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30 Whiteleigh Avenue, Christchurch 8024 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Two night stay either side of Trans Alpine trip, location fantastic, manager so helpful with pick up and drop off to station. Handy to shops etc. Stayed in a 2Bdr unit, very clean and comfortable. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Clean and comfortable motel with all the amenities including a hot plate for cooking. Jessica was very helpful and drove us to the train station and picked us up the next day. We had a great stay and would happily recommend.

Thank FranciscaM944
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We arrived the afternoon before leaving on the Tranzalpine train. We wanted somewhere to stay that would be convenient for getting the railway station by 7:45am, this motel is perfect. The motel is within easy walking distance to a bus stop, so it was simple...More

3  Thank AllanOrewa
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed two nights here either side of our trip on the Tranzalpine, host was wonderful very friendly and helpful. Motel is close to great food, transport and the Arena. A ride to the train station was also included made our trip so much easier....More

Thank Tinnie26
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

What a great location for seeing events at AMI and Horncastle arena. The bus into the city was around the corner with food and bars nearby. Motel was clean and tidy and we had a good night's sleep in a comfy bed. We were even...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$85 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arena Hotel Christchurch
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$85 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arena Hotel Christchurch
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Questions & Answers
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Nurugsanoi
9 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
7 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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Room Tips
"Upstairs room with the Queen bed and single is brilliant for a couple"
KazzaMatt
26 Apr 2018
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"Any rooms are fine."
849janicep
1 Jan 2018
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"Request a room as far from Whiteleigh Ave as possible!"
MalcolmW965
20 Dec 2017
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"Spa Bath room great for relaxing after long train ride"
janetwilcu
15 Sep 2017
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