Pod hotel to open in Christchurch, New Zealand

Aerial view of Christchurch, New Zealand. Image by Geof Wilson / CC BY-SA 2.0

Aerial view of Christchurch, New Zealand. Image by Geof Wilson / CC BY-SA 2.0

New Zealand’s Christchurch has the highest hotel rates in the country with low accommodation stock after the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. But a new no-frills pod hotel which is expected to be open in 12 months and will be located close to Christchurch airport hopes to change that. Modelled on Japanese pod hotels, beds will cost around NZ$30 per night in the 272-bed budget hotel.

Read more: 3news.co.nz

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