Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Christchurch motel in Merivale, near Canterbury Museum


Located in Merivale, this family-friendly Christchurch motel is within a 15-minute walk of Merivale Mall and St George's Hostpital. Canterbury Museum and Riccarton House are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are available at this motel. Self parking is free. Additionally, a children's pool, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 16 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Guests will find kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Diplomat Motel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. This family-friendly motel also offers a children's pool, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Total number of rooms - 16 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Balcony 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Stovetop 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the motel's full-service spa, Jacuzzi. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Spa tub in spa 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: NZD 12.00 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National Rating

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