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Riverstone Motel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rangiora
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34 reviews
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“Good value”
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Only here 1 night but made to feel welcome. Friendly service. Room was clean and plenty of room to move around. Probably not an easy to walk into Rangiora for dinner but there is a very nice Chinese restaurant next door.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with friends
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 September 2012

We have stayed twice at the Riverstone - a multi-room booking each time. The cleanliness, furnishing and equipping of the rooms is first class, and the staff always helpful. There are plenty of good restaurants and cafes in the town, and we enjoyed delicious Thai food in our room from one of them. We'll come again.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled on business
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Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2012

Very impressive newish accom, rooms very quiet and warm, close to restaurant, wine shop, McDonald's.
Friendly service, large rooms, comfy bed, continental breakfast provided at minimal cost.
Highly recommend

  • Stayed June 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 June 2012

I have stayed twice now and will be there again next month. It's warm, friendly, well appointed and a great location.

Room Tip: I love unit #1. It's ground floor and has a lovely wee private courtyard.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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Aiea, Hawaii
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

I stayed at riverstone for one night in a studio on my way from Blenheim to Mt Cook. The motel was a little hard to find but that's more an issue with the Rangiora city design. The room was nice sized with a big king bed. The bed was very comfortable The kitchentte had a two burner stove top and mini fridge. The bathroom had a good size shower with plenty of hot water and excellent water pressure. They ask you to turn the fan on (blue button) in the bathroom while using the shower. The fan runs for about 15 min which is about right. The motel also has a laundry room. There is a convenient Chinese restaurant, bar, and liquor store right next door. The only negative is the road out of the motel is pretty busy in the morning so it may take awhile to make a right turn.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled solo
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 February 2012

I stayed at Riverstone with my husband and his sister + her partner and had an absolutely delightful stay. We were in a 2 bedroom unit (with courtyard) and were utterly impressed at the standard of room and service that we were provided with. The beds were extremely comfy and the unit was large enough that we never felt crowded. This motel is an absolute gem and I would recommend it to anyone trying to avoid staying in Christchurch centre.

Room Tip: If staying in a two bedroom unit definitely go for the one with the private courtyard!
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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Havelock, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed for two night at Riverstone and it is one of the best places we have stayed in, in New Zealand. The hosts were very warm and welcoming and the rooms were exceptionally quiet and well set up. The rooms are very well priced as well. I felt that in all our trips this one of the few places that actually offers very good value for money!!! Highly recommend staying here

Room Tip: Spa bath rooms are woth the little bit extra!!!
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Riverstone Motel
Address: 18 Southbrook Road, Rangiora 7400, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Rangiora
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Rangiora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Riverstone Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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