Cranford Oak Motel
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Rated ***** 5 star
by Trip Advisor

Proudly New Zealand Owned and Operated.

Feng and Steve guarantee
you will get the best price by booking direct on this official website

Cranford Oak Motel complex heaps of parking space in front of your motel unit sunny comfortable accommodation in Christchurch Sky Guest Select in every room comfortable well-made beds in each room studio unit 1-bedroom unit free WiFi available for guests 1-bedroom suite with 2 single beds Sky Guest Select in every room kitchenette and small dining area fully tiled ensuite bathroom in our family unit bathroom toiletries provided complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and bottled water Book your accommodation directly with Cranford Oak Motel Sky Guest Select in every room

Welcome to Cranford Oak Motel - Superior Accommodation in Christchurch at an Affordable Price

"Our Aim is to present every room so the guest feels they are the first person to use it"

Your hosts Steve and Feng Carrington warmly invite you to Christchurch’s award winning 4.5 Star Luxury Motel.

The Cranford Oak is a top quality motel which offers clean, modern and luxurious facilities. We provide quality accommodation in a central location for all types of guests from overseas-visitors to busy professionals, couples or families in need of excellent accommodation whilst in Christchurch.

All rooms are self-contained with cooking facilities, large bathrooms with lavish showers and spa baths, free WiFi, Freeview TV, including Prime Sports TV and Netflix movies etc.

Two fully accessible and complying suites are available, with adjoining accommodation for care givers.

New hosts Steve and Feng began living and working at the motel in May 2015, finding a new and exciting life path in the management of the motel. Steve having lived in Christchurch his whole life offers great knowledge of the area and can assist you in any queries you may have. Also a keen sportsman and adventurer, Steve knows a whole range of activities in Christchurch and the rest of the South Island that tourists will love. His wife Feng comes from Nanning, Guangxi, China and is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese.

Steve and Feng are also members of Hospitality New Zealand and Accommodation New Zealand.

We have affordable studio rooms, 1 and 2 bedroom family rooms, all with ensuites and cooking facilities. Our rooms are smoke-free, decorated to a high standard and furnished with deluxe linens and duvets. For those who like to indulge, we have two suites with King sized beds and spa baths.

Located within easy reach of everything you need in Christchurch, we are 12 mins from the Airport, less than 5 mins from Northlands Mall and Merivale Shopping Centre where you can find many cafés and restaurants to enjoy. As one of the closest motels to the eastern side of town, we are 5 mins from Burwood Hospital and Lady Issac Retirement Village. There are nine golf courses within 3 km, and we are walking distance to sporting events at Rugby Park, Christchurch Park and English Park. Other nearby facilities include Graham Condon Recreactional and Sports Centre (Public swimming pool) and the Bottle Lake Forest Park (Walking and cycling).

At the Cranford Oak Motel, Feng and Steve aim to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Our Qualmark 4.5 Star Christchurch motel accommodation offers a luxious and safe environment.

Early check-in and late check-out by arrangement.

Excellent location for skiing. Easy access to the main road to the numerous skifields within an hours drive. Come back and relax after a great days skiing in one of our hot spa baths.


It was a great experience to stay at your motel for four nights. My expectation was fully met while staying at your motel. All aspect of my selection was met, location, room size and facilities specially cleanliness, thank you for that. I have no hesitation to recommend Cranford Oak Motel to anyone including my family and friends.

Once again thank you and your friendly staff for the excellent service provided to us.

Wish you and your family all the best and very happy New Year.


Review from our Qualmark Motel Inspector
What a pleasure to see happy operators running a great business with happy guests. The property is well cared for and your guests appreciate your generous hospitality and excellent standards of cleaniness - Good for you both.

Congratulations on retaining your 4.5 stars rating


We have done lots of travel and is the this first time when booking via a commercial website that we have proactively received a friendly email from the accommodation provider-very impressed and well done:!

From Wayne

Thank you for the great effort in trying to find us accommodation in the South Island - we feel you went out of your way and we really appreciated it.

Satisfied Customer

I really appreciated the friendlyness of the staff and owners at Cranford Oak Motel - Thank you.

Mr Lepage - Canada

Thank you for your help, patience and kindness in helping get our accommodation and furniture removal sorted out. We both appreciated it very much and look forward to staying with you.

Grace and Joan

Thank you for your friendly kind hospitality during my second stay and the friendliness of your staff.  All made my stay enjoyable and would highly recommend to anyone.

Joan Peck