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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Hi, I fly in to work in Christchurch every week and have been staying at the Focus Motel for nearly three years so I guess I know the motel well. First things first, I find a great place to stay depends a lot on the hosts and the hosts at the Focus are diamonds. I have found Roy and Carol...

Thank mfrawley
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Superb facility. The location is prime and safe, close to eateries and the city, and convenient. The room I stayed in was very comfortable and impeccably maintained at all times. The owners are lovely, and I found them to be polite and helpful whenever I needed to speak to them. I wouldn't go anywhere else if I was staying in...

Thank selfadhesive
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Spent two nights at Focus a week apart and had a very warm welcome both times from Roy, Carol and their staff. The rooms were clean, very comfortable and the motel is very well placed for the centre of Christchurch, with some wonderful restaurants and bars all within a 10 minute walk. There is no restaurant and a tray breakfast...

1Thank Andy L
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

When we arrived at the motel on our first day in New Zealand, we were greeted by a warm friendly welcome. The staff on reception (owner of the place?) was so enthusiastic and helpful. He knew who we were before I told him, he told us all the good places to go to in detail and led us to our...

Thank JuT26
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2015

When I have to stay in Christchurch for work or pleasure I always pick Focus Motel. The owners can't do enough for you and very friendly. Rooms are always, clean, comfortable and have all the facilities you could ever need. Location is perfect right next to Victoria Street which seems to have a new restaurant or cafe every time I...

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Roy and Carol were the perfect hosts for this centrally located ( yet private ) location. Upon our arrival, Roy checked us in personally and gave us a plan to enjoy our 1 day in Christchurch. It made all of the difference. The accommodations themselves were perfect for our needs. Large 1 Bedroom space, great amenities, ( coffee press!) and...

Thank elvis815
United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here. Roy was very welcoming and gave us loads of info on what was open in the city and where to go round about for restaurants and bars. Our room was on the top floor with a small balcony overlooking the car park. It was very clean and comfortable and we didn't notice any noise....

Thank Mackemgran
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Carol and Roy were amazing, leading up to our stay and during. Planning a 3 day conference for Maori and Pacific, having to relocate our working team, and timing between the cricket World Cup and Te Matatini, we were stuck for accommodation. Not only did Carol and Roy provide us with the utmost hospitality, they found a spare room for...

Thank Analiess R
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Have stayed here twice now and every time the service from roy and Carol could never be faulted. The over and above service we have had both times is nothing we had experienced before both near and far. Great size rooms clean and tidy every time. looking forward to our next stay and have recommended you to friends and family.

Thank blondes30
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Focus was my first stay in New Zealand and it was quite a welcome. The airline lost my suitcase for a bit and Carol & Roy were incredibly helpful with the situation - calling to help trace, offering laundry assistance for what I had in my carry-on, etc. The room was top notch and very good value for the money....

Thank serena m

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Focus Motel & Executive Suites offers warm, professionally styled & luxuriously appointed inner city boutique accommodation for the busy corporate executive or discerning traveler. Our newly purpose-built complex has a contemporary style with up to four-story views and quiet elevator access to each level. You will be perfectly located in the Christchurch CBD, only 150m from the Convention Center, Town Hall, Casino and Victoria Street shops, bars and restaurants, and an easy stroll to the heart of Christchurch???s wonderful cultural precinct, including the Art Gallery, Arts Center, and many other entertainment choices. Ample off-street car parking is both convenient & very secure. All of our suites have a sunny north facing aspect and indoor-outdoor flow to a balcony or courtyard, ideal for relaxing at the end of the day. We even have a sheltered barbecue area for your enjoyment. We offer you an unforgettable, service orientated and friendly experience with competitive prices for luxury accommodation ... more   less 

Additional Information about Focus Motel & Executive Suites

Address: 344 Durham Street Nth, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: £96 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Focus Motel & Executive Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Great location ad friendly hosts”
 of 5 bubbles johnkM1307YV, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 9 was great on main road but not bothered by traffic too much at all”
 of 5 bubbles Angeg56, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Know what you are looking for when you book”
 of 5 bubbles 694frans, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Unit 9 and it had 1 Queen or King sized bed, an ensuite and a dining room/kitchenette.”
 of 5 bubbles sophiespringthorpe, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the street, but even on the street it wasn't too loud.”
 of 5 bubbles kirkwood_FL, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
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