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Northwood Motor Lodge

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One Bedroom Queen Unit | Living area | 32-cm flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV
Three Bedroom Unit | Living area | 32-cm flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV

Overview of Northwood Motor Lodge

Northwood Motor Lodge

3.5 star property
Family-friendly motel within easy reach of The Groynes
9.8 out of 10 Exceptional
9.8/10 Exceptional

36 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
170 Johns Road (SH1), Belfast, Christchurch
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free casino shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Playground on site
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Northwood
  • Hagley Park - 12 min drive
  • Christchurch Casino - 13 min drive
  • Cathedral Square - 14 min drive
  • New Brighton Beach - 19 min drive
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 26 min drive
  • Sumner Beach - 31 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 8 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 22 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 24 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 25 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free casino shuttle


  • Copenhagen Bakery - 6 min drive
  • McDonald's - 7 min drive
  • Curry Time Indian Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Burger King - 18 min walk
  • Burger King - 4 min drive

About this property

Northwood Motor Lodge

Northwood Motor Lodge offers a free airport shuttle (available on request). Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; 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 9:00 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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site parking only available on request
  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking


  • Free airport shuttle from 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM*


  • Free casino shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • BBQs

Travelling with children

  • Playground
  • Trampoline

What to do

  • Golfing nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1999
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-cm flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

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

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

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

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • High chair
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 8.00 to 12.00 for adults and NZD 8.00 to 12.00 for children

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds


  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have lifts.
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Chardonnay Motor Lodge Christchurch
Chardonnay Motor Lodge
Chardonnay Motor Christchurch
Chardonnay Motor
Chardonnay Motor Lodge
Northwood Motor Lodge Motel
Northwood Motor Lodge Christchurch
Northwood Motor Lodge Motel Christchurch

Frequently asked questions

Does Northwood Motor Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Northwood Motor Lodge 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Northwood Motor Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Northwood Motor Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Northwood Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Northwood Motor Lodge?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available from 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM on request.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Northwood Motor Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Northwood Motor Lodge?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (13-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Northwood Motor Lodge and nearby?
Northwood Motor Lodge has a picnic area and a garden.
Does Northwood Motor Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Northwood Motor Lodge like?
Northwood Motor Lodge is in Northwood, a short 8-minute drive from Christchurch International Airport (CHC) and 6 minutes' walk from The Groynes. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Great motel, easily accessible from motorway. Great welcome on arrival - best gardens we’ve seen. Close proximity to great walks.
William, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely Christchurch motel
Stay closed to Christchurch and near to airport. Very friendly and helpful couple run the place. Would recommend if you want to be near airport or city centre
Barry, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Diane, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The room was lovely but the staff were just flat out amazing and made us relax and feel welcome. Highly recommend
Kirsty, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean, comfortable, great service
Quick overnight after our flight. Perfect location. Easy to check in. Highly recommend
Lori, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely fantastic right from checking in, great location, easy to get on the motorway from there, the hosts were so friendly, I will definitely stay here again it was perfect for our family
Kim, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Peter is the perfect host. Nothing was too much trouble, from transfers to restaurant recommendations, he was always cheerful and willing to help.
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful property & very clean. Hosts Tessa & Peter were extremely friendly and accommodating. Would definitely stay there again.
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10/10 Exceptional

Peter was very friendly and sincere.
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely relaxing setting, staff went above and beyond . Will be back, next time for longer
Katrina, 1-night trip
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