Roma On Riccarton Road Motel


Fitness Expo

The Christchurch 2018 Fitness Expo is brought to you by Gold Lion Events.

This awesome expo has been created just for you! Get Motivated, Get Inspired and Get Educated in all things health, nutrition and fitness.

Meet with our exhibitors, get to know the local flavours and by all means – find your fitness tribe! Every one of our exhibitors is there to help get you started, keep you going or figure out your next step.

We do recommend donning your favourite active wear and sneakers should you wish to take part in the activities and competitions.

This is the ultimate destination for those who enjoy staying active, eating well, being at the forefront of health and fitness trends and wearing cutting edge fitness apparel. We can’t wait to see you at the Christchurch 2018 Fitness Expo!

Each paying adult can bring 2 children under 11 years of age at no additional cost. If you plan to bring more than 2 kids under 11, we do ask that you pay for another ticket.

Saturday 6th Oct  10am to 5pm


Roma Motel is a short walk or 5 minute drive to the event, with many eateries and cafes in the area.

stay with us in Quality and comfort, you will be pleased you did.

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

Ferrymead Heritage Park


It’s our annual Extravaganza at Labour Weekend.

Steam train, double decker bus and tram rides, face painting and bouncy castle are included in the admission price.

This year our Special Display area is in the Lodge Hall and is all about Vintage Curios and Collectables:
There will be – Displays of uranium glass and historical collectables of lost Christchurch, interactive curios and mystery items on display, treasure digging and treasure lucky dips for children, typewriter activities for children, antique and collectable appraisals: bring along your items to be identified for a gold coin fee.

Buy your tickets online and avoid the queues.

Ticket Information:

  • Family (2 Adults & 3 Children): $45.00
  • Adult: $17.50
  • Senior/Student: $15.00
  • Child: $10.00
  • Under 5’s: $0.00

coming to town for the long weekend, Stay and Roma on Riccarton Motel, Christchurch accommodation at its best, Trip advisor rated #5 best in the area and well located for any family fun. Ferrymead park is a great day trip and a great way to spent the long weekend.

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.

Porters Ski Field

Porters ski field is the closest ski field to Roma on Riccarton Luxury Motel at only 93km away or 1hr 20min

we are the perfect choice for location when heading to Christchurch for skiing, ideally location with plenty of restaurants and cafes all around. we offer spacious modern rooms with Air condition for that extra comfort after a long day on the snow.


Roma on Riccarton Motel and Porters Ski Field go hand in hand, you wont be disappointed you stayed with us.


plenty of options on how to get there including the below

Snowman Shuttles

Return transport from Christchurch direct to Porters, modern vehicles with experienced drivers/guides. Departing Christchurch from 7:15am, returning by 6:00pm.

Adults: $55, Tertiary Students: $50, Youths: $50. All inclusive day packages also available. Door to door service – check for service area. Bookings essential. Methven to Porters return service also available on Mondays and Thursdays.

Mt Hutt Ski Field

Coming to Christchurch for the Ski Season, Roma on Riccarton Motel is less than 2hrs drive away so perfect for that day on the slops and then back to a cossie room with plenty of Cafes and restaurants all around.

Roma on Riccarton Luxury Motel has you covered, we have air conditioning, spacious modern rooms.

Buses can pick you up and drop you back if you dont want to drive from $55

Arrives at Mt Hutt 9:15am, Departs at 4:00pm

Snowman Shuttles provides daily transport services from Christchurch to Mt Hutt Ski Area throughout the winter season.

Our vehicles are fully equipped for winter driving with each vehicle being equipped with several sets of snow chains. Our drivers each have several years experience driving in winter conditions and are passionate about getting you to the snow safely.

Each vehicle has enough space to carry ski equipment for all passengers.

Save time when you get to the mountain and book your lift passes and packages for Mt Hutt.

Christchurch Accommodation near Airport

Roma on Riccarton Motel is just 13 Minutes away from Christchurch airport 7.4km, a short taxi ride, shuttle bus or bus and now Uber can pick you up from the airport.

Unlike most motels in general area of the Airport we can boast to having a great range of eateries, Drinking complex’s, Cafe’s and lovely walks all with walking distance.

Being in the heart of Riccarton, Roma on Riccarton Motel and Christchurch Airport go hand in hand for an enjoyable stay, be it over night or for a longer stay we are the perfect complex for any event, Corporate or personal travel we have it covered.

Also only 8 minutes walk to Riccarton Mall, Christchurch’s largest shopping centre

Luxury, Quality in Spacious modern rooms, you will come again and again.

Michael McIntyre – the funny man from UK





Britain’s biggest comedian Michael McIntyre is set to return to New Zealand with his eagerly awaited new tour and this time he is going global!

Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour will see the BAFTA award-winning comedian perform in arenas around the world. The tour, which started in late 2017, will come to New Zealand in June 2019.

Michael McIntyre’s spot-on observational comedy and trademark ability to turn everyday situations into master-classes of human exasperation, has struck chords with millions of fans, resolutely cementing him as one of the UK’s most loved and treasured comedy performers today.


Where: Horncastle arena

When: Tuesday 18th June 2019 7pm

Why: because he is Funny as and why not.

Were to stay? with us at Roma on Riccarton Motel, 38 Riccarton Rd of course, walking distance or short taxi ride.

lots of stuff to do/eat in our area, perfect for a extra long weekend.