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Colonial Inn Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canberra
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

First. The staff are lovely. The manager is extremely helpful. The 3 bedroom is very large. It easily caters for 9 people in 6 beds. There is an extra bar fridge apart from the full size fridge. There is no dishwasher but there is an oven, microwave and stove top. Road noise which is mentioned in other reviews is not...

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Rubythief
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I gave a 3 because of the friendly service but during my month trip the actual room was my least favorite. It could be the smokers in front of my room or the yelling in front my room. It was raining and definitely not comfortable to stay in. All white not much in direction. I'm short and I had to...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a good experience with this motel. Travelling as a family, and beginning right from booking. We got an amazing deal $220 for 2 nights and this was over new year. We phoned to ask that we could be put in a room back from the road (we had noticed that lots of trip advisers said about the road...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked one room with 1 double (for us) and 1 single (for our toddler) bed and a portacot for our baby. The room was VERY CLEAN and quiet and the bed comfortable. The owners were friendly, helpful and nothing was too much of a bother. We have booked accommodation for checking with them already!

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Las Vegas
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I saw some earlier reviews and was surprised by some of the comments. We used room #15 and found the management to be helpful and friendly. Our room was clean, the bed comfortable and the kitchenette nicely provisioned and also clean. Parking was somewhat tight in front of the rooms and we found the rear parking more convenient. It is...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Really nice, big room, had some trouble with the heating but the lady at reception was very helpful. Kitchen was in good condition and we had no complaints about anything. Would definitely stay here again

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South Island NZ
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went to Christchurch to have a few days with family before they left to fly back to the UK. We arrived at this motel expecting to find a quiet and luxurious apartment, as per the bookings.com website. We found neither of those things. We were a party of 9 and booked a 2 and a 3 bedroom unit. The...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It is located at about 30 minutes walking from city center, with some nice restaurants and cafes near. The bed was comfortable, it even had an electrical heating blanket. The furniture is a bit shabby. We stayed there for 3 days and the room was never cleaned up - I find this unnaceptable. We had a room on the ground...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Everything went fine. Clean room. Room had a kitchenette. Good location on Papanui Rd with restaurants within walking distance. Front carpark was a very tight squeeze and wouldn't be suitable for large cars but there is a carpark at the rear of the property.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were visiting family in NZ and had booked a 2 bedroom apartment for one night as it was close to the airport and we were arriving in the evening and didn't want to travel far. The reception was meant to be closed but they had kept it open for our late arrival and made us very welcome when we...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Colonial Inn Motel

Address: 43 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $85 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colonial Inn Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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#12 Best Value Hotel in Christchurch
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“Ask for the room right down the back to the right :)”
822gemmar, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was #15, first floor, quiet, clean and adequate.”
JohnM137, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable and quiet.”
kiwiman13, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The motel is situated on an extremely busy road, so not sure if you would have a good night's sleep in any of the other rooms either.”
922AmandaW, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Consider rooms at the rear of the property”
JackieKenn, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
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