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Customers like this hotel for:
    Nearest transport:
  • Christchurch Railway Station (2.4 Km / 29 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Christchurch International Airport (6.6 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Clean and comfortable", "Great location", "Spacious room"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Hagley Park (3.6 Km)
  • Canterbury Museum (3.7 Km)
  • Botanic Gardens (3.7 Km)
  • Re:START Mall (4.4 Km)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

Vita Nova Motel

290 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand 8041 (Show on map)

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"temperature control, quiet room, spacious..."

Leigh, Australia June 15, 2015

Features of Vita Nova Motel

Hotel Facilities

  • babysitting
  • business center
  • express check-in/check-out
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • room service
  • smoking area

Sports and Recreation

  • garden


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

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Motel Description
Designed for both business and leisure travel, Vita Nova Motel is ideally situated in Riccarton; one...see more Designed for both business and leisure travel, Vita Nova Motel is ideally situated in Riccarton; one of the city's most popular locales. The hotel is not too far from the city center: just 4.5 km away, and it normally takes about 15 minutes to reach the airport. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Okeover Community Garden, Riccarton House & Bush Sunday Artisan Market, Farmers in the City.

The facilities and services provided by Vita Nova Motel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, facilities for disabled guests, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the garden. Whatever your purpose of visit, Vita Nova Motel is an excellent choice for your stay in Christchurch.
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Adam O. Families with young children
Australia, August 18, 2015
Horrible smokey room

Location, easy to book, set up cot
We arrived in the early hours of the morning after a long day of travelling with a screaming child to be absolutely be KO'd by the smell of cigarette smoke in a non smoking much so it was all through the bedding and pillows. Absolutely disgusting. They obviously knew as they had the heater on and the window open...if it wasn't 2am in the morning we would have left. Exposing our 22 month old sun to this was unacceptable. Thankfully we had an early flight and left, wanting a refund - they reluctantly gave us a $50 refund as smoking in the rooms is not their fault or responsibility...guess again champ.
Leigh E. Couples
Australia, June 18, 2015
3 nights in ChCh

temperature control, quiet room, spacious bathroom.
Very Comfortable
Boon B. Families with young children
Malaysia, June 11, 2015
Good stay at hotel

clean room, good location and easy access to restaurant
The room was a little small for a 4 person stay. However, it was well equipped and clean.
sergio M. Couples
Australia, February 21, 2015
Comfortable and Clean

Cleanliness, space and Internet Access
We enjoyed our stay at Vita Nova the rooms were very clean, comfortable, spacious and modern.
Jacqui B. Families with older children
New Zealand, December 06, 2014
Great stay at vita nova

Clean, modern and central
It was great. Clean central
Nik A. Families with older children
Malaysia, July 21, 2015
near town

Nik A. Families with older children
Malaysia, July 21, 2015
clean room

Maureen P. Groups
Malaysia, November 16, 2014
Short but rally Sweet

Comfort, Service, Location
We had only a day in Christchurch but after we checked in, we didn't feel like leaving the room. It was great after 3 weeks in a campervan.
Noel B. Couples
New Zealand, November 11, 2014
vita nova motel

very clean, well screened from road noise, and the location suited us.
Very good
Tan K. Couples
Malaysia, August 03, 2014
new, clean, and friendly staff

new hotel, friendly staff, good location
it was a pleasant stay in this hotel. Even though we arrived quite late, the staff have already prepared and standby the room for us. a very clean hotel. I would definitely recommend my friend to stay ...

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