University of Canterbury Accommodation
Our very affordable 4 star motel accommodation on Riccarton Road is wonderfully located just a short stroll from University of Canterbury.
Whether you are from New Zealand or overseas and are visiting Christchurch temporarily to check out the University of Canterbury campus and course options or heading there for a conference or any other matter, 298 Westside Motor Lodge on Riccarton Road in Christchurch, is a perfect place to reside during your stay.
Founded in 1873, the University of Canterbury is New Zealand's second oldest university. Its main campus is 76 hectares in size, located just two blocks walk from our Christchurch motel on Riccarton Road.
Other University of Canterbury Accommodation options
Bishop Julius Halls of Residence
The University has six halls of residence housing approximately 1800 students, making it the preferred accommodation of choice for students studying at the University. The halls provide an excellent opportunity for students to meet people of different interests and nationalities. Here you can walk into this permanent accommodation not knowing anyone to walking out at the end of your course with life-long friends.
Perhaps the most traditional and values-based University of Canterbury accommodation is College House. It caters for 144 residents and requires either an interview or detailed CV and application. This more expensive accommodation retains traditions like formal dining three nights a week where students wear formal dress and academic gowns.
University of Canterbury Accommodation Student Village
Located 5 minutes walk from campus and further away from 298 Westside, this student village is operated by Campus Living Villages New Zealand Ltd and is a more modern, home-like accommodation environment.
Rochester and Rutherford Hall
This particular accommodation at University of Canterbury is the closest hall to the major university buildings, Student Events Centre, Health Centre and Recreation Centre. Catering up to 178 residents, this accommodation is in three four-storied blocks and is a good choice if food, facilities and community life and academic achievement is of importance to you.