Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge - Christchurch

28 Papanui Road, Merivale , Christchurch, New Zealand, 8014  show map
 4 stars
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Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge - Christchurch

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Ideally located in the center of Christchurch NZ, the Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge provides easy access to the main shopping, restaurants and entertainment outlets in the city.

Inspired by castle design, this four-star award-winning property features modern conveniences like free wireless high speed internet access, luxurious spa and swimming pool.

There are 34 spacious and well-appointed guest accommodations, each equipped with Sky TV, DVD players and fully-equipped kitchenette. Besides, all the rooms feature complimentary tea and coffee plus fresh French press coffee.

The on-site dining facilities include a restaurant and a bar, serving traditional and international specialties, as well as various drinks. Besides, there is a barbeque area adjacent to the swimming pool.

Among other services are free casino shuttle from 6pm to 2am daily, complimentary DVD library at reception and children's play area.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   34.

Rooms

Studio features quiet and comfortable setting ideal for business and leisure travelers.

One-Bedroom Suite comprises luxurious king beds, leather and suede furnishings and a separate shower.

Two-Bedroom apartments are two-story accommodations with a large lounge and kitchens.

Apartments with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of these apartments has a large outdoor and barbeque with 6 piece outdoor table and chairs.

Four-Bedroom apartments are set amongst beautiful rose gardens and feature full kitchen with dishwasher, extra-large lounge and dining room.

Non-smoking accommodations are available.

Up to two children under two years are charged NZD 15 per night per person for cots.

All children under 12 years are charged NZD 15 per night per person when using existing beds.

All older children or adults are charged NZD 25 per night per person when using existing beds.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is two.

Dining options

Continental and cooked breakfast is served daily in the restaurant.

In-room dining service is provided upon request.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of NZD 13 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs NZD 26 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage

Guest Parking

  • Free private parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's play area
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 14:00-21:00 hours

Check-Out

  • until 07:00-10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

28 Papanui Road, Merivale , Christchurch, New Zealand, 8014

Get directions
City Center
  • Christchurch
    1.6km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Strawberry Fare (cuisine: Dessert)
    120 m
  • Sophie's Cafe (cuisine: Steakhouse)
    110 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 14:00-21:00 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 07:00-10:00 hours
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    34

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchBest Western Camelot Motor Lodge

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

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Rooms and availability

Studio features quiet and comfortable setting ideal for business and leisure travelers.

One-Bedroom Suite comprises luxurious king beds, leather and suede furnishings and a separate shower.

Two-Bedroom apartments are two-story accommodations with a large lounge and kitchens.

Apartments with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of these apartments has a large outdoor and barbeque with 6 piece outdoor table and chairs.

Four-Bedroom apartments are set amongst beautiful rose gardens and feature full kitchen with dishwasher, extra-large lounge and dining room.

Non-smoking accommodations are available.

Up to two children under two years are charged NZD 15 per night per person for cots.

All children under 12 years are charged NZD 15 per night per person when using existing beds.

All older children or adults are charged NZD 25 per night per person when using existing beds.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is two.

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Studio
Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 23m2
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This studio has a satellite TV, a DVD player and a kitchen with a microwave, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities.

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    Size: 40m2
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    This apartment features a separate living and dining area and a full kitchen.

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      Size: 80m2
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        Size: 80m2
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        This spacious split-level apartment features two bathrooms, a separate living and dining area, and a full kitchen.

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          Size: 80m2
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          This spacious split-level apartment features a separate living and dining area and a full kitchen.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge - Christchurch Christchurch location
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            Hotel Address:

            28 Papanui Road, Merivale , Christchurch, New Zealand, 8014

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Christchurch
              1.6km
            Airports
            Restaurants
            • Strawberry Fare (cuisine: Dessert)
              120 m
            • Sophie's Cafe (cuisine: Steakhouse)
              110 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 14:00-21:00 hours
            • Check-Out:
              until 07:00-10:00 hours
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              34

            Hotel Awards

            New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchBest Western Camelot Motor Lodge

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

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            Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge Location

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • Christchurch Arts Centre - 1.2km
            • The Strip - 1.3km
            • City Center - 1.5km
            • Cathedral Square - 1.5km
            • SOL Square - 1.8km

            Places of interest

            • The Chalice - 1.5km
            • Christchurch Cathedral - 1.5km

            Convention centers

            • Christchurch Convention Centre - 1.2km

            Shopping areas

            • Victoria Street - 400 m
            • Cashel Street Shopping Area - 1.6km

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Bridge of Remembrance - 1.6km

            Stadiums

            • AMI Stadium - 3.1km
            • Westpac Arena - 3.5km

            Museums

            • Canterbury Museum - 1.1km

            Parks

            • Hagley Park - 1.1km
            • Victoria Square - 1.2km
            • Botanical Gardens - 1.3km

            Theaters

            • Christchurch Town Hall - 1.0km
            • Theatre Royal - 1.4km

            Galleries

            • Christchurch Art Gallery - 1.1km

            Local Attractions

            • Avon River - 1.5km
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            • Cashel Street - 1.9km
              Cashel Street, Christchurch
            • Orana Wildlife Park - 2.1km
              Papanui, Christchurch
            • Mona Vale - 1.7km
              63 Fendalton Rd, Christchurch
            • Bridge of Remembrance - 1.9km
              Cashel Street, Christchurch

            Near the hotel

            • Cramner Courts Building - 980 m
              Cramner Square, Christchurch
            • Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 1.3km
              Rolleston Ave, Christchurch
            • Canterbury Museum - 1.3km
              Rolleston Ave, Christchurch
            • Peacock Fountain - 1.3km
              Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Christchurch
            • Christchurch Town Hall - 1.1km
              86 Kilmore Street, Christchurch
            • Canterbury Provincial Buildings - 1.2km
              Corner Durham and Armagh Streets, Christchurch
            • Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu) - 1.3km
              Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Strawberry Fare - 120 m

              Address: 19 Bealey Ave
              Phone: (03) 365 4665

              74% likes this, based on 216 reviews
              Cuisine: Dessert

            • Smash Palace - 180 m

              67% likes this, based on 44 reviews
              Cuisine: Hamburgers, Peruvian

            • Vic's Cafe & Bake - 330 m

              Address: 132 Victoria St
              Phone: 366-2054

              77% likes this, based on 64 reviews
              Cuisine: Café
              Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 13

            • Sophie's Cafe - 110 m

              Address: 8 Papanui Road
              Phone: (03) 355 2133

              56% likes this, based on 52 reviews
              Cuisine: Steakhouse

            • Saggio di vino - 220 m

              Address: Carlton Butchery Building
              Phone: 0064 337 94006

              69% likes this, based on 61 reviews
              Cuisine: European, Wine Bar
              Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 43

            Getting there.

            Christchurch Airport

            • By car: continue straight through the roundabout and down Memorial Avenue and on to Fendalton Road until you come to Hagley Park where you turn left in to Harpers Avenue. Continue driving until you come to the Bealey Avenue lights where you will go straight ahead and then turn left in to Papanui Road. There is a Burger King on the corner of Bealey Avenue and Papanui Road and the Camelot is the first motel on the right and opposite Liquor King and the Shell Service Station.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 14:00-21:00 hours
            • Check-Out:
              until 07:00-10:00 hours
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              34

            Hotel Awards

            New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchBest Western Camelot Motor Lodge

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

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            Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge

            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              9.2

              The lodge catered perfectly for our needs. We were a family group with older children and their partners. The stay was relaxing and the family lodge had a well equipped kitchen with a dishwasher. The living area was adequate with a good sized tv. Two bathrooms were a must and the four bedrooms were all comfortable. On our return we always found the unit had been serviced and the towels replaced. We found it quite central for many activities and within walking distance to Hagley Park, some shopping and coffee/restaurants. I would definitely recommend the family lodge for any larger group.

              The only things I can think of are that the spa jets were not working. Maybe the decor is a little tired in the living room and the bedrooms. It could be lightened up a bit - we did find the living area a little dark. Also the bathroom downstairs was rather chilly due to the gaps around the door.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              We stayed at the Camelot for an overnight before traveling on in the South Island. The owner, Brian, was extremely helpful.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The stay was great thanks to the hospitality and dedication of the management who have been always helpful to an extent never encountered before. It is really nice to be welcomed in such a friendly and efficient manner. Makes you feel almost like home ore at some friends place. The unit was really perfectly sized and arranged and also makes you feel at home. A great place, very close to the city center, highly recommended.

            • Single
              7.8

              The location was ideal for the places I would be visiting. Public buses operated on the road at the front and there were a number of nice cafes and eating establishments nearby.

            • Couple
              9.2

              The owners were very helpful and very pleasant people!

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              The owners/managers could not have been more helpful. We stayed quite soon after the earthquake and they were able to tell us what was still available for us to go and see and make the necessary arrangements. Also liked free wifi and ability to print (also free!)

            • Family with children
              9.2

              Great service and help with my granddaughter. They couldn't have been better.

              I think the bathroom should have separate access or a door on the downstairs bedroom as I woke up my granddaughter when I went to the toilet.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              Comfortable beds, Friendly office staff, Quiet

              When my wife went to have a shower at 5am the morning we were leaving, there was no hot water (again) !!!!

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              We both loved The Camelot, Staff very friendly and more than helpful .Rooms are spotlessly clean and it's only a short walk into the city.Great pub nearby too.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The host was very lovely and inviting, we had actually booked 2 rooms but once we had arrived we noticed we could all fit in the 1 room so our lovely host put us in the room and refunded the other room back, that is so nice. The spa was beautiful and although our stay was only 1 night it was lovely.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Kindness of the owners. free newspaper and internet,confort of the room.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              This was an excellent choice of accommodation. As we were arriving very late, the owners made special arrangements for us to access our room which had also been upgraded at no extra cost. Room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. Owners were very friendly and helpful. Look forward to staying again if ever we have the chance.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              Friendly staff

              We stayed in a four bedroom lodge which only had two washrooms. We would have preferred an extra sink or toilet if not a full washroom. Also the rooms on first floor were too heated during the day. Suggest to instal ac in those rooms.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Staff was very helpful and friendly. Great location walking distance to city. Able to accommodate our large group of 11 together in one room, the lodge.

              Hot water in our room gone long before everyone in our group had a shower.

            • Family with children
              10.0

              The room was big and very clean. Little extras like free DVDs to watch was nice too. Very nice owners.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Camelot Motor Lodge - Christchurch Christchurch location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            28 Papanui Road, Merivale , Christchurch, New Zealand, 8014

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Christchurch
              1.6km
            Airports
            Restaurants
            • Strawberry Fare (cuisine: Dessert)
              120 m
            • Sophie's Cafe (cuisine: Steakhouse)
              110 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 14:00-21:00 hours
            • Check-Out:
              until 07:00-10:00 hours
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              34

            Hotel Awards

            New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchBest Western Camelot Motor Lodge

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

            Use Badge