The Establishment

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
50 Clyde Road, Ilam, Christchurch, 8041, New Zealand
4.9 out of 5 rating 50 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.9

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Christchurch (Ilam), The Establishment is within a 15-minute walk of Riccarton House and University of Canterbury. This 4-star guesthouse is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Canterbury Museum and 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from International Antarctic Centre.


Make yourself at home in one of the 3 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and plasma televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while iPod docking stations and satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This Mediterranean guesthouse also features ski storage, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance. The complimentary shuttle will take you to the nearby casino or shopping center.


Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Christchurch? This guesthouse has facilities measuring 592 square feet (55 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request), and a train station pick-up service is also provided at no charge.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Riccarton Road - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
University of Canterbury - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Riccarton House - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Westfield Riccarton Mall - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Bush Inn Centre - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Addington Raceway - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
AMI Stadium - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Hagley Park - 3.5 km / 2.1 mi
Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
St George's Hostpital - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Hillmorton Hospital - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Christchurch Public Hospital - 3.6 km / 2.3 mi
Christ's College - 3.6 km / 2.3 mi
Bealey Avenue - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi

The preferred airport for The Establishment is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property at least 72 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Airport shuttle service is available on request from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • -Free train station pickup
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -One meeting room
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Free shopping center shuttle
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Free casino shuttle
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 592
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 55
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Ski storage
  • -Garden
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking