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Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
8.7 Excellent
2 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 3,599 reviews
8.7

Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park provides a comfortable setting while in Lake Tekapo. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

Alpine Lodge Motel
Alpine Lodge Motel
8.3 Excellent
1 Harrogate Street, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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0.3 km from city centre, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 1,700 reviews
8.3

Alpine Lodge Motel is situated on South Island and offers 4-star accommodation in addition to a Jacuzzi. It is also minutes from Hanmer Springs's popular attractions and landmarks.

Lorenzo Motor Lodge
Lorenzo Motor Lodge
9.2 Excellent
36 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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2.1 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 277 reviews
9.2

Lorenzo Motor Lodge provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Christchurch. It also offers a free shuttle service, valet parking and free Wi-Fi.

Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
8.8 Excellent
45 Roydvale Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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7.0 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 3,038 reviews
8.8

Airport Gateway Motor Lodge is located in Christchurch and offers a free shuttle service. It features modern rooms with a private bathroom and a kitchenette.

Glentanner Park Centre
Glentanner Park Centre
8.1 Excellent
State Highway 80, Glentanner, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Glentanner, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 348 reviews
8.1

Glentanner Park Centre is set on South Island and offers 4-star accommodation in addition to free Wi-Fi. It also features a 24-hour reception, a coffee bar and meeting rooms.

Anchor Motel
Anchor Motel
7.8 Good
42 Evans Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Timaru, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 434 reviews
7.8

Anchor Motel Timaru is located in Timaru and is close to Roncalli College. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs
Bella Vista Motel Hanmer Springs
7.8 Good
1 Tarndale Place, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 325 reviews
7.8

Bella Vista Hanmer Springs is situated on South Island and provides 4-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

Chardonnay Motor Lodge
Chardonnay Motor Lodge
7.8 Good
170 Johns Road (SH1), Christchurch, New Zealand
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9.2 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 169 reviews
7.8

Chardonnay Motor Lodge provides peaceful 4-star accommodation in Christchurch. The numerous facilities this modern motel has to offer include a 24-hour reception, babysitting/child services and a kids club.

Akaroa Top 10 Holiday Park
Akaroa Top 10 Holiday Park
8.4 Excellent
Akaroa, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Akaroa, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 436 reviews
8.4

Located within the scenic countryside of Akaroa, Akaroa Top 10 Holiday Park offers comfortable accommodation and a full range of facilities, such as a swimming pool, luggage storage and an outdoor pool. It also provides laundry facilities, a table tennis table and a playground.

Peppers Bluewater Resort
Peppers Bluewater Resort
8.3 Excellent
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 4,152 reviews
8.3

Peppers Bluewater Resort is located on South Island and offers 4-star facilities as well as ski passes. It presents views of Lake Tekapo, and overlooks the lake.

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Average price in Canterbury:$132/night
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$64 - $194
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Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
8.3 Excellent
Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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0.1 km from city centre, Lake Tekapo 

Lake Tekapo Village Motel is located in Lake Tekapo and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also offers a safe, laundry facilities and luggage storage.

2
Alpine-Pacific Holiday Park
Alpine-Pacific Holiday Park
8.4 Excellent
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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2.6 km from city centre, Kaikoura 

Alpine-Pacific Holiday Park is located on South Island and offers 4-star accommodation as well as free Wi-Fi and a Jacuzzi. Popular amenities, such as a swimming pool and an outdoor pool, make for a satisfying stay in Kaikoura.

3
Hanmer Springs Hotel
Hanmer Springs Hotel
8.4 Excellent
1 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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0.8 km from city centre, Hanmer Springs 

Heritage Hanmer Springs is situated on South Island and provides 4-star facilities in addition to outdoor tennis courts. The various amenities this historic hotel features include an outdoor pool, a playground and meeting rooms.

4
Quality Hotel Elms
Quality Hotel Elms
8.4 Excellent
456 Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.3 km from city centre, Christchurch 

Located in Christchurch, Quality Hotel Elms is an easy drive from The Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

5
Colombo In The City
Colombo In The City
8.7 Excellent
863 Colombo Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre, Christchurch 

Colombo In The City provides a cosy setting while in Christchurch. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

6
Ibis Christchurch
Ibis Christchurch
7.9 Good
107 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre, Christchurch 

This Christchurch hotel is situated next to Chief Post Office. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, about a five-minute walk from the Bridge Of Remembrance.

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Greenacres Alpine Chalets & Villas
Greenacres Alpine Chalets & Villas
7.6 Good
84 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre, Hanmer Springs 

Situated in Hanmer Springs, Greenacres Alpine Chalets & Villas provides 3-star accommodation, as well as a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a Jacuzzi. It also offers a beauty centre, a playground and valet parking.

8
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
8.8 Excellent
45 Roydvale Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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7.0 km from city centre, Christchurch 

Airport Gateway Motor Lodge is located in Christchurch and offers a free shuttle service. It features modern rooms with a private bathroom and a kitchenette.

Cheapest hotels in Canterbury, South Island

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Urbanz
Urbanz
8.0 Excellent
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre,  

Urbanz is set in Christchurch and is within a short walk of nearby sightseeing spots, such as the Bridge Of Remembrance, Excelsior Hotel and Christchurch Casino. It is close to the Citizens' War Memorial, eateries and shops.

$22
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Jucy Snooze Christchurch
Jucy Snooze Christchurch
8.4 Excellent
5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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8.3 km from city centre,  

Conveniently located moments from Christchurch International Airport, the hostel offers comfortable accommodation in Christchurch. It also provides a concierge, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$24
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Dorset House Backpackers
Dorset House Backpackers
8.0 Excellent
1 Dorset Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.3 km from city centre,  

Dorset House Backpackers is located in Christchurch and offers free Wi-Fi. The multiple amenities this Victorian hostel features include an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a tour desk.

$25
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All Stars Inn On Bealey
All Stars Inn On Bealey
8.4 Excellent
263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.7 km from city centre,  

All Stars Inn Hostel & Hotel Accommodation is set in Christchurch and is within a short walk of nearby attractions, such as Barbadoes Street Cemetery. It also offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

$26
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Ymca Christchurch Hostel
Ymca Christchurch Hostel
8.4 Excellent
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Situated in Christchurch, the hostel is within a 20-minute drive of Christchurch International Airport and provides a sauna. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$28
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Hanmer Springs Forest Camp Trust
Hanmer Springs Forest Camp Trust
7.8 Good
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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2.5 km from city centre,  

Located in Hanmer Springs, Hanmer Springs Forest Camp Trust is a short drive from Mountain View Massage and Wellness Retreat and the Waiau Ferry Bridge. It is also a brief car ride from Wai ariki Farm Park Cafe & Gallery and Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa.

$44
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Springfield Motel And Lodge
Springfield Motel And Lodge
9.3 Excellent
37 Tramway Road, Springfield, New Zealand
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0.2 km from city centre,  

Springfield Motel and Lodge is situated on South Island and provides 4-star facilities in addition to free Wi-Fi.

$44
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Sandy Feet Accommodation
Sandy Feet Accommodation
8.9 Excellent
148 Palmers road New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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7.3 km from city centre,  

Sandy Feet Accommodation is situated in Christchurch and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

$53
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Hotel prices in Canterbury

2 stars or below

$22 - $179

Ymca Christchurch Hostel

No. 1 most popular

$28
Avg. per night
Dorset House Backpackers

No. 2 most popular

$25
Avg. per night
Urbanz

Best value

Urbanz
8.0 Excellent
$22
Avg. per night
3 stars

$33 - $213

The Godley Hotel

No. 1 most popular

$129
Avg. per night
Colombo In The City

No. 2 most popular

Colombo In The City
8.7 Excellent
$134
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Yha Lake Tekapo

Best value

Yha Lake Tekapo
9.2 Excellent
$33
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$24 - $267

Peppers Bluewater Resort

No. 1 most popular

$104
Avg. per night
Southern Comfort Motel

No. 2 most popular

$79
Avg. per night
Jucy Snooze Christchurch

Best value

$24
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Canterbury

Canterbury travel FAQs

  • Where is the best place to stay in Canterbury?

    Users favour staying in areas such as Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, and Hanmer Springs. Consider these locations when searching for your desired stay.

  • What are the best hotels in Canterbury?

    4,150 reviews rated Peppers Bluewater Resort with an average score of 8.3/10. It may also be worth looking into the Southern Comfort Motel, which received a rating of 8.1/10 from 2,828 reviews. The Godley Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 7.5/10 from 2,114 reviews.