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.

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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Excellent location close to Riccarton and Tower Junction

Reviewed 12 Mar 2022

Stayed here twice and checked out other motor lodges nearby. For two people this is an ideal place to stay. Pleasant owner nothing is a problem and shops can be walked to. Hagley park is a short walk away. Recommended.


A great base for a Christchurch stay

Reviewed 29 Mar 2021

I stayed or three nights and had a fantastic stay. The motel offers great location to both shops and the transalpine. The rooms are modern and very comfortable. As a solo traveller it is always a pleasure to have a great host during a stay in a new city. Great hospitality , great location and a comfortable stay.

Shaun from Auckland

Highly Recommended

Reviewed 29 Jun 2021

Very comfortable and spotlessly clean rooms with everything you need. Superbly located for the Tranzalpine and Coastal Pacific trains. Owner Phyllis goes over and above with the free drops off to the station at 6.30am/7.30am in the morning - all delivered with a smile on a dark and chilly June morning! I would definitely recommend Tower Junction motel to travellers to Christchurch. Thanks Phyllis.

Guest from Brisbane

Back again.

Reviewed 30 Aug 2021

Our third visit over the 12 months. The units are very nice, clean, tidy and moderately priced. Always great service from Phyllis. Location really suits us, close to lots of shopping, restaurants and the movies and easy access for us driving in from South

Guest from Waimate


Reviewed 07 Mar 2020

A very friendly and welcoming visit from the proprietor. She was a delight to talk too. Room was lovely and well appointed. Complex is right on a busy road, but didnt hear anything, and slept soundly. Very close to Train Station and the Riccarton Mall, and also not far from airport. Will definitely stay again


Comfortable stay

Reviewed 07 Mar 2019

We stayed for 2 nights and chose this motel as it was close to the train station, for the TranzAlpine. It was clean and comfortable and the owner was very helpful. Great to see within walking distance of shopping mall and restaurants. We hope to do another trip later and will stay here again. Date of stay: March 2021


Nice Owner

Reviewed 07 Mar 2021

The room was clean and nicely furnished with parking directly out the front of the unit. The motel has a very reasonably priced guest laundry and good fast internet. However the host makes this place a cut above the rest as she even got up at 6.30am to give us a free transfer to the railway station to catch the Coastal Pacific. Great service and highly recommended. Date of stay: March 2021


I loved this place

Reviewed 26 Jan 2021

Serviced room daily. The bed was really comfortable and had sufficient blankets. The tea and coffee selection was superior. The daily room service was excellent. The outlook of the unit was lovely and I was fortunate enough to get a private spot. I loved this place.


Short and sweet stay

Reviewed 08 Jan 2021

The location was ideal and within walking distance. The apartment was clean and had everything we needed. Our hostess, Phyllis was welcoming and gracious.We appreciated her taking the time to show us where to find things. She was also kind enough to drop us off at the Railway Station, thank you.


Top Notch Motel

Reviewed 13 Jan 2021

Everything. Nice roomy unit, clean and very well presented. Nice and close to town. Good food closeby. And very lovely hostess. Excellent


Short and sweet. Could have and should have stayed longer.

Reviewed 11 Feb 2021

Beautifully clean. Owner incredibly helpful. The ride to the TransAlpine Express early the next morning, much appreciated.


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.


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.


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