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“Warm and comfortable.”

Apollo Motel Christchurch
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Apollo Motel Christchurch
Ranked #103 of 144 Hotels in Christchurch
REDCLIFFE
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Warm and comfortable.”
Reviewed 30 August 2011

We were snowed in at Christchurch and we had nowhere to go. So happy we found Alan and Heather to be our hosts as their happy smile was great. We phoned and arrived about half an hour later by taxi and the room had been warmed for us nicely. Glad we ordered the breakfast platter for the morning. Thankyou. Rick & Thea, Redcliffe Qld

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 August 2011

Heather and Alan the host's made my stay well worth it. the breakfast and the service that i had was 10+. i found the rooms very clean and tidy and would recommend a stay there to anyone that comes into the Christchurch area.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled on business
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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336 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2011

convenient location but we could hear the road traffic at 6 am good shower everything in the unit was good and the price was right,value for money would reccomend to others.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Vaduz
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2010

This motel and especially the service is outstanding! Even though it is not located in the city center, you have about 5 bus lines from the bus station in front of the motel to the city bus exchange. There is also one direct bus (no. 3) to the airport (every 30 minutes).

The units are large, new, bright and very clean with kitchenette (including stove) and free internet (WiFi and Ethernet) is provided. The owners are both very helpful, even when you have special requests. The biggest surprise were the reasonable rates!

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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San Ramon, California
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2007

Apollo Motel is located on a major road into town, about 10 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the town centre (by car). Town centre is not within walking distance, so a car is required.

Rooms are spacious, new, clean and well equipped (kitchenette).

There is some traffic noise from the nearby road, but it's more than acceptable.

Staff is very friendly and helpful.

Prices are pretty competitive!

i would definitely stay here again!

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  • Stayed April 2007, travelled as a couple
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San Diego
Level 6 Contributor
203 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2006

The Apollo is convenient to the Christchurch airport (10 minutes by car). We chose it so we could get out to an early morning flight. The management is friendly, and the small motel has rooms that are very clean with good beds. We had a somewhat small room, but had been warned when we reserved that it would be a bit cramped for 3 of us - it was the last room they had. Our guide book had suggested it is worth the money to get the larger rooms - but we made it work!

  • Stayed February 2006
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Reviewed 23 January 2005

Arrived with eight cases and three kids at seven in the morning and could not wish for a warmer welcome.

Kevin & Janet (the owners) went out of their way to help us, advise us about schools and car dealers, direct us to the best chippie and generally made us very welcome during our two week stay.

The room was clean with clean towels daily and sheets changed every three days.

All in all a great motel which I would whole heartedly recommend.

  • Stayed January 2005
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Additional Information about Apollo Motel Christchurch

Property: Apollo Motel Christchurch
Address: 288 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#53 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Apollo Motel Christchurch 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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