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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cathedral square”(104 reviews)
“accor member”(9 reviews)
“central location”(43 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel is close to the damaged cathedral and therefore very central. I consider the hotel to be minimalist and suitable for business people. I did not like the open washing area in the bedroom. Apart from this the hotel is very comfortable and the...More

Thank chrisO7691IB
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had arrived on a Monday in Christchurch, planning a one night stay at a B&B pending a ride on the famous Tranz-Alpine train to Greymouth the following morning. Well, among the issues we anticipated encountering during the trip, a cyclone had...More

Thank petergoode2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Parking and access difficult, but venue good quality. Modern rooms with good quality finish and very clea. Great for arrival from Australia to collect rental car and explore / drive to Nelson and back along West Coast.

1  Thank Timothy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Difficult to find due to construction from the earthquake and parking options were limited. Parking in a gravel parking lot, even next door, is not ideal when you have suitcases to lug around. Beyond that, the hotel was nice. The room was comfortable and the...More

1  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not have booked this hotel myself but the booking was done via a tour operator. Its location is great, right in the centre of the city in Cathedral Square. However, because of road closures following the 2011 earthquake this is a nightmare to...More

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$124 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#14 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$124 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#14 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Joanna R
30 January 2018|
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Response from Gordino79 | Reviewed this property |
If you’re planning to stay at the Novotel in Christchurch like I did, I suggest look into the AccorHotels website and subscribe with them. They send out 40% discounts sometimes. If you like 4-5 star luxury I do recommend the... More
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Joanna R
30 January 2018|
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Response from GARY W | Reviewed this property |
You have not reached the Novatel Hotel in Christchurch. I am just a very frequent traveler that enjoyed our stay at this hotel in Christchurch. I highly recommend it since has a great location to everything and was furnished... More
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bd1025r
3 January 2018|
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Response from HaljoHal | Reviewed this property |
See if possible to get a fixed price taxi -- and if not possible try to go during an off-peak (non-rush-hour) drive time. The local roads can get jammed up and it's frustrating watching the meter go up up up as your taxi... More
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