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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite a nice place, decent location, and with a friendly reception that lent us a hot plate. Parking is easy, the wifi is fast, and the area is quiet. The kitchenette was a bit cramped though, particularly with the hot plate.

Thank Twaize
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City Centre Motel is located in good location, only 10 mins by walk to the town centre but giving very quiet and peaceful at night to stay. Room and Bathroom are very good and clean. It is value for money.

Thank Ekawit P
Absam, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

City Centre Motel is on the main road into town and in walking distance to the town centre.We arrived after midnight and everything was prepared to get to our apartment even our breakfast for the next morning was ready for us in the fridge.

Thank Renate562016
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Friendly and informative staff, well kept rooms, modern bathrooms, all commodities were easy to locate, the bed was comfy and it was centrally located. Great value for money and really enjoyed my stay.

Thank McFly91
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Just spend 2 nights there, but the quality of the motel was pretty good! Spacious room, excellent bedding and bathroom with jacuzzi which helps after a day of trekking. Staff very helpful and room amenities top. One minus: there were no proper blinds which means sun at 6am...

Thank Mixalis G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We booked and received email confirmation 3 months prior to our arrival in December 2016 but when we got there, they could not find the booking. We opened up our email and located the confirmation, as well as an email from them confirming all details. That lady no longer worked at the motor lodge. Unfortunately there was no rooms left...

Thank Loren72
north carolina
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Stayed here 2 nights in mid-Nov, 2016. Very comfortable and clean motel in easy walking distance to the center of Christchurch. Our unit was upstairs and had a sitting/living room, bathroom, and bedroom. Although not modern or new, the unit was very clean and well kept. Bed was excellent. Room was very quiet and we had 2 great nights sleep....

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Not much that stood out unfortunately, but that does mean there was also very little to complain about. No aircon available, but not needed due to the cooler climate, and a heater is available for the colder months. The shower is combined with a bath, and the shower head is bizarre, with no pressure settings, only temperature, and you must...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This a "suites" type of accommodation not a hotel. Room was fine and as expected. Motel is towards the top of Colombo Street which is a long road running right through the city centre. No shopping facilities or restuarants particularly close, but this is a problem all over Christchurch as new buildings are gradually constructed to replace the ones destroyed...

Thank William H
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night in a 2 roomed apartment. It was a lovely place to stay. The lady at reception was very nice and helpful and was able to direct us to places we inquired about. The apartment was very clean and tidy and the complex was very inviting.

Thank Angie S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice Award for 2011 and 2012, this much sought after central city motel offers quiet comfort and yet is only 400metres to some of the city's best restaurants and bars. Winner of the Summer 2009 Garden Awards for Hotel/Motels, the City Centre Motel is a peaceful haven in the heart of our glorious Garden City. All apartments are set well back from the road and we offer free WiFi and lots of free off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Centre Motel

Address: 876 Colombo Street | Christchurch Centrial, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: £71 - £160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Centre Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#21 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Even numbered rooms are upstairs, odd are downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles McFly91, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs units might be a bit quieter being above the street and parking area level”
 of 5 bubbles nccouple50, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the higher floor to avoid getting broken into.”
 of 5 bubbles CPP84, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a ground floor room if you have difficulty with stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Talise_04, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No lift, so downstair room if you have big luggages.”
  • Living Room with sofa bed
 of 5 bubbles 27wendyc, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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