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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent location right next to the old cathedral. The rooms are medium sized but very well appointed comfortable and modern. The staff were very friendly & welcoming. The only downside was the $35 charge for parking (valet only) although we managed to avoid this by paying $12 in the adjacent public car park. The meal in the restaurant was reasonably...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Large, spacious, modern hotel room (Double with 2 queen beds). Unusual to have hand basin in the bedroom but it was separated by an interesting 'funky' built in glass and wood divide. I had dinner in the restaurant. The restaurant manager was friendly and efficient. Our waitress was friendly and quietly efficient. Proffering an actual opinion when asked. There when...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in a perfect location in the center of Christchurch, it is within easy walking distance of everything and especially new regent street with it's great restaurants. The room itself was large but the bathroom was a bit odd since the sink was out in the bedroom with the toilet and shower in a separate room.

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CHAGRIN FALLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Christchurch is still recovering from the 2011 earthquake, but then was hit with another in November of 2016. This hotel is one of the newly built properties, and it is very nice. We spent only 1 night there, but it was very modern and comfortable.

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Manteca, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're on a tour with supposedly high quality hotels. This isn't one of them. The good points: the room was large with lots of outlets. The internet was limited to 300mb but when we ran over it let us just re-log in. Apparently the hotel survived the earthquake unscathed which is reassuring given the devastation still visible in every direction....

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had stayed in Christchurch once before the earthquakes. We were surprised to see so much of the centre still in need of rebuilding. This hotel stands out as modern and in use. It has a good location near the old cathedral and on the tram route. Staff were friendly.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in the very centre of Christchurch. Modern, comfortable hotel with very friendly and helpful personnel, good breakfast and good restaurant for the evening. Price and quality are good in balance. This hotel would be certainly our choice if we ever return to New Zealand.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very well located in the centre of Christchurch. Sadly, at the moment, it is surrounded by empty blocks and construction sites due to the 2011 earthquake. The rooms are nothing to write home about as in particular the bathroom is quite small and has only a shower and toilet in it. The washbasin is located outside the...

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for our first night in New Zealand. The staff were friendly. The room was clean and quiet. The breakfast was absolutely amazing! We loved making fresh carrot juices. The hotel is in the centre of town opposite the cathedral. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to stay. Despite our room not being ready after 2pm, we were given a complimentary upgrade. The view from our room was beautiful, bed was very comfortable and the shower was nice. Would tecommemd to anyone wanting a central place to stay.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Square Restaurant
The Square Restaurant
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spoil yourself in this new, stylish 4+ star hotel. The Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square (re-opened 2013) is elegantly positioned alongside the original Christchurch Cathedral. The hotel boasts 154 spacious rooms and suites, from modern and contemporary to charming and cozy, everyone will be delighted. All rooms are complimented with the modern day comforts and amenities that one has come to love and expect from this international 4+ star hotel. Come to Christchurch and experience the style and sophistication of a 4+ star hotel in Christchurch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

Address: 52 Cathedral Square | Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $196 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#32 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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