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The Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge

$97DEALJul 4–5
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The Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge

3-star hotel
118 Racecourse Road, Sockburn, Christchurch 804203-342 7150
380 reviews
Free parking
Great dining
Great rooms
Good for nightlife
Great location
Bar
Great service
Historic hotel with a casual restaurant & 3 lounge bars, plus a playground & free parking.
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Location summary

3.3
Good for visitors
In a 19th-century building, this informal hotel next to a bus stop is 8 minutes' walk from Riccarton Racecourse, and 10 km from Canterbury Museum in Christchurch.

Review summary

Some review summaries provided by TrustYou.
4.1
Very good
380 Google reviews

People often mention

Food
Mentioned in 49 Google reviews
94% positive
Nightlife
Mentioned in 12 Google reviews
92% positive
Service
Mentioned in 57 Google reviews
82% positive
Atmosphere
Mentioned in 20 Google reviews
100% positive
Property
Mentioned in 29 Google reviews
90% positive
Breakfast
Mentioned in 6 Google reviews
67% positive
Cleanliness
Mentioned in 20 Google reviews
95% positive
Sleep
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
43% positive

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About this hotel

In a 19th-century building, this informal hotel next to a bus stop is 8 minutes' walk from Riccarton Racecourse, and 10 km from Canterbury Museum in Christchurch.

Check-in time: 10:00 PM
Check-out time: 10:00 AM

Popular amenities

Parkingfree
Wi-Fi
Restaurant
Accessible
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Review summary

Some review summaries provided by TrustYou.
Rooms4.0Location5.0Service4.7

Reviews

People often mention

Food
Mentioned in 49 Google reviews
94% positive
Nightlife
Mentioned in 12 Google reviews
92% positive
Service
Mentioned in 57 Google reviews
82% positive
Atmosphere
Mentioned in 20 Google reviews
100% positive
Property
Mentioned in 29 Google reviews
90% positive
Breakfast
Mentioned in 6 Google reviews
67% positive
Cleanliness
Mentioned in 20 Google reviews
95% positive
Sleep
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
43% positive

Location overview

In a 19th-century building, this informal hotel next to a bus stop is 8 minutes' walk from Riccarton Racecourse, and 10 km from Canterbury Museum in Christchurch.

Hotel location score

3.3
Good location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around
3.6 Great for proximity to things to do
3.1 Good for proximity to restaurants
3.6 Great for proximity to transit
4.8 Excellent for airport access
Scores are calculated based on data from Google Maps and Google reviews
118 Racecourse Road, Sockburn, Christchurch 8042
1. International Antarctic Centre
Simulated Antarctic environments, penguins, huskies & rides in amphibious Hägglund vehicles.
Rating (2,536)
4.4
Distance
9 min
2. Canterbury Museum
Displays on Christchurch and Canterbury, including Maori and Antarctic discovery collections.
Rating (3,547)
4.6
Distance
14 min
3. Christchurch Botanic Gardens
These gardens in Hagley Park feature native & exotic plants outdoors & in several conservatories.
Rating (9,255)
4.7
Distance
17 min
4. North Hagley Park
Sprawling urban park with botanical gardens, a small lake, tennis & other sports courts & a museum.
Rating (3,184)
4.6
Distance
15 min
5. Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
Native New Zealand wildlife such as kiwis, along with a restaurant & Maori cultural performances.
Rating (2,622)
4.6
Distance
14 min
6. Air Force Museum of New Zealand
Exhibits on the country's military aviation history along with aircraft, tours & a flight simulator.
Rating (1,303)
4.6
Distance
4 min
7. Punting On The Avon
Sightseeing rides in a small, flat-bottomed boat poled by a guide dressed in Edwardian clothing.
Rating (579)
4.6
Distance
14 min
8. Orana Wildlife Park
Open-range zoo with species such as giraffes, gorillas, lions, white rhinos & the native kiwi bird.
Rating (1,999)
4.4
Distance
14 min
9. ChristChurch Cathedral
Cathedral, church, and architecture
Rating (180)
4.1
Distance
18 min
10. Mona Vale
Early 1900s homestead with several formal gardens, riverside walks & a restaurant.
Rating (972)
4.6
Distance
15 min
11. The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora
Complex of 23 heritage buildings with shops, restaurants, art spaces & cultural events.
Rating (557)
4.5
Distance
15 min
12. Cardboard Cathedral
Interim cathedral, constructed from cardboard to replace a church damaged in a 2011 earthquake.
Rating (1,117)
4.3
Distance
15 min
13. Christchurch Art Gallery
Art museum showcasing contemporary works & offering films, lectures, tours & family events.
Rating (2,036)
4.5
Distance
14 min
14. Port Hills
Hiking, bicycling & bird watching are popular activities in these picturesque, low-lying hills.
Rating (56)
4.6
Distance
22 min
15. Christchurch Casino
Casino with a typical range of slot machines & table games, plus restaurants, bars & live shows.
Rating (2,186)
4.1
Distance
17 min
From
Christchurch International Airport
Taxi 8 min
Public transit 36 min
Nearby
Transit stops
Christchurch Railway Station 10 min
Main South Rd near Lowther St 14 min
Racecourse Rd near O'briens Rd 1 min
Main South Rd 14 min
Yaldhurst Rd near Racecourse Rd 12 min

About this hotel

Check-in time: 10:00 PM
Check-out time: 10:00 AM

Address & contact information

118 Racecourse Road, Sockburn, Christchurch 8042
03-342 7150

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Popular amenities

Parkingfree
Wi-Fi
Restaurant
Accessible

Internet

Wi-Fi

Activities

Golf

Children

Kid-friendly

Parking & transportation

Parkingfree

Accessibility

Accessible

Food & drink

Restaurant
Bar

Services

Front desk

Pools

No pools
No hot tub

Wellness

No fitness center
No spa

Pets

No pets
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