We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Chardonnay Motor Lodge

Hotwire.comUS$ 98*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 98*
US$ 98*
US$ 98*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Professional photos
Chardonnay Motor Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Chardonnay Motor Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Showing 54: English reviews
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Spacious rooms seem even larger overlooking lovely garden and trees. Always made to feel welcome, with heaters warming the room on arrival in the winter. Clean and comfortable with practical extras like,cling wrap and tin foil-useful for travellers! The free Wi-Fi is a bonus too. Close to airport, supermarket and restaurants, but with the surroundings it feels as though one...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Trinityanne387
Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our Motel is unique in that we have large lawns and gardens, great for young families or just relaxing. We are semi rural but only a few minutes drive to the local super market, shops and restaurants. It's great that you enjoy staying with us.

Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Clean, comfortable and tidy with everything we needed for a quick stop over. We were in a unit running along the main highway, the noise was not bad at all and we were able to sleep soundly. Close to the airport and 2 supermarkets are within a 5 minute drive.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank feezills
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2013

The spaciousness of the rooms and large beautiful grounds was just what we needed. Rosebank winery next door with large beautiful gardens to sit and have a coffee or wine or even a meal was an extra bonus, with the Groynes also within walking distance, with streams and playgrounds. All on your doorstep. Plus very friendly and helpful staff. Diane...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Diane N
Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's good that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We booked the self contained three bedroom townhouse and it did not disappoint. It had everything you would expect in a motel unit and more! The kitchen was huge, shame we didn't have time to use it! If we return to Christchurch for a longer stay would book this out as it would be great for week or more. It...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kellydalley
Raumati Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Well priced and ideal for a quick stopover .. Close to the airport . Room modern, clean and was at rear so quiet!. Very busy main road so ask for room at rear of complex Courtesy pick up etc from airport. Our room suitable for a couple as requested Shower needs some work as water does flood out Would stay...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Debbie M
Forster, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

Our party of four had the townhouse because of our need for 4 separate beds. The spaciousness of the upstairs and downstairs areas was just what we needed and the cook was in heaven being able to use a large kitchen. The accommodation is close to The Groynes, a delighful series of parks, streams, picnic spots and play areas for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John C
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2012

The bathroom is in need of urgent upgrade, floor completely floods when showering as shower glass walls dont connect to floor, dont leave clothes on floor when showering... Dual access to rooms good but in need of nice pathways around all units, clear of large planter barrels. Lovely surroundings, road noise, so not quiet if in unit by road. Clean...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank LovetoTravel898
Gerald H, Owner at Chardonnay Motor Lodge, responded to this review

In response to your review, sorry to take so long to respond but I feel I need to put this into context. This group stayed for 1 night. The guests had returned from a wedding, at around 1.30am I got a call from another guest complaining about your group talking in loud voices and swearing outside. All visitors are required...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2012

The gardens are lovely but the rooms are poorly maintained with dated decor. It is situated on SH 1 and the traffic noise goes all night. Also not cheap compared to others in Christchurch of a higher standard. The owners were friendly and helpful. This could be and of the nicest motels in Christchurch but it needs work.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nzaqua
Suzhou, China
Reviewed 27 June 2012

We flew in to Christchurch after a long flight from China, and it was so nice being met by the lodge's transfer service. The Chardonnay is only 8 minutes down the road from the airport and is in a beautiful rural type setting. Right behind the lodge is a winery in which to eat, and then behind that is a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank KiwiSuzhou
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 June 2012

My mum and I stayed here at the beginning, and end, of our NZ holiday in November 2007 (had to select 2011 as dates didn't go back that far). Located not too far from the airport with a lovely winery next door. Very quiet and homely with views of farmland all around. The drive to Christchurch is about 15-20 mins...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JacintaO

36 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (19)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (5)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Christchurch hotels
6.6 km away
Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport
9.2 km away
BreakFree on Cashel
BreakFree on Cashel
#29 of 144 in Christchurch
1,603 reviews
5.1 km away
Quality Hotel Elms
Quality Hotel Elms
#35 of 144 in Christchurch
262 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.5 km away
Ashford Motor Lodge
Ashford Motor Lodge
#38 of 144 in Christchurch
126 reviews
8.2 km away
Ashleigh Court Motel
Ashleigh Court Motel
#33 of 144 in Christchurch
263 reviews
8.6 km away
Argyle on the Park
Argyle on the Park
#24 of 144 in Christchurch
240 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star modern complex set in spacious grounds with award winning gardens. Just 8 minutes from Christchurch Airport and 20 minutes form central city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chardonnay Motor Lodge

Address: 170 Johns Road, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 6,098 - ₹ 7,591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chardonnay Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, Booking.com, Cancelon and TripOnline SA so you can book your Chardonnay Motor Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Chardonnay Motor Lodge staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Victoria, Canada
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Chardonnay Motor Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 8 has wheelchair access.”
Tatung01, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask the owner for a quiet room, away from the highway and any construction noise.”
amigadelmondo, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“As stated the town house is ideal for either a large family or a couple of families!”
Roamer72, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms at the back near the winery, no road noise.”
tassh, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Units at the rear are quieter.”
Maryanne2010, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Hotwire.com
US$ 98* /night
View Deal
Orbitz.comUS$ 98
TripAdvisorUS$ 98
TravelocityUS$ 98
View all 10 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates