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Academy Motor Lodge

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Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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Good location and proximity to airport. The place is convenient to shopping/food places. But the overnight stay was very average. We booked two rooms and the exception for the bigger room is no kitchen. Shower water wasn’t hot enough, poor wi-fi access (voucher code was only
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If working at the university then this hotel is ideal - cross the road and you are there. Reception was welcoming. The room was spacious and very comfortable (1 bedroom suite). I even paid for the continental breakfast supplies and these were just fine and again, excellent
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So handy to everything - close to highways, the University and city, clean and comfortable and not over priced, very helpful team - we have already booked again. This place is not new but is well looked after and pleasant.
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I can not speak more highly of these guys! We were initially booked to stay here for 6 nights for work in a 1 bedroom studio which was very spacious and clean with a fully equipped kitchen and a shower with brilliant water pressure. On the 5th day of our stay we had a family
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The reception staff here are amazing! The were extremely helpful in giving us many good tips on what to do and where to go. Our room is very lovely and they left the heater on for us!! (+ super comfy beds!!) Would definitely recommend and stay here again!
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Sitting room on ground floor (from stairs to first floor).
Bedroom & ensuite first floor; tea/coffee ledge making behind mirror
Stairs from ground level sitting room to bedroom & ensuite
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I am flying in at 1am. can I check in at this time?
Should be ok but check with the staff there (we came early am)
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LisaM, Search back and find my review of the motel from Jan16. You'll see that I too arrived on a JetStar flight at around the same time and did not get to the motel until 01.00. I'll be doing the same this coming week - another flight to ChCh - and the motel has arrangements for you to collect the key when you arrive. They also left the lights on in our room - so we could see where we were going. Some good plus points for management. It is, of course, essential that you make this kind of arrangement - by informing them of what you are doing, time of arrival and more. Enjoy your time in Godzone then. All good things. Peter Steele Melb 06Mar16
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"I was upstairs, so be prepared to carry your luggage up those stairs."
"we were upstairs and it was raining, the staircase was good and safe"
"Upstairs look better and quieter"
"Request ground floor accommodation if you are heavy on your feet (and don't like stairs)"
"has some 2 bedroom suites. very useful"
US$57 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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