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Merivale Court Motel

Expedia.comUS$83*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel has been around for years but is generally well maintained. Our bed was comfortable but there appeared to be a total lack of internet. Christchurch has many similar motels to choose from, so the choice normally comes down to price.

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Labrador City, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here are really nice. We arrived late and they had our key tucked away with a welcome note for us. We were just here for one night on a stop over.. The rooms are very old and dated, but they are very clean and comfortable. We arrived at 11 and left at 9 am the next morning so...

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people and handy location. Avoid room 9; it's stuffy, has a mouldy bathroom with a door that doesn't shut, and it's jammed between the office and laundry. I found a huge slug in the bathroom. I was provided no login info for Wifi, and the office was shut for check out with nowhere to leave a key.

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Utah
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This may not have been in the Motel proper. It was a previously-booked 3-level apartment perfect for our combined needs (2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 small children), well furnished and spacious, clean, quiet and versatile. One couple had to tote their big bags up to the third level bedroom, but there was sleeping privacy for all and readily accessible...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I write this review as I lie here unable to sleep, planning to check out early tomorrow and find other accomodation. The bedroom has a glass front door and other windows for which there are no curtains. Took our daughter ages to get to sleep as even with all curtains pulled, room still bright. Too bright for me to sleep...

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Thank Twoandahalfgiraffes
South Island
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Like others before us have mentioned, the unit was very cold. Asked for and got a small fan heater. We had a large one room unit with a large double bed and a single bed. Separate kitchen. Unit was clean and tidy and reasonable quite for Papanui Road. I thought the unit was overpriced. Would I stay again, maybe not...

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Motueka
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Bit gutted to book a two bedroom unit (two queen beds OR one queen and twin singles), to find my boys had to share a queen. If the rooms aren't able to be made up as both options then I think they should be listed separately as booking options so I know that the twin option isn't available. The room...

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Orewa, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We had a family room on the ground floor of the main Manor House, beautiful old building and lovely decor. Very friendly and helpful owners with good local knowledge. Close enough to the city center to walk in through the park. Small kitchen but everything we needed for a short stay and with some great food outlets etc so close...

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Thank sharpefamily3
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Ok place to stay at an affordable price. Parking needs to be marked for each unit. Handy to restaurants and mall. We stayed in a two bedroom unit. The unit has been freshly painted and was clean. The road noise was not a problem despite being a weekend.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Location is really great. The convenience store and many restaurants are within walking distance. We stayed in 2 bedrooms units with kitchen living room and 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom. The place was nice and clean with well-maintained. Somehow, the wifi didn't work on some our devices and the speed was slow. But it's not a big deal after long-haul...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Merivale Court Motel

Address: 97 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €65 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merivale Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our quiet apartment was the first on the right”
Scottie061, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want two bedrooms, check you are getting the big configuration you want.”
Becca_Monsta, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try get a room in the main house - they are lovely”
sharpefamily3, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“See if you can score a bigger studio than the one by the office.”
WayneK160, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Double check the room configuration before you arrive.”
travelbug1330, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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