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4.5 out of 5

"The fact that the entrance was on a side street making it easier to get in and out, than if it was onto busy Riccarton Rd. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 18 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

At Apollo Motel Christchurch you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of University of Canterbury and Riccarton House. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with digital channels, and all 11 rooms feature free wired Internet, balconies, and tablet computers. Room service is available and kitchenettes come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, so in-room dining is easy. IPod docks, dining areas, and sitting areas are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and tour/ticket assistance. Continental breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Upper Riccarton motel, you'll be 3.8 km (2.4 mi) from Christchurch Public Hospital and 4.1 km (2.5 mi) from Canterbury Museum.

Standard Studio Non Smoking Kitchen (Small Studio Unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$106* Per night/room 24 Oct. - 25 Oct.

Standard Suite 1 Bedroom Non Smoking Kitchen (Suite)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Unit - 1 queen, 2 single, 1 rollaway)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Suite 2 Bedrooms Non Smoking Kitchen (Unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe King Studio Non Smoking Kitchen

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apollo Motel Christchurch ratings based on 206 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Apollo Motel Christchurch

Everyone (118) Couples (46) Family (46)
4 out of 5
The fact that the entrance was on a side street making it easier to get in and out, than if it was onto busy Riccarton Rd.

Posted by on 18 Oct. 2020

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20 Oct. 2020 by Tiffany

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

4 out of 5
In a good position and close to everything that we wanted to see.

Posted by , from Greymouth on 8 Oct. 2020

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12 Oct. 2020 by Tiffany

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4 out of 5
Parking was very slim. Parking spots very small, not enough for all the units. Not the Motels fault but roadworks making it doubly difficult to get in and out of the driveway

Posted by , from Blenheim on 28 Sep. 2020

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28 Sep. 2020 by Tiffany

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

4 out of 5
Cannot recall anything being extra special,but it was clean and comfortable.

Posted by on 9 Sep. 2020

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9 Sep. 2020 by Tiffany

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5 out of 5
Very spacious and clean. very thing needed was there. Lovely staff and helpful. Enjoyed our stay.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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13 Jan. 2020 by Tiffany

Thanks for staying with us and your lovely review.

5 out of 5
good location. clean tidy compact unit. comfortable bed. Ideal for overnight stay.

Posted by on 22 Dec. 2019

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28 Dec. 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Apollo Motel and taking the time to write your review, as every comment is very important to us. Take care and we look forward to meeting you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Dec. 2019

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11 Dec. 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Apollo Motel and taking the time to write your review, as every comment is very important to us. Take care and we look forward to meeting you again.

4 out of 5
every thing was fine.. They found us a downstairs unit. and sorted out the television for us.

Posted by on 24 Nov. 2019

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25 Nov. 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Apollo Motel and taking the time to write your review, as every comment is very important to us. Take care and we look forward to meeting you again.

4 out of 5
Near the airport and city center Its our first time to stay in a hotel in Christchurch so I can its recommendable.

Posted by on 19 Aug. 2019

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20 Aug. 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for staying with us at Apollo motel and taking the time to post your review. We would love to catch up with you again Take care Kind regards

5 out of 5
Love glass milk bottles save the planet clean and tidy lovely place

Posted by on 25 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jul. 2019 by Carol

Thank you for staying with and taking the time to write your review. We appreciate all the comments. At apollo motel, we do have a recycling programme and are doing our best for the environment. This is just one of the ways we have in place to help. We look forward to catching up again Thank you again and take care Kind regards Carol

About the Apollo Motel Christchurch

Location 288 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, 8004

Property Features

Apollo Motel Christchurch offers its guests a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Apollo Motel Christchurch also features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Christchurch motel is smoke free.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (6.8 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (3.2 km / 2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Apollo Motel Christchurch offers 11 accommodations with tablet computers and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Accommodations at this 4-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Christchurch motel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Tablet
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM. Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM.
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • No lifts
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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National Rating

This Motel property is rated 4 stars.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.