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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We were in Christchurch for a bodybuilding show. These guys were awesome, giving us old towels on request, asking about the show and giving us a cheer on the way to the competition. The place was super clean, tidy, and very affordable for the experience. Service was first class, would definitely stay here again. Thanks for giving us a great...

Thank TroynSarah
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We had a 1am arrival at this motel and it was very organised with a key safe with lights, heater on in room we were very impressed. Clean room with the best bathroom for all my makeup etc. Meet owner next morning who were very pleasant. Would recommend

2Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Whilst in Christchurch last month, my husband and I stayed at the Cranford Oak Motel on 2 occasions for a total of 8 nights. The new owners are doing a splendid job of keeping up the great service of the previous owners. The motel is very clean, warm, beds so comfortable and centrally located to shopping, restaurants and places of...

2Thank Lisa1234KG
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Many accommodation providers in Christchurch are scalping guests with overpriced rates (since the earthquake). It has been hard to find something reasonably priced. Cranford Oak Motel is not central Christchurch but is worth seeking out. This accommodation was recommended to me and it hit the price bracket I was looking for but on top of that it was the cleanest...

3Thank FootlooseFancyFree64
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Nice and clean at a affordable price. We only stayed in the studio which was spacious enough for 2. The owner was very friendly offered us a paper and fresh milk on arrival. The unit was very clean and had everything you could want for a few nights stay. I would recommend this motel, near enough to the city and...

2Thank 15Lesley15
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Nice, clean and warm room with some nice bathroom - good value for affordable price when you are travelling around. Got everything you need for the night - TV channels, 500MB of Wifi and free milk for your morning coffee. Receptionists were such a friendly and nice - great communication ! Enjoyed !

2Thank NatM82
Tagbilaran City, Philippines
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It was a great place to stay. Ideal for couples, family or anyone who would like a incomparable comfort with their clean, quite and spacious rooms. You can feel the warm and friendly welcome of Sandy and Greg. Indeed, the owners are the difference.

1Thank Marilou A
Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Greeted by the very friendly Sandy upon arrival, who personally showed us to our very spacious upstairs room. She also had the heater put on before we arrived which was very thoughtful. Impressed by size of room, was also very clean and great kitchen and bathroom which had a few cute complimentary items. Would stay again!

1Thank Maxine_res
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

What a refreshing place after spending some days in AU motels this is a luxury, incomparable comfort ! Spotless, well fitted, comfortable and silent. Furniture practical not extraordinary but fit to the needs. Showers clean. Staff fast in checking in and out as well friendly. I enjoyed the time spent there

2Thank aho3
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with a group of people over the weekend and found it to be superb. The rooms were absolutely immaculate and also very quiet. The staff were really top notch and motels were well located. We will be staying here the next time we visit Christchurch.

3Thank MrTaster_12

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Cranford Oak Motel - Superior Accommodation in Christchurch at an Affordable Price. Recently voted the number 2 accommodation provider in Christchurch by the Global Review Index based on cleanliness, location, rooms, service and value! Winner of the TripAdvisor Award in 2013. Christchurch's affordable luxury motel accommodation located in the South Island of New Zealand with free WiFi and now with free Sky TV with 50+ channels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cranford Oak Motel

Address: 116 McFaddens Road | St Albans, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $132 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cranford Oak Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#18 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#30 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#31 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“great accommodation for wheelchair users”
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“Very quiet location”
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“We loved the family room, 2 large normal sized rooms with a lockable door in between.”
 of 5 bubbles hannaha144, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“There's a busy road next door but the unit on the ground floor (4) was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Boz23, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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