Brand new luxury apartment complex opened on October 06, 2008. Created by award-winning Stanley Joblin Allfrey Architects with the most discerning guest in mind. At the Alpha we provide the perfect mix of comfort and style. A sumptuous decor of deep charcoal and sandstone tones, designer furnishings and luxurious bedding has been chosen with your ultimate comfort in mind. Just 5 minutes drive from Hagley Park, Westfield Riccarton Mall, railway station, Hoyts cinemas, cafés, restaurants and bars, Addington Raceway, Addinton AMI Rugby Stadium and Horncastle Events Centre. Only six minutes drive to the CBD and 12 minutes to the Christchurch Airport. All 11 rooms feature big screen LCD Smart TVs ( 42" or 50" ) with 50+ Sky digital channels, free high speed broadband internet and Wi-Fi, direct dial telephone and full size working desk. coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. Refrigerators, irons/ironing boards.