FAQ’s

How to reach Southwark Apartments from the airport?

From the airport to the apartments you can either;

Use the regular bus ( number 3 and 29 will bring you to the central bus exchange in the city and we are a 10min walk from there),

Or use a taxi service ( there will be a few taxi’s sitting outside the airport terminal).

If you are driving follow Memorial Ave, which turns into Fendalton Road, continue until you reach the last set of lights where you can only turn left or right, turn right here onto Deans Ave, at the first roundabout turn left onto Riccarton Ave, continue until you reach the second set of lights, here you will turn left onto Oxford Tce, this will turn into Lichfield Street, continue for 500m and exit right onto Manchester St, continue and turn left into Southwark Street.

If you are using a GPS our coordinates are listed below:

Latitude: S 43°32’13.241”
Longitude: E 17°38’28.613”

How far are you from the city centre?

Southwark Apartments is strategically located in the heart of Christchurch CBD. We are only 13 minutes walking distance to the Cathedral Square, 11 minutes to the RE:Start mall and 20 minutes to the Botanic Gardens.

Is there Wi-Fi?

3gigabytes of FREE WiFi is included in your room rate. If you require more to upload your awesome pictures from New Zealand or to constantly reply to work emails we will happily provide to you for an extra fee.

Is breakfast provided with this booking?

Our hotel does not provide meals (but we are sure working on that!). You have complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate sachets in your room.
There are a number of Cafes very close to us and we would be pleased to show you where to locate them on a complimentary map for you during your check in procedure.

Is your check in and out time fixed?

Check in is available from 2:00pm, Check out is 10am.

Is there on-site parking available?

Yes! We do have parking on site and it is subject to availability. There is an extra charge for the parking of NZD$ 10 per day. If you require parking please contact us in advance.

Is the parking free of charge?

Parking is NZD$ 10 per day and it is subject to availability.

Is there any supermarket close by?

There are two supermarkets in walking distance from Southwark Apartments.

Is there Laundry facilities in the apartments?

We have commercial laundry facilities on site. It is a pay-as-you-go laundry costing NZD$2 for washing and NZD$4 for drying. Laundry powder is provided!

Is there any smoking rooms?

As per New Zealand Legislation all the rooms in our hotel are NON-SMOKING. There are designated smoking areas outside the building.

My booking is for two people, can I add another person on my room?

The maximum occupancy of the room is stated on your booking. If you request to add another person please contact the Hotel for the terms & conditions for this, charges will apply.

All studio and superior studios are not suitable for an additional person/bed. Please see our One and Two Bedroom Apartments for information on accommodating additional people.

Do you have interconnecting room?

Yes, these are available in some of our ‘Superior Studio Rooms’. Please mention when booking that this is your preference.