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Governors Bay Hotel

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the hotel for its amazing view and small town feel, but loved everything about it that we hadn’t planned on: the outdoor dining gardens, the balcony for meals in the room, the mild and smile-generating song of corner-loving motorists. With no rental car...More

Thank drumoto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With limited accommodation options in and a long way to Akaroa this was an ideal mid way point allowing easy access to both Christchurch and Akaroa. Fresh and clean room with access to balcony overlooking Governors Bay. No problems accessing shared facilities when we needed...More

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Small room. One shower went cold and the other spurted out in all directions. Dirty coffee mugs left in room. Ran out of bread for breakfast one day and the next day no plates as all the dirty crockery was still there from the day...More

Thank Mantaray75
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Stayed here for one night in August 2017. We chose here as we were flying home out of Christchurch airport the next day and we didn't want to stay in the city. Beautiful place. Accommodation was good. Sharing the bathroom and toilet was not a...More

Thank Renee W
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Nice staff and welcoming environment. Unfortunately the kitchen was closed by 8-30 so we couldn't dine. As house guests, it would have been nice to have been asked if we wished to dine. Sadly, a noisy room due to bar chiller room which groaned away...More

Thank deanmooney72
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$73 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Balcony rooms have lovely view!"
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"Room 1 has an open fire"
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"Get the rooms with the patio."
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"Pay the extra and get a room with a view of the harbour"
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