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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Will be my new goto motel in chch. I booked the 4 bedroom lodge for a night. Stayed with my sister and my family's. We had 10 in there but it was very spacious. Great spot next to pool. Quiet too. I liked it so much I booked a 2 bdrm room for just my family in returning to chch...

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jacqui, Thank you very much for staying with us, and for taking the time to writing a review. We are so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us, as well as our amenities, service and location. It's our aim to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a visit to our family we spent 6 days at the CML and found the combination of location, convenience (motel style means no suitcases to schlep up and down stairs) and amenities to be spot on: spacious enough to be comfortable for us 5 and "real" enough for our children to not feel "in a hotel" and us not...

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for taking the time to write such a nice review about the Motel. We are glad you and your family had such a nice stay with us and that you enjoyed all the amenities. We believe the size of our units is very convenient for all our guests. We can actually provide you with more Wifi vouchers...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The spa was out of order which was a bit dissapointing and the walk is quite far from the main city. The room size is good and the beds are ok. The tv in he bedroom only had 4 channels available and the rooms were pretty well cleaned. Would recommend for a stay in Christchurch.

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Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very much in need of some upgrades. In particular our bathroom was in desperate need of a sort out with mould around the ceilings and walls of the shower - we kept the window open but it just needs a good clean and fan installed. The door had a glass window that was half peeled off which...

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Didn't end up staying the night, but after an absolute Doozie at the Carlton (local stomping ground) felt the need for a paddle... Where better to go then the Ol Come-a-lot motor lodge. Much appreshhhh to the staff for not noticing the splashing and jets on the Spa... Regards Ronald and Joan

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Queensland
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Checking in as group, it took some of our members over an hour to get their room. There seemed to be no system and the reception staff member was very flustered. The room provided bare minimum requirements, but was very tired and not of a high standard.

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay with us. We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay. We have taken your comments on board, all related departments will be informed for further improvements. We appreciate you giving us this chance to find out our problem and improve our facilities...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We arrived slightly early and a young foreign national at reception gave us our room(so we thought). Arriving at the room the cleaner said it was ready and got stuck into reception. We got given another room. This room was not as the photo's on the booking site showed. It was a tired and drab room, with furniture that did...

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Lord, Greetings from the Camelot. We thank you for staying with us. We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. We've been trying really hard to provide the comfortable experience for our guests away from home. Most of our guests really feel home here. We've noticed that out of your 6 reviews on accommodations, half of them were not...

Pomona, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Room774 has no smoke alarms.,no fans or air-conditioning, no circuit breaker/safety switch (there are the old type porcelain fuses and bakelite main switch). The underside of cook top is accessable and would be dangerous to little ones. In the shower all the water gathers on side opposite the drain leaving one having a paddle. On the toilet the paper dispenser...

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CamelotChch, Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you very much for staying with us. We highly appreciate the time you've spent on writing the review, and sorry to know that some details of our motel are not up to your standard. Your suggestions are valuable to us. We do have smoke alarms in every single room of our motel; they've been checked regularly by...

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Checked in late and met Joe the Manager ( I think he is the manager) who was extremely helpful in getting me a quiet room as I am a light sleeper. He also organised a taxi for me early in the morning. Room was more than adequate, comfortable, clean tidy and in good condition. Staff friendly and helpful. Definitely would...

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear DOM O, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this positive review for us. Joe and our Camelot team are grateful to have such a generous and lovely guest like you. We would definitely do our best to provide the best accommodation experience and service as we can. Thank you again for the nice...

Beecroft, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This place is big, and kind of cute with the theme. We had a good size room, and it was SPOTLESS. But management need to stay a night in the room. Taps leak. Good shower temperature, but dont expect to get very wet with the head output. Bathroom door didnt close and had no privacy lock, lights blown, heater not...

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CamelotChch, Front Office Manager at Camelot Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear valuable guest, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this review. We're glad to know that you've been impressed with our building, room size, and cleanness of the room, our housekeeping team will do their best so as to keep up the standard. Your suggestions to our management team have been seriously considered and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A castle-like 34 unit motel complex in the heart of Christchurch, set amongst beautiful rose gardens with swimming pool, spa pool, BBQs and children's play area. Experience award winning service and personal attention from Penny and Brian, AA Supreme Host of the Year Winners plus enjoy the uniqueness that is Camelot, from the spacious studios and suites to the extra large two story two bedroom Apartments and four bedroom Lodge. Check us out now! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camelot Motor Lodge

Address: 28 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $130 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Camelot Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Best Western Camelot Motor Hotel Christchurch
Best Western Christchurch
Best Western Camelot Hotel
Hotel Style:
#26 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#37 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
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“Don't stay here”
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“Ask for ground floor, smoke free, kitchenette if desired.”
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“If you have young children, stay in a single story apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles freed0m59, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before booking. Make sure it has heating and stand essentials.”
 of 5 bubbles 4fornzholiday, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rear rooms are well away from roads and the noise of passing traffic.”
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