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Earnslaw Motel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
40-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, DVD player
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Earnslaw Motel

Earnslaw Motel

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
288 Blenheim Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, 8004

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRiccarton Road16 min walk
  • Popular LocationBush Inn Centre3 min drive
  • Popular LocationHillmorton Hospital3 min drive
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)10 min drive

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About this area


Located in Christchurch, Earnslaw Motel is in an area with good airport proximity. Riccarton Park and The Arts Centre are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Riccarton Road and Bush Inn Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at AMI Stadium or Addington Raceway.

What's nearby

  • Riccarton Road - 16 min walk
  • Bush Inn Centre - 3 min drive
  • Westfield Riccarton Mall - 3 min drive
  • Addington Raceway - 3 min drive
  • Hillmorton Hospital - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 3 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 10 min drive


  • Dose Diner - 6 min walk
  • Welcome - 12 min walk
  • Hello Vietnam Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Milieu Cafe - 20 min walk
  • Foo San - 20 min walk

About this property

Earnslaw Motel

3-star Christchurch motel in Upper Riccarton with free parking
Laundry facilities, free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free motel. All 10 rooms have flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and feature kitchens with fridges, hobs and microwaves. Guests will also find free WiFi, DVD players and coffee makers.
Earnslaw Motel offers 10 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 40-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Full-sized fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: NZD 15 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club

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.

Property is also known as

Earnslaw Christchurch
Earnslaw Motel
Earnslaw Motel Christchurch
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Earnslaw Motel Christchurch
Earnslaw Motel Motel Christchurch

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 46 out of 103 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 37 out of 103 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 15 out of 103 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 103 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 103 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Older motel. but well maintained. Close to all we needed to do. Supermarket not far away, city not far away, airport close enough. Staff helpful and friendly. Good price for size of room and amenities.
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic, friendly staff, very comfortable. Will recommend to everyone.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2017

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Location the big plus
Staff were helpful, language barriers appeared to exsist Room was functional Wi-fi TOTALLY FRUSTRATING Noisier than expected,both road and inter-unit Cleanliness was definitely a lower level than what we were happy with-esp. shower Proximity to services and especially the table tennis facility was the saving factor
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good service.
Very good value and comfortable. Good beds and quiet.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Safe and friendly
Clean tidy with good of street parking. Handy to all areas of Christchurch by car.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2017