it. Not this time. We arrived after a late flight to a room with a really strong foul odour,...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable, spacious. Well equipped kitchen, we cooked meals for ourselves, good supermarket just a short walk up the street. Staff friendly and room cleaned during our 2 night stay. Struggling to say anything negative, but perhaps the decor isn’t fashionable and the bubbles didn’t...More

Thank Rockley B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Room was very dark and cramped, and stuck in a back corner. Pool looked dodgy, wifi was very sporadic (which was not okay as I had work to do). Pros - staff were friendly, and unit was basically clean.

Thank Rackil
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Stayed 6 nights as we were at a conference, and motel was prebooked. Could hear the people in the room next door talking. WiFi was good - no problems, but the room we were in ...Room 4 smelt very badly of cigarette smoke. It seems...More

Thank Suinnz
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Diplomat motel is run by a lovely friendly couple. I stayed in a small studio unit which was perfect for me. Really comfortable queen bed plus a single. ..where I spread out all my clothes. Small kitchen with everything you need for a glass of...More

Thank Mary Ann O
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$96 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#30 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#33 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$96 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#30 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#33 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"The hotel is quite is situated off a busy road so ask for a quiet room, ours was located near the swimming..."
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