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Argyle on the Park

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

very well priced motel unit with new manager who was very helpful and friendly. free wifi which is always appreciated. midway between town centre and Riccarton mall with many good restaurants along Riccarton Road and in Victoria Street.

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Stayed here 3 nights in March 2015. When we reached from airport around 2.30pm the rooms were being cleaned. The owners rushed to get our room ready which they did in 20-30 mins. The room was neat and clean. The beds were comfortable. It also had full kitchenette. The bathroom was however tiny, but functional. We did have issues due... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

We were to arrive into Christchurch from Picton via KiwiRail but the trains were cancelled and we took the bus instead. As soon as we learned of our revised travel plans, we called the Argyle and notified them that we might be late. We again telephoned them when the bus stopped for a rest break and then called again to... More 

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Brecon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We stayed here for a couple of days and were very impressed - The room we had was huge - more a suite than a room with a spotlessly clean kitchenette, lounge and bedroom and very comfortable bed. WiFi quick and no problem. The hosts were very helpful, friendly and accommodating. The location is really good - on the park... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This hotel is just a short walk to the restaurants and Westfield Shopping Centre on Riccarton Road. We walked across the South Hadley Park to the center of town (15 min) and followed the Avon River to the Botanic Garden. The accommodation was very comfortable. Rob at reception offered useful information about the area.

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Buenos Aires
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Although the walk from town is about a mile, it is through a lovely park. The room is comfortable with a kitchenette and microwave. The bed is large and reasonably comfortable. The shower looked as if it was going to be a little unreliable, but it had plenty of hot water and was more than powerful enough. The hosts are... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

We stayed in a one bedroom suite at this hotel. The room was spacious for two people. The facilities were clean and really good. The best part was the location - right on Hagley park. Great for an early morning walk! The manager was very friendly as well, and gave us good tips. There are good choices for restaurants within... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

This Motel is hands down the cleanest place I have ever stayed. We stayed in a Queen suite, which was spacious and exceptionally clean and tidy. The kitchen was fully functional and we easily managed to cook a meal there. There were even the little extras like glad wrap and foil etc. The bathroom was very small but perfectly adequate.... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The room was clean and had a really useful little kitchen. It's not too far from the city and there are plenty of eating places just round the corner. Also fairly near to the station which was great as we had to catch the 7am train

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We stayed here last month and loved the place. It is quiet, has great amenities (great kitchenette, laundromat, parking space and free wi-fi). There are lots of restaurants, a 24 hour convinience store and a couple of bus stops within a 5 min walk. While it is some distance away from the airport, It is located right opposite the beautiful... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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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 

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Address: 145 Deans Avenue | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $135 - $167 (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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Argyle On The Park Hotel Christchurch
Argyle On The Park Christchurch
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#32 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#38 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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