Anchor Motel

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
42 Evans St, Timaru, 7910, New Zealand
3.8 out of 5 rating 124 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.8
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Anchor Motel in Timaru, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Caroline Bay Beach and Aigantighe Art Gallery. This hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from South Canterbury Museum and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Botanical Gardens.


Make yourself at home in one of the 10 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include electric kettles and blackout drapes/curtains, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.


Continental breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Caroline Bay Beach - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Aigantighe Art Gallery - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
South Canterbury Museum - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Botanical Gardens - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
DB Brewery - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse - 8.6 km / 5.3 mi
Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum - 33.3 km / 20.7 mi
Geraldine Historical Society Museum - 34.6 km / 21.5 mi
Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve - 35.2 km / 21.9 mi
Pleasant Valley Daffodils - 36.7 km / 22.8 mi
St Patrick's Catholic Church - 45.2 km / 28.1 mi
Waimate Historical Museum - 45.7 km / 28.4 mi
Seddon Square - 45.8 km / 28.5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 158.6 km / 98.5 mi
Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 11 km / 6.8 mi

The preferred airport for Anchor Motel is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
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 may be 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.

    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds.

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

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

  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13 for adults and NZD 13 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Luggage storage