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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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52 Cathedral Square Central City, Christchurch 8011 New Zealand See on map
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.5 Star accommodation
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

3 days, 2 rooms (couple and teenager) and 1 great experience. Rooms were comfortable- consistent with Novotel standards and new. Service was excellent from arrival to departure, bar to fantastic breakfast. Only challenge was finding car park on a wet night (more a comment on...More

Thank Totosfamily
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow a hidden gem amongst the rebuilding of Christchurch. I was last here in 1979. Somuch has happened to this gorgeous city, but not tothe strong locals. Wow YOU are amazing, still rebuilding, strong people, yes come and stay, rooms are clean. Your in the...More

Thank Got2try
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I planned an "escape" into town so we could see for ourselves what has been happening since the earthquake. Novotel was I feel a good choice for me to make. Very central, parking is available and it is in walking distance to...More

Thank Kelvin H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Room was very dated and in serious need of renovation. Room rate overinfalte for the age of rooms. We asked for 4 towels but only go thes on one of the days we stayed. Parking was expensive at $35 per night. No free internet. Wouldnt...More

1  Thank Surpha
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel near the center of town, and the restaurant has an excellent buffet breakfast, as well as a wonderful salmon dinner. The staff at the front are very helpful and attentive. The hotel is very modern, but my room that had...More

Thank Jeannie D
Response from Bradley C, General Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jeannie Thank you very much for your sincere review of your recent stay at our hotel. Hearing we have great staff is the best compliment I can receive as a general manager, thank you and rest assure I will pass the comments along I...More

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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.

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 130 - USD 206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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Catherine W
9 June 2018|
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Response from KarenH5497 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we hired a car from the Airport. Sorry I couldn't help you out.
2 May 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is an added fee, though they usually put a bottle of water in your car which is a nice touch.
Room Tips
"Go as high up in the building as your card will allow."
4 days ago
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"Dont stay here. Location is good but better hotels nearby."
5 days ago
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"I liked my room that faced the front of the hotel"
1 week ago
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"Ask for a cathedral view room"
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