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Perfect for a solo woman traveller going to University of Canterbury for Block courses

Review of Athena Motel
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 Jul 2017
This place is close to shopping, food, central christchurch, and the university. The people are lovely, helpful and polite and the room was spotlessly clean and warm with a great shower. The bus is close by or Taxis are available. The resturants on Riccarton Road are great, Indian, vegetarian, classic or trendy. I definitely recommend this place.
Date of stay: July 2017
Room Tip: I was on the bottom floor, but have stayed up on the next floor too ..
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly, great friendly service. Tidy room with small patio, really nice sheets and good quality kitchenette.

I'd give it four stars but the shower head drooped (screw needs tightening) my room had no a/c though it was cold so the heater was enough. Also, the door lock was a bit dodgy.

Price was fair for the room and they're in a great location for food.

I would go back.

Date of stay: April 2017
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My family stays here every time we come to Christchurch. The location is great, close to riccarton mall and close to the farmers market.

The bath is to die for! So nice! It just makes it so much better, and when the Christchurch weather isn't it's sunny self, it's nice to relax in a warm bath.

Date of stay: March 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank kmnen94
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to stay. Friendly staff, clean unit, heater on before we came, had an upstairs mezzanine which was definitely not your usual small mezzanine, close to mall and other facilities. Definitely recommend as a great place to stay in Chch.

Date of stay: September 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank JohnWilliams201
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice touch is a personal touch. Manager walked us to room allowing us to ask questions and explain early exits etc., The Mall is right across the road. Very clean and manager warmed our room quickly. Wonderful super king bed. Very comfortable. Enjoyed our brief overnight stay.

Date of stay: August 2016
Trip type: Travelled on business
Thank MaxxxH
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Central location opposite Mall easy walk - Small self contained apartment suitable for families. Spa bath, small Kitchenette to cater for basic meal prep and 2 Tv's. Very good wifi. I asked for a better heater and they changed it immediately. Lots of restaurants near by. I must say the place is sparkling clean - the chrome gleams - lots of pride taken in that. good value I thought thankyou !

Date of stay: July 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank Cas C
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