Novotel Christchurch

52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8140  show map
 4 stars
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Novotel Christchurch

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

Cycling

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The contemporary Novotel Christchurch is perfectly set minutes away from Mona Vale, Orana Wildlife Park and Nurses' Memorial Chapel. The hotel opened in 2009, offering accommodation in 13 storey building designed in modernist architecture.

In the heart of CBD district with stunning views of Christchurch. The property is 150 meters away from Robert Falcon Scott Statue, Christchurch Botanic Gardens and The Chalice.

Close to bars, a mall and restaurants, this hotel also offers a nightclub and a casino on site.

Due to the hotel's central location, it will only take you a 10-minute drive to get to Christchurch International airport.

Rooms

All 150 bright rooms offer satellite TV, Wi-Fi, cable TV with on-demand movies, a laptop-size safe and a minibar as well as private bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Guests can also use a fridge, coffee/tea makers and a microwave available in each room.

Eat

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the restaurant. International dishes are served in the 24-hour restaurant. At the spacious coffee bar guests will enjoy a selection of tea.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The hotel offers VIP room facilities, parking and currency exchange; concierge service, medical service and 24-hour room service are also provided.

Relax

Spa facilities at Novotel Christchurch include a sauna and shiatsu massage. The hotel boasts a fitness center with a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at NZD 10 per day.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms at NZD 10 per day.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors   13.  Number of rooms   154.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Activities

  • Skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling

Services

  • Paid ski shuttle
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Novotel Christchurch Christchurch location
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Hotel Address:

52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8140

Get directions
Getting around.
City Center
  • Christchurch
    1000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Le Pot-Au-Feu (cuisine: Swiss)
    300 ft
  • Piko Piko
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    154

Hotel Awards

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Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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Rooms and availability

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Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double beds
Size: 335 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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    Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds
    Size: 335 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Novotel Christchurch Christchurch location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8140

      Get directions
      Getting around.
      City Center
      • Christchurch
        1000 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Le Pot-Au-Feu (cuisine: Swiss)
        300 ft
      • Piko Piko
        400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        13
      • Number of rooms:
        154

      Hotel Awards

      New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchNovotel Christchurch

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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      Novotel Christchurch Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • Cathedral Square - 400 ft
      • The Strip - 700 ft
      • City Center - 700 ft
      • SOL Square - 1400 ft
      • Christchurch Arts Centre - 2300 ft

      Places of interest

      • Christchurch Cathedral - 400 ft
      • The Chalice - 400 ft

      Convention centers

      • Christchurch Convention Centre - 1400 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Cashel Street Shopping Area - 1000 ft
      • Victoria Street - 3300 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Bridge of Remembrance - 1400 ft

      Stadiums

      • AMI Stadium - 1.0 mi
      • Westpac Arena - 2.1 mi

      Museums

      • Canterbury Museum - 2700 ft

      Parks

      • Victoria Square - 700 ft
      • Botanical Gardens - 4000 ft
      • Hagley Park - 4600 ft

      Theaters

      • Theatre Royal - 400 ft
      • Christchurch Town Hall - 1400 ft

      Galleries

      • Christchurch Art Gallery - 1700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Orana Wildlife Park - 1.1 mi
        Papanui, Christchurch
      • Earth and Sky - 1.5 mi
        PO Box 112, Lake Tekapo
      • Riccarton House & Bush - 1.9 mi
        16 Kahu Rd, Fendalton, Christchurch
      • Hagley Park - 1.1 mi
        Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch
      • Mona Vale - 1.7 mi
        63 Fendalton Rd, Christchurch

      Near the hotel

      • Avon River - 200 ft
        ChristchurchNew Zealand
      • Canterbury Provincial Buildings - 1300 ft
        Corner Durham and Armagh Streets, Christchurch
      • Cashel Street - 1600 ft
        Cashel Street, Christchurch
      • Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu) - 2000 ft
        Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch
      • Southern Encounter - 700 ft
        33 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
      • Christchurch Town Hall - 1500 ft
        86 Kilmore Street, Christchurch
      • Bridge of Remembrance - 1600 ft
        Cashel Street, Christchurch

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Le Pot-Au-Feu - 300 ft

        Address: 140 Gloucester St
        Phone: (03) 379 1535

        85% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: Swiss

      • Flying Burrito Brothers - 500 ft

        Address: Northlands Mall, Papanui
        Phone: 03 3524242

        71% likes this, based on 60 reviews

      • Mum's 24 Restaurant - 500 ft

        Address: 62 Manchester St
        Phone: 03 365 2211

        75% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian, Vegetarian, Japanese, Korean

      • Piko Piko - 400 ft

        Address: 14 Cathedral Square
        Phone: (03) 365 1111

        69% likes this, based on 31 reviews

      • Octagon Live - 500 ft

        Address: 124 Worcester Street
        Phone: 64 03 366 6171

        77% likes this, based on 42 reviews

      Getting around.

      Due to the hotel's central location, it will only take you a 10-minute drive to get to Christchurch International airport.

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        13
      • Number of rooms:
        154

      Hotel Awards

      New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchNovotel Christchurch

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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      Novotel Christchurch Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Novotel Christchurch

      Individual guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Friendly helpfull staff, lovely room very clean.

      • Couple
        9.6

        Central location, nice design, helpful staff. Modern comfortable rooms.

        There is no airport transfer in this hotel and we had to pay to airport shuttle.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        new, modern, clean and well positioned. breakfast good

      • Single
        8.2

        Location and actual presentation of a old building..

        Did not like the extras, car park, internet charges..

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Friendly staff and excellent location.

        Loud music in the dining area even at breakfast time

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Restaurant and all staff are great.

        This was our second stay. The first time we were in new part and room was excellent. Not nearly as good sadly in older part.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        Location could not be better. One step out of the door and you are in the heart of the city. Modern rooms large enough. Good restaurant.

        Gym could be bigger and with real equipment. It's pity that most of 4 star hotels world wide have gyms next to nothing.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        All staff were extremely polite,friendly and helpful. Good security in that the lifts had to be operated using your card key first. Excellent position right next to the cathedral. Good dining facilities. We received complimentary breakfasts.

        A small niggle was that the volume of the piped music in the restaurant was obtrusive.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Good city centre location.

        Booked.net website said $135 room charge - account charge was $139 (rushing to airport at 4.00am, so no time to argue). Website also said there was an airport shuttle service - I have always taken this to mean it would be a complimentary shuttle, and this is often one of my criteria in selecting a hotel. Hotel would only oredr a commercial shuttle service, and we had to pay shuttle service on pick-up.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        the large room, the place near the cathedrale, the kind personnel

        the kitchen was not very good, not very fresh ingredients, and not much.and far too dark room.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Modern, clean, large rooms, staff friendly & helpful. Nice iMacs for guest use in reception.

        Parking difficult.

      • Couple
        8.2

        Nice hotel from major Accor Chain, free internet at Macintoshs in the lobby for 20mins/day. I would only recomend if there are any deals involved.

        No breakfast included, rooms can be noisy on the first floors and hot because there´s no air conditioning. You have to deposit 100 nzd for eventual expenses in the hotel.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        The heritage room (224) and bathroom were spacious. The hotel being on Cathedral Square was very convenient, and if you have a car on weekends there is plenty of nearby free street parking if you don't want to use the valet service offered by the hotel. The reception staff were young and clearly well trained.

        The top of our wardrobe appeared to have never been dusted and there was some broken glass from a wine glass left underneath a bed sidetable. It would appear that the cleaning staff are not as well trained as the reception staff!

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Central Location Courteous Staff

        Use of Internet should be provided

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Great location.

        Parking was a bit of a mission - ended up using the valet service which was great but additional cost of $25.00 per night. The bathroom really needs a blind over the window - it's a bit disconcerting to be sitting on the toilet right in front of a window that looks out on Cathedral Square with nothing but a bit of frosted glass to preserve your dignity!! I ended up hanging a blanket over the window!!

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Novotel Christchurch Christchurch location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8140

      Get directions
      Getting around.
      City Center
      • Christchurch
        1000 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Le Pot-Au-Feu (cuisine: Swiss)
        300 ft
      • Piko Piko
        400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        13
      • Number of rooms:
        154

      Hotel Awards

      New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChristchurchNovotel Christchurch

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

      Use Badge

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