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Apollo Motel Christchurch

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Front of property
In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Deluxe Queen Studio | In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of Apollo Motel Christchurch

Apollo Motel Christchurch

3.0 star property
3-star motel, convenient for University of Canterbury

8.6/10 Fabulous

384 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
288 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, 8004
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Upper Riccarton
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 11 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 4 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 16 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Coffee Culture - 10 min walk
  • Hachi Hachi - 7 min walk
  • Ngon Ngon Bánh Mì Café - 6 min walk
  • Hello Vietnam - 5 min walk
  • Yummy Chinese Cuisine - 9 min walk

About this property

Apollo Motel Christchurch

Apollo Motel Christchurch is only 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi, self-parking and wired Internet. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include fridges and microwaves. The convenient parking and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean

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 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1 PM until 9:30 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • 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 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
  • Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property 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


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Room service


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


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Korean

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Tablet computer
  • IPod docking station
  • LCD television
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

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

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

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


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 12 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20.0 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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

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

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

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


<p>Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

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Frequently asked questions

Does Apollo Motel Christchurch offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Apollo Motel Christchurch 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 Apollo Motel Christchurch?
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.
Are pets allowed at Apollo Motel Christchurch?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Apollo Motel Christchurch?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Apollo Motel Christchurch?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Apollo Motel Christchurch?
You can check in from 1 PM - 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Apollo Motel Christchurch?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (7-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Apollo Motel Christchurch and nearby?
Apollo Motel Christchurch has a garden.
Does Apollo Motel Christchurch have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a stovetop, an oven and a fridge.
Does Apollo Motel Christchurch have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Apollo Motel Christchurch like?
Apollo Motel Christchurch is a short 1-minute walk from Riccarton Road and 6 minutes' walk from University of Canterbury. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Weekend away
Handy to public transport
John William, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very clean and comfortable ~ good job.
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Dirty room/bathroom over priced and had a bad smell
Charlotte, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Clean, fresh and tidy but the shower cubicle could do with an upgrade/tidy up. The door lock needs to be fixed as had to try numerous times to get fire to open and had to get help getting in on one occasion.
Barbara, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Comfy bed, great shower, handy location, helpful staff
Philippa, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Good value accomo
good value for money, clean, a bit tired. Needs new mattresses Noisy but only because on a busy road and was quiet in middle of night
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel
Very enjoyable stay . The rooms are very spacious and quiet. The host is very helpful. Thoroughly recommend !
Jeffery, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Worth a visit
The host is very helpful and friendly . The rooms are big and price is fair .
Jeffery, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Joanna, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Monica, 1-night family trip
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