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Phoenix Motel Temuka - About Us

“Where people come first… And come back again” Book Direct FREE PHONE 0800 000 787 Check our availability online

We cater to a variety of travellers and welcome every one with open arms arms, hearts, and minds.

Built in 2004 we are a modern motel and serviced apartment complex in the heart of Temuka, South Canterbury. New owner, Richard Sansbury, took over the business in late 2017 and strives to maintain longstanding relationships and create new ones.

Richard has spent many years in the motel and tourism industry both here in New Zealand in Akaroa and Hamner Springs and in Zimbabwe in Africa where he ran a significant Game and Preservation Ranch. Richard’s hardworking, honest, and friendly attitude make him a delightful host and he loves to share his experiences and knowledge of the region.

Corporate and Contractors, we love having you stay with us! Enquire about our very competitive rates for short and long term accommodation. Our spacious Studio Units are perfect for those on the run, and we do offer large Two Bedroom Apartments with seperate lounge and full kitchen facilities for those needing a bit more space.

We really are a home away from home!

We’re also only a 10 minute drive to Fonterra /Clandeboye and the Timaru Raceway.

Christchurch Airport is only 2 hours drive away making us a perfect and convenient stopover for tourists visiting our spectacular South Island. Either travelling South or to Lake Tekapo/Mt Cook.

Here’s some of the reasons we are a Great Place to Stay!

  • Warm welcoming and friendly Southern Hospitality
  • COVID 19 contacless check-in
  • 6 Spacious Studio Units all with King Beds
  • 4 two bedroom Family Spacious Apartments – Main Bedrooms with 42″ LCD TV
  • Large Luxury double spa baths
  • Wheelchair accessible Studio Unit with Super King Bed
  • All units and apartments self contained with fully equipped kitchens
  • Free WiFi – Excellent Internet connections
  • Sky Guest Select 50+ Channels
  • 42″ LCD TV’s in all Living Areas
  • 42″ LCD TV in Apartment Main Bedrooms
  • BBQ - free to use
  • Continental Breakfasts on request
  • Lunch on request to the corporate traveller
  • Free Parking
  • Corporate Rates – Please enquire


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 215 King St, Temuka, New Zealand

Free Phone 0800 000 787

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