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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reviewed the website photos and the bed and basin appeared new. What we didn't realise was that both have been craftily photographed from a certain angle so as to appear modern and chic. What we drove up to was a shocker. Outside, the place appears to be from the 80s. Our entrance to the room was via a sliding...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear clark k, We regret that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us but please note all of our beds are under 1 year old and we normally receive positive feedback regarding this. We do state on our website the age of the building but complete refurbishment of all bedrooms was completed in 2012. We do...

Otago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bedroom is o/k apart from we were on the 2nd level with a large deck outside along the frontage of all the units. We were woken at 7.0am by a gathering of passengers waiting to board their coach which was idling outside our room. This was repeated the next morning. Rooms had been recently refurbished but certainly not by anyone...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rown, We regret that you did not enjoy your stay with us and take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. We will be speaking with our housekeeping team to go over your comments regarding cleanliness, this is something we usually take pride in and we are disappointed by your...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warning: this place surcharges on credit cards and staff can be grumpy. Lady on reception ticked me off for booking through an online agency; as if it’s her business. We booked a de lux room which turned out to be upstairs (just one flight and no lift of course; this is a motel) but the room, while adequate, was tight...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JohnSB3, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We do our best to inform guests of the credit card surcharge (1.5%) prior to arrival as this information on all booking channels and confirmations. As we normally receive positive feedback regarding our staff, we will be speaking to our front of house team to go over your...

cornwall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have staying in this hotel for two nights, one of which was during the 7.5 earthquake that has just happened. We did as per the instructions on the wall and then, went along with all the other guests to the muster point, all were very upset and concerned as aftershocks were happening on a regular basis, after waiting for...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dumbo55, We do feel that this is unfair us receiving a negative review for an earthquake, please note the earthquake was not strong enough to trigger an evacuation and no damage was reported in Christchurch. We do understand that this can be scary for any guests not experienced to earthquakes but unfortunately as most people would know is a...

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read other reviews before we arrived my expectations were not high for this prebooked accommodation, so I was pleasantly surprised by a good night's sleep and courteous service from both reception and breakfast staff. Reception itself is tucked away and hard to find from the road as the school is more prominent, and the rooms are far too expensive...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 464JudyLea464, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback and your positive comments relating to our staff and will be sure to pass these on. We do take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. We are currently undergoing completion of our bathroom refurbishments but have had to...

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Room was neat and clean. But bathroom sink was dirty, rundown and temperature control of the shower was poor. The door to the room was a sliding glass door, which does not provide any privacy nor security. Also, the hotel notified us at 8.30pm that they were unable to provide breakfast boxes, which we requested upon check in at about...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Helen N, We regret that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us and take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. We have had no issues with security at the hotel since opening. We will be speaking with our housekeeping and maintenance team regarding your comments...

Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed here for one night in Feb 2014. Check in was easy and the front desk staff was very helpful. The location of the hotel was very central to what our plans were. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the area.

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Kochi
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a very basic hotel. But the rooms are clean and comfortable. The space in the room is very limited. The staff are very friendly and helpful. It seems to be a renovated Motel. There are no lifts and if you are on higher floors moving the luggage will be a major problem. Bathrooms can be better planned. The...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel I was disappointed, service was ok from staff, not the friendliest people around and a bit short, didn't really advise me on much with regards to the hotel. The room is the catch, the hotel looks good from the site and the street, once you head up to the room you open up the glass sliding doors and...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maldwyn G, We regret that you did not enjoy your stay with us and take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. We are currently nearing completion of our bathroom refurbishments and hope to have the last of the bathrooms completed soon. We will be speaking with our housekeeping team...

Greve, Denmark
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night as a part of a big Danish group traveling to New Zealand. Nice comfortable bed and bedding of good quality. Looked modern and comfortable. Our room had everything we needed. But our bathroom really need a serious work-over! Our room, or most of the room I think, we're facing the common pathway passing (externalwalkways) the room, with...

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Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at The Ashley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear springbank, Thank you for your review and your positive comments in regards to your bedroom, breakfast and friendly staff and i will be sire to pass your comments onto them. Please know we are nearing completition of our bathroom refurbishments and we hope to have all completed soon, we do apologize that your bathroom did not meet your expectations...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ashley Hotel Christchurch is a newly refurbished, 45-room hotel that delivers a charming, relaxed and convenient experience. The Ashley Hotel is located in Riccarton, within walking distance of Hagley Park, shopping malls, dozens of restaurants and cafés, Christchurch Hospital, the train station and plenty of other Christchurch attractions. We offer several different Christchurch hotel room types, perfect whether you are visiting for business, holiday or as part of a group. For your convenience, The Ashley Hotel also has disabled facilities. Whatever your reason for visiting Christchurch, enjoy it in comfort and style at The Ashley Hotel Christchurch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ashley Hotel

Address: 106 Mandeville St, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: £78 - £92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ashley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Rown, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms aren't large but downstairs rooms are smaller.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnSB3, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be on the ground floor if you find stairs a problem with luggage, and avoid the block next to the coach wash.”
 of 5 bubbles 464JudyLea464, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor will be better in many respects.”
 of 5 bubbles oyitty, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a ground-level room as this place has no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles 547winnier, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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