The Ashley Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ashley Hotel Christchurch
Lovely hotel, nice staff, good amenities and great location.
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... a small village with a couple boutique shops.
We arrived back at the Laings around 4pm and relaxed with Ben, Angus and Rich watching highlights from the world cup soccer games. At around 5:30 we went to a nearby Japanese restaurant for a pre-rugby supper. Fi and Angus were dropped off back home and then we went with Rich and Ben to see the Canterbury Crusaders play the Auckland Blues in an important game ...
... the New Zealand runners, as this is their warm up for the Christchurch marathon in June. The horn blew, then the runners went off like a flash. With top athletes at the front looking to achieve sub 50 minutes, the competition was high! No fun runners here! Nathan knew it would be a tough race, as had done little training, aiming to achieve sub 60 minutes. It was a good race, nice and flat so personal best times were anticipated. It was ...
... an ice bar which was freezing and we could only stay in there for 15 minutes. We went to some other bars too and ended up having a great last night in Queenstown!Tuesday we drove from Queenstown to a place called Lake Tekapo which was another very pretty town. There was not much in the town and we were all very tired so ended up sunbathing on a sofa in the garden area and in the evening watched The Hunger Games and Bridget Jones in the communal area with other ...
... of South Island ) which have just come into season and a glass of champers each. Rob didn't have the oysters (says he doesn't need them!). They couldn't have been more friendly in the restaurant and we had a great evening with good food and some good local (Canterbury) wine. Once again thanks for all the e-mails keeping in touch with us. Tomorrow is a Christchurch sight seeing ...
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Arriving in Queenstown we decided we should give that lake a go as well, which was a lot colder around 5 degrees and so cold we could hardly spend any time in the water but it was good fun and a jog back to the hostel where we warmed up in the sauna. I returned to Queenstown as I first caught the bus to Dunedin.