Room type

Standard Studio

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)


Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Deluxe Studio

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Suite, 1 Bedroom (Unit)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, 3 Bedrooms (Townhouse)

Max Occupancy: 8 guests (up to 7 children)


Get an overview of this hotelEco-friendly motel in Christchurch with free parking

At Chardonnay Motor Lodge, you'll be 7.2 km (4.5 mi) from International Antarctic Centre and within a 20-minute drive of other popular attractions like Riccarton House and Canterbury Museum. Highlights at this eco-friendly motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 14 rooms, and you can enjoy balconies or patios, private yards, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with kitchens that come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Free newspapers, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chardonnay Motor Lodge features tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This eco-friendly motel also offers a picnic area, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Complimentary self parking is available on site. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Chardonnay Motor Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 14 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free casino shuttle 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Stovetop 
  • HDTV 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • LCD TV 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Nearby Activities

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


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 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.

Only service dogs are allowed

No elevators

Cash Deposit Required


We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the 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

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 stars.

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