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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable stay in a clean unit with self-contained kitchen. All the amenities available including satellite TV, free WIFI, etc. The location was great, across from Hagley Park and a short walk from Riccaton shops. Would happily stay hear again

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Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in an upstairs studio apartment, which was clean and had a comfortable bed. We were given a warm welcome and cold water and milk was provided quickly on arrival. Room had plenty of brochures and books on what to see in Christchurch. Unfortunately someone at the motel decided to set off noisy fireworks late in the evening, but...

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Glenys. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay at our motel. Sorry about the fireworks but I must mention that you stayed with us on Guy Fawkes night. This is the night when everyone in the city sets off fireworks. This is a part of the history that we try to remember....

SF Bay Area
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for family or small group as there are flexible rooms available. Excellent service and very good wifi speed. We are in a new renovated room with adequately equipped facilities. Location is fantastic next to Hagley Park and short walk to CBD via the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Highly recommend this place!!!

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing our motel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our motel.

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights in a 1-room apartment (could in theory sleep 5, but would feel cramped). The motel is dated but in good repair and very clean. Proper kitchen, very comfortable bed, friendly welcome. Free WiFi with decent browsing speed. I was in Room 10, the furthest back from the road. I'd happily stay here again.

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Jo. Thank you for your review! We truly appreciate you mentioning our facilities. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. Clean rooms and friendly staff. We were within walking distance to most attractions in the old city of Christchurch or to a shuttle to take us to one that wasn't. The park and botanical garden were real easy to get to and worth the walk!

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Randy. I am pleased to hear that you find our location to your liking. We are so lucky to have our motel located in the centre of the city with beautiful park just accross the street. It is not often you can find locations like this. I hope to see you again soon.

Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed here for a total of 4 nights while visiting Christchurch. The rooms were very good and the people great. Transfer to and from the train station as well as a free phone link from the station was very welcome. great location with the city a very pleasant stroll across the park, which is beautiful. also a short walk...

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Gavin and Deb. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay at our motel. I'm glad that you found our location convenient. We belive that lttle things like free train station transfer could me a big difference for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back to the motel one day.

QLD
Reviewed 21 October 2016

First night for our NZ South Island Road Trip so we had no experience of NZ accommodation standards. Very welcoming manager on a bleak cold Saturday afternoon, car park at front of ground floor room, location was great - close to airport, gardens, central city, shopping centre. Our room was clean and comfortable but too cramped for our group of...

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that overall your stay with us was pleasant. We hope to welcome you back to our motel one day.

Reviewed 7 October 2016

Lena and Peter, owners were fantastic, welcoming and very supportive hosts in my 9 week stay. Reason for staying was because my son was receiving specialist care as an inpatient at Christchurch hospital. We were both from out of town, North Islanders. Lena would ensure my unit was warm on my return, helped me out many times when I was...

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Dear Sandy, we were really pleased to have you with us for the last 9 weeks. It feels that something missing now. We hope David is feeling better after going through so many treatments and surgeries here. Maybe one day you both could come to Christchurch for a holiday. We will be so happy to see you. Meanwhile let's keep...

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Top score given to caring and considerate hosts. Transport to and from the train station was provided, overnight parking allowed while we were away and even a free upgrade was given without our asking to a more convenient unit. We were amazed. Accommodation was comfortable and warm - really good value. The Argyle on the Park is centrally situated right...

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Thank you Jean. We really appreciate your kind words. We always thought that if we are able to provide something extra for our guests then why not. Even little things, they do mater. And when it is recognized in form of comments like yours, it feels really rewarding...We hope to see you sometimes again.

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Four of us shared a King Suite here and found it just a bit cramped with a double bed and a table and chairs cramped in together. The bathroom/ toilet had a sliding door that was really stiff to use,the Internet was sketchy on one of the days here,location is good though

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PeterBorodin, Owner at Argyle on the Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We really appreciate your feedback. It would have been good if you could let us know about the door while you are here. We could address the problem right away. Same for the internet connection, sometimes the router need to be restarted, which could have fixed the problem as well. We always encourage our guest...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Argyle on the Park motel. With its unique location right across Hagley Park in the middle of the City, it makes it ideal for travelers wanting to explore Christchurch. For those who wish to catch TranzAlpine or Coastal Pacific trains we provide Free Transfer to and from Christchurch Railway Station. The motel has twelve fully self-contained units. Each unit has full Kitchens, Heat Pumps, Double glazing, Sky TV and Free WiFi. Riccarton Westfield Shopping Mall, many restaurants and cafes are within walking distance. It is also just few minutes' drive from Christchurch famous HornCastle Arena and Addington Raceway & Events Centre. If you are looking for stay in Christchurch then look no further! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Argyle on the Park

Address: 145 Deans Avenue | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $134 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Argyle on the Park 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Argyle On The Park Hotel Christchurch
Argyle On The Park Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#32 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#38 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“A room as far away from the main road as possible. Dean Rd busy and consequently noisy.”
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“Email the owners for any special requests or questions”
 of 5 bubbles OnTh36o, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 is next to metal stairs so may be quite noisy at times.”
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