Academy Motor Lodge

62 Creyke Road, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 8004, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $82.00

Travel Blogs from Christchurch

Another long drive

A travel blog entry by mcvietnamtrip

... daughter Willow before she passed in 2007 and we have kept in contact every since.

Krissy also keeps in touch with the little boy (not so little now) that Lewis is named after so while we were there she put me in touch.

We arrived in Christchurch about 1pm and settled in to our accommodation just down the road from Krissy and Kevin. They live ina great spot - over the road from the beach. In Christchurch it ...

New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by sarahemma


... so you can travel in the minimum time or take longer in places. I plan to take a few extra days in certain places but if you get a good bus group you often want to stick with them so I'm told.

I had planned to cover the South Island first but indecisive Imogene here changed her mind a hundred times before finally heading north to Auckland in the minimum rush to start the circuit properly. The weather was due to be terrible anyway ...

New Zealand – The South Island

A travel blog entry by tll-tina


... of his upbringing, the night was perfect. Met a great couple from Australia who gave us some good company (including the shady guy experience), and by the end of the night we were ALL ready for zzz’s!Our next stop was in Fox Glacier for a couple of nights. This was a beautiful, crazy drive….super curvy roads, lots of hairpin turns and single lane bridges/tunnels. The perfect recipe for motion sickness and after ...

Setting up.....

A travel blog entry by brandymole

... Add to that several runs and walks in the Port Hills surrounding Christchurch and a few beach days and we have certainly had our fair share of fresh air.

We moved into our new home last weekend which was amazing. It was such a luxury to hang up clothes and not be living out of backpacks, even better to be able to leave shampoo and shower gel in the shower!

We are planning lots of trips later on this year so will keep you posted with the jobs and other fun things!


A travel blog entry by judith_michi


... s and then wandered around the inner city. The impact of the February 2011 earthquake, when 185 people tragically died, can still be seen everywhere as there are lots of building sites and empty remains of houses. Shops and restaurants have made the best of the situation by creating some sort of temporary shopping centre made of shipping containers which is quite nice. After a brief visit to the new cardboard cathedral, we made our way up north to Kaikoura. Take care, Judith & ...

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This hotel, located on 62 Creyke Road, Christchurch, is near Waimairi Beach, Rutherford's Den, Mount Arthur, and Elmwood Park.
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