Room type

Studio

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 2 infants)

Family-friendly Christchurch motel in Merivale, near Canterbury Museum

A family-friendly stay in Christchurch awaits you at Diplomat Motel. You'll be 2 km (1.2 mi) from Canterbury Museum and 3.2 km (2 mi) from Riccarton House. Highlights at this motel include a full-service spa, an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens.

All 16 individually decorated rooms feature TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and DVD players. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Select Comfort beds and down comforters invite a good night's rest. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and safes are also available.

Enjoy the spa tub, kids' swimming pool, and pool loungers as well as access to a playground. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a garden, and barbecue grills. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 3-star Merivale motel, attractions include International Antarctic Centre and New Brighton Beach.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Diplomat Motel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. This family-friendly motel also offers a children's pool, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Total number of rooms - 16
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Full-service spa
  • Number of outdoor pools -
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Free self parking
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa tub
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Outdoor pools
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • DVD player
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Balcony
  • Free newspaper
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower only
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Television
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Digital TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • Free cribs/infant beds
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Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Playground on site
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Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the motel's full-service spa, Jacuzzi. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Spa tub in spa
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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: NZD 12.00 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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