Ashford Motor Lodge

35 Papanui Road, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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Overnight in Christchurch

A travel blog entry by johnmyers2

After a brief detour to Rangiorato, a suburb of Christchurch, to visit childhood neighbors of Joan and Mitzi whom they had not seen in over 50 years, we stopped overnight in the city. A very pleasant and well equipped motel. A stroll to the park before bedtime was enough for now. We will be back later.

Cliff's Twits...

A travel blog entry by cliffandamanda


... only place we could find free refills) over the local burger joint Furgburger (which we later found out was voted #1 burger in the world…whoops!). That afternoon/evening we enjoyed great conversation and chilling with the Couchsurfers. I really liked playing euchre, and ESPECIALLY liked playing Grand Theft Auto with Jerome. I hadn’t played this video game since around 2001, when the graphics were much worse. The ladies probably thought us dudes ...

Bertie Heads South

A travel blog entry by brixhambertie


... Pommie boatie” have been destroyed – it all looks very sad. However, we drove out along the coast road and saw a beautiful sunset over Akaroa before winding our way up Port Hills and over the top and back into Christchurch again. A brief foray down to New Brighton Beach to look at the moonlight on the sea and then Diana dropped us back to Bertie.

The following day we drove out to Spencer Park for a walk. There is an area there called the Adrenalin ...

Christchurch - Still Very Earthquakey!

A travel blog entry by stuli


... apparent with a lot of areas of waste ground that had obviously just been cleared, but many more derelict shops, or old building facades propped up by stacks of shipping containers. Most of the bridges over the river (called the Avon) in town were closed, resulting in 20 minutes of driving up and down closed and barricaded streets before we finally found a bridge open to traffic that could take us to our hostel.

Once we'd checked ...

Christchurch to Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by laracamille

... nice but quite cloudy so not a great view! Kaikoura is a place that's famous for whales, dolphins and seals, I was going to go whale watching but it's quite expensive and not something I'm dying to do! I also wanted to go swimming with dolphins but realised I'd probs want to do it on a nicer day or maybe in Aus, although we do come back through Kaikoura so maybe I ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 35 Papanui Road, Christchurch, is near Christchurch Casino, Victoria Park, Victoria Street Clock Tower, and Victoria Square.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding