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The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Free toiletries, hair dryer

Overview of The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
118 Racecourse Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, 8042

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRiccarton Park5 min walk
  • Popular LocationAir Force Museum of New Zealand3 min drive
  • Popular LocationBush Inn Centre4 min drive
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)8 min drive

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About this area

Christchurch

The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge is located in Christchurch. Air Force Museum of New Zealand and International Antarctic Centre are cultural highlights, while Riccarton House is a notable landmark. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Addington Raceway or AMI Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Riccarton Park - 5 min walk
  • Air Force Museum of New Zealand - 3 min drive
  • Bush Inn Centre - 4 min drive
  • Riccarton Road - 4 min drive
  • University of Canterbury - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • Hoofbeats Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Carbine Lounge Bar — 1 min walk
  • Southern Spices - 13 min walk
  • Daphne's Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Sakura - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 7 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 8 min drive

About this property

The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge

3-star Christchurch motel in Sockburn, near Air Force Museum of New Zealand
This smoke-free motel features a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a garden and a front desk safe are on-site. All 46 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus in-room free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, hairdryers and ironing boards.
The Racecourse Hotel & Motorlodge offers 46 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • 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

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: NZD 17.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop
  • 2 bars/lounges

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

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 Bar
If 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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

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.

  • Fee for English breakfast: NZD 17.50 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 credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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

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

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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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 72 out of 185 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 87 out of 185 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 185 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 185 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 185 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
would stay again
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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.
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Friendly staff great food bar handy to accommodation good parking
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021