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The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

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Standard Room | Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Standard Room | Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Standard Room | Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Standard Room | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer

Overview of The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

3.0 star property
3-star motel with 2 bars/lounges, near Air Force Museum of New Zealand

8.4/10 Very good

217 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
The price is NZ$127
Price available on 13/02/2023
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118 Racecourse Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, 8042

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Sockburn
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 8 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 13 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 18 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Little Thai Kitchen - 11 min walk
  • Southern Spices - 13 min walk
  • Cameron Japanese Family Restaurant - 20 min walk
  • Daphne's Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Sakura - 3 min drive

About this property

The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

A great choice for a stay in Christchurch, The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge is only 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the airport. For a bite to eat, guests can visit Hoofbeats Restaurant, which serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are 2 bars/lounges, a terrace and in-room conveniences such as fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers say great things about the helpful staff and location.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 46 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • 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 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Sports Bar
  • 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 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours can refer to the late-arrivals information on the reception office door for check-in assistance.

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

Children

  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's menu

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

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

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Hoofbeats Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.
Carbine Lounge Bar – This wine bar specialises in local cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Sports Bar – This sports bar specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 17.50 per person

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

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

Policies

<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Racecourse Motorlodge
Racecourse Motorlodge Christchurch
The Racecourse & Motorlodge
The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge Motel
The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge Christchurch
The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge Motel Christchurch

Frequently asked questions

Does The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge 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 The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
As of 8 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge on 13 February 2023 start from NZ$127, 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 The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (17-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge and nearby?
The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge has 2 bars and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge?
Yes, Hoofbeats Restaurant offers al fresco dining and local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Little Thai Kitchen (11-min walk), Southern Spices (13-min walk) and Joe's Garage (2 mi).
What's the area around The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge like?
The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge is in Sockburn, a short 5-minute walk from Riccarton Park. Travellers say that the motel is in a great location.

Reviews

8.4

Very good

8.5/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.7/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

6/10 Good

Good Location
Good location for what we needed. Quite noisy with people coming and going through the night. It was very clean, very strong smell of bleach.
1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very clean & tidy. Perfect for what we needed at reasonable rate.
Angie, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Darrel, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Patrick, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Had noisy people in next unit,still music and loud talking at 20 to 3 in the morning. Spoke to the receptionist next morning and she apologized and put me into another room as the same people were staying the following night as well.all done with a smile.
Ross, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Stayed here for one night before an early international flight. Clean & comfortable. Ten minute taxi ride to airport.
Linda, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Clen and tidy, easy check in. Couldnt open door when got back late at night but staff sorted another key quickly.
Christine, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A fantastic stay-really nice property, friendly staff, great location, great food. Big room with everything that was needed, daily servicing and warm and comfy. would definiely stay again!!
Rob, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Gareth, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Good place to stay and a reasonable price as well
Dion, 1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review