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Arena Motel

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30 Whiteleigh Ave, Christchurch, 8002, New Zealand

Apartment with kitchenette, near Christchurch Public Hospital
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • GreatMar 9, 2020
  • Lovely comfy bed and excellent service included pick up from railway station Mar 7, 2020

Arena Motel

from €79
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Studio
  • Studio, Accessible

What’s around Arena Motel


  • In Addington
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 27 min walk
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 34 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 35 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 43 min walk
  • AMI Stadium - 3 min walk
  • Addington Raceway - 8 min walk
  • Horncastle Arena - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) - 12 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 10 min walk
  • Rolleston Station - 20 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 30 min drive
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Free casino shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 apartments


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. 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 for check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free train station pick-up


  • Free self parking on site


  • Free casino shuttle

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the aparthotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • In-room accessibility

In the apartment

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • In-room safe

Arena Motel’s small print

Also known as

  • Arena Christchurch
  • Arena Motel Aparthotel
  • Arena Motel Christchurch
  • Arena Motel Aparthotel Christchurch
  • Arena Motel
  • Arena Motel Christchurch
  • Arena Hotel Christchurch


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

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

The property is professionally cleaned; 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.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between NZD 5 and NZD 18 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Arena Motel

  • Does Arena Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Arena Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Arena Motel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Arena Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Arena Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Arena Motel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Arena Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Speight's Ale House Tower Junction (6-min walk), Pepper Bridge (7-min walk), and Simo's Mosaic (7-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Arena Motel?
    No, this aparthotel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (11-min drive) is nearby.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 77 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Room was very comfortable the service was excellen
JASON J, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
great location. We walked to the train station and downtown. nice little kitchen. Jessica the property manager was absolutely lovely. Slow internet. Bed was just ok. Very good value for the money
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
This is an excellent place to stay. Jessica (The owner) was very friendly and extremely helpful. The property is very close to the train station and just a short walk to buses that take you into Christchurch. There are shops and restaurants nearby. Property was very clean. Would highly recommend.
gb3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
A gem!
A one-night stay before taking the coastal express up to Picton. On arrival, the manager offered to drive me to the station the next morning at 6.30 for free! Very clean, comfortable bed, a jug of fresh milk was provided (I love that touch!). About 20 minutes to walk downtown, through the park, for an excellent meal at the Old Government Buildings. I'll certainly stay here next time I come to Christchurch!
Simon, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
The Wi-Fi is very very weak. Mostly the Wi-Fi doesn’t work at all. When most of the hotel guest are using the Wi-Fi it simply will not work. Only if you wake up at 3 AM and no one is using it then it might work. But even then it will work very very slowly!
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Walking distance to the train station, clean, comfortable, warm. Our lovely lady was very accommodating, friendly and helpful. Terrific little place to stay.
au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Extremely helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much.
Julie, gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
We chose the motel because of it's close proximity to the railway station for our trip on the coastal Pacific train journey and they will pick you up and take you too the station.
au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent motel close to train station.
The manager waited until I got there, recommended nearby restaurants, took me back to train station the next day, although train station is less than 1 km from motel. The room is generous in size, has good kitchen facilities and is very quiet.
DAVID, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The room was very clean, and the free shuttle service back to the train station was wonderful
us1 night trip

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