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Port Douglas, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Gorgeous Old Hotel. Spacious rooms comfortable beds, friendly helpful staff. Swimming pool and complete gym for those wanting to keep up with their workouts! Situated within walking distance to shops and restaurants. You can take a tram ride tour which is just outside the hotel. There is still much damage from the earthquake around and construction is ongoing. But the... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Chrissyanne363, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on TripAdvisor. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your recent stay at Heritage Christchurch and found our hotel, "The Old Government Building" gorgeous, lovely and relaxing! I would also like to thank you for your positive comments about our team and how friendly and helpful you found... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous old hotel! Spacious rooms, comfortable, quaint, had a relaxing bath and beds are amazing. Very friendly and helpful staff... Swimming pool and a complete gym for those wishing to keep up their workout! Well worth the stay. Situated within walking distance to shops and restaurants. Love the ambiance! Will definitely be back. Highly recommend!

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Chris Y, Thank you for taking the time to submit feedback on TripAdvisor after your recent stay. It is always gratifying to read such positive comments about both our hotel and team. We hope to welcome you back the next time you visit Christchurch. Kindest Regards - Ana More 

DC
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77 reviews
65 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

If you visit Christchurch and want to stay within walking distance of most attractions, this hotel can't be beat. A former government building that has been converted into a hotel, it was one of few historic buildings to survive the 2010-2011 earthquakes intact. The rooms are spacious suites with kitchens, dining and sitting areas in the former office space and... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear YuppieonaShoeString, Thank you for taking the time to submit feedback on TripAdvisor, after your stay earlier this month. It is always satisfying to read such positive comments about our hotel and staff. I agree that the building is amazing and one that we’re very proud of. Heritage Hotel Management opened the Old Government building as a luxury hotel in... More 

Canberra, Australia
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76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Located right in the centre of town but parking, and everything else, was easy. The room was perfect with a large kitchen and seating area downstairs and the bedroom and bathroom on the mezzanine. We appreciated the clothes washing facilities and pool. All the staff were helpful. This historic building provided a peaceful haven in the city. Perfect.

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear SusieS994, Thank you for placing feedback on TripAdvisor after your stay in earlier this month. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay and found our historic building superb, perfect and that it provided a peaceful heaven in the city. Thank you for acknowledging our helpful staff. The Heritage Christchurch is a true testament to its... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. Warm comfortable rooms. My son loved the gym and pool. Good resturants, bars and cafes just across the road. Really worth a stay. Recommend a night or two in Christchurch to help our stoic kiwi mates recover from the quake (yes still after five years).

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear John M, Thank you for taking the time to place your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is pleasing to read that you found your room comfortable and warm. It is great to read that our staff was friendly and helpful and that you son loved the gym and pool. I agree with your comments about people coming to visit Christchurch... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The Heritage Hotel is five star quality accommodation in the heart of Christchurch. Amazing suites fitted out with absolutely everything that you could possible need for a long or short stay: washing machine, dryer, fully equipped kitchen, two TVs, very comfortable beds, dining and lounge areas - simply wonderful. The restaurant was lovely, the tall ceilings and exquisite furnishing are... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear suephilbin, Thank you for taking the time to submit feedback on TripAdvisor after your recent stay. It is always gratifying to read such positive comments about our hotel and the services we provide. We are very pleased to know that you found your suite simply wonderful and enjoyed experiencing the romantic era of the 1900's in Maddison's Restaurant. As... More 

Beijing, China
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64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Front desk, housekeeping staff over the top cordial and accommodating. 2 story large rooms, full kitchen, washer & dryer...greatest place to fully freshen up before further trekking throughout the south island.

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear UICHINA, Thank you for placing feedback on TripAdvisor after your stay in September. I was really pleased to read that you found our front Desk and housekeeping staff cordial and accommodating. All of our Suites have kitchen facilities, washer & dryer and as you rightly mention our suites are Unusually Stately and Full of Amenities. We hope you enjoy... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

The history of this hotel is amazing. This hotel room had everything a person could need. I love the fact that there was a washer and dryer inside. It was a great size apartment like hotel with a kitchen and living room. They even supplied us with utensils if we needed to make anything during our stay. The location was... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear quicklil, Thank you for taking time to provide us with your feedback after your stay earlier this month. It is always satisfying to read such positive comments about our hotel and staff. We do find that the large apartment style Suites, with all of the facilities that we offer, are very popular. I agree that the building is very... More 

London
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We booked this last minute from the airport after many hours flying, arrived to find a lovely spacious 2 storey apartment. It was very clean,spacious , with kitchen and laundry facilities. There were four in our party and it was lovely having the space rather than stuck in a hotel room. Agree about the wonderful comfy beds, but we were... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear OpenSkies4, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent stay. We are very pleased to know that you found our suites lovely, spacious, very clean and well-appointed. It is great to read that you also found our beds wonderful and comfy, specially as you were so tired! We have recently introduced the “tranquil... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Christchurch is a long way from the Mediterranean - nevertheless, the opulence of an Italian High Renaissance Palazzo awaits you at the Heritage Christchurch. Designed by Joseph Clark Maddison and opened in 1913, the hotel is listed as a category one building on the Historic Places Trust Register, reflecting its status as a building of national significance. The hotel's grand design is fitting: after all, Christchurch is regarded as the Garden City, and is regarded internationally for its culture and refinement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritage Christchurch

Address: 28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $233 - $509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Heritage Christchurch 4.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Heritage Christchurch Hotel Christchurch
Christchurch Heritage Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#6 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#7 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#10 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#18 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Two story hotel with excellent rooms.”
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