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Samhil Motor Lodge

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Front of property
2 bedrooms, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Overview of Samhil Motor Lodge

Samhil Motor Lodge

2.5 star property
Christchurch motel on boardwalk

2 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
12 Riccarton Road, Christchurch

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Riccarton
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 15 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 19 min walk
  • Rolleston Station - 19 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free casino shuttle


  • Cafe SisMo - 2 min walk
  • Dux Dine - 2 min walk
  • Ground Floor Cafe - 3 min walk
  • The Craic Irish Bar - 7 min walk
  • Cookai Japanese Restaurant - 8 min walk

About this property

Samhil Motor Lodge

A great choice for a stay in Christchurch, Samhil Motor Lodge features an airport shuttle. Guests will have free perks like WiFi and self parking. The comfortable beds and family-friendly amenities get good marks from fellow travelers.



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/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 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 ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


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


  • Airport shuttle*


  • Free casino shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Golfing nearby


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


  • Built in 1988
  • Adjacent to a golf course


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 15.0 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.

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

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


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Best Western Cherry Tree
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Frequently asked questions

Does Samhil Motor Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Samhil 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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Samhil Motor Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Samhil Motor Lodge?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Samhil Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Samhil Motor Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Samhil Motor Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Samhil Motor Lodge?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (4-min drive) is nearby.
Are there restaurants at or near Samhil Motor Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Ground Floor Cafe (3-min walk), The Craic Irish Bar (7-min walk), and Cookai Japanese Restaurant (8-min walk).
Does Samhil Motor Lodge have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, a refrigerator, and a microwave.
What's the area around Samhil Motor Lodge like?
Samhil Motor Lodge is located on the boardwalk in Riccarton, a short 2-minute walk from Hagley Park and 17 minutes' walk from Christchurch Public Hospital.

Overall score and ratings





Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



2/10 Poor

Was a great location
3-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

A little disappointed.
The room was ok except there were no instructions to set the heater and the TV remote only part worked so changing channels and volume had to ne manual at the TV.. the room its self is just the average older motel room. There was a spotlight out side the window that kept the room lit all night....
J M, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review