Sumner Bay Motel

26 Marriner StreetChristchurch8081New Zealand
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About Sumner Bay Motel

Sumner Bay Motel sits in the coastal suburbs of Christchurch. This modern boutique motel offers serviced apartment accommodation with Netflix and Smart TVs. Furthermore, scenic Sumner Beach is just a five-minute stroll away.

The rooms come with unlimited Wi-Fi plus a fridge, hob and microwave. Some units feature a balcony or courtyard. A spa bath is featured in selected private bathrooms. Larger units sleeping up to six people include separate lounges. Split-level apartments are also on offer for those needing additional storage space.

At Sumner Bay Motel, guests can park their cars on site free of charge. The property is non-smoking throughout

Guests can eat in one of the several dining establishments close by. These include Joe’s Garage, The Headless Mexican, and The Cornershop Bistro, which can all be reached within two minutes' walk.

This accommodation places guests within a 15-minute drive of the Christchurch Gondola. The Canterbury Museum and the Christchurch Art Gallery are both approximately 13 kilometres away in downtown.


26 Marriner Street, Christchurch, 8081, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(3)3265969 | Fax: +64(3)3264969 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

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Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Outstanding location

Guests couldn't be more appreciative of the location of this accommodation. It puts them only a block from the beach so they can bathe or go for strolls on the sand with ease. With regards to meals, travellers praise the way they can pick from a range of eateries that sit close by. Shopping is within a stone’s throw, too, and there’s a cinema around the corner. As if all that's not enough, guests enjoy a good bus service to Christchurch, and they like that many of the accommodations provide a scenic view of the ocean.

Friendly staff members

The accommodating staff members on this property earn praise from almost every guest. The crew offers a genuine and warm welcome, and they are pretty helpful throughout guests’ stays. The extensive local knowledge of the hosts also appeals to reviewers. Moreover, guests state that the owner is keen to gather feedback in order to ensure that future guests have a good experience on this property.

Accommodations are heavenly

According to guests, the rooms at this property are comfortable. The quarters are said to be pretty clean and tidy, making for a stress-free stay. They also feature a strong Wi-Fi signal so guests can easily stay in touch with friends and family from afar. The comfortable beds are ideal for a good night’s sleep, and the balconies are the perfect spot for catching the sun.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 240 reviews across the web
9 /10
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    8.6 /10
9 out of 10 based on 240 reviews