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City Central Motel Apartments, Christchurch

3-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
252 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, 8011, New Zealand

City-center motel within easy reach of Canterbury Museum
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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From 320 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Best value for money
Great location
Regular internet service

City Central Motel Apartments, Christchurch

from $60
  • Superior Studio
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Studio
  • Classic Studio
  • Twin Studio
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around City Central Motel Apartments, Christchurch


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Canterbury Museum - 20 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 19 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 24 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 28 min walk
  • Cardboard Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Margaret Mahy Playground - 9 min walk
  • Cathedral Square - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 7 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 21 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 26 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests are kindly requested to contact the property at least 48 hours in advance if planning to arrive outside of the regular check-in hours as alternate check-in information will be needed. Contact details can be found in the confirmation email received after booking via this website.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2006
  • Disabled parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

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The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 12 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 91 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay
A great place to stay and is conveniently located
Danny, nz1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Good location. Had everything we needed.
Anna, nzFamily trip
Fair 4.0
Family Christmas Holidays
The location of the motel is excellent and within only a few minutes walk into the centre of Christchurch. The quality of the beds however were terrible and so soft both my partner and I had to sleep on the floor. We had 3 rooms in total as a family and all beds were the same.
Anthony, nz1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
3 Day stay.
Nice place to stay. Was tidy and cleaned each day. The water pressure was the only bad thing about the room.
nz3 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice host and so close to everything and got dinning place nearby walking distance. Plenty car parks and quiet as well
z, auFamily trip

City Central Motel Apartments, Christchurch

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