Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star Christchurch motel in Riccarton, near Riccarton House


Located in Riccarton, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Westfield Riccarton Mall and Riccarton House. Canterbury Museum is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.

Property Features

This smoke-free motel features dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and free self parking. WiFi in public areas is free.

Room Amenities

All 15 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Digital TV, room service, and ironing boards are among the other amenities available to guests.

Athena Motel & Apartments

160 Riccarton Road Christchurch 8004

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Athena Motel & Apartments features laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and room service (during limited hours). Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Athena Motel & Apartments is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( NZD 5.00 per night )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.00 per day.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: NZD 200.00 per day
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 20 for adults, NZD 16 and NZD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 0.00 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: NZD 5.00 per night (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.00 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Athena Christchurch
  • Athena Motel & Apartments
  • Athena Motel & Apartments Christchurch
  • Athena Motel Apartments Christchurch
  • Athena Motel Apartments

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not served at this property.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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