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Arena Motel

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30 Whiteleigh Avenue, Christchurch 8024 New Zealand
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#25 of 154 hotels in Christchurch
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Looking for a place to stay in Christchurch? Then look no further than Arena Motel, a family-friendly motel that brings the best of Christchurch to your doorstep.

Rooms at Arena Motel offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a kitchenette providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

Baggage storage, express check-in and check-out, and newspaper are some of the conveniences offered at this motel. If you are driving to Arena Motel, free parking is available.

While staying at Arena Motel, visitors can check out Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial (2.2 km) and Mona Vale (2.6 km), some of Christchurch's top attractions.

If you’re looking for an Italian restaurant, consider a visit to Francesca's Italian Kitchen, Cafe Valentino, or Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Arena Motel.

Christchurch is also known for some great parks, including Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Hagley Park, and Riccarton House & Bush, which are not too far from Arena Motel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Arena Motel as you experience everything Christchurch has to offer.

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j3anni3 wrote a review Apr. 5
Wellington, New Zealand12 contributions3 helpful votes
A nice comfy room upstairs. Welcome card and chocolates a nice touch. Warm welcome by staff. Close to rain station but to far to walk with a bag - free Shuttle to train station in morning. Gave recommendations for places to eat within walking distance. Thanks,
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Alvin wrote a review Feb. 2021
Palmerston North, New Zealand46 contributions6 helpful votes
Rooms are good but there is no aircon when it is very hot, all you could do was to open the windows. trying to do your laundry was rather poor, could only use between 2 and 5.30 pm. But most time it was used by management and you could not use until they had finished. Close to railway station was good and to local shop.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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920lorrainec wrote a review Jan. 2021
Wellington, New Zealand294 contributions55 helpful votes
The Arena motel is very close to the Tranzalpine train station. But they picked us up and dropped us off which was amazing . The rooms are superbly clean with a lovely bathroom and small kitchen . The motel is located within easy walking distance of shopping and many cafe and restaurant choices . We sampled a few ! The staff are fabulous and really helpful with ideas and there is a very helpful guide in the room where they seem to have thought of everything .
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sharpeze wrote a review Sep. 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand274 contributions106 helpful votes
We picked this Motel as it was close to the train station but unfortunately because of COVID the train was cancelled. The value to us when booked was that we were able to leave our car here while we travelled for a week. We had room 1 which had a queen and 2 single beds which were comfortable. The kitchen has a small cooktop, microwave and the seal on the fridge was broken. The decor and furniture were worn and the place needs a bit of TLC but the unit was clean. The shower works on a califont system and the pressure was pathetic. The shower in our caravan works 100% better. The light bulb was blown over the vanity. Ok for a 1 night stay.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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WGreen74 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Lincolnshire, UK68 contributions32 helpful votes
We stayed here between journeys on the coastal pacific and tranzalpine trains. Its 10 minutes or so drive from the motel to the station and the owner was there to meet us and take us back the next morning which was great. We had an upstairs room which was very warm due to the extreme temperatures at the time, unfortunately there was no air conditioning but we did have a fan. The beds were reasonably comfortable, we had a double and single and slept well. The room was quite large and had a decent shower.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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US$71 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arena Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Arena Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Court Theatre (0.4 km), Addington Raceway (0.4 km), and AMI Stadium (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arena Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Arena Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Arena Motel?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Arena Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arena Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Addington Coffee Co-op, Mosaic by Simos Deli, and The Afghan Restaurant.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arena Motel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Arena Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Riccarton House & Bush (2.0 km), Mona Vale (2.5 km), and Canterbury Provincial Buildings (2.7 km).
Is Arena Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.