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North South Holiday Park
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We (2 couples) stayed in the Self contained Cabin. It wasn't as spacious as some cabins we come across but for the price & location we were very satisfied & would recommend. Cleanliness, facilities & staff service were fine.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

My friends and I stayed in the park motels and deluxe cabins over easter weekend. We were happy with the accomodation as it was quite cheap compared to other places nearby. The staff were friendly and helpful and we had a very peaceful stay. One thing i would advise is to check the type of beds provided in each room, on the room layout online it shows two single beds in a room (in the park motel), when we got there there was actually a bunk bed in the room, wouldnt be a problem for children, but all of us were adults.. Except for that minor dissapointment we were extremely happy with everything and would definately stay there again!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

We stayed in an ensuite cabin on a stormy night. The staff were extremely helpful even when we had to return to the office to ask for more directions. Signs were a little hard to see but the weather was the main issue here. The ensuite cabins are adequate, but the dirty mirror and the damp smell were a bit off putting. The gutters/downpipes need attention as they rattled - not a wee bit but a lot! It was a storm but I think some maintenance here would have done the trick.
It was a convenient location as we were enroute south.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank CASAMAR
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

We arrived at the park late after flying in and the staff had kindly left a key attached to the window for us to collect on arrival. Prior to this we had received a few emails from the park welcoming us asking if there was anything we needed in advance.

The staff certainly have a customer service focus which is great. It just needs to extend a bit further to the facilities. We were in a self contained unit with our own shower/toilet. The unit was clean and well presented.

My only complaint was that the beds were really hard and the pillows were terrible, really lumpy and brick like. If you're going to stay there take your own pillows.

There is wifi there but you need to pay for it.

They have facilities for washing and drying clothes and a small shop in their office for those emergency items you might forget, some food/toiletries etc.

Overall a basic holiday park in a good location which would suit anyone passing through but certainly not for a longer stay unless you were in your own camper.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

These cabins were tidy... They were also tiny and cold!

The park facilities were adequate, and would be quite nice if the weather was a but warmer.

I wouldn't go back...

Should you choose to go, be sure to take your own pillow... They were probably the worst pillows I've ever experienced!

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

We arrived to Christchurch in the late afternoon and after going to grocery store was glad to have a holiday park close by. We were a bit nervous when we heard the airplanes overhead but they stopped well before bed time. The facilities were maintained well and very clean. The showers were hot and free. Great place to stay on your way in our out of Christchurch.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 March 2014 via mobile

Went in for one night, with a fully paid agoda booking. But booking not valid with the north south.

They were truly sorry about it, made a full cash refund, and said there were no rooms available... But they can provide a pod (van converted to a room/small camper) free of charge due to the booking issue (even though the booking issue was agoda's fault!!)

Ended up helping us to book a different hotel and even drove us to the hotel. Real customer service... Agoda on the other hand has not even apologized for the matter!!!!

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about North South Holiday Park

Address: 530 Sawyers Arms Road, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 111 Speciality Lodging in Christchurch
Price Range: £28 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — North South Holiday Park 4*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
North South Holiday Park is the closest Holiday Park to Christchurch International Airport being just a 5 minute drive away. We are also close to all major rental car and campervan depots. We provide a wide range of accommodation options. Make use of our airport shuttle service operating during office house $5 per adult $2.50 per child. We are a pet friendly park however we require to be prearranged with management, unfortunately not inside our accommodation units. FREE WIFI ... more   less 
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