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Originally built in the 1880s, Merivale Manor offers elegant and luxurious accommodation with free WiFi access. Christchurch city centre is only a 5-minute drive away. All rooms and apartments feature air conditioning, heating, flat-screen satellite TV, DVD player and iPod docking stations. Each has a dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and en suite bathroom. There is a bus stop located directly outside the motel, offering access to the city centre. Addington Raceway is a 10-minute drive away. It is a 15-minute drive to Christchurch Airport. Guests at Merivale Manor have free access to self-service laundry facilities and a guest library with magazines and book exchange. Airport shuttle services can be arranged.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Merivale Manor has been welcoming guests since 21 Jun 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info


Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 single bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 single bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 single bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Christchurch
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Caroline
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Beautiful and comfortable. Fantastic location, staff were friendly and engaging. Bath was amazing.
  • Nicola
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    we had a lovely room in the main building which was large with high ceiling and well equipped kitchen area. it was close to the centre. owners very friendly and helpful. highly recommend
  • Josh
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Clean. Comfortable. On-point landscaping. Relaxed, supportive staff. Very reasonable rates for the great environment.
  • Kumud
    The location is in a beautiful locality of Christchurch. Many eateries in walking distance. The room was beautiful and the common areas were beautifully appointed. Lovely fragrances and piped music added to the experience. Wayne was extremely...
  • Heather
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    A warm greeting when we arrived made us feel very welcome. We felt very privileged to be able to stay in this old Manor. We stayed in a large room upstairs. It was very comfortable and tastefully decorated. Looking out the windows having...
  • Jan
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Nice big rooms and felt very homely while being luxurious ❤️❤️
  • Miriam
    Centrally located next to the mall, with many restaurants, supermarket and shopping close to the main attractions
  • Gillian
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Huge room, large bathroom and within walking distance to restaurants
  • Barbara
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Merivale Manor never ceases to deliver a caring and spacious experience. The team could not have been kinder or more helpful in our time of need.
  • Jens
    Merivale Manor was a very good place to stay and we can recommend the stay and you get very good value for money

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi, the apartment has capacity for 6 people and three bedrooms, yet the booking form says 4 people. Please let me know if our party of five can’t fit

    The There are 3 bedrooms in each apartment. 2 with queen beds and 1 with 2 singles. Total of 6 guests is possible. The rate displayed is for 4 guests only with the additional charge for each extra guest staying.
    Answered on 24 September 2022
  • Hi there Do you have a studio room with two single beds? 28 feb to 5 march

    HI there, indeed we do have an Executive Suite that has two king single beds for you. The rate is $269 per night. Would you like to secure this Suite?
    Answered on 30 September 2022
  • Hi there is there enough room in third bedroom for a cot

    The best place for the cot would be in the downstairs studio room - there is more space there. But yes, there would be room in the third bedroom upstairs also. Thanks Wayne
    Answered on 31 March 2022
  • Afternoon do you have any downstairs units available with twin beds. Told you we would be back

    Yes we do funnily enough :-) when do you need to come stay ?
    Answered on 30 March 2022
  • Hi, Do you allow late check-ins as our flight will be landing at 11:30pm? Will someone be working at the concierge?

    We are not a 24hr operation, but do have an after hours key pick up process that works perfectly. When are you looking at coming to stay ?
    Answered on 12 March 2023

Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of Merivale Manor
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Merivale Manor takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 20:30


From 07:30 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 2 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
NZD 20 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Merivale Manor in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with credit card.

FAQs about Merivale Manor

  • Yes, Merivale Manor is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Merivale Manor is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Merivale Manor is 1.3 miles from the centre of Christchurch. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Merivale Manor include:

    • Studio
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Apartment

  • Guests staying at Merivale Manor can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The prices at Merivale Manor may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Merivale Manor offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beauty Services
    • Body scrub
    • Waxing services
    • Light therapy
    • Hair treatments
    • Body treatments
    • Facial treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Manicure
    • Body wrap
    • Make up services
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Pedicure