30 Whiteleigh Ave, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3 925 9281 or 0800 232 565

Arena Motel is the closest motel to the Christchurch Railway Station, and located within a very short distance of Wolfbrook Arena, Apollo Projects Stadium, Addington Raceway and Events Centre, and the Addington cafés and bars.


Arena Motel is the following distance by road from these locations:

  • Hanmer Springs – 135km
  • Timaru – 159km
  • Kaikōura – 183km
  • Lake Tekapo – 223km
  • Oamaru – 244km
  • Twizel – 282km
  • Aoraki / Mount Cook – 327km
  • Dunedin – 357km

How to get to Arena Motel

By Bus from the Airport

Take bus 29 or 120 to Burnside High School and change to the Orbiter.
Bus stops 150m from the motel.
It will cost $4 + $4 = $8 for adults and $2 + $2 = $4 for children.
If you are a Metrocard holder the cost will be $2 + $2 = $4 for adults.

By Bus from the Intercity Bus Exchange

At Lichfield St Regional Platform walk to Platform B.

Option 1
Take O Orange line towards Hallswell.
Get down at Lincoln Rd near Parade Ct.
Walk 290m to Arena Motel.

Option 2
Take 17 on Platform B for Bryndwr-Huntsbury toward Huntsbury via St Martins shop.
Take Oc Oribter clockwise towards Orbiter via Princess Margaret Hospital.
Get off Whiteleigh Ave near Barringston St.
Walk 120m to Arena Motel.

By Railway

Give us a call (prior arrangement preferred). We will be happy to pick you up complimentary.

Arena Motel provides accommodation that is

  • Closest motel to the Christchurch Railway Station - 900m, 11 minute walk
  • Close to Horncastle Arena & Orangetheory Stadium - 350m, 4 minute walk
  • Close to Lincoln Road and many restaurants - 500m, 6 minute walk
  • Close to Ngai Tahu headquarters - 550m, 7 minute walk
  • Close to Addington Raceway - 700m, 9 minute walk
  • Close to Tower Junction Megacentre - 750m, 9 minute walk
  • Close to Show Place - 700m, 9 minute walk
  • Close to Christchurch Hospital - 2.5km, 10 minute drive
    OR Bus: Walk 290m or 4 minutes to Lincoln Rd near Parade Ct
    Take O Orange line Halswell
    In 5 minutes (6 stops) Stop ID 14114
    Get down at Hagley Ave near Hagley High School
    Walk about 6 minutes for 550m
    Christchurch Hospital is at 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch
  • Close to Westfield Mall - 1.6km, 3 minute drive, 20 minute walk
  • Close to Canterbury University - 3.3km, 7 minute drive
    OR Bus: Walk 120m or 1 minute to Whiteleigh Ave near Jack Hinton Dr
    Take Orbiter via Riccarton in an anticlockwise direction
    8 stops to Stop ID 38761
  • Handy to the city and shopping

Our rooms are clean, comfortable, and great value.