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    Garden City Motel

    242 Main North Road | Papanui, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
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    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (36)
    Hotel & Grounds (21)
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    3 Sep4 Sep
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    Reviews (98)
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    1 - 5 of 94 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Fantastic spot. Close to Northlands, and Northwood, and spoilt for choice for restaurants and takeout close by too. Lovely friendly owners. Definitely recommend if you're visiting Christchurch, and pet friendly too.

    Thank Kaz W
    Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

    Beautiful big roomy unit. Great for what we needed. Very quiet as our room was back from the road. New owners very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back again next year. Very central to restaurants.

    Thank huntingmachine
    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    My sister who lives in Christchurch sourced this motel for us - what an excellent find! The unit we had was so spacious and extremely well equipped, how lovely to stay in a motel that has heatpumps in the rooms instead of a little heater....More

    Thank 78Annie
    Response from gcmotel, Owner at Garden City MotelResponded 7 June 2017

    Thank you for your recent review on our Motel. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you visiting again in the future. Having recently taken over the ownership we value any feedback which will help us improve things...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    We arrived for a weekend not conditioned for the cold Christchurch winter and with a 2 year old. We were very impressed with our host kindness. Our room was very clean, comfortable bed and very warm despite it being cold outside. Maree is an exceptional...More

    Thank diagocamelo
    Response from gcmotel, Owner at Garden City MotelResponded 30 May 2017

    Thank you for choosing to stay at the Garden City Motel. We loved having you stay and being able to make your stay a stress free enjoyable one. We look forward to having you stay with us again.

    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    Very welcoming couple who allowed me and my 4 legged companion stay after being turned down by several other pet friendly places due to his breed ...The room it self was very specious and very homely with a decent Lounge to relax in and then...More

    Thank nzmostcreative
    Response from gcmotel, Owner at Garden City MotelResponded 4 May 2017

    Thank you.It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us. We wish you all the best with your move and look forward to having you come stay again if you are ever back this way.

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    25 reviews
    #94 of 145 hotels in Christchurch
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    45 reviews
    #61 of 145 hotels in Christchurch
    Papanui Court Motel
    53 reviews
    #102 of 145 hotels in Christchurch
    Abbella Lodge Motel
    62 reviews
    #47 of 145 hotels in Christchurch
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Christchurch
    • #6 Family Hotel in Christchurch
    • #26 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Christchurch
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    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (36)
    Hotel & Grounds (21)
    Bathroom (5)
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    25 reviews
    .97 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Questions & Answers
    28 September 2016|
    Response from Julie C | Reviewed this property |
    Reception is maned till 9:30pm.
    30 December 2015|
    Response from gcmotel | Property representative |
    Hi there and Happy New Year! We're about 5 kms away from the airport and if you book directly with us, we can offer you a complimentary shuttle if you're arriving within office hours! I hope this helps! Cheers, Rose
    Aog L
    16 July 2015|
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    Response from gcmotel | Property representative |
    Hi there, apologies for the delayed response! It would be our pleasure to arrange an exciting and memorable itinerary for you! What previous guests have found, is that it's far easier to base themselves in one spot and then... More
    Room Tips
    "the room we had on the upper floor was excellent , we prefer rooms with no one above ."
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    "The studio is amazing"
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    "Room 10 has a balcony; great on those long summer nights to sit out and recall what you did during the day..."
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    "Site is on main road but set back so all rooms should be quiet."
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