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Arena Motel

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“free shuttle”(18 reviews)
“next morning”(19 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights before catching the train to Greymouth, well appointed rooms, very clean with everything we needed, host drove us to the station which was much appreciated & she was extremely helpful, bus service to the city is very regular, clean and easy to...More

Thank 19florence21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for a night prior to travelling on the Tranzalpine Express. The Motel provides a free shuttle to the train station. Lovely clean and comfortable facilities with a kitchen. A good way out from the CBD but there were places to eat and drink...More

Thank grastejoh
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Very clean and tidy room with well equipped kitchen. The bed was very comfortable. We were upstairs and were a bit concerned about the road noise but no problem at all. Easy walking distance to train station but a free shuttle bus is provided if...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very clean and tidy room with well set up kitchenette facilities. The motelier was very friendly and helpful with local information. A free shuttle service was offered to take us to the train station for our trip on the Transalpine. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 21 December 2017

A nice clean motel, with a friendly and helpful Motelier. Very handy to the railway station (with free transport there & back if travelling on the TransAlpine train journey). The only negatives were - there was no air conditioning in the Unit resulting in it...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#23 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$94 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#23 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (1)
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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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"Any rooms are fine."
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"Request a room as far from Whiteleigh Ave as possible!"
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"Spa Bath room great for relaxing after long train ride"
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"room was quite on the ground floor as far as we were concerned we did not notice any traffic noise etc."
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