The 10 Best South Island Motels – Motels in South Island, New Zealand

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Golden Star Motel

Riccarton, Christchurch

Newly built in 2017, Golden Star Motel is situated in Christchurch, 900 metres from AMI Stadium and 1.6 km from Hagley Park. Free WiFi is featured throughout the motel.

Every room at this motel is air conditioned and features a 42inch LED TV with Sky. You will find a kettle in the room. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. New, clean rooms, free parking. Super nice and helpful reception. Unassuming exterior. Pleasantly surprised by modern style, quiet room. It had everything we needed. We would stay there again:

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9.4
Awesome
1,100 reviews

Aoraki Court Motel

Mount Cook Village

Aoraki Court Motel is a modern accommodation located in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. All units feature great views of surrounding mountains and Mount Sefton. There is free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi. Although the apartment wasn't exactly as large as pictured in booking, it was still a very nice place to stay. A bit overpriced but very helpful hosts, wonderful location and super clean and cozy.

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9.2
Awesome
1,242 reviews

315 Euro Motel and Serviced Apartments

Dunedin

Situated in the heart of Dunedin city centre, 315 Euro Motel and Serviced Apartments offers free Wi-Fi and free onsite parking. All accommodation features a flat-screen TV with more than 50 satellite channels. Great one bedroom apartment with all you need for an independent stay.

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9
Awesome
1,111 reviews

Harbour View Motel

Picton

Offering free WiFi and stunning views of the harbour and surrounding landscape, Harbour View Motel is located on the Picton Waterfront, on New Zealand's South Island.

Harbour View Motel is situated 500 metres from restaurants, cafes and pubs in Picton’s town centre. It is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the Picton Ferry Terminal where guests can find water taxis, the Interisland Ferry and frequent buses. Fabulous views over Picton. Nice little balcony. Clean apartment & good size. Very comfortable beds. Good sized bathroom & well stocked kitchenette. Staff very helpful & friendly & even drove us to the bus stop to save us from having to carry our luggage.

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9
Awesome
1,219 reviews

Aria on Bank

Dunedin

Aria on Bank offers 4.5 star accommodation in Dunedin. Unlimited free in-room WiFi and free private parking is available on site.

All rooms include a private bathroom with complimentary toiletires. Tea and cofee making facilities and a toaster are also provided. Everything was beautiful 😍 You got a own little House 😍

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9.1
Awesome
1,192 reviews

Abbey Motor Lodge

Christchurch City Center, Christchurch

Located 20 minutes' walk from Christchurch City Centre, Abbey Motor Lodge offers free WiFi and free on-site parking.

Abbey Motor Lodge is 10 minutes' drive from Hagley Golf Course and 15 minutes' drive from Christchurch International Airport. Victoria Street Shopping Precinct is 15 minutes' walk away. Well located! Friendly and helpful staff. So clean & very comfortable. I highly recommend.

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9
Awesome
1,008 reviews

Futuna Rocks Motel

Kaikoura

Situated in Kaikoura, Futuna Rocks Motel features a garden. There is a barbecue and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking.

All rooms at the motel are fitted with a seating area and a flat-screen TV. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at Futuna Rocks Motel also feature a garden view. All units will provide guests with a microwave. Loved the location - minutes away from town and located across a beautiful sea view. Our room was very clean and comfortable! Will definitely book again.

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9.1
Awesome
122 reviews

V Motel

Papanui, Christchurch

Located in Christchurch, within 4.4 km of Victoria Street and 5 km of Christchurch Art Gallery, V Motel provides accommodation with a terrace and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. The property is around 5 km from Canterbury Museum, 6 km from Hagley Park and 6 km from Christchurch Arts Centre. The accommodation features room service, and luggage storage for guests. Location, good staff , new motel

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9.3
Awesome
229 reviews

Jafa's Motels

Lawrence

Set in Lawrence, Jafa's Motels features a garden and terrace. All rooms feature a kitchenette and a private bathroom. There is a barbecue and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking.

The units come with air conditioning, a microwave, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. All units in the motel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and free toiletries. Jafa's was perhaps the most comfortable, spacious, quiet and homey place we stayed during our travels. Could well imagine spending several days / a week there for touring / exploring the area.

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9.6
Exceptional
158 reviews

BigSky Motels

Omarama

BigSky Motels offers air-conditioned accommodation in Omarama. The accommodation features ski storage space, as well as a tennis court and a terrace. There is a barbecue and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. The BigSky motel in Omarama is on the road between Aoraki / Mt. Cook NP and Queenstown, i.e. it is quite well located. The apartement is spacy and very well equipped (including heated beds :-) The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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9.2
Awesome
145 reviews

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