Your travel itinerary to New Zealand is incomplete without a visit to the city of Christchurch. From multicultural festivals to eclectic exhibitions, the town has a lot to offer for people of all ages. If you are planning a trip soon, here are a few affordable accommodation options you can easily access. If you are travelling in a group, you can save even more money by using coach hire in Christchurch for airport transfer to these hotels.

 

Colombo In The City

Enjoying a pristine location in the Colombo Street, Colombo In The City is a contemporary motel located just a 5-minute walk from the casino and city Centre. All the guest rooms have a flat-screen satellite TVs, free Wi-Fi, along with a spa bath in some of the rooms. It has a dedicated guest laundry and also assistance for travel bookings. You can also get continental breakfast for as less as 15 NZD.

Additionally, guests can access free newspapers and borrow board games from reception. All rooms have ironing and cooking facilities including a refrigerator, toaster and a microwave. Offered at a budget price in a prime location, there’s no way you can look further than this viable option.

Quality Hotel Elms

Perfectly situated on the Northwestern corner of the city, the Quality Hotel Elms at the Papanui Road offers an easy access to the visitors without the hassle of entering the central business district. Providing comfortable and sophisticated accommodation with a wide range of room types to choose from, the hotel is well suited for both leisure and business travel. It has been beautifully designed to maximize beautiful surroundings, with an elegant rose garden offering an ideal relaxing ambiance, where you can enjoy Vivace coffee.

A variety of services and facilities are offered at this venue, including the likes of fibre-optic high speed internet without any additional cost. The wedding venue has been crafted to perfection with latest design and the conferencing facilities can hold up to 200 delegates in a beautiful setting. The culinary delights are an additional bonus too. The staff management makes sure that your stay in Quality Hotel is worth the quality it claims, and they are ready to assist you in meeting the expectations.

Cranford Cottages and Motel

Situated in the posh Cranford Street of Christchurch, the Cranford Cottages and Motel provides sufficient self-catering accommodation at reasonable prices. It’s hardly a couple of kilometres from the city centre with guest rooms including electric blankets and satellite TV.  Each apartment and cottage features a massive patio with excellent views of the garden. They provide either an equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven and microwave or a kitchenette.

Other facilities include a tour desk, barbecue area and free access to a guest laundry. Local cafes and restaurants are just a short walk away from the hotel. The Railway station is a 15-minute drive away, while the International airport is only 11 km from the Motel. This property is also highly rated for getting the best value of money for a short budget stay.

The Jailhouse

Certainly one of the best budget backpacker accommodations in the city, the Jailhouse is a highly recommended spot for a budget stay. This refurbished heritage spot has had a rich history as the Addington Prison for over 100 years from 1874 to 1999. It opened as a hostel in 2006, and has since then become a must-visit on the backpacker circuit. Being close to Railway station, Hagley Park, Addington Raceway, AMI Stadium and Horncastle Arena, the Addington suburb has become an entertainment hub with fantastic bars and cafes.

With rooms to suit everyone, this budget accommodation is warm and friendly with spring beds. At the travel desk of the hotel, you have an option to book all your transport and adventure activities including Kiwi Rail, Strays, campervans and rental cars. Visit one of the nearby cafes or sip a cup of coffee at the original Jailhouse espresso coffee bar.

Equestrian Hotel

Being a part of the EQ quarter food & entertainment zone, the 3-star Equestrian Hotel specializes in serving local tourists at a budget price. There’s a popular local restaurant within the precinct, along with a couple of bars and function centres. Facilities offered at this venue include guest laundry, free internet, Sky TV, night club, music bar, restaurant sports bar and non-smoking rooms.

Located on the flip side of the DressSmart & Hornby Retail complex, the Equestrian hotel is minutes away from the International Airport, NZ Air Force museum, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Sumner Beach, Wildwest Mini Golf, Orana Wildlife Park, Russley Golf Course, Riccarton Mall, Addington Raceway and Ruapuna Race Track. At such a reasonable price, you get the best returns in terms of value for money.

Argyle On The Park

Minutes away from the Botanic Gardens and the Hagley Park, Argyle On The Park is right in the heart of the city. The rooms may be charged less, but has facilities like any other standard hotel. You can choose from a dozen soundproof rooms featuring sitting areas, tea makers, DVD players and plasma TVs with cable channels. 24/7 room service is available and kitchens come with stovetops, microwaves and refrigerators. Free bottled water, local calls and newspapers are also available.

The motel has dry cleaning and laundry services, grocery store and free WiFi in public areas. Extended parking is available free of cost and also train pickup service. Canterbury Museum and Riccarton House are some of the sights within a 20-minute walk from the Riccarton Motel.

 The Ashley Hotel

Located in Riccarton, the Ashley Hotel Christchurch is a newly renovated hotel that offers to deliver a relaxed and charming experience to all its guests. You can choose from 45 guest rooms, with the hotel being in proximity to dozens of cafes and restaurants, shopping malls, Hagley Park, Christchurch Hospital and other attractions. Whether you are on a holiday or for business purpose, the Ashley has different room types to suit your convenience, with disabled facilities as well. Enjoy your stay in the city in style and comfort at The Ashley Hotel without breaking the bank today!

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