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SLKrivan
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Great little place right by city centre
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 Sept 2014
I booked last minute after winning concert tickets and my main criteria for choosing Southward Apartments were price (less than $100) and location (close to central city). Check in was a breeze, taking only about 2 minutes, and the room was easy to find on the ground floor. The room was very small - the exact width of the bed with no room at either end - but clean and had all the usual amenities, including a kitchenette. The bathroom was equally small but very clean. Sleep quality wasn't great due to the thin walls but overall I think the rate was reasonable for what I got. The free Wifi was a bonus!
Date of stay: September 2014
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

Room was comfortable and well appointed, I guess that's the main bit! Staff didn't really make an effort to be friendly, but that may have been to do with the language barrier?? No parking was included with the room and we did not find this out until check in. This could be our own fault - everywhere we've stayed before just included it, so we didn't think to ask!

This is a central city location, so there was a fair bit of traffic noise too.

Date of stay: April 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

The room is fairly small but it was good for a rest overnight. It is close to the Central Business District of Christchurch. I would recommend booking parking as we never but were lucky that we had a space to park. The rate for paying to park is more expensive than the hotel charge with the extra risk of there being no spaces. The hotel offers free wifi in the room, I have not found this again in my travels around the South Island. I would recommend a stay here.

Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Good hotel in the CBD with local restaurants around. Good clean room with all facilities. Only downside was the bed being right against the window on one side and the blinds would let light in. The bathroom
Was compact however exactly what was needed. Good wifi in each room as well as a desk. Would recommend for people to stay. Be aware to reserve parking before you go. We didn't and had to pay $8 for parking over night.

Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

When we arrived and went up some narrow stairs we were a bit apprehensive. But when our door opened and we saw a very modern, warm loft style apartment.
We were very happy with our stay here. Only down side was the kids beds were upstairs and there was only a rail to protect them from falling so we popped them in the master bedroom and we slept upstairs. Would recommend but only if older children staying, above 10 years or so.

Date of stay: July 2014
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Room clean, location great, reception staff great but no hot water for shower in morning and no one to ask as reception closed. There was a number to call but as it was already 8am, we needed to be heading off. Room compact and double bed pushed up to wall so one person had to climb over the over person at night to get in/out bed. Very noisy as long corridor with heavy doors either end that bang shut everytime people come in/out. For money paid feel ripped off. If out to party/student then great for you. Do not stay on ground floor - more hotels have now opened in Christchurch centre now - use them.

Room tip: do not get ground floor rooms - check hot water in shower first
Date of stay: July 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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