Located in Christchurch City Centre within a mile (2 km) of Canterbury Museum, City Central Motel Apartments is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Riccarton House. The 26 rooms at this 3-star motel include kitchenettes, refrigerators, and microwaves. Centrally located in Christchurch, the motel is also a short walk from Cardboard Cathedral and Chalice.


For your convenience, a continental breakfast is served each morning for a fee.


The 26 rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Guests can expect WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other standard amenities include phones, ironing boards, and desks. Limited housekeeping is available.

Property features

Guests of City Central Motel Apartments enjoy free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and laundry facilities. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle for NZD TBA. Front-desk staff can help secure valuables, and provide local restaurant recommendations.


  • Close to Canterbury Museum
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Airport shuttle (fees apply)

City Central Motel Apartments

252 Barbadoes Street Christchurch 8011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

City Central Motel Apartments features laundry facilities, express check-out, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 26 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD TBA )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

City Central Motel Apartments offers 26 accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Accommodations at this 3-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers.

This Christchurch motel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided on weekdays only.

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Housekeeping - weekdays only 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests are kindly requested to contact the property at least 48 hours in advance if planning to arrive outside of the regular check-in hours as alternate check-in information will be needed. Contact details can be found in the confirmation email received after booking via this website.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD TBA (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD TBA
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • City Central Motel Apartments
  • City Central Christchurch
  • City Central Hotel Apartments
  • City Central Motel Apartments Hotel Christchurch

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 3 stars.

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