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Reviewed 22 May 2016

We had booked a 2 bedroom unit and the first night we were upstairs which was a little hard for one person in our party to navigate, so the owner, Jessica, moved us to the downstairs 2 bedroom unit for the 2nd night. We much...More

Thank lovestraveling53
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Motel was clean and staff friendly. Very close and convenient to the TranzAlpine railway station (but not really anything else) Shower was difficult to work though and ended up lukewarm with fairly low pressure.

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Arena Motel What a great place to stay.So close to the Horncastle Arena, hence the name I guess. The studio unit we had was very clean, the bed was comfortable and the room was nice and warm. That was something us Northlanders didn't really think...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

This Motel was very clean and comfortable. Check in was easy. Stayed there when The Stranglers played at the Arena. It was a great venue with a bar right next door. Only five minutes walk away. Nice walk to the shops and restaurants. About 2km....More

Thank chum38
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We chose this motel as it was close to Rail station .the room was comfortable and clean. Great to get taken to the station in the morning. Even though the motels were lose to road the noise wasn't a bother Helpful advise from the Proprietor...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$84 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#23 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$84 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#23 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nurugsanoi
8 February 2017|
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Response from HuseinE | Reviewed this property |
Take the airport shuttle. Cheap and it's good.
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Lynne L
6 November 2016|
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Response from Jill_445 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we were only there for one night. They offer a laundry service but that doesn't mean they have driers for your to use. I am sure if you emailed them they will be able to answer your question
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"Upstairs room with the Queen bed and single is brilliant for a couple"
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"Spa Bath room great for relaxing after long train ride"
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