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Review of Alpha Motel Luxury Apartments

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Alpha Motel Luxury Apartments
Wellington, New Zealand
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83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

This is a modern new Motel. It is quite small (looks like a large modern house from the road) so it feels a lot homelier, not noisy. Rooms are more like apartments. They are clean, large and modern. I was in a single bedroom, with separate lounge. My colleague was in a 3 bedroom apartment.....fantastic - full kitchen, with huge dining and lounge area and only $40 more per night. Leather lounge and dining suites, huge TV, and at excellent value (in a town where it seems some other motels/hotels are charging more than the facility is really worth). It could be quite noisy being on a busy main road, but I was in a back room, so it was ok.

Room Tip: At the back/down the side (further from the road)
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank KrisBB
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Wellington, New Zealand
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69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2013

Room was very quiet, clean and had everything we needed. All appliances/tv were modern and was a very comfortable 2 nights here. Only thing was water pressure in shower was a little lower than I like otherwise awesome

Room Tip: I stayed in room 9 the 2 bedroom apartment.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TravelGuyWgtn
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

Had a lovely stay thanks Charlie , although we were only there for a couple of nights your hospitality was very much appreciated. Business trips are always a pain. The rooms were all we needed and the location was ideal and easily accessible thanks again.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Colinglenwood
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
101 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

My mother and I stayed here for one night before we headed down south. I booked and paid through Air NZ and the person at the counter did not know what was happening and asked me to pay, I gave the voucher and said it has already been paid. He said that that this is his friends place and he was helping out - english was a secound language so I am not sure if he understood what I was saying. We booked a spa room, but only 1 bed and I asked him to check as we booked a twin with a Spa. He never came back to confirm so we had to share a bed. I am shocked that the council had signed this place off - when you went to turn the light on the spa bath went on, the button on the spa was a hazard and has not sealed and also no plug either. This is the only reason I chose this place was to have a spa but I did not fancy frying myself. I did not sleep well either as it is located in an industrial area with lots of trucks and business/factories and is miles from any food places and the dryer/washing machine was going until 11.30pm. The next morning yet another person was at the office and asked if I could pay and AGAIN I said that I had already paid - GGrrrr,was glad to get away.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank lsimpsondusty49
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2013

our 1 bedroom apartment was spotlessly clean. enjoyed a spa bath after a day of travelling. the rooms are at the back of complex so there is no road noise, it was very quiet. Charlie was very welcoming when we arrived at 7.30pm. would stay here again as it is close to city.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank wendy n
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Tasmania
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

We arrived at the last minute in the dark and rain to find the owner very friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. This is not a character property, but rooms are clean and comfortable and handy to city sights, airport, restaurants etc

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MJHTAZ
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Brancaster Staithe, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

Arrived very late and was happily let in. Large comfortable rooms with lots of space and great beds and bathrooms.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank 1mat
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Property: Alpha Motel Luxury Apartments
Address: 338 Blenheim Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 111 Speciality Lodging in Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Alpha Motel Luxury Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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