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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 December 2016

beautiful motel, with a lovely and very big room! furniture was nice, and everything was very clean. the building was impressive. the owners were very kind and friendly and were very helpful in finding excellent restaurants and gave us tips for our further travels.

Thank ConnyHansPauline
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed 4 nights and this motel and it had all the facilities we needed for our stay. The owners were very friendly and helpful. We will certainly book this motel if we come back til Christchurch one day

Thank sgA1737WB
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We booked a spa studio room and we immediately impressed with the room. It was well presented and well furnished. The room was spacious with a Queen bed, wardrobe, small table and fully equipped kitchen. A small breakfast is provided along with tea and coffee making facilities. The ensuite bathroom was spacious enough and the spa bath a nice luxury....

Thank BiancaPeter
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 8 December 2016

When you travel 8,000 miles you are really hoping you choose right. Well not only did we stay 1 night, we actually stayed a 2nd the end of our trip. The Manor looks older, but the rooms are very modern, heated towel racks, Updated tile showers, cable flat screen tvs, very clean and Service from people that treat you like...

Thank dcducks2003
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Just returned from a fantastic 8 night stay at the Merivale Manor. The Merivale is in a great location, within walking distance of Christchurch town centre, local restaurants and bars. The rooms are very well equipped and of a very high standard. The room was serviced each day to the same standard as if you had just arrived. Look forward...

Thank Richard M
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stayed in one of the Spa studios, while our daughter - the Bride and Bridesmaids stayed in the Manor. We couldn't have asked for anything more from Wayne and Karen, all the little extras in the room - like flowers and chocolates and spotless rooms, and accommodating my husband's requirements to watch his football match, resulting in a late...

Thank 115faye360
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We booked a room in the manor house which was perfect for us. Great extra details made by the owners and the hosts could not have done anything more to make our stay better. Merivale shops and restaurants just a 5 min walk away otherwise the bus into the city centre stops outside the hotel. We'd definitely recommend staying here.

Thank deanb39
North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Excellent start to our New Zealand holiday! The hosts, Wayne and Karen, were very friendly and helpful assisting with sights to visit as well as the best route to drive around the South Island. On arrival we were upgraded, fabulous room full of charm and character. We returned for our last night in New Zealand and staid in the studio...

Thank lkriznar
Dorset, UK
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is really nice place with rooms in the old Manor House which has been refurbished to a high standard as well as Motel units in the front drive. We stayed in both as we had to change our booking following the earthquake. If we had to book again, we would definitely stay in the Manor House, even though it...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Everything is spotless. Everything works. Every detail is thought of. Very warm welcome from the owners who know what you are likely to want and make helpful recommendations. POWER showers. Location is close to the town centre.

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Welcome to Merivale Manor, Christchurch. Originally built in the 1880's, Merivale Manor comprises 10 elegant & luxurious Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom suites. The Manor has been completely renovated in late 2014, following repairs from superficial earthquake damage, and is in pristine condition. A further 8 spa studio units are situated in front of the Manor, with 7 chic 3bdrm townhouse apartment accommodation ideal for families and travelling executive groups directly across the road. Situated at 122 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch and reasonably priced, the Manor is in a great location, close to the Merivale village with its premier shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars. We are conveniently close to St Georges & Southern Cross & Nurse Maud Hospitals, St Andrews, Rangi Ruru, St Margaret's and Selwyn House schools. A 20min wander (or a 5min drive) will get you to the city centre and a short stroll to Christchurch's beautiful Hagley Park, golf course and Christchurch Casino. Merivale Manor is within easy access by car, taxi or bus to AMI Stadium, CBS Canterbury Arena , Railway Station, Christchurch's International and domestic Airport and an ideal base for your Christchurch and Canterbury visit. ... more   less 

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Address: 122 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $168 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Merivale Manor 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Merivale Manor Christchurch
Merivale Manor Hotel Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#4 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#4 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#8 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Choose a room away from the road.”
mariev701, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“In the apartments there is only air conditioning in the downstairs bedroom.”
Lynne033, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“From what we saw they all look great both in the big house and the separate units”
dolphinsa, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For the elderly and physically incapacitated just make sure you book a ground floor room.”
Wen3938, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Units near the street can be noisy when the bus runs.”
freeamac, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
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