Roma On Riccarton Road Motel

Attractions And Events

Linux of Things

The Linux of Things will attract speakers and attendees from across the world to socialize, fraternize, lecture, listen, ask, answer and share with their peers. The conference will explore the use of free open source software and hardware for the internet of things devices, along with security concerns, privacy and legal aspects, environmental impacts, everyday communication, health, ethics, and much more.

Jan 19

University of Canterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand

Roma on Riccarton is 3km from the event my children go to the school on Kirkwood ave and walk within half an hour.

We are located in a fantastic spot for evenings after the event as we have numerous eateries and cafes all within walking distance, not to mention hagley park only minutes the other direction.


Roma on Riccarton Motel is a must stay for any event in Christchurch, we would welcome your enquiry about our rates for your stay.

Linux sounds like a great lecture to attend and you should be comfortable afterward, trust me dont go for the cheapest. they are cheap for a reason.

Nitro Circus – Next Level Tour

Christchurch Stadium, Saturday 23 March 2019

The best athletes in BMX, Scooter and Inline will also raise their game, sending it with all new, never before seen tricks, on the brand new Giganta Ramp Nitro’s crazy cast of daredevils will also brave the 50-foot Giganta Ramp on a host of new crazy contraptions, that have no business flying through the air.

Roma on Riccarton Motel is walking distance to the Christchurch Stadium with a few bars and restaurants in the middle to keep you refreshed before and after the event. Christchurch accommodation at its best, we wont be beaten in quality, space and comfort.

38 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch. accommodation not to be overlooked.

The Hot Spring T20 Christchurch Black Clash – 25 January 2019

The Hot Spring T20 Christchurch Black Clash pits New Zealand’s biggest sporting stars against each other in a high-intensity, hugely fun T20 cricket match at Christchurch’s beautiful Hagley Oval on Friday, January 25 2019.

Stephen Fleming’s Team Cricket will be defending its honour against Sir Graham Henry’s Team Rugby, with a lifetime of bragging rights on the line for the victors.

Fleming has hand-picked T20 Master Blaster Brendon McCullum to lead the line-up for Team Cricket, while Sir Graham has called upon All Blacks captain Kieran Read to lead the Team Rugby’s charge.

Each team will be packed with sporting superstars keen to show off their talents with bat and ball.

Fri 25 – 25 Jan 2019 Hagley Oval, Christchurch


Roma on Riccarton Motel is one of the closest motels to Hagley oval and we believe the best, high quality comfortable and modern complex within walking distance to the field at approx 10-15min walk. not only are we suited for the Cricket but also the surrounding area has everything you could need.

Antarctic Season Opening

WOW, this is a very cool couple of weeks (no pun intended).

Roma on Riccarton Motel is perfectly located for all the event being held over the weeks Antarctic season starts

38 Riccarton Rd is in the hear of Riccarton walking to the shops and an easy distance to events

The City of Christchurch is exploring its gateway status to the Antarctic with a festival of events in advance of the five month long Austral summer season opening in October.

come stay at Roma on Riccarton to engage with each of the National Antarctic Programmes and the myriad of businesses that operate out of Christchurch by sea or by air in support of research and innovation on the ice.

‘Dogs in Antarctica: Tales from the Pack’

30th Anniversary COMNAP Exhibition

USAF Globemaster C-17 arrives into Christchurch

Christchurch Antarctic Ignite Talks by ‘Changemakers’

Antarctic Air Day 2018

‘South to Antarctica’ Church Service

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Christchurch City Antarctic Heritage Walk

First C-17 flight departs for Antarctica

‘Mission to Antarctica’ holiday STEM programme

International Antarctic Centre school holiday programme

Lyttelton Antarctic Heritage Walk

all these very cool events can be read about when and where on the following link

From the Airport

looking to stay in a fantastic location with plenty to do and eat able to walk to all?


stay at Roma on Riccarton Motel, we are a short drive from the airport in a central location to all areas of Chistchurch.

approx cost to get to us:

Taxi: $40-$50

Bus: $8-9per person

Shuttle bus $16-17per person

and now Uber approx $24-$35

Test Series – BLACKCAPS v Bangladesh

Coming for the Black caps Vs Bangladesh?

Roma on Riccarton Motel is one of the closest motels to the Cricket Oval, stay in Luxury with us and walk to the Oval each day.

Our complex is much like the Cricket Oval, Quality, Comfortable, Modern and spacious.

Christchurch accommodation near Hagley Cricket Oval, Roma on Riccarton Luxury Motel has to be the first choice.

Hagley Oval, 16 – 20 March 2019

The ABBA Show – ABBAsolutely fABBAulous

WOW is all i can say, ABBA concert coming to Christchurch. this will have to be one of the highlights of the year. And its at Horncastle arena on the 9th December (my birthday)

Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premiere live ABBA Tribute – The ABBA Show – is coming to town! Far from being “just another cover band”The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring more than 2 hours of live musical performances with live backing band, replica customers, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.

Box Office opens 5:00pm
Doors open at 6:00pm
Start: 7:00pm
Box Office Closes: 8:30pm
Event Finish: 9:30pm

The ABBA Show – ABBAsolutely fABBAulous

Horncastle Arena
Jack Hinton Drive,Addington,Christchurch Canterbury 8024

Sun 9 Dec 2018 7:00pm

Roma on Riccarton Motel Christchurch accommodation and ABBA they just mix so well. buy your ticket and book with us, you will get a spacious modern comfortable room so the night will be one to remember for the great concern and awesome Motel.


School Holiday Activities

Heading to Christchurch for school holidays, Roma on Riccarton Luxury Motel is situated in the perfect location for anything you want to do in the area.

Close to all the great swimming pools:

Pioneer Pool

QE2 pool

Graham Conden Pool

Jellie Park

Not just pools we have Westfield Riccarton Mall Christchurchs largest mall only 10min walk away, Hagely Park a few minute walk the other direction and an easy drive to anywhere else in the city from Roma on Riccarton Motel.

if your not sure, feel free to ring and ask, or drop us an email we are only too happy to help.