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Abbella Lodge Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great place to stay in Christchurch with easy access to any direction you need to go. Warm friendly owners who go out of there way to make sure you have everything you need. Clean rooms and a nice breakfast in the morning.

Thank gmc0nsulting
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Abbella, and again we weren't disappointed! The rooms are so comfortable and spotless, the staff are friendly and the facilities are perfect. We will always stay at this motel where possible. We stayed for 5 nights with our one year old, the unit was a one bed with a spa bath - fab! We...

Thank Evb293
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nothing wrong with this, nothing particularly memorable either. The booking/check in service was pretty good. Minimal noise from the road, but some of the other guests were very noisy. Rooms are very clean.

Thank EmmaG_NZ
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were visiting family for a few days in the Burwood area, and found this to be just superb for that purpose. Although you're on the main road, there's not a lot of road noise, and the rooms are modern, fresh, and well appointed. We're returning to Christchurch in March and will definitely be returning. Recommended.

Thank Rick M
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I would like to start by saying that I created a TripAdvisor account just so I could submit this review. I cannot say enough how amazing our experience with The Abbella Lodge Motel was. Leading up to our stay I was booking from Australia and they were extremely helpful both over the phone and via email (and let me tell...

Thank caseyriedeman
frazer island
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed on the way into nz and before going back to oz. Nicely maintained rooms. Owners were excellent, couldn't do enough for us, and even gave us a lift to the airport.Really nice people. Would highly recommend this place.

Thank michael s
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed for 7 nights in 2 bed apartment. Very comfortable room as advertised. Very clean with fresh towels daily. Staff happy to help with any questions. Great location being close to major shopping and central to city and airport. Highly recommend. Would stay here again

Thank debs030303
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016

we stayed in aug~sep. on main street but didn't feel that as we found quiet than we thought. nice and relax, house keeping ladies were kind and friendly. sky channel and dvd hire made my boy happy and free wifi made my husband happy too. I loved the bath! highly recommend, would like to stay next time too. thanks.

Thank 02091972
Southland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stayed at the Abbella for work last month and received an exceptional welcome and service on check in. The units are a good size and were well equipped. The only issue I had was a very noisy fan heater. It was a very cold night and the heater needed to be but the noise was very loud. Panel heaters...

Thank jessiesfamily
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Stayed here for business in June 2016. A great place, The manager was very friendly & informative. Room was very tidy, and kitchen facilities were well maintained. Easy walking distance to shopping center & food outlets. Would recommend staying here again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abbella Lodge Motel is a 4-star motel close to Christchurch International Airport, the city centre, and the casino. Visitors can easily reach all of the region's top attractions, including Antarctic Centre, Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Botanic Gardens, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Hanmer Springs, and Kaikoura. The large Northlands Shopping Mall is under a kilometer away. Abbella Lodge Motel offers value and comfort to guests and promises to ensure a pleasant stay. The motel offers on-site parking, Wi-Fi internet access, a BBQ area, customer-operated laundry, luggage storage, facilities for wheelchairs, and designated smoking areas. Guests can choose from studio rooms or apartments. Rooms with spa baths are available for luxurious relaxation. When you are looking for value and comfort for your Christchurch stay, choose Abbella Lodge Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abbella Lodge Motel

Address: 194 Main North Road | Papanui, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $115 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Abbella Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#9 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
#28 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#33 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Spa studio”
 of 5 bubbles Internationalbound, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance and ask for a ground floor room to save lugging the bags upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Y8808JGdavidt, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Executive spa was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulH282, 26 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The rooms on the left hand side of the complex are quiet and have no traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles RoseO406, 16 Jan 2012 | Read review
“1 bedrm exec has spa bath”
 of 5 bubbles penguinlover28, 2 May 2011 | Read review
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