We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“very nice, but wifi could be better”
Review of Amore Motor Lodge

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Amore Motor Lodge
Ranked #20 of 144 Hotels in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Level Contributor
36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“very nice, but wifi could be better”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We needed two rooms and three beds for ourselves and our teenaged daughters, and the Amore provided nicely. The rooms were very clean and well furnished, the heat pump worked very well, the bathroom was fine and the shower very nice. Also the Riccarton location was great: the motel backs up to a gorgeous park, and a great neighborhood of restaurants and shopping is a few blocks away. Wifi was free, but a pain, and only worked for the first day we were there and only for two of our four devices. Why do hotels in NZ all have single-device, limited-time, sign-in-every-time wifi? It's not rocket science.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Lisa E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

277 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    200
    65
    9
    3
    0
See reviews for
69
113
11
35
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (42)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014

This Motel is very central to eating places as it is on Riccarton Road. Very clean & tidy, well presented.
Great welcome from Luis and nothing is too much trouble. Same high standards on our third visit.
we always look forward to visiting Christchurch and staying at Amore Motor Lodge.
It is not spacious but adequate hence the Rating.
We will return, thanks again Luis.

Room Tip: All rooms are adequate. We have stayed in different Rooms and all very similar. For older people Gro...
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank John T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Queenstown, New Zealand
Level Contributor
52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2014

It was great to have a well presented, clean room with lovely furnishings and a good sized en-suite which had a fab shower & great water pressure. The kitchenette was a good size too with all mod conveniences to a high spec...and plenty of glassware and stylish crockery!
As a solo guest, I enjoyed my stay here...helpful staff to guide me to transport options to the Ballet I'd come to see...and within easy walking distance to the Mall and Hagley Park...safe enough to walk in the evening...I'd definitely recommend this Motel.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Samantha-Dawn S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Thank you Samantha for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. It was so nice to meet you and our pleasure to help you find your way around Christchurch.

We are so lucky to have such new furnishings and the showers are definitely a favourite here they have great pressure!!

Thanks again Samantha we hope to see you again on your next visit to Christchurch.
Take care,
Michelle Walker
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We stayed at the Amore for 5 nights and were so impressed we have booked to stay there again on our return to Christchurch. Michelle and Luis are excellent hosts. Nothing is too much trouble to them and we were made to feel most welcome. Our room - though not overly spacious, was more than adequate, with a kitchenette. The bathroom was modern and clean and servicing of our room was done daily - again the staff were lovely. Our ground floor room had a small terrace with table and chairs, a very pleasant quiet sitting area. Whilst the motel is on a busy road, we were not in the least disturbed by traffic - double glazed windows helps in this area. We were not a 5 minute walk to Riccarton Mall - a large shopping precinct and whilst we had our own car, the bus stop was a mere 2 minute walk away. Car parking was always available. All in all, we were more than happy with our stay and would happily recommend the Amore.

Room Tip: Our room was toward the back of the motel, and ground floor.
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Squidley51
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Thank you so much for your kind words and the time you have taken to leave us such a nice review. We always try our best to ensure our guests enjoy their stay and we are delighted this was the case for you, thank you.

All our rooms have something special about them and I often get asked which is the best but I really couldn’t choose because they all have something special. Also our guests feedback on what their favourites are, are ALL different.

The rooms on the ground floor where you guys were I love because of the outside seating area out the back which are perfect for morning and evening dining. We have a native bush at the back end of our building, there are alot of native birds that live there and they often come to visit. They are beautiful to listen to in the morning! Up stairs above those rooms, these units look over the park at the back. On the reception side of the building these rooms get lots of the afternoon sun and with the chairs and tables available on the balcony these are great for the sun lovers! Hopefully there is something for everyone!

Once again thank you so much and we hope we are able to accommodate you again or anyone you recommend.

Many Thanks,
Michelle Walker
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Paris
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

We were happily surprised by this motel. The auxiliary is way above average. 3min walking distance from a bus to downtown (10-15min) and a big mall. Couple in charge is very welcoming and helpful. We went to Ami stadium and took a cab back for 25$NZ. Really a great convenient motel close to airport, going out from the city or in!

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
Helpful?
1 Thank 3frenchies
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
We are so happy to hear your stay went so well! We are lucky to have a great location where most things are in walking distance or a short taxi/shuttle drive.
We are so proud of this business and are grateful for the time you have taken to leave us you comment.
We hope to accommodate you again in the near future.
Many Thanks,
Michelle Walker
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Stayed for 4 nights. My flight arrived at midnight, but instructions were taped on the reception window for me. The establishment is only a few years old which shows. The room was modern and impeccably clean. The housekeeping held a very high standard throughout my stay. Luckily the room had an efficient and quiet AC unit since on one day the temperature climbed above 30 centigrade. The young couple running the place were always friendly and very helpful. The location close to a shopping mall was convenient whether you prefer to cook your own meals or eat out. CBD only a short bus or taxi ride away. Can't see why you couldn't walk there if the weather permits.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank TJSA73
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
Thank you for your kind review. It means alot to us that people take the time to leave comments as we all do work very hard to try and provide a high level of service and high quality accommodation. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope the rest of your trip went well for you!
Take care thanks once again,
Michelle Walker
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

My family stayed for 2 nights. We were a little concerned by the busy road adjacent to the accommodation, but needn't have worried. The rooms were well furnished, Air Con, Sky TV and useful kitchenette.

As other posters have stated, it's close proximity to the Mall means there are plenty of places to eat in the Food Court. Not only that, there is a really comprehensive Information Pack in the room with loads of eateries listed.

Highlt recommended.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank TSandH
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
AmoreMotorLodge, Manager at Amore Motor Lodge, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
The time you have taken to leave us your review is much appreciated. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.

Thank you for mentioning about the rooms being quiet. We often get people who worry about the noise as Riccarton road can be busy at peak hours when people go to work. We find that once people are in the rooms the rooms are quiet. The rooms have doubled glazed windows and the building being quite new helps as well.

Once again thank you for leaving us your review we hope to accommodate you again in the near future.
Kind regards,
Michelle Walker
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Christchurch hotels
1.8 mi away
Merivale Manor
Merivale Manor
#3 of 144 in Christchurch
611 reviews
2.3 mi away
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
#15 of 144 in Christchurch
1,733 reviews
2.3 mi away
BreakFree on Cashel
BreakFree on Cashel
#26 of 144 in Christchurch
1,681 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.2 mi away
Quest Christchurch
Quest Christchurch
#16 of 144 in Christchurch
396 reviews
0.9 mi away
Argyle on the Park
Argyle on the Park
#23 of 144 in Christchurch
244 reviews
0.9 mi away
Chateau on the Park - Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Amore Motor Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Amore Motor Lodge

Property: Amore Motor Lodge
Address: 168 Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#5 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#10 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Amore Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With 17 modern, stylish and comfortable self-contained units you can enjoy luxury accommodation featuring studio units and 2 bedroom apartments. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Ebookers, Expedia, Hotels.com, Agoda, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Traveltool, S.L.U., Evoline ltd, HRS and Cancelon so you can book your Amore Motor Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Amore Motor Hotel Christchurch

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing