At The Beach

16 Beach Road8083ChristchurchNew Zealand
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About At The Beach

A modern motel offering bed and breakfast accommodation, At The Beach is found just steps from the Pacific Ocean in a residential neighbourhood of Christchurch. Featuring gardens containing a hot tub, this property is only three minutes’ walk from Waimairi Beach.

The bright and contemporary rooms with simple décor feature balconies or terraces and en-suite bathrooms with hairdryers and free toiletries. Flat-screen TVs, heaters and tea and coffee-making equipment are also provided.

Conveniences comprise a 24-hour reception, free parking, a laundry service and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout. Bicycles are available to rent as well.

A continental breakfast is available. Eateries located within 15 minutes’ walk include North Beach Coffee Shed and North Beach Fish Supply for fish and chips.

Found just steps from several bus stops, At The Beach lies roughly 20 minutes’ drive from downtown Christchurch for attractions like the Quake City interactive museum and the Container Mall shopping centre. The Waimairi Beach Golf Club is just over one kilometre away.


16 Beach Road, 8083, Christchurch, New Zealand
Telephone: +64( 03) 3814994 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Oceanside location appeals to guests

Being located just three minutes’ walk from the beach, this property appeals to reviewers as it is perfect for spending time along Christchurch’s stretch of Pacific Ocean coastline. Moreover, guests love being able to hear ocean waves crashing in the distance from the premises. In addition, there are several dining options in the neighbourhood. Drivers welcome the free parking while the proximity of bus stops takes the hassle out of exploring the city for non-drivers.

Cosy rooms are modern

More often than not, guests sing the praises of the cleanliness of the rooms here. Indeed, many reviewers also state that their quarters are spacious and comfortable with cosy beds and large, modern bathrooms.

Hospitality wins praise

Travellers speak highly of the customer care they receive here. The members of staff are described as pleasant, welcoming and obliging. Indeed, the hosts are reportedly happy to use their extensive local knowledge to provide useful tips on where to eat and what to do in Christchurch.

Negative Reviews

Better sound insulation would be welcome

The soundproofing measures in some rooms could do with strengthening, according to reviews. Light sleepers sometimes report that they can be disturbed by nuisance noise from adjoining rooms.

Downtown is fairly distant

In reviews, guests sometimes bemoan the distance of this oceanside property from downtown Christchurch. Reviewers suggest that using transport, whether private or public, is essential for reaching the city centre from this motel’s location.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 129 reviews across the web
8.9 /10
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    8.7 /10
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    8.8 /10
8.9 out of 10 based on 129 reviews