The Ashley Hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ashley Hotel Christchurch
Lovely hotel, nice staff, good amenities and great location.
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... that entire country based on this interaction and he is now the sole reason I hate the English(1). He poured us a glass of his Pinot for my birthday and was actually quite entertaining and very friendly. Oh, and if you're wondering, he believes the U.S. is responsible for global warming. Honorable mention- The woman dressed as a leprechaun who pumped our gas in Twizel that gave us the most optimistic and accurate weather forecast we got in ...
Today was yet another amazing day, not only our last full day but a day where we saw heaps of culture in the morning and then in the afternoon, heaps of rubble! Yet another of those wonderful coincidences, we found ourselves in Christchurch at the start of the Te Matatini. This is the Maori equivalent of the Eisteddfod were tribes from all over NZ meet once a year to sing or Kapa Haka Aotearoa (Singing contest of New Zealand - I think). This ...
14th February - Liz and Steven have made us very welcome. We had a really nice dinner last night and a proper bed for a change. Today we have taken Benson for a walk around Christchurch park where the New Zealand versus Sri Lanka cricket match was being played. Then Liz took us on a tour of Christchurch city centre to see the true devastation of the earthquake. It was very surreal to see a city half demolished ...
... Christchurch about four years ago, with the two worst occurring on one day in February 2011. Given the size of the country and the damage caused by the quakes, Christchurch is still rebuilding. A residential area took most of the damage, but the downtown sustained a great deal of damage, as well. Apparently, the quakes caused the reclaimed swampland to "liquefy," making many of the high rises unsafe to rebuild.
We walked around the Canterbury ...
... to go...as fast as possible! The guide also took Chris off a few times to go and do some routes that were too narrow for me on the quad. Chris managed to fall off his motorbike three times during the day, gutted that I didn't see any of them. The guide found Chris highly amusing and said it was quite unique to have someone fall off so many times. The first fall was no ...