We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
See all 146 hotels in Christchurch

Sumner Bay Motel

41 reviews
Save
Traveller (4)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (6)
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“joe's garage”(2 reviews)
“great location”(7 reviews)
“minute drive”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
3.5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Rooms
28 Jan.29 Jan.
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from USD 111.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Christchurch hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6cbfe17e49c546f990e64ca8e2d83390", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":502822,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[72172610],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":111,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"6cbfe17e49c546f990e64ca8e2d83390","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":116,"lowestMetaPrice":111,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":116,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":116,"lowestMetaPrice":111,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":116,"hotelName":"Sumner Bay Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjZjYmZlMTdlNDljNTQ2Zjk5MGU2NGNhOGUyZDgzMzkwIiwiQUlLIjoiYjBiMmJkOTAzM2I4NDcxYzlkYzJhMzExM2M4MTNjZTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "28/01/2018", "checkOut": "29/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "USD 111", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"72172610":"TingoIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (41)Write a Review
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
21
13
3
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
21
13
3
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsjoe's garagegreat locationminute drivenew zealandwould stay here againwalking distancesumtermotelbalconyfacilitiescityaccommodationunitstvnzhosts
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time to Sumner Beach and loved it. The room was well presented and had everything we needed. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Close to many good restaurants, bars and cafe's. Would stay here again.

Thank juls283
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, glad the weather behaved its self for you too. Hope to see you soon Regards Roger and Kay

Reviewed 2 December 2017

I regularly travel to Christchurch for work when staying overnight Sumner Bay Motel is always my first choice. The motel is so easy to find and parking outside your appartment is handy. The rooms are to a very high standard, great pride is taken by...More

Thank Duncan C
Response from SumnerBayMotel, Owner at Sumner Bay MotelResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we always enjoy having you stay with us hope to see you again soon. Regards Roger and Kay

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Great location just outside of Christchurch. Handy for shops and restaurants but very quiet rooms. Well equipped room and plenty of parking just outside. Nice little cafe next door for breakfast and coffee. Very helpful owners. I'd definitely stay again if I make it back...More

1  Thank BillyB088y
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I have always enjoyed visiting Sumner but have never really entertained the idea of staying there while visiting Christchurch for business or leisure. That is until now! I decided to book an apartment recently when I had an early morning appointment to attend in the...More

1  Thank CoastalLifestyle
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We spent a recent weekend here and thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay. The owners were very helpful and friendly and our accommodation all that we desired. Super clean, spacious and modern, plus a balcony - perfect! Maybe get beds that are more firmly sprung. Centrally...More

1  Thank Kaye W
View more reviews
PreviousNext
1234568
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 106 - USD 128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 106 - USD 128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (4)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (6)
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Spe1959
6 December 2015|
Answer
Response from SumnerBayMotel | Property representative |
Hello, I would advise that there is an excellent bus service from the airport to and from Sumner, which travels through the city centre. Costs for full fare to Sumner is around $5 while the ride to and from town is approx... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"We liked being on the top floor as we had a good view and felt it was private."
Read review
"Upstairs for sun and views."
Read review
"Ground Floor or First are all Easy Access, we had a choice & chose, Ground Floor"
Read review
"Book an upstairs room"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Map
Satellite