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Alpha Motel

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Brand new luxury apartment complex opened on October 06, 2008. Created by award-winning Stanley Joblin Allfrey Architects with the most discerning guest in mind. At the Alpha we provide the perfect mix of comfort and style. A sumptuous decor of deep charcoal and sandstone tones, designer furnishings and luxurious bedding has been chosen with your ultimate comfort in mind. Just 5 minutes drive from Hagley Park, Westfield Riccarton Mall, railway station, Hoyts cinemas, cafés, restaurants and bars, Addington Raceway, Addinton AMI Rugby Stadium and Horncastle Events Centre. Only six minutes drive to the CBD and 12 minutes to the Christchurch Airport. All 11 rooms feature big screen LCD Smart TVs ( 42" or 50" ) with 50+ Sky digital channels, free high speed broadband internet and Wi-Fi, direct dial telephone and full size working desk. coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. Refrigerators, irons/ironing boards.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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The motel was about 2.5km from the Christchurch railway station and it cost under NZD 20 to get there via taxi. It was well furnished with a kitchenette and the bathroom had ample toiletries. The nearest food center is about a 15min walk away. Would recommend this place for a
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We stayed on Christmas Day in the large and spacious 3 bedrooms penthouse for 5 of us. Unlimited free Wifi was useful after the previous units we stayed with limited wifi. We prepare dinner in the fully equipped kitchen and went for picnic at Botanic Garden near there motel.
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Response from Sally_Hwang, Manager at Alpha Motel
Responded 2 Jan 2018
Hi there, Thank you so much for the good review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for choosing our motel to stay for your Christmas break! Hope to see you next time!
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The location of this motel is a little odd ... opposite a panel beater and trampoline park. I don't think anyone would ever sit on the balcony to enjoy the surroundings. Sadly the motel is in need of maintenance - peeling paint and grimey. The owners obviously live
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Response from Sally_Hwang, Front Office Manager at Alpha Motel
Responded 25 Oct 2017
Hi, Thanks for your review! We definitely will try our best to improve our facilities. And I am so sorry that you don't feel comfortable during your stay. We offer quieter rooms at the back. I really hope I will see you next time! Kind regards, Sally
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As far as motels go, this is pretty good! I stayed here as it was close to an event I was attending. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw my room. Modern, clean and a good size. Very comfortable bed and a big bathroom. Huge flatscreen TV and a good sized kitchenette. Very
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Response from Charlie Y, Manager at Alpha Motel
Responded 26 Sep 2017
Thank you so much for your review. We are looking forward to seeing you again!
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Clean and tidy and quiet but only 1 mirror I bathroom for a 2 bedroom unit and only 1 wardrobe in 1 bedroom and nothing in second bedroom Great size lounge and comfortable Easy parking and close to town
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Response from Charlie Y, Manager at Alpha Motel
Responded 28 Aug 2017
Thanks for staying with us. We are looking forward to seeing you next time!!
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Top switch was for the spa bath - weird
Bath not sealed at the bottom
Bath plug missing
Power button non existant
"3 bedroom penthouse very spacious"
"Upstairs at the back was quiet."
"For quiet, near the back"
"I stayed in number 2, my family came for a day and stayed in 3. Both silent despite busy road"
"The rooms on the higher level have a steep staircase so if you need accessibility choose a first floor room."
US$90 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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