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Newcastle, Australia
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a night in a 2 roomed apartment. It was a lovely place to stay. The lady at reception was very nice and helpful and was able to direct us to places we inquired about. The apartment was very clean and tidy and the complex was very inviting.

Thank Angie S
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 mights at the end of a recent holiday around NZ. Our studio room was clean, comfortable & we appreciated the kitchenette facilities to make our own cereal/toast/tea breakfast. It was also handy to have space to repack 2 large suitcases without having to clamber over beds etc. The property is a good 10/15 min walk to... More 

Thank Belinda M
Paris, France
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My request for twin beds rather than a double was catered for without question. The room was clean and well appointed. Laundry facilities available. Off-street parking. WIFI included in the room price as long as you don't burn up your allowance. The motel is clean, staff are friendly, the location is good for the city centre and airport.

Thank Amanda C
Solna, Sweden
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129 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a late arrival but were still well received. Room was quite OK, clean and well maintained. Breakfast was provided in the evening so we could put it in the fridge and eat at our own leisure the next morning. Since we are on a tour on the south island we could also store some excess luggage until we... More 

Thank bgunnarb
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We were travelling with our adult children, stayed 2 nights in 2 bedroom apartment. Wifi is good, clean, warm, well located, quite, close to everything. Comfort bed and good shower, friendly staff arranged shuttle to railway station next day. Will stay again.

Thank Terry K
Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We got a 2 bedroom apartment in the motel and it was located on the ground floor. But the rooms were clean and comfortable. The shower facilities was not very comfortable as there was this weird plastic door handle to keep the water from dripping into the rest of the bathroom but it was not very user friendly and I... More 

Thank CPP84
Mackay, Australia
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104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The first night we were to stay here there was an issue with our room & the staff very kindly organised us to stay at a motel across the road - there was no fuss or extra cost & we really appreciated them organising everything for us. After our ski trip we came back to Christchurch for a night &... More 

Thank Talise_04
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44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We found the staff to be very nice. The room was clean and comfortable and warm. Small but all one needs for a quick overnight stay. Good bed. Off street parking, Close to city centre. Didnt cost an arm and a leg. Just what we wanted , with no cooking facilities and a quiet comfortable night before flying out. Would... More 

Thank kaye g
Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed in August 2016 - booked using Booking.com. It was a nice room, clean and spacious. We requested a ground floor room & late check out and both were supplied with no issue. Perfectly nice motel, would stay here again.

Thank NikB1050
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We have been there in September during pretty cold time. We spent there 2 nights and felt cold most of the time. You have only one heater which is located nearby your kitchen which gives inadequate heating in the room. There is no heating in the bathroom, so you need to open the door to let the room heat to... More 

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CityCentreMotelCHCH, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andrzej, Thanks for taking time to review us. But I have to tell the other side story to whoever reading this review. Every our private bathrooms equip a 2000w fan heater on wall and the switch is together with the light not sure how can you not see it. When we checked you in, we have let you know... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice Award for 2011 and 2012, this much sought after central city motel offers quiet comfort and yet is only 400metres to some of the city's best restaurants and bars. Winner of the Summer 2009 Garden Awards for Hotel/Motels, the City Centre Motel is a peaceful haven in the heart of our glorious Garden City. All apartments are set well back from the road and we offer free WiFi and lots of free off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Centre Motel

Address: 876 Colombo Street | Christchurch Centrial, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $135 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — City Centre Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#21 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#22 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Try to get a room on the higher floor to avoid getting broken into.”
 of 5 bubbles CPP84, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a ground floor room if you have difficulty with stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Talise_04, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No lift, so downstair room if you have big luggages.”
  • Living Room with sofa bed
 of 5 bubbles 27wendyc, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Not next to the laundry or choose elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineN829, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on two levels, so ask for your preference - we like to always stay up one level”
 of 5 bubbles TaringaTravellers, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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