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City Centre Motel, Christchurch

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876 Colombo StChristchurch8013New ZealandGreat location! See map

City-center motel within easy reach of Canterbury Museum
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.4
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Great location
Good internet service
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From 399 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

City Centre Motel, Christchurch

from $78
  • Studio (Queen)
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Superior Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Compact Studio

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Express check-out
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1999
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Sofa bed
  • Sofa bed size single
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

City Centre Motel, Christchurch’s small print

Also known as

  • City Centre Motel


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20 per night

Breakfast costs between NZD 7 and NZD 15 for adults, and NZD 7 and NZD 15 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 20 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 28

Airport shuttle service for children costs NZD 28

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

What’s around City Centre Motel, Christchurch


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Canterbury Museum - 20 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 44 min walk
  • Southern Cross Hospital - 5 min walk
  • Library Chambers - 9 min walk
  • The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts - 10 min walk
  • Victoria Square - 11 min walk
  • Victoria Street - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 9 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport drop-off service

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 146 reviews

City Centre Motel, Christchurch
2 nights in Christchurch
Excellent place to stay when visiting Christchurch, walking distance to city center. Clean spacious room, good facilities, free parking, only the WiFi reception was a bit lacking, but apart from that, good place to stay.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
City Centre Motel, Christchurch
City center
Ok location. The room and motel was very run down/old. It was very clean. People at checkin was very nice.
Helen, us1 night trip
City Centre Motel, Christchurch
Warm comfortable room onacold winter day.
Hotel was better than expected. Able to warm the room up quickly on a cold winter day, which can't be said about many NZ hotels. Front desk staff were very helpful.
Teresa, us2 night family trip
City Centre Motel, Christchurch
Affordable gem!
I so appreciated Reception's helpfulness with all our needs. The property eas very clean, pleasant, quiet and comfortable. It was convenient to walking in the city and less than a block to one of the best Indian food I have ever eaten (Himalaya) - don't miss the lamb chops. Near other very good restaurants as well. Try Three Cows on Victoria street. Loved the tub for a hot soak after several days hiking in Abel Tasman Park. With roses in the garden and small patios or balconies this small motel is a real gem!
Carolyn, us2 night trip with friends
City Centre Motel, Christchurch
Nice motel near city center, great wifi!
We originally booked the 1 bedroom apartment, for us it was too big and our love for a TV in the bedroom made it not the right room for us. A quick call to and working with the manager and we were in a smaller room with a great TV. The hotel was very nice, good distance to city center and very quiet. The wifi was great, fast and the front desk gave you more if you needed(we did).
Dean, us2 night romance trip

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City Centre Motel, Christchurch

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