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12 White Star Motel

19 reviews
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good54%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
17 Oct 2015
“Old but clean”
26 Dec 2014
“Older motel but nice and quiet.”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

This is a typical New Zealand 1970's painted summer hill stone motel with heat pump. It is situated Just off the main road and close to the centre of town. Large 2 bedroom units. Good value. tight off street parking right at the door. A...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2014

This was a gem that we stumbled across as we wanted to get a motel off the main road and found this one. The owners were very friendly and on for a chat. The unit was very large with full kitchen facilities with an oven,...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 14 March 2014

We stayed for one night on our way to Christchurch. The unit was spotless, bed comfy. Owners friendly. We walked into town for a meal and had the best roast dinner at a local pub! It was Valentines Day and most restaurants were booked out!...More

Thank AMJChristmasIsland
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Really lovely and helpful owners, who even posted back my husbands hat which was so nice of them! we hadn't even noticed it was missing. We were after two bedrooms as we have three kids and we wanted to be near Caroline bay, so I...More

Thank Mike and Annema... G
Response from graber12, Manager at 12 White Star MotelResponded 3 March 2014

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you stay as well.

Reviewed 29 August 2013

This motel was conveniently located, quiet and clean. We thought it was good value for money. The proprietor was pleasant and helpful. We were there on a very cold night and there was a fan heater with a timer so it got cold. Heat pumps...More

Thank Dennis R
Response from graber12, Owner at 12 White Star MotelResponded 3 March 2014

Thank you very much for your review. I am happy to now tell you that I have had the timers taken off the scope heaters, and that we now have two units with heatpumps.. Thank you again

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"There are only four units in the complex."
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