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Welcome to Darfield Motel

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Welcome to Darfield Motel

Welcome to the Gateway to the West Coast, South Island

Darfield A great place to relax

A place to relax

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The views are stunning

Tranzalpine express from Christchurch to Greymouth through Arthurs Pass South Island nz

See the unique and differing countryside

Tranzalpine express from Christchurch to Greymouth through Arthurs Pass South Island nz

Your home away from home!

Your hosts Wally & Gaylyn Murdoch would like to welcome you to Darfield Motel.

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

Darfield is a country town 35km west of Christchurch with many attractions. 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, salmon and trout fishing, 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.

Darfield offers a fine selection of places to dine. It has restaurants, bakeries, cafes, 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.

We are pet friendly but it is at our discretion.   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

Pets allowed on request

On-site parking

Restaurants and cafes, handy to all amenities.