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Diplomat Motel

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Overview
127 Papanui Road Merivale, Christchurch 8014 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Concierge
3 Star accommodation
Reviews (107)
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Have stayed here a few times. Studios are ok but the two bedroom units are very run down and need updating. Cleaners need a few lessons too. We had many issues with faulty or old light bulbs, no toilet paper, no tissues, a faulty smoke...More

1  Thank Mary Ann O
Reviewed 26 February 2018

As we had a reunion to attend in Merivale we found the position of this motel perfect. Easy walking distance to shops, hairdresser and a number of restaurants and cafes. It is an older motel but every attempt was made to make the living bedroom...More

1  Thank Rme48
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We have stayed here numerous times in the past, and although the bathrooms are well past overdue for an update, the comfortable beds made up for it. Not this time. We arrived after a late flight to a room with a really strong foul odour,...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, spacious. Well equipped kitchen, we cooked meals for ourselves, good supermarket just a short walk up the street. Staff friendly and room cleaned during our 2 night stay. Struggling to say anything negative, but perhaps the decor isn’t fashionable and the bubbles didn’t...More

Thank Rockley B
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Room was very dark and cramped, and stuck in a back corner. Pool looked dodgy, wifi was very sporadic (which was not okay as I had work to do). Pros - staff were friendly, and unit was basically clean.

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Description
The Diplomat Motel consists of 4 x 56m2 x 2 bedroom family units and 12 x 32m2 large studios. Each unit is fully self contained with full oven,microwave,pots,pans,cutlery,crockery,toaster,tea, More coffee etc. There is a shower and vanity in the bathroom and separate W.C. In the main studio room there is a 2 seater couch,queen/king bed and a single bed. There are tables and chairs and a writing desk with phone and free wireless internet. These units have all been refurbished in Jan/Feb 2013.There is a free swimming pool,spa pool and childrens playground.Just 5 minutes walk to Merivale Mall which has many restaurants,cafes,boutiques and a supermarket. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$83 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Christchurch
,
Christchurch Best Western
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$83 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Christchurch
,
Christchurch Best Western
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (25)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Make sure you don't get room 4!"
Suinnz
16 Oct 2017
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"Don't choose any"
AverilF10
20 Apr 2017
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"the room we had was big excellent for anyone"
sexylegs45
28 Mar 2015
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"The hotel is quite is situated off a busy road so ask for a quiet room, ours was located near the swimming..."
Dugnano
9 Feb 2015
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