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Kauri Motel

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Overview of Kauri Motel

Kauri Motel

3.5 star property
3.5-star motel, steps from Westfield Riccarton Mall

9.8/10 Exceptional

12 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave
The price is NZ$203
Price available on 06/03/2023
1 Kauri St, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8041

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Riccarton
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 15 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 20 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 24 min walk
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive


  • Park Ranger - 3 min walk
  • Velvet Burger - 3 min walk
  • Benson Chinese Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Fox and Ferret - 4 min walk
  • The Craic Irish Bar - 6 min walk

About this property

Kauri Motel

A great choice for a stay in Christchurch, Kauri Motel is only 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the airport. You'll have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Fellow travellers like the location.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM

What to do

  • Free use of nearby fitness centre


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 2003
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Dining table
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 13 for adults and NZD 13 for children
  • Late check-in between 8:30 PM and midnight can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 20

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for NZD 20 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


<p>Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.</p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Kauri Motel Christchurch
Kauri Christchurch
Kauri Motel Motel
Kauri Motel Christchurch
Kauri Motel Motel Christchurch

Frequently asked questions

Does Kauri Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kauri Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Kauri Motel?
As of 5 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kauri Motel on 6 March 2023 start from NZ$203, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kauri Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Kauri Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Kauri Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kauri Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Kauri Motel?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (10-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Kauri Motel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Westfield Riccarton Mall (1-min walk) and Riccarton House (11-min walk), along with Mona Vale (0.9 mi) and University of Canterbury (0.9 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near Kauri Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Velvet Burger (3-min walk), Benson Chinese Restaurant (4-min walk) and Fox and Ferret (4-min walk).
What's the area around Kauri Motel like?
Kauri Motel is a short 17-minute walk from University of Canterbury and 19 minutes' walk from Hagley Park. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Property was all very good, very close to everything nearby.. The owner was very helpful and friendly.. Thank you..
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Liz, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel with friendly staff.
Excellent hotel with friendly staff within a sort walking distance to anything you might need. Would absolutely stay here again.
ryan, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

7-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly, helpful and obliging owners. A very good location.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous location/friendly staff/clean and well presented units
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very hospitable management who took the initiative to upgrade our small family to a larger room that had become available
Neil, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kauri Motel
Great service. Comfortable, clean room. Good location, not too noisy despite being on a main road. I would definitely stay here again!
Lesley, 1-night trip
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