Novotel Christchurch

52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8140  show map
 4 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
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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

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

Cycling

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Overview

The hotel lies in the heart of a tourist area, in the vicinity of The Arts Centre, Hagley Park and Cathedral Square. Featuring modernist architecture, the hotel is opened since 2009.

The central setting offers an easy access to bars and restaurants as well as boasts proximity to parks. The property is located 1 km away from Christchurch city center with galleries, art galleries and the cathedral nearby.

Christchurch Art Gallery train station is 10 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. Novotel Christchurch is about 10 minutes’ drive towards Christchurch International airport.

Rooms

There are 154 rooms including Executive Twin Room and Superior Twin Room in Novotel Christchurch, offering a stunning view of the city center along with TV, an in-room safe, a work desk, individual climate control and Wi-Fi. Some rooms feature views over Alps. In-room self-catering facilities include coffee/tea makers, a microwave and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Guests will taste fresh cuisine in the stylish on-site restaurant. The spacious bar serves a selection of coffee and tea.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The property offers a conference room, a photocopier and a business center for business guests staying at Novotel Christchurch.

Relax

Novotel Christchurch provides babysitting service and cribs for children. Sport facilities include horse riding, snow skiing and cycling.

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
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/Club floor
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

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
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
    700 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Le Pot-Au-Feu (cuisine: Swiss)
    300 ft
  • Piko Piko
    300 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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Rooms and availability

Novotel Christchurch Superior Double RoomNovotel Christchurch Superior Double RoomNovotel Christchurch Superior Double Room
Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double beds or King Size bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 335 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Superior room with 2 Double Beds

Room facilities
    Novotel Christchurch Executive Double RoomNovotel Christchurch Executive Double RoomNovotel Christchurch Executive Double Room
    Executive Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds or King Size bed
    Size: 335 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Spacious room with double-glazed windows and views of the mountain and city. Includes free internet, free water, a work desk and access to a Nespresso coffee machine.

    Room facilities

      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
        700 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Le Pot-Au-Feu (cuisine: Swiss)
        300 ft
      • Piko Piko
        300 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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      • Museums
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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • Cathedral Square - 400 ft
      • City Center - 400 ft
      • The Strip - 700 ft
      • SOL Square - 1400 ft
      • Christchurch Arts Centre - 2000 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 hotelNear 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) - 1900 ft
        Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch
      • Southern Encounter - 600 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

      • Octagon Live - 600 ft

        Address: 124 Worcester Street
        Phone: 64 03 366 6171

        81% likes this, based on 57 reviews

      • Mum's 24 Restaurant - 600 ft

        Address: 62 Manchester St
        Phone: 03 365 2211

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

      • Piko Piko - 300 ft

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

        69% likes this, based on 31 reviews

      • Flying Burrito Brothers - 600 ft

        Address: Northlands Mall, Papanui
        Phone: 03 3524242

        67% likes this, based on 45 reviews

      Getting around.

      Christchurch Art Gallery train station is 10 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. Novotel Christchurch is about 10 minutes’ drive towards 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
        700 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Le Pot-Au-Feu (cuisine: Swiss)
        300 ft
      • Piko Piko
        300 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