The service is 100% kiwi friendly, the rooms are spotless and free wifi ! The location is superb on papanui road , near all the great food spots in Merivale. A real winner. I highly recommend for your next garden city visit.
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The owners are what makes this place great.
After arriving into chch at 5am following a death in the family I arrived to see if it was possible to check in early and it was no problem at all. It was still dark outside and the let me have my room so I could freshen up.
The rooms are lovely and have everything you need. I had my young nephew with me and he spent time playing with their granddaughter.
If I returned to chch I would definitely stay there again.
we have stayed here twice now, the last time was 5th & 6th June. The proprietor is friendly and helpful, the rooms are VERY clean, with tasteful decor and bed covers.I have stayed at hotels, motels B&B and pensions all around the world, but this place would have to be one of the best for three main reasons. The glassware, crockery and eating utensils are spotlessly clean,( so tired of having to clean finger marked grubby wine glasses before pouring a nice syrah),the beds are really really comfortable, But the greatest thing about the Strathern would be the showers. the BEST showers in the WORLD. Lots of hot water, great shower head design and a water pressure that bast the dirt from you - free water massage :-D. We stayed in unit 3 around the back, very quiet and private. if you are tired of lackluster showers and grubby glassware and noisy rooms, then stay here, highly recommended.
We had 3 nights here in January, we booked because of location as we were attending a friends wedding nearby. Christchurch hotels and motels are quite pricey so we were very pleased to find a good deal here. we booked a studio with twin beds but on arrival we were upgraded to a one bedroom suite which was brilliant we were very thankful to have the extra room. The apartment was excellent, well planned with nice furnishings, the beds were really comfortable. We were in a downstairs apartment which was easily accessible and as the weather was lovely we had our doors open most of the time. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The location is great as you are in easy walking distance of the CBD and there are some good restaurants bars and shops close by. It was my first visit to Chch since i left after the earthquakes and the city had changed so much but as ever the people remain welcoming and super helpful. I would go back here any day!
Very well equipped, clean, and comfy. Nicely decorated with a TV in both the lounge area and the bedroom.
Lovely to have a separate bedroom.
The motel is on busy Papanui Road but there was minimal road noise. The beds were really comfortable, our only gripe would be the pillows which were of the highish firm variety....the option of a lower softer pillow would have been good.
The hosts were very friendly and accommodating.
Would definitely stay here again on our next trip to Christchurch.
We have been staying regularly here over the last few months and to us great value.
The units are renovated nicely and being older style they are spacious !
Position to restaurants , Pedros's Lamb across the road and the Merivale Village is excellent.
Top this off with the" best customer service " it makes your stay so enjoyable.This team sure know how to look after guests and their positive energy is so infectious !