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Wonderful Riccarton House & Riccarton Bush

Historic homestead and cottage.  Park like grounds and a predator free native bush area to explore.

Only a 5 minute walk from the motel - along a quiet residential street into a real historical and beautiful oasis.

Open Mon-Fri and Sun for tours and casual dining.

Saturdays a very popular and enjoyable farmers produce and foodies market.

We really are the closest motel to the largest shopping mall in the South Island - Westfield Riccarton.

Full of shopping and dining options for most budgets and tastes.

Open 9am to 6pm every day with late night shopping open until 9pm on Thurs & Friday.  Pak n Save open everyday until 11pm and Kmart until midnight.

University of Canterbury is only a few minutes away.  A nice convenient walk around the quiet streets or a quick drive away.

World famous Hagley Park is just a 15-20min walk or jog away.

Featuring an award winning botanic garden, Hagley Oval cricket ground, rugby fields, tennis club, ponds.

A popular venue for concerts and other events over the summer months including the night noodle markets and Christmas in the Park concert.

Christchurch Adventure Park has something for everyone.  20mins drive (or cycle) away is this outdoor thrill centre.

Mountain biking for all abilities, NZ's highest Zip lining experience, sightseeing on the 1.8km chairlift (NZ longest) or simply relax and enjoy the scenery at the Handle bar & cafe.

Margaret Mahy Playground fun for young and old! Try out the amazing slide, the water park and the flying fox!

In the CBD.  It has lots for children and adults - swings, slides, trampolines, the water display, sandpit, flying fox, climbing walls.

Free toilets, free water fountains and 2 hours free parking.

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Really enjoyed my stay here. The motel is warm, new, quiet and convenient for Riccarton, the university and Hagley park. The owner is lovely and very helpful. The unit is very clean and the shower has fantastic strong pressure which is not always the case!
Date of stay: August 2019

Cnr Kauri Street and Riccarton Road

1 Kauri Street
Christchurch, New Zealand