Cheap Hotels in Christchurch
Renovated in 2015, Urbanz offers accommodation in downtown Christchurch. The building features a range of rooms with either shared or private bathrooms. Free parking is located nearby ad free WiFi is provided throughout. Guests can play a game of pool or watch a show on the satellite TV while enjoying a drink at the on-site bar. There is a self-catering kitchen and there are guest laundry facilities available. Towels are available for hire. A flat-screen TV is provided in all double and most family bedrooms. Continental breakfast is provided for an additional charge. Transfers are available for an additional charge to the airport, using the Airport Bus 29, which stops outside the building. Urbanz is situated next to New Regent Street, which has a range of bars, cafes, restaurants and an inner city tram. It is 2 minutes' walk from the cathedral, Theatre Royal and The Piano performing arts centre. It is 8 minutes' walk to Christchurch bus station and within 15 minutes' walk of a range of tourist attractions and a supermarket.
Featuring a shared lounge, garden and views of city, Kiwi Basecamp Backpackers is located in Christchurch, less than 1 km from Victoria Street. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guest house features family rooms. The guest house offers a terrace. Popular points of interest near Kiwi Basecamp Backpackers include Christchurch Art Gallery, Canterbury Museum and Christchurch Arts Centre. The nearest airport is Christchurch International Airport, 8 km from the accommodation.
In Christchurch (Upper Riccarton)
Just 1 minute’s walk from Hagley Park, Cherry Tree Lodge offers self-contained accommodation with a kitchenette and satellite TV. Guests can benefit from the indoor hot tub and free on-site parking. Free WiFi is available. Cherry Tree Lodge Motel is 2 minutes’ drive from Hagley Golf Course, and 5 minutes’ drive from Christchurch Casino. Christchurch International Airport is a 10-minute drive away. All studios and apartments are heated, and have a stove, microwave and refrigerator. Each has a bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. The tour desk can book local activities such as skydiving, whale watching and swimming with dolphins. The motel also offers a guest laundry and luggage storage facilities.
Offering rooms with private patio’s and free WiFi, Blenheim Road Motor Lodge is located in Upper Riccarton, 6 minutes’ drive from Horncastle Arena (CBS Canterbury Arena). Guests can prepare a simple meal in their kitchenette, which includes a toaster, kettle, microwave and a refrigerator. Blenheim Road Motel is 8 minutes’ drive from AMI Stadium and 12 minutes’ drive from Hagley Park. Christchurch International Airport is 13 minutes’ drive away. A drop off service to the train station may be available upon prior request. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, laundry facilities, electric blankets and access to a lovely garden.
Located in Christchurch, Annalea Bed & Breakfast is just a 10-minute drive from Christchurch Airport and the attractions of Christchurch. Guests enjoy free WiFi and can start the day with a free continental breakfast.
Near Christchurch Casino
In Christchurch (Linwood)
Ferry Motel, Christchurch, is located opposite the beautiful, historic, Edmonds Factory Garden, which has a children's playground. Free unlimited WiFi and ample free on-site parking for a range of vehicles, including vans, trucks, boats and their trailers are available. The property offers spacious accommodation with fully equipped kitchens that have free-standing electric ovens, microwave, refrigerators and kitchenware. All include a dining area, private bathroom and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and free-to-air channels. Guests have access to an internal garden, equipped with BBQ facilities, a picnic table and a children's swing. Christchurch Ferry Motel is located on the main road, 5 minutes' drive from Christchurch CBD (Central Business District) and the Eastgate Mall. It is 15 minutes' drive from New Brighton Pier, Sumner Beach, Gondola, Ferrymead Heritage Park and Lyttelton. For your convenience, a supermarket, bakery, bottle store, restaurants and take away outlets are all within a 3-minute walk away. There is a bus station at the motel entrance with services to the airport, train station, city centre and the central bus station. The property can help organise a shuttle bus service, taxi and car hire at reception.
Kauri Motel On Riccarton is located opposite the Westfield Riccarton shopping mall and offers luxury modern studio units with a heat pump, air conditioning, electric blankets and heated towel rails. The centre of Christchurch is only a 5-minute drive away. Each studio includes self-catering facilities with a stainless steel fridge, microwave, ceramic hob and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a digital satellite LCD TV in every unit. All units are sound-proofed. Studios with a 2-person corner spa bath are available. Guest laundry available (additional charge). Continental breakfast is available each morning. Guests can charge their meals at selected local restaurants back to the rooms. Christchurch International Airport is only 8 km from Kauri Motel On Riccarton Christchurch. It is a 5-minute drive to Christchurch Train Station. Airport transfers are available for an additional charge.
Originally built in 1881, Papanui House boasts private suites with free WiFi and free onsite parking. Guests enjoy a hot tub and shared lounge area.
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Hotels in Christchurch
New Zealand's second largest city, and the largest city on the South Island, Christchurch is a vibrant, creative and inventive metropolis.
The city has rebuilt itself admirably after the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Book one of our Christchurch hotels and explore a myriad of outdoor and sporting activities, beaches, parks, restaurants, bars and more.
Christchurch is known as the Garden City for its abundance of parks and gardens. The stunning, 161-hectare Hagley Park, in the city centre, houses a golf course in its northern half and the dazzlingly colourful Botanic Gardens in its southern half. The gardens are home to plants from around the world, and include a herb garden, rose gardens, a Victorian glasshouse with tropical plants, cacti, rhododendrons, lilies, irises and more. Look out for birds too, including wood pigeons and cormorants.
Mona Vale is another major tourist attraction - a Victorian homestead surrounded by five-and-a-half hectares of landscaped gardens on the banks of the Avon River. There's a rose garden, trees, lawns, herbaceous borders, exotic ferns, a pond filled with water lilies and a gazebo with stained-glass windows.
The gently sloping Sumner Beach is popular with surfers and swimmers, and there are a number of restaurants, cafes and ice-cream parlours nearby. The sandy beach at New Brighton has a pier where you can walk or fish, and the Southshore Spit, at the southern end, is a good birdwatching spot. Taylor's Mistake Beach is surrounded by hills and rocky outcrops, which are the result of volcanic activity. The beach itself is small, with clear water, and has some of the best surf in the area.
If you want to see some spectacular scenery and get your adrenalin going at the same time, you can go jet boating on the Waimakariri River. The Alpine Jet boat will take you along the river canyon, through the foothills of the Southern Alps. Look out for salmon, rainbow trout and brown trout in the clear waters. Another way to see the countryside, especially for rail enthusiasts, is a journey on the TranzAlpine™ rail line between Christchurch and Greymouth. The train runs along the top of the gorge, through the mountains and across the Canterbury Plains farmland.
At the Adrenalin Forest Adventure Park, you can test your nerve on an aerial obstacle course more than two kilometres long and 20 metres off the ground in places. The course features 100 different activities and takes around three-and-a-half hours - there are six courses of varying difficulty, so the whole family can take part.
Eating and drinking
Unsurprisingly, given its name, a wide range of burgers are on offer at the Burgers and Beers Inc. restaurant, including fish, venison, and lamb, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options. Waffles, pancakes, French toast and all-day breakfasts are on the menu at Drexels Breakfast Restaurant, which prides itself on its homemade hash browns. Housed in a turn-of-the-last-century villa, Dux Dine, a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner, serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, with plenty of vegetarian options and a kids' menu. Sit out on the veranda or in the courtyard on sunny days, and enjoy an award-winning home-brewed beer.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Christchurch
What are the best hotels to stay in Christchurch?Ascot Vale Motor Lodge, Classique Lodge Motel and Quest Cathedral Junction Serviced Apartments are some of the popular hotels in Christchurch.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Christchurch?The cheapest price for a double room in Christchurch is £29, offered by Urbanz.
What hotels are in the central Christchurch neighborhood?The best hotels near the center of Christchurch are Ferry Motel, Cashel Court Motel and Quest Cathedral Junction Serviced Apartments.
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