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Camelot Motor Lodge

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Classic Studio (1 Queen & 1 Single Bed) | Terrace/patio

Overview of Camelot Motor Lodge

Camelot Motor Lodge

3-star property
3-star motel in Christchurch with outdoor pool and restaurant

8.0/10 Very good

568 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
The price is NZ$141
Price available on 17/02/2023
28 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch, 8014

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Merivale
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 16 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 6 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 22 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 26 min drive


  • Hachi Hachi - 3 min walk
  • Strawberry Fare - 3 min walk
  • Vic's Cafe - 5 min walk
  • King of Snake - 5 min walk
  • Blax Espresso Bar - 6 min walk

About this property

Camelot Motor Lodge

Camelot Motor Lodge is a great choice for a stay in Christchurch. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe, and the hot tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. An outdoor pool and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include fridges and microwaves. The comfortable beds and overall value get great marks from fellow travellers.



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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 34 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8:00 PM
  • 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

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:00 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 24 hours before arrival 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 stay for free
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls, off-lead area and litter boxes available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Room service

Travelling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • Golfing nearby


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


  • 7 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • An outdoor pool
  • Hot tub


  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

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

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Camelot Motor Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Camelot 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.
How much does it cost to stay at Camelot Motor Lodge?
As of 29 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Camelot Motor Lodge on 17 February 2023 start from NZ$141, 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 Camelot Motor Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Camelot Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Camelot Motor Lodge?
Yes, pets stay free. Dog exercise areas, food and water bowls and litter trays are available.
Is parking offered on site at Camelot Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Camelot Motor Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Camelot Motor Lodge?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (11-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Camelot Motor Lodge and nearby?
Camelot Motor Lodge has an outdoor pool and a hot tub, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Camelot Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Hachi Hachi (3-min walk), Strawberry Fare (3-min walk) and Vic's Cafe (5-min walk).
Does Camelot Motor Lodge have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a fridge, a microwave and cookware.
What's the area around Camelot Motor Lodge like?
Camelot Motor Lodge is in Merivale, a short 4-minute walk from Hagley Park and 11 minutes' walk from Christchurch Casino. Travellers give top marks for the motel's prime location.



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8/10 Very good

Kelly, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

always a great stay
whenever in Christchurch we like to stay at Camelot. It is central to our needs, comfortable and great customer service. The staff remember us every time and go out of their way to assist with any queries
Heidi-Mu, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Karlene, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Loved the stay .
It was a really good stay , have stayed before and loved the room , very helpful staff , nothing was a problem . Nice spacious motel .
Kerrie, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

william, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay, thanks alot
Extremely happy with our stay here, they have updated the rooms with fresh paint and carpet and a few additional extras. Great effort guys. And we got an upgrade on arrival. Host was pleasant as always. And we will definitely be back.
Kelly, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everyone in the family loves their stay in the accommodation. Its just a shame that we only have to stay for a night. Probably the coziest place I have ever slept aside from our own home.
Cyrus, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great rooms at a good price
Clean rooms and nicely redecorated. No road noise at all. Overall, a great stay.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Vicky, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Felt like staying in a chateau in France for the evening
Tony, 1-night family trip
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