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San Jose, California, United States
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2011

The staff (other than the manager) was friendly and helpful, but this is not a place I would stay again if I had any choice. The room reeked of cigarette smoke. The tank to the toilet leaked. Very noisy. Very run down. Lousy beds. Gas station style soap dispensers instead of regular soap and shampoo. Very obvious that the emphasis... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2011

Abbey Motor Lodge is just on the outskirts of the city centre (about 2mins drive/15mins walk), and is fairly comfortable inside - I think they renovated not long ago. They have free Wifi, which is excellent and there is a good pub/restaurant only about 30 seconds walk away. The biggest problem is the bathroom. The doors would barely close, and... More 

Thank TravelGod82
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2011

My family and I stayed there this september ( thank god is was only 1 nite ) and we will never stay there again, the room was dirty, not enough towels, there was an awefull smell in the room, I had trouble understanding the lady who checked us in. There are better hotels around for the same money.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2011

Stayed there with a child for a couple of nights in September 2011. The place badly needs repair and upgrade. Everything is old. Right next to a large, noisy road.

Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2011

I stayed here with my friends for two nights and really enjoyed the convenient location to shopping malls and bus exchange. Many thanks for the hospitable staff, who offered us some extremely helpful trip advice in CHCH.

Thank Alice D
Hangzhou, China
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2011

The motel is very quite, nice and clean, with a very reasonable price. I lived there twice, and feels as home. The boss is very warm, he could gave many advance in trip, and provide a lot of convenience to me. Really recommend to live in Abbey

Thank Kailai W
Hong Kong, China
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2011

I came here with my dad at 29/7,30/7and we came from hk. The motel made me feel like backing home as there have many facility. Very nice and helpful staff. Good facility in the room, all cooking stove are available and clean. Many TV channels include chinese and english. Beds are huge and comfortable. Toilet and bathing room is big... More 

Thank Filix Y
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2011

I have been travelling around south island of NZ with my friend of three for a few days and this is my last stop in south island. From my experience of stay in NZ, this motel is one of the best motels with great value. We were also impressed by the kind and friendly service from the staff when we... More 

Thank Sammy S
Shanghai, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2011

An overdue thank you to Linda and her husband for a wonderful experience. I cannot believe I can enjoy so much fun just pay a little room charge.i am so glad we stumbled across the motel on the internet. I stayed here only for 1 night. The rooms are spacious, bathrooms and kitchen are cozy as well. Linda is so... More 

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Shenzhen, China
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2011

We felt warmly welcomed by the staff and they were very helpful, almost with every aspects from attrations to cusines and to travel plans. The room is very spacious - out of our expectation. There are almost everything we need in the room. By the way, I like the newly refurbished carpet - it just looks awesome, nice and clean!... More 

Thank bigpestw

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Abbey Motor Lodge Christchurch welcomes all guests to enjoy a comfortable stay. Our spacious accommodation and convenient location provides travelers with exceptional affordability. Only minutes from the central city and Christchurch Casino the Abbey Motel is a great option when travelling to the Garden City. At Abbey Motor Lodge we offer a superb balance of comfort and style with a homely feel. Immaculately clean and well presented The Abbey Motel Christchurch offers 14 smart options, with plenty of flexibility. Choose from our one or Two Bedroom Suites, or one of our spacious Studio Suites, we cater for all guests and for all occasions. With the following facilities available, daily servicing, tea and coffee making facilities, full kitchen facilities, microwave, fridge/freezer, shower, desk, Sky TV, hi-speed wireless internet, ironing facilities, guest laundry and great breakfast options we have your needs covered. With all these facilities available we also provide every guest with quality service. Whether its local information or planning a day trip we are only too happy to provide our 5 star service. Our convenient location finds us next to Speight's Ale House and close to Southern Cross Hospital. We are on the Metro bus route and only 5mins from Intercity Coachlines, 10mins from the CBD Cathedral Square and city centre, 5min walk Convention Centre, Casino and Town Hall. We are 15 min drive from the Christchurch International Airport and close to Christchurch Women's/Public Hospital and Hagley Park. We also provide off-street parking and monitored safe parking for motorcycles and bicycles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbey Motor Lodge

Address: 209 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM304 - RM540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbey Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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