free off-street parkingmodern accommodation in Christchurch centreflatscreen TV in every room with 50+ Sky Guest Select Channelsoutdoor seatingluxury fully-furnished roomshire bike from usstudio rooms ideal for couplesChristchurch accommodation to suit everyone's needsbreakfast available on requestpull-out sofa beds in loungeaccommodation near Christchurch CBDhigh-quality accommodation at an affordable pricesunny ground floor unitspark your car in front of your roomreception areaself-contained apartmentsour motel is just a short walk from Christchurch Railway Stationride the Little River Rail Trailkiwi owned and operated Christchurch motel4.5-star accommodation

Welcome to Tower Junction Motor Lodge

Tower Junction Motor Lodge offers a perfect blend of style and comfort close to the Christchurch CBD and many city attractions. Our objective is to provide quality accommodation with reasonable tariffs to ensure your stay in Christchurch is enjoyable and memorable.

The TranzAlpine train is back!  Come to Christchurch, stay with us and get a FREE transfer from/to the station! We warmly welcome you to stay with us so CONTACT US DIRECTLY on 03 348 1271 FOR A SPECIAL DEAL.

Welcome to Tower Junction Motor Lodge, Christchurch

Tower Junction Motor Lodge offers a perfect blend of style and comfort close to the Christchurch CBD and many city attractions. Our objective is to provide quality accommodation with reasonable tariffs to ensure your stay in Christchurch is enjoyable and memorable.


Our location on Blenheim Road offers ready access to Horncastle Arena, Westfield Shopping Mall, Tower Junction Mega Centre, Hagley Park and numerous restaurants, most of which are within easy walking distance. Tower Junction is also the location of the main railway terminal for the city and we are happy to provide complimentary transport to the TranzAlpine and Coastal Pacific train station. Tower Junction is an important commercial location for many leading firms in a wide variety of industries. We provide 4.5-star accommodation in this area and are the closest motel to the Christchurch Railway Station.

To meet the expectations of travellers, our accommodation is excellent without being overstated and we offer units that should meet every need. We have included every convenience such as cooking facilities, entertainment and internet access and we are willing to go that extra step for our guests.

Our 16 units include 2-bedroom fully self-contained family apartments, 1-bedroom apartments and studio units. Facilities include kitchen, microwave, gas hobs, fridge, complimentary tea and coffee, hairdryer, phone, WiFi, 50+ Sky Guest Select Channels, DVD, iron/ironing board. All of our rooms have double-glazing and blackout curtains. Breakfast is available on request and we offer free parking, bike hire, a guest laundry, library and a barbecue.

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Lovely Hosts

Reviewed 09 Jul 2020

Lovely hosts. Great communication. Would stay here again and recommend to others.


A great place to stay in Christchurch

Reviewed 07 Mar 2020

A great place to stay. Within walking distance through the botanical gardens and the lady there couldn’t be more helpful. She was a lovely person. I’m very fussy and the rooms were so clean.

G Herbert - Australia

Book this motel and you won't be disappionted

Reviewed 15 Mar 2020

This motel is one of the best I have ever stayed in, only stayed 1 night as I was between trains, I would recommend this motel

John - great Britain

Excellent facilities and close to train station

Reviewed 18 Mar 2020

Really comfortable stay. Facilities top notch. We picked this motel as close to train station as we Arrived on Transalpine train and left early the next day on the Pacific coast. The owner kindly picked us up and returned us the next day for no extra charge. We would use this motel again.

Andrew - Great Britain

Excellent stay

Reviewed 22 Mar 2020

Excellent stay - with friendly, helpful host and super clean, comfortable location! We were recommended Tower Junction Motor Lodge by a family member who had previously stayed here - we too enjoyed the friendliness, excellent location, cleanliness and services provided such as a lift to the Tranzalpine train station. Easy bus trip away from City Centre, Hagley Park and Botanic Gardens accessed from nearby Westfield Riccarton, just up the road!


Awesome Place

Reviewed 11 Mar 2020

AWESOME place with THE best customer service from Phyllis who puts extra touches in rooms and nothing is too much trouble for her. Just wish all places were like this. Can't praise it enough.

Sue Stokes-Chapman

Best night in New Zealand so far

Reviewed 17 Feb 2019

We had a really nice and extremely comfortable room. What made the stay even better was the free lift that we were given to the railway station for our ride on the Transalpine Crossing. This has been our best night in New Zealand so far! Thank you.



Reviewed 30 Apr 2019

We received a warm welcome and helpful information on check in. Location was perfect for access to the train station. Excellent service from our hostess who drove us, and many other guests, to the station at 6.30am! It was also sufficiently close to central Christchurch to enjoy a good walk into town. Our room was spacious and comfortable.


Cosy and beautiful apartment

Reviewed 19 Apr 2019

Beautiful, warm rooms, pretty 1 bedroom apartment. Comfortable bed. The owner picked me up from the railway station which I thought was really kind. The motel is only a 5 minute walk from Christchurch Railway Station and is the perfect place to stay if you are travelling on the Tranzalpine train. Short walk also to Riccarton Road and the huge shopping mall, and from there it's a quick bus journey into the central city bus hub


Very pleasant motel, convenient for the station

Reviewed 17 Apr 2019

Very comfortable and surprisingly quiet for the location. We chose this property for the proximity to the station for our early morning Coastal Pacific trip to Picton. The owners offer a complementary shuttle service to the station, which we really appreciated


Friendly service

Reviewed 21 Mar 2019

Phyllis, the property owner was so nice and helpful. We felt like we had a friend in a country where we knew no one. 10 min walk to restaurants and train. 20 min walk to the heart of the city. Microwave, stove, dishes so we could cook breakfast in our room


Fantastic stay

Reviewed 23 Jan 2019

My husband and I booked a 1 night stay here. When we arrived the owner was very friendly and told us she had upgraded our room as the the people in the room we had booked had asked to stay an extra night (lucky us). The room was modern ,spotlessly clean and spacious . We explained to the owner that we would be checking out early the next morning to do the tranzalpine railway to Greymouth and she very kindly offered to take us to the station , which was very much appreciated. Would definitely stay here again if I ever get the chance to return to Christchurch.


Brilliant Service

Reviewed 16 Apr 2019

Service at this motel was above & beyond expectations. After arriving very early for our booking we were checked in with no fuss. The room was clean, comfortable & better than expected. The manager, Phyllis provided local information for places to eat & places of interest. When our TranzAlpine train trip to Greymouth was cancelled due to bad weather Phyllis, not only rang the bus company to arrange seats for us, but also drove us to the bus exchange. Exceptional service & a great welcome to New Zealand.


An excellent experience which made you feel special

Reviewed 11 Apr 2019

Lovely continental breakfast only Phone call from Garry 35 min before my arrival offering to pick me up from Railway stn at Addington In addition Garry (the host) offered to take 2 travel companions I was with on the train to their accom nearby.


Fantastic stay

Reviewed 23 Apr 2019

Fantastic stay, very reasonably priced & excellent


Recommend without hesitation

Reviewed 01 Apr 2019

Great location in a central area of Christchurch within walking distance of shops, restaurants, Hagley Park and public transport., a short and easy drive to the airport or across town. Kiwi owned and run which is part of the reason we chose it. Very warm units - nice facilities and lots of information for tourists. Phyllis made the difference and took this from a great place to one we will be sure to come back to - local knowledge and the 'insider' tips you don't know as a tourist. All of her recommendations paid off - Speights Ale house has amazing food and atmosphere, be sure to try the seasonal ale, chicken ballotine and venison (we went twice). Be sure to also visit Madam Kwongs, like something out a Quentin Tarantino movie when you step through the unassuming entry. Fresh Asian food done to perfection. Altogether a great place and we recommend it without hesitation.


Friendly service

Reviewed 14 Mar 2019

Phyllis is friendly and very helpful. We were worried about how to get a cab early in the morning as we had no phone service in NZ and Phyllis called and arranged one for us the night before. She also held our luggage while we left for a few days. We felt we had a friend in town


A Great Place to Stay

Reviewed 01 Mar 2019

A perfectly clean and comfortable room with a kitchen. Close to the mall, public transportation, and a free shuttle to the train station. Of all of the places we have stayed in so far this trip, this one is far and away the best.


The Host really looks after you

Reviewed 27 Jan 2019

Phyllis went out of way to make my stay so easy and well received. Great place to stay without doubt.


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