23 South Terrace, State Highway 73, Darfield

Your hosts Joanne & Graeme Taylor would like to welcome you to the Darfield Motel in the heart of Selwyn (between Waimakariri & Ashburton).

Darfield Motel is the perfect place to stay and play – your home away from home!

Darfield is your new destination

Darfield Motel Canterbury NZ is situated in a country town (Darfield) 35km west of Christchurch with many surrounding attractions and things to do as a family or as a romantic stay for couples. The TranzAlpine can collect you from across the road taking you on the scenic journey through the Southern Alps, and on to the rugged West Coast of New Zealand. From Darfield Motel you can travel the scenic route through to Geraldine, Tekapo visit the new Star Gazing Observatory, Mount Cook and on to Cromwell, Queenstown or Wanaka.

Darfield has many popular ski fields within 40 minutes drive. There is Gnomes Ski Hire shop right across the road and it offers transport to the ski fields. Other local attractions include, Darfield hot air ballooning, lake and river fishing for salmon or trout, jet boating, golf, wineries, tramping, horse trekking and lots more! The new Fonterra dairy plant is just 5 minutes drive from the township. Synlait Milk Plant is also only 20 mins away.


A perfect place to stay – your home away from home!

Darfield offers a fine selection of places to dine. It has restaurants, bakeries, café, takeaways and a supermarket. Darfield Motel, offers a great range of accommodation for our guests. Included in your room rates is free 50+ SKY TV channels, free Internet, free parking, coin operated laundry and free DVD library. We have an outdoor area with a BBQ.


Please contact us at time of booking to discuss.

The Need-to-Knows

Check-in: 2:00pm – Check-out: 10:00am

Wi-fi available in all rooms

BBQ facilities

We are pet friendly but it is at our discretion.

On-site parking

Restaurants and cafes, handy to all amenities.