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University of Canterbury - Christchurch, New Zealand
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162 Kings of Riccarton Motel
162 Kings of Riccarton Motel
8.3 Excellent
162 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 869 reviews
8.3

162 Kings Of Riccarton Motel provides modern 4-star accommodation in Christchurch. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

Amber Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels
Amber Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels
8.8 Excellent
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.2 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 196 reviews
8.8

Amber Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels provides comfortable 4.5-star accommodation in Christchurch. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet throughout their stay.

Christchurch Motel
Christchurch Motel
7.9 Good
252 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.9 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 160 reviews
7.9

Christchurch Motel offers a comfortable setting while in Christchurch. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Between City Center & Airport
Between City Center & Airport
6.4 Good
134 Maidstone Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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5.8 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 68 reviews
6.4

Between City Center & Airport is located in Christchurch and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

Apollo Motel Christchurch
Apollo Motel Christchurch
8.3 Excellent
288 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.1 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 413 reviews
8.3

Apollo Motel Christchurch offers a comfortable setting while in Christchurch. It also provides laundry facilities, an express check-in and check-out feature and on-site parking.

315 Motel Riccarton
315 Motel Riccarton
8.3 Excellent
315 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.4 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 1,070 reviews
8.3

Located in Christchurch, 315 Motel Riccarton is an easy drive from The Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Excelsior Hotel. It provides free Wi-Fi, a free shuttle service and a Jacuzzi.

Quality Suites Amore
Quality Suites Amore
9.0 Excellent
168 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 328 reviews
9.0

Quality Suites Amore is set in Christchurch and is close to nearby landmarks, such as Westfield Riccarton. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a free shuttle service.

Athena Motel & Apartments
Athena Motel & Apartments
9.0 Excellent
160 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.1 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 81 reviews
9.0

Athena Motel is set in Christchurch and is within a short walk of local sightseeing spots, such as Westfield Riccarton. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Best Western Alpine Hotel
Best Western Alpine Hotel
8.7 Excellent
8 Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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5.0 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 276 reviews
8.7

Best Western Alpine Hotel is situated in Christchurch and is close to the area's popular attractions. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi.

Fyffe On Riccarton
Fyffe On Riccarton
9.2 Excellent
208 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.6 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 156 reviews
9.2

Situated a short drive from Excelsior Hotel, FYFFE on Riccarton provides luxury accommodation in Christchurch. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

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315 Motel Riccarton
315 Motel Riccarton
8.3 Excellent
315 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.4 km from city centre, Christchurch 

Located in Christchurch, 315 Motel Riccarton is an easy drive from The Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Excelsior Hotel. It provides free Wi-Fi, a free shuttle service and a Jacuzzi.

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Amber Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels
Amber Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels
8.8 Excellent
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.2 km from city centre,  

Amber Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels provides comfortable 4.5-star accommodation in Christchurch. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet throughout their stay.

$87
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162 Kings of Riccarton Motel
162 Kings of Riccarton Motel
8.3 Excellent
162 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre,  

162 Kings Of Riccarton Motel provides modern 4-star accommodation in Christchurch. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

$106
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Christchurch Motel
Christchurch Motel
7.9 Good
252 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.9 km from city centre,  

Christchurch Motel offers a comfortable setting while in Christchurch. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$110
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Quality Suites Amore
Quality Suites Amore
9.0 Excellent
168 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre,  

Quality Suites Amore is set in Christchurch and is close to nearby landmarks, such as Westfield Riccarton. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a free shuttle service.

$110
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Apollo Motel Christchurch
Apollo Motel Christchurch
8.3 Excellent
288 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.1 km from city centre,  

Apollo Motel Christchurch offers a comfortable setting while in Christchurch. It also provides laundry facilities, an express check-in and check-out feature and on-site parking.

$113
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315 Motel Riccarton
315 Motel Riccarton
8.3 Excellent
315 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4.4 km from city centre,  

Located in Christchurch, 315 Motel Riccarton is an easy drive from The Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Excelsior Hotel. It provides free Wi-Fi, a free shuttle service and a Jacuzzi.

$113
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Best Western Alpine Hotel
Best Western Alpine Hotel
8.7 Excellent
8 Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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5.0 km from city centre,  

Best Western Alpine Hotel is situated in Christchurch and is close to the area's popular attractions. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi.

$113
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175 Metropolitan Executive Motel On Riccarton
175 Metropolitan Executive Motel On Riccarton
9.1 Excellent
175 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3.2 km from city centre,  

Metropolitan Motel on Riccarton provides 4-star accommodation in Christchurch. The various amenities this luxury property features include on-site parking, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$118
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Hotel prices near University of Canterbury

3 stars

$91 - $124

Vita Nova Motel

No. 1 most popular

Vita Nova Motel
8.9 Excellent
$118
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Bush Inn Court Motel

No. 2 most popular

$124
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311 Motel Riccarton

Best value

311 Motel Riccarton
8.9 Excellent
$91
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4 stars and up

$106 - $159

Christchurch Motel

No. 1 most popular

$110
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Best Western Alpine Hotel

No. 2 most popular

$113
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162 Kings of Riccarton Motel

Best value

$106
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Where to stay near University of Canterbury

About University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand is the country’s second-largest university. The university’s main campus in the suburb of Ilam is around five kilometres from the centre of Christchurch. Several notable alumni have attended the university including Olympic champions, writers, politicians, mathematicians and historians.

The university offers degree courses in Arts, Education, Commerce, Engineering, Forestry, Law, Music and much more. The main campus houses both historic and contemporary architecture enticing the visitor to delve deeper into its heritage. The campus itself is scenic and a pleasure to stroll around with trees, streams and picturesque pathways. In Ilam suburb itself, there are vibrant cafes, eateries and bookshops to explore. Nearby, Christchurch Botanic Gardens offer a tranquil oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the campus. Spread over 21 hectares, the gardens are home to ornate fountains and a variety of exotic and indigenous plants. Closer to the city centre, visitors can enrich their South Island experience by entering Canterbury Museum. The interactive museum displays a treasure trove of relics, collections and exhibits. Visitors can step into a typical 19th century Christchurch Street and wander into old-fashioned shops as horse’s hooves sound on the cobblestones outside. Alternatively, explore the journeys of Scott and Shackleton while visiting the Antarctic displays. Christchurch is a diner’s paradise with many laid-back, bohemian cafes, bakeries, pubs and international restaurants to tempt all taste buds.

University of Canterbury is easy to reach in just under 15 minutes by car from Christchurch city centre. Buses operate from main bus stops throughout the city. Disembark at Clyde Road near the Arts Road entrance or the University stop on Creyke Road. Energetic tourists may enjoy hiring a bicycle, Christchurch city centre has several bike rental outlets. If planning to cycle from the centre, the main university campus is just five kilometres away. Taxi and Uber services are also available.

The University of Canterbury began in 1873 as Canterbury College. The chosen professors arrived from the UK a year after it opened. The university moved to the outskirts of Christchurch as it began to grow and the neo-Gothic buildings of the original college became the new Arts Centre. Travellers staying in Christchurch near the university will enjoy its vibrant ambience, wide open green spaces and proximity to the city centre.

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  • What are the best hotels near University of Canterbury?

    Vita Nova Motel (8.9/10 from 390 reviews), Christchurch Motel (7.9/10 from 160 reviews), and Best Western Alpine Hotel (8.7/10 from 276 reviews) are all highly-rated places to stay near University of Canterbury.