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3.9 of 5 guest rating
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Studio
32 square metres
1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
64 square metres
1 Double Bed and 3 Twin Beds 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Standard Studio
32 square metres
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Christchurch motel in Merivale, near Canterbury Museum

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (free)

Location

This family-friendly Christchurch motel is located in Merivale, within 1 mi (2 km) of Papanui Road and Christchurch Casino. Canterbury Museum and Hagley Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Property Features

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are available at this motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a children's pool, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 16 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Guests will find kitchens with refrigerators, ovens, stovetops, and microwaves.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Express check-in
  • Picnic area
  • Full-service spa
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1970
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 16
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Diplomat Motel offers 16 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Select Comfort beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Premium digital televisions are provided. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Christchurch motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2013.

  • Free newspaper
  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Private bathroom
  • Stovetop
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Television
  • Digital TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Kitchen
  • Premium bedding
  • Shower only
  • Electric kettle
  • Oven
  • Balcony
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 9:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

  • Playground on site
  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa
  • Outdoor public bath (no mineral springs)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets stay for free
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 11 lb/5 kg)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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 are 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.

Only service animals are allowed

No lifts

Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: 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.

Hotel Names

  • Diplomat Christchurch
  • Diplomat Motel Christchurch
  • Diplomat Motel
  • Diplomat Motel Motel
  • Diplomat Motel Christchurch
  • Diplomat Motel Motel Christchurch

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

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.

This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

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

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