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Diplomat Motel is located on 127 Papanui Rd in the heart of Merivale, only 1.5km from Christchurch City Centre and is the closest motel to:

Driving Directions From Airport
As you leave the airport, turn left at the roundabout onto Orchard Rd (passing the Antarctic Centre on the right), follow this road (crossing SH1) which becomes Harewood Rd and then on to Papanui Rd. We are located 2 km down Papanui Rd towards the City on the right passed the Merivale Shops. Should you require a Taxi from the Airport, there will be several taxi companies and shuttle companies available to bring you to the Diplomat Motel.

Driving Directions From North
Follow main north road into the City via Papanui, we are the first motel on the right passed Merivale Mall.

Driving Directions From South & West
Travel down either Blenheim road or Riccarton road to roundabout at Hagley Park, turn left, follow the road to Papanui Road, turn left, we are 500 meters on your left.