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Garden City Motel - Christchurch

3 star Hotel Christchurch

242 Main North Road - Christchurch

Price starting from NZD 142.50

Welcome to Garden City Motel!

This 3-star motel offers free wired and wireless Internet access, plus a casino shuttle. If you want low-key dining options, you will be pleased to find barbecue grills and a picnic area.

Staff can provide tour/ticket assistance, express check-in and express check-out. This motel has a business center. The reception desk is open during limited hours of the day. Other amenities include dry cleaning/laundry, an area shuttle, a garden and laundry facilities.

Guest Rating
Guest Rating 9.0 Wonderful!
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Facilities at Garden City Motel

  • Business Center
  • Laundry service
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Barbecue

Know before you go

  • 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.
  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol is not served at this property.

Check-in: between 2 PM and 8:30 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 10.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Pet fee: NZD 10.00 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Room Details

Garden City Motel has 10 guest rooms, all featuring DVD players and climate control. Rooms open onto patios. Guest rooms are individually furnished, making each stay a unique experience. In-room kitchen amenities include full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops and microwaves, allowing you to save on dining expenses while you travel. A good night's sleep in Select Comfort mattresses with premium bedding and Egyptian cotton sheets will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their vacation or business trip.

Guests can kick back at the end of a busy day and enjoy 42-inch plasma televisions with cable channels. Additional guest comforts include free local calls, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with rainfall showerheads and hair dryers.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • In-room ironing facilities
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Cable TV
  • Dial-up Internet access
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Garden City Motel

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
St George's Hostpital - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Merivale Mall - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Omarino Wine Park - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Southern Cross Hospital - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Christchurch Golf Club - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Christchurch Casino - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Hagley Golf Course - 5.2 km / 3.2 mi
Russley Golf Club - 5.2 km / 3.3 mi
Riccarton House - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
University of Canterbury - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Victoria Square - 5.4 km / 3.4 mi
Hagley Park - 5.4 km / 3.4 mi
Christ's College - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
The preferred airport for Garden City Motel is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Garden City Motel

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking