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219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park

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Certificate of Excellence
Our Qualmark 4 Star Christchurch holiday park is just 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the city centre. It offers a choice of low cost, self catering accommodation options ideal for couples, families, backpackers, groups and campervans. Choose from fully self contained family and studio motel units and park chalets with kitchen, ensuite bathroom, TV, WiFi internet and all linen provided. Or standard cabins, camper van and tent sites using our excellent communal park facilities including well equipped kitchen, TV room, free showers, BBQs, internet kiosk and guest laundry. Wheelchair accessible motel and chalet accommodation is available. And our Christchurch Holiday Park is pet friendly. We offer free airport transfers during business hours and free vehicle storage for guests. A number of popular Christchurch attractions are nearby including the Antarctic Centre, Willowbank Wildlife Park and Orana Park. We are directly opposite The Groynes Recreational Area with walkways, picnic areas, a dog exercise area and several ponds. We are also 5 minutes drive from most of the camper van and car rental operators.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We used a powered site on this park - good sized site for parking. Facilities such as kitchen, loos, showers are kept clean but like the rest of the site it’s all a bit run down. Very quiet place for an overnights stop
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Response from steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park
Responded yesterday
Thank you for your feedback Chris! Much appreciated.
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We liked our stay, the motel had all the necessities, good basic kitchen, great shower and comfy beds. You will also have heated bed sheets if you are staying in colder months. The place is only 10 minutes drive from the airport and it's great for a base if you're just arriving
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Large campervan site ideal for overnight or longer. Only 10 minutes from the airport heading north on route 1. Well signposted. The couple that own it were really helpful and friendly. It had free hot showers and use of a good kitchen. You needed your own pots, pans, cutlery
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Response from steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park
Responded 18 Dec 2018
Hi Stephen. Thanks for your kind review.
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My elderly parents and I stayed for one night in one of the self contained cabins. The room was exceptionally clean and very modern. It was great to arrive to a warm room as it had been a cold day. It was definitely the cheapest motel I’ve ever found in Christchurch with such
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Response from steve c, Owner at 219 on Johns Motel & Holiday Park
Responded 18 Dec 2018
Thanks for your great review. We look forward to your return.
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Great value and location if you need to get to airport. Chalet space was somewhat small for 5 of us, but we made do. Also some miscommunication about no# of beds and Wifi usage. Hotels.com booking stated Free Wi-fi, but then upon arrival we could only connect one device for
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3-bedroom unit (in the middle)
Chambre enfants
Chambre parents
"Ideal for a first night stop with a camper if arriving late or a last night if you have an early flight."
"If space is an issue then perhaps book 2 rooms"
"Toilets are locked at night and you need to use a keypad for access - take your glasses if you are a "senior!!""
"Talk to the owner. she is super helpful if you need something particular."
"chalets are sunny and warm. Clean with good facilities. Reasonable prices"
US$47 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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