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Waikato Region, New Zealand

Great Place! Great Hosts!

Review of Aalton Motel
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 Apr 2021
As the manager of a men's basketball team, it was difficult to find a place to accommodate individual beds, facilities and rooms at a good price. I can hand on heart say that Roger and Shelley went above and beyond to ensure that all of the team had everything they could ask for and communicated everything from the inquiry to stay at their establishment. It was very central to all locations that Christchurch has to offer and our lovely hosts always made sure that the team were comfortable and had what they needed. I would recommend this place to anyone. Thanks again Roger and Shelley from the Counties Manukau team! Nga mihi korua.
Date of stay: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 April 2021

WE have stayed at the Aalton several times, along with our 2 little dogs. The owners are friendly and very obliging, and the the rooms are consistently clean and very comfortable with a lot more space than many other more pricey properties.
Also love the location as so easy to walk across the road to Hagley Park plus close to shopping and restaurants.
Would thoroughly recommend

Room tip: Quieter rooms at rear of property
Date of stay: March 2021
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Reviewed 16 November 2020

stayed at the aalton motels show week in christchurch could not speak more highly of the place lovely clean unit and the hosts could not do enough for you great to have new zealand hosts to deal with this motel is central to everything and has all the facilities that anyone needs and if they have not got it they will get it for you

Date of stay: November 2020
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Reviewed 20 November 2019 via mobile

A burglar broke in on first day. Not a good experience on day 1. Very quite place. Suggest the owner to change door locks. Made a police report and they said that the burglary was active in that area recently. 😞

Date of stay: November 2019
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Aalton, Owner at Aalton Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2019

We are sorry that you experienced a break-in to your room and are upset for you especially given your first day in NZ. We have reviewed our security and confirm that your door was not locked and chained at night. We do our utmost to ensure guests are safe and have liaised with the police who have agreed that our security levels are up to standard.

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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

An easy walk to the city centre. Also has good eating and convenience stores very close. Rooms were newly renovated so clean and tidy and very spacious.
Owner is helpful with recommendations and catering to our needs.

Date of stay: September 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank 748michellep
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Reviewed 26 February 2019

On booking asked for a quiet room as the motel is on a very busy road. No problem. We were given a very spacious room at the back of the motel. The room had a large double bed as well as a single. The bathroom was walk in and roomy. The galley kitchen was very well equipped and had a door leading out to a small patio.
Everything was perfectly clean with lots of storage space. Very convenient location with regular buses into the city. The Botanic Gardens are a lovely 15 minute walk. Lots of eating places within walking distance too.
Would certainly recommend and stay again

Date of stay: January 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aalton, Owner at Aalton Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2019

Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here. Kind regards, Roger & Shelley

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