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Colombo in the City

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Surrey England
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed for one night prior to catching a late afternoon flight but were able to check in around 2pm so had a full afternoon and the following morning in the city. We had an upper level one bed unit which had an upstairs bedroom which gave us more space in the living area.The kitchen facilities are limited but...

Thank Mummygaot
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked for two nights after an NZ tour to have more time to see Christchurch. The location is great being 12 minutes walk to cathedral Square, the town centre. 6 minutes walk to the Casino where you can change money at a good rate & no ATM or bank fees and get meals at a good price. We had...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

For the going standards of NZ accommodation, this is considered to be good in terms of the safety, cleanliness and convenience. Host was friendly and check in was fast. Host also gave practical tips on restaurants. Wifi was on/off but I found that to be true for almost all accommodations I stayed in NZ. Location is about 10 minutes walk...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotels with small rooms. It seemed like a newer / upgraded construction. The room was clean. We however had issue with the ventilation. There wasnt any window to the room, so it was getting extremely hot. We told this to the hotel guys and they provided with a small fan. The fan didnt help much but we liked the...

Thank Jaee S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is located about a 10 minute walk or less into the city of Christchurch. Our apartment was number 810 which was up a small flight of external stairs. There was a communal balcony with a table and chairs. The apartment itself was spread over 2 floors with the sitting area, kitchenette and bathroom on the lower level and...

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Bedford, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is just an L shaped building. I had unit on the end and was impressed at how nice it was for such an affordable price. Walking distance to downtown Christchurch. Great location. Perfect for an American not yet used to driving on the left side of the road.

Thank BrentMaudlin1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for four days in February 17. Henry and the team were fantastic and friendly. Went above and beyond my expectations. Great help in local and regional directions, recommendations and the little extras that really made the visit perfect. Very comfortable room, easy walk to center,..definitely will return. Thanks!

Thank Timothy R
Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel provides good accommodation, with a couple of good restaurants nearby. All requests for our type of accommodation were met. Car parking is an advantage when it is necessary to drive to a number of food venues in a city that has been badly affected by the earthquake and is in heavy reconstruction stage. Accommodation in Christchurch is scarce...

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights whilst in Christchurch and were really impressed. The rooms are well equipped, spacious and restocked daily. The hosts were friendly and attentive. Laundry facilities on site and sky tv. Couldn't have asked for more.

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Belleville, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite rooms out of 5 in which we stayed during nearly month long trip. Loved having comfortable chairs to sit in (besides lounging on bed), exterior door, windows we could leave open and a generously appointed kitchenette. Learned how to use a coffee press here! Hotel owner friendly and helpful! Very much appreciated the bottle of cream!...

Thank Cindy K

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Russell & Henri welcome you to Colombo in the City Christchurch Motel and Apartments, Christchurch. This quiet, modern and 5 star complex is centrally situated in the Garden City. Colombo in the City is the ultimate place to stay, extremely close to Christchurch Centre, the Town Hall and Casino. Only a few minutes walk to Cathedral Square the hub of this vibrant and beautiful city which offers fantastic attractions, visit our re-start shops and see the rebuild of our city plus quality restaurants and cafes You will be spoiled for choice! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colombo in the City

Address: 863 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €104 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Colombo in the City 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Colombo In The City Hotel Christchurch
Colombo In The City Christchurch
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#8 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“If you want a little more space choose a one bed unit.”
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