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The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

3-star motel with 2 bars/lounges, near Air Force Museum of New Zealand

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
€83

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118 Racecourse Road, Christchurch, 8042, New Zealand
8.4.Very Good.
  • Great location

    Aug 13, 2021

  • would stay again

    Aug 3, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Easy parking
Convenient
Dining options
Safe
Quiet
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 46 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • Garden

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries

What’s around

  • In Sockburn
  • Air Force Museum of New Zealand - 25 min walk
  • University of Canterbury - 37 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km
  • International Antarctic Centre - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Canterbury Museum - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Sockburn
  • Air Force Museum of New Zealand - 25 min walk
  • University of Canterbury - 37 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km
  • International Antarctic Centre - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Canterbury Museum - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 8 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 7 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 14 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive
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118 Racecourse Road, Christchurch, 8042, New Zealand

At a glance

Size

  • 46 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Sports BarIf you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours can refer to the late-arrivals information on the reception office door for check-in assistance.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink

  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Hoofbeats Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Carbine Lounge Bar - This wine bar specializes in local cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Sports Bar - This sports bar specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 17.50 per person (approximately)

PetsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Racecourse Motorlodge
  • Racecourse Motorlodge Christchurch
  • The Racecourse & Motorlodge
  • The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge Motel
  • The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge Christchurch
  • The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge Motel Christchurch

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FAQs

  • Yes, The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Hoofbeats Restaurant offers alfresco dining and local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Southern Spices (13-min walk), Joe's Garage (2 mi), and Cafe Euro (2 mi).
  • No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (11-min drive) is nearby.
  • The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge has 2 bars and a garden.
8.4.Very Good.
  • 6.0.Good

    Weekend Convention

    ian, 1 night trip, Oct 21, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    We had a lovely experience staying at the Racecourse Hotel for 5 nights. Great staff, great room, easy parking, great food and service at the hotel. We will be back, hopefully later in the year. No hesitation in recommending this venue. 5 star.

    5 night romance trip, Jul 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Friendly staff great food bar handy to accommodation good parking

    3 night trip with friends, Jul 8, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Good location

    1 night trip with friends, Jun 25, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Always love a bath. Room very clean. Receptionist friendly and helpful after my stuff up.

    1 night trip with friends, Jun 10, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Good clean and handy to location I needed to be in Christchurch

    1 night business trip, Jun 9, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Stayed here many times and been comfortable. This stay our room was not clean and the previous person had smoked in the room. The room smelt of stale smoke. We paid for two nights and stayed for one.

    2 night romance trip, Jun 7, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    The shampoo dispenser wasn’t working so we went to the reception to report it. We were told by the receptionist to look for the cleaning lady around the motel to fix it?????? The same lady was also quick enough to be cheeky about my long first name when we checked in. Good banter and humour but reception lacks basic customer service skills like servicing them and addressing their concerns.

    1 night trip with friends, Jun 3, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    A facility that caters for all.

    2 night trip, May 14, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Met expectations - great value and a good nights sleep.

    2 night business trip, Apr 13, 2021

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