4.2 out of 5

"Arrived to a nice welcome to find we had been upgraded to a unit with a spa, Very nice. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 27 Mar 2018

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Hotel Description

Delago Motel places you in the centre of Christchurch, within just a 15-minute stroll of Merivale Mall and Christchurch Casino. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

All 9 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, patios and flat-screen TVs. Kitchens come equipped with fridges and microwaves, and room service is also available. Espresso makers, hairdryers and phones are also available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services and tour/ticket assistance. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Merivale motel, you'll be 2.2 km (1.4 mi) from Christchurch Public Hospital and 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from University of Canterbury.

Comfort Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Private Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$106 per night

Deluxe Studio, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub, Executive Level

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Studio, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Delago Motel ratings based on 79 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Delago Motel

Everyone (51) Couples (18) Business (1) Family (9)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 May 2019 by Will

Thank you for staying with us. Hope to see you again.

4 out of 5
The property was lovely and great value for money but the road noise was extreme.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Great location, close to restaurants. The staff were welcoming and friendly. Showed us around the room and suggestions for dinner.

Posted by on 18 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
Good Location, clean and tidy. New owner very helpful

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Oct. 2018 by Will

Thank you very much. We look forward to accommodating you again.

3 out of 5

Central location

Ok place to stay, pretty noisy all night made it hard to get any sleep.

Posted by on 20 Jul. 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice motel. Close to eateries and shops

Location: Central location. close to eateries and shops
Arrived to a nice welcome to find we had been upgraded to a unit with a spa, Very nice.

Posted by , from Fairlie on 27 Mar. 2018

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4 out of 5

close to pub

in and out, stayed for one night. perfect easy and convienient

Posted by on 2 Oct. 2017

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4 out of 5

Very good location to restaurants, cafes and CBD

We really enjoy the Merivale location, with great places at your doorstep to find good restaurants, cafes, etc...

Posted by , from Oamaru on 25 Aug. 2017

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4 out of 5

Central located. clean and tidy. Good facilities

Pros: New and comfortable furnishing. Nice big comfy bed.
Cons: Possible extra blanket
Location: Central located close to major shopping centre,s
Pleasant welcome. Very nice room. modern facilities.

Posted by , from Central Otago on 13 Jul. 2017

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Property Features

Delago Motel offers its guests a terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a garden. Public spaces have free WiFi. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Delago Motel also features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and room service (during limited hours). Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Christchurch motel is smoke free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (9.9 km / 6.1 mi)
  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (4.7 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Delago Motel offers 9 forms of accommodation with washers/dryers and espresso makers. Rooms open to patios. Accommodation at this 3.5-star motel has kitchens with fridges, microwaves, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Christchurch motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private patio
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours can use the exterior doorbell to request check-in assistance. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per stay.


  • No pets allowed


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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Union Pay


Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12.5 and NZD 18.5 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 25 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 6 (one-way), (from 2 to 18 years old)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Delago Motel Christchurch
  • Delago Motel
  • Delago Christchurch

You should know

  • Delago Motel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

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