Jen and John Tangney are the proud owners and hosts of Kingswood Motel in Waimate, South Canterbury. Kingswood Motel offers 12 different units of various sizes to accommodate your needs. We are centrally located in the middle of the Waimate Township, only 5 minutes' walk to the local shopping amenities. Waimate is located approximately half way up the South Islands east coast just a few minutes off state highway one making it the perfect location for a quiet and peaceful  place to stay on your travels. We offer free Wifi throughout all units as well as Sky T.V. Contact your friendly hosts Jen and John today for all your accommodation inquiries.

Phone: +64 3 689 8022

Cell: +64 27 694 5633


Address: 16 Timaru Rd, Waimate, New Zealand 7924.




All prices are current until the 31st of March 2023.


Amenities: All units feature free Wifi (fibre), sky television 50 + channels, comfortable beds with electric blankets and woolen underlay on all queen beds. Gas heated high pressured showers  and  heating. Moccona coffee, Dilmah tea, hot chocolate, milk, sugar, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, extra pillows and blankets. All units units feature a jug, a toaster, fridge, a microwave, cutlery, dinner sets, table and chairs. Also, units 1- 7 and 10- 12 feature a cooktop , pots, and electric frying pan. Unit 7 has a oven. Other amenities differ unit to unit and are listed below.


 Eftpos Paywave ( Visa, Mastercard).


Unit 4 features 2 separate bedrooms, one with a Queen bed, the other with 2 single beds and a sofa-bed in the lounge.

Unit 5 features one separate bedroom with 3  king single beds. There is a double bed to the side of the lounge with a pull across curtain as well as a sofa bed.

Unit 6 features 2 queens beds in separate rooms and 1 sofa bed in the lounge.

Unit 7  Is our luxury family unit. It features a full kitchen with an oven and stove top, a large lounge with a leather lounge suite and spa bath, 2 separate bedrooms with a queen bed in one, and up to 4 single beds.

 $180.00  - $ 230.00 per night for up to two people. Extra guests are $25 extra per person per night.


We have 1 small studio upstairs (unit 9) with a small balcony that is accessed through the office and 1  small studio downstairs (unit 8).

The feature one queen bed, shower, toilet, fridge, microwave,  small dining table and  kitchenette. 

$125.00 - $150.00 night for up to two people.


We have 6 studio units available. Our disabled unit  (unit 10) is here also with wheel chair access and shower. The bedding arrangement is one Queen bed and one single bed for this unit.

The remaining five units have one queen bed only. Amenities include shower, toilet, and a full kitchen with stove top but no oven.

 $150.00 - $170.00 per night  for up to two guests.

UNIT 13 (Fully self contained)

Unit 13 is a fully self contained 2 bedroom flat next-door to the motel. It features one bedroom with a queen bed and the second bedroom with 2 single beds. There is also a single bed in the lounge. It has all the features of  motel units plus it includes its own laundry, oven, dvd player, and a small garage. This has a minimum of two nights stay with contractor rates available. 





Daily room servicing upon your request (beds made, rubbished removed and clean towels offered)


We now have  50 + channels including all sport channels.


Continental breakfast available upon request.


Guest laundry with washing machine and dryer, $5.00 each to hire.


We have free Wifi throughout the whole Motel.


Office is open 8.00am - 6.00pm. 


Off street parking available for one vehicle per unit. There is plenty of on street parking available for extra vehicles.



Front entrance
Front entrance

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unit 1,2,3 and 4
unit 1,2,3 and 4

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Spa bath unit 7.
Spa bath unit 7.

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Front entrance
Front entrance

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Waimate isnt all about just seeing the Wallabies. There are so many places and activities to do in the Waimate district for a full run on what you can get up to jump over to the activities page on the Waimate district council web page