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Academy Lodge Motel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews comfortable bed quiet location close to town great place to stay the main road one night new zealand stayed here harley alison train hosts bedding motel unit kitchenette wifi
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Spent 2 nights as a solo traveller here, while visiting my son who was working close by. Very warm welcome from the owner. Room had very comfortable bed, mini fridge, microwave, kettle and all the crockery and cutlery required. There was safe off street parking....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Close to the centre of town and restaurants. Walkng distance to a great watering hole just across the railway line. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Good Wifi and very friendly hosts who are more than willing to help you. The water pressure wasnt great but...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank DaveH4610
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is by far the best motel we stayed in whilst travelling New Zealand. Recently updated/refurbished, comfortable bed, very clean amenities. Harley and Allison are very accommodating and up for a chat, very helpful in suggesting things to do and see including the suggestion to...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Stayed here in January, with 3 rooms booked for a group of us for a week. All rooms very spacious, clean and comfortable. Real windows with screens and no aircon made the hot, summer nights very pleasant. Windows open, light breeze, birdsong in the morning....More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank GeoffreyMcGiraffe
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I recently stayed at Academy Lodge motel with a sports team and the motel owners were incredibly helpful arranging bedding to make sure each unit met our needs. The units were very clean and comfortable, with the 2-bedroom units having 2 single beds in each...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Description
A friendly welcome awaits you at Academy Lodge Motel by owners Alison and Harley Gundry. We have 5 ground floor motels with parking at the door. All units have been refurbished incl flat screen LCD televisions. A More discount is offered to AA members snd Senior Citizens. A bistro restaurant nearby, and we are within walking distance of the main shopping area. One hour drive from Christchurch International Airport. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$81 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$81 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
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"Quiet in all rooms"
Y1343FGsusans
31 May 2018
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"try and get a room away from main road"
beanandeasy
9 Mar 2018
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"Front unit, street views. Sunny."
BeverleyH343
17 May 2016
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"Any room would be fine, has sky tv, very quiet."
lilicky
5 Apr 2016
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