Comfort Carlton Mill Hotel
Travel Blogs from Christchurch
Firstly... i apologise for this being so late... we only had 3weeks to get round New Zealand but them 3weeks have been absolutely amazing! Ive split the blog in to 2 for the South island and North Island.. Secondly ignore my grammar lol BLOG 1 SOUTH ISLAND FEW IN TO CHRISTCHURCH .....got a shuttle from airport straight to accommodation to dump bags …
... coincidence. It was at this point that Tony excitedly said to Helen that at the cafe this morning he had said goodbye and thank you to the staff BUT DID NOT PAY. We had done a runner, Tony's first one since Soho with Smith and Nelson, in about 1978/79. Helen did a quick text to Clare, but it took ages for their to be a strong enough signal to send it. Clare phoned them and went it to pay, which meant the police called off their manhunt and reopened train ...
Kirsty's second visit to Christchurch was incomparable to the first. After a nights rest we went to explore what was left of the city and the new building which was going on. Christchurch has a development of shipping containers for a mall full of small independent shops and cafe's. There is also a newly constructed Cathedral made out of cardboard tubes. Opposite ...
... a short time in the very very cold. I'm not sure whether I have mentioned this already but everyone seems to be wearing shorts despite the fact it's winter. We were in the weather room at the same time as 3 children in the tiniest shorts ever! So ridiculous, why did their parents dress them in shorts anyway, let alone in -18! We visited the Little Blue Penguins (almost the only penguins that don't live in the Antarctic but they were all rescues). ...
... a set from a zombie movie or something similar. We headed back towards our hostel to walk through Hagley Park which is pretty big. Once back to our hostel we showered and changed before heading out to find some cheap food. We found a strange place called Smash Palace which is half a building (damaged from the earthquakes we suppose) with a bus in the middle as a bar. We had a beer and some wedges before heading back. Was getting quite cold by then and as we ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Clean..double bed..ensuite kitchenette TV free wifi (but marks didnt work) nice bubbly woman on reception..close proximity to everything..right next to big park. Little chilly here but warm in sunshine..
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