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Chardonnay Motor Lodge

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170 Johns Road Take the Belfast exit from the Motorway and Express Way, Christchurch 8051 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Airport Transportation
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews some tlc on arrival stayed here busy road quick stop handy location long flight subdivision gerald unit hosts airport wedding cleanliness
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed here last month while in the Christchurch. Hosts were very accommodating for my early check in (as wedding started prior to normal check in). Handy location to airport too as had a 7am flight. Did very little but sleep in the hotel, but it...More

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for giving us a nice review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again when you are next in ChCh.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here as our first stop after a long flight and at the start of our two week vacation. The location was convenient, although due to construction on the main highway it was harder to find coming from the airport than...More

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your review. Coming from the airport you now take the Rosebank/ Belfast exit before you get onto the Motorway. Our entrance is on Groynes Drive which that exit takes you directly to. There is a lock on the main door, the doors...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We booked through flybuys for 1 night and feel 700 fly buy points totally wasted. The cleanliness was fair. Missing handles on the wardrobe, dirty sinktop in the bathroom. Broken flush button on the toilet. The join between carpet and lino very poor and had...More

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 28 October 2017

We will look into the little issues you raised. The outside light can be turned off, instructions in compedium. With the dirty sinktop we leave the window on saftey latch so dust may had blown in from outside, sorry we should of checked it. We...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great hosts - picked me up free of charge from the airport, even though my flight got in at 9.30pm. Room while basic was clean, tidy, warm. Great shower, tv, comfortable and central. Close to airport.

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again when you are next in Christchurch.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Free airport pick-up was much appreciated - thank you Gerald. Very happy with my room - comfortable and warm and I had everything I needed. The added extra of some home-made baking on arrival was a lovely touch - thank you Sharyn. Yes, I would...More

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Response from Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor LodgeResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for giving us a review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and you appreciated the extra little touches. Our location is very convient if you are attending a function at Rosebank Winery which is right next door to us. A lovely venue...More

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Chardonnay Motor Lodge is a modern, 4-star motel complex set in spacious grounds with spectacular gardens. Close to Christchurch airport [8km - 8 mins] and only 15 minutes from Christchurch City Centre, Chardonnay Motor Lodge is an idyllic location for your Christchurch vacation. Relax in the tranquil gardens and visit the adjacent Groynes reserve with many walkways, lakes and children's playground to enjoy. During your stay visit the neighbouring Rosebank Winery for delicious food and wine tasting. Chardonnay Motor Lodge offers FREE pick up and drop off at the Christchurch Airport every day as well as a FREE casino shuttle (bookings required). With rooms to suit couples or families, Chardonnay Motor Lodge is a peaceful haven for your next visit to Christchurch.

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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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US$75 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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2 January 2015|
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Response from Gerald H | Property representative |
Hi we do now offer a free shuttle to the airport. Hours of operation are 9.00am to 10pm.
Room Tips
"if booking through flybuys ask to pay a little more and get an upgrade"
25 Oct 2017
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"I stayed in both unit 4 and 1, 1 is more modern and only has 1 neighbouring unit."
14 Aug 2017
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"Room 8 has wheelchair access."
4 May 2016
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"Ask the owner for a quiet room, away from the highway and any construction noise."
23 Apr 2015
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