Budget hotels & hostels
Guesthouses and B&Bs
Christchurch Top 10 Holiday Park
Wall-to-wall campervans here, while other accommodation ranges from cabins to motel units. It's also well equipped for leisure activities, with an indoor pool, games rooms and a playground for the kids.
Centre Point On Colombo Motel
CentrePoint on Colombo has super-comfortable facilities and the bonus of a friendly Kiwi–Japanese management...
The Heritage goes all out to impress with deluxe hotel rooms and plush self-contained suites installed in the restored innards of the adjacent Old Government Building...
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
Handy for those early flights, this motel has a variety of rooms with good facilities. A 24-hour airport pick-up is available at no extra charge. The newly opened Premier Suites are very comfortable and good value.
Casino Court Motor Lodge
Located on Christchurch's main motel drag, the independently owned Casino Court is a gleaming standout. A dozen snazzy units offer plenty of elbow-room, with equipped kitchens in which to flex some culinary muscle...
City Centre Motel
Pretty flowerbeds soften the concrete here, and inside you'll find more high-standard motel accommodation in spacious, spotless units, all with kitchenette.
The George has 53 handsomely decorated rooms and suites on the fringe of Christchurch’s sweeping Hagley Park...
Merivale Manor Motel
A gracious 19th-century Victorian residence is now the hub of an elegant motel. Accommodation ranges from studios (some with spa baths) to one- and two-bedroom apartments...
Handily located in up-and-coming Addington, the Arena Motel is also the closest accommodation to the Christchurch Railway Station – convenient if you're planning a morning departure on the TranzAlpine through the Southern Alps.
Roma On Riccarton Motel
Handily located near Hagley Park and the city end of Riccarton Rd, the Mediterranean-style Roma on Riccarton is also a short stroll from cinemas, bars and restaurants, and Christchurch's best shopping mall...
Colombo In The City
Colombo in the City has attractive units that are luxuriously equipped with Sky TV, CD players, double-glazed windows and spa baths.
The Old Countryhouse
The Old Countryhouse features two separate villas with handmade wooden furniture, a reading lounge and a lovely garden filled with native ferns. It’s slightly further out than other hostels, but still only 1km east of Latimer Sq...
Sheltered by well-established trees, Foley Towers provides well-maintained rooms encircling quiet inner courtyards and a friendly welcome in dorms warmed by underfloor heating. Check-in after 9pm is available only by arrangement.
Chester Street Backpackers
This relaxed wooden villa is painted in bright colours and has a huge library in the sunny front room. The friendly house cat is a regular guest at hostel barbecues. It’s popular, so try to book ahead...
Housed in an old prison that was built in 1874 (and only decommissioned in 1999), the Jailhouse is one of NZ’s most unique hostels...
Around The World Backpackers
Around the World gets rave recommendations for its ‘Kiwiana’ decor and sunny back garden (complete with a private outdoor bath). Ask about the hostel's 'Love Shack' if you're visiting with the closest of travelling companions.
Yha Rolleston House
Closed until further notice. Pleasant Rolleston House is in an excellent position beside the tramline and can count both the Arts Centre and the Botanic Gardens as neighbours...
Dorset House Backpackers
This 145-year-old wooden villa has a large regal lounge with log fire, pool table, DVDs and beds instead of bunks. It’s a short stroll to Hagley Park and the bars and restaurants of Victoria St and Papanui Rd.
Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch
Property Location When you stay at Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch in Christchurch, you'll be on a lake and convenient to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. This 4...
Econo Lodge Canterbury Court
Property Location With a stay at Econo Lodge Canterbury Court in Christchurch (Addington), you'll be convenient to CBS Canterbury Arena and Canterbury Museum...
Amross Court Motor Lodge
Property Location Amross Court Motor Lodge is centrally located in Christchurch, walking distance from Southern Cross Hospital and close to Christchurch Casino. This 4...
City Central Motel Apartments
Property Location A stay at City Central Motel Apartments places you in the heart of Christchurch, convenient to SOL Square and Canterbury Museum...