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4.1 out of 5

"The unit was clean but very dated. The price reflected the quality of the property. No special deal here. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 27 Apr 2021

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Hotel Description

Camelot Motor Lodge puts you in the center of Christchurch, 0.9 km (0.5 mi) from Christchurch Casino and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Hagley Park. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes.

TVs with digital channels are featured in all 34 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, DVD players, and coffee/tea makers. Kitchenettes come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves, and room service is also available. Additionally, free local calls, safes, and hair dryers are available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Additionally, you'll find a spa tub, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star Merivale motel, attractions include Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Christchurch Public Hospital.

Classic Studio (1 Queen & 1 Single Bed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$93* Per night/room 24 Jun. - 25 Jun.

Comfort Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Exclusive apartment, 2 bedroom 2 bathrooms ( 2 x Queen beds & 2 x Single beds)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom (1 x Queen & 4 Single beds or 2 x Queen & 2 x Single beds)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Lodge (4 Queen & 4 Single Beds)

Bed Count 4 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 12 Max

Camelot Motor Lodge ratings based on 170 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Camelot Motor Lodge

Everyone (86) Couples (30) Family (57)
3 out of 5
The unit was clean but very dated. The price reflected the quality of the property. No special deal here.

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2021

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27 Apr. 2021 by chris

Thank you for taking the time to respond. I have not long owned this property and had commenced a full upgrade of all of the units when along came covid-19 which put an immediate halt to this. As soon a sbusiness levels return to normal, I will recommence this upgrade which will see all of the remaining units completed progressively. Thanking you once again Kind regards Chris Black

3 out of 5
Noise

Posted by on 22 Apr. 2021

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22 Apr. 2021 by chris

thank you for taking the time to respond and for your construtive comments. Kind regards Chris Black

4 out of 5
The motel was central to all we needed in Christchurch. As with all motels you can't help other selfish guests with noise. Not the Camelots fault just the way it is these days.

Posted by on 19 Apr. 2021

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20 Apr. 2021 by chris

Thank you for taking the time to respond and for your positive and constructive comments Much appreciated Kind regards Chris Black

5 out of 5
Was a great place to stay. They gave us a fan for the room when it was hot. Would definitely stay here again. Close to town and everywhere we wanted to go.

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2021

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2 Mar. 2021 by chris

Thank you so much for taking the time to respond and for your very positive feedback Much appreciated Kind regards Chris Black

4 out of 5
Someone else's car parked outside my unit upon my arrival

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2021

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28 Feb. 2021 by chris

Thasnk you for taking the time to respond and for your positive feedback. I must also apologise for another client parking outside youir unit. Thanking you once again Kind regards Chris Black

5 out of 5
Great location, and great to have a pool. Great facilities. Staff and other guests courteous

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2021

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25 Feb. 2021 by Clinton

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to respond and for your very positive feedback, greatly appreciated. Kind Regards Clinton Burt

4 out of 5
Very clean and tidy place to stay. No road noise which was great (we stayed at the back units) good price for what you get. We would stay there again.

Posted by on 18 Feb. 2021

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18 Feb. 2021 by chris

Thank you so much for taking the time to respond and for your positive feedback Much appreciated Kind regards Chris Black

4 out of 5
The room was nice and clean. Very friendly receptionist.

Posted by on 17 Feb. 2021

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22 Feb. 2021 by chris

Thank you for taking the time to respond and for your positive feedback Much appreciated Kind regards Chris Black

5 out of 5
Great location, a little dated but super clean and friendly staff. Will definitely stay again, thanks!

Posted by on 7 Feb. 2021

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9 Feb. 2021 by Clinton

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to respond and for your very positive feedback Much appreciated. Kind regards, Clinton Burt Assistant Manager

3 out of 5
It was fairly run down in the rooms we had dining chair with broken leg they didn’t match. Rooms were overall great for a night and great price. Nice hot tub and pool area great onsite parking good location

Posted by on 6 Feb. 2021

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6 Feb. 2021 by Clinton

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to respond and for your positive and constructive feedback. We had commenced a full upgrade of all of the units when along came covid-19 which put an immediate halt to this. As soon as business levels return to normal, we will recommence this upgrade which will see all of the remaining units completed progressively. Kind regards, Clinton Burt Assistant Manager

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. Public spaces have free WiFi. Camelot Motor Lodge offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the eco-friendly Camelot Motor Lodge. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Christchurch motel is smoke free.

  • 34 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 7 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (4.1 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Camelot Motor Lodge offers 34 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Digital television is provided. Accommodations at this 3-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. This Christchurch motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • In-room dining
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk

Food & Drink

Camelot Motor Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 16
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards in each accommodation. 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Car not required
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Hotel Names

  • Camelot Motor Christchurch
  • Camelot Motor Lodge
  • Camelot Motor Lodge Christchurch
  • Best Western Camelot Motor Hotel Christchurch
  • Camelot Motor
  • Camelot Motor Lodge Motel
  • Camelot Motor Lodge Christchurch
  • Camelot Motor Lodge Motel Christchurch

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply. To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.