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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 seperate week long visits for work. Was pleasantly surprised to be upgraded on 2/3 visits, so my review will obviously be somewhat biased to that. The rooms were comfortable, clean, and tidy. Noise from the road was minimal (higher floor), and didnt really notice any noise from the hallways. I found the rooms to be a...

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The lobby of this hotel was oddly laid out, such that it was not obvious where to go or where to stand upon entry. Or maybe it was just us, bewildered by change--or by grief. (Having been to Christchurch just before the 2010 quake, my husband and I came back expecting to see much industrious action toward recovery from the...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was basically an overnight stop before catching an early flight to Sydney. The room and amenities were good and we had a good supper in the hotel's restaurant. There is no doubt that it was a business hotel without any distinctive character but the staff were very competent and helpful.

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East Yorkshire, England
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good sized room. The hand basin is outside of the bathroom with very little room to put your toiletries so not impressed with that. The standard of cleanliness is very good and the bed was comfortable. The food in the restaurant was excellent, as was the breakfast. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed in hotels all over...

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UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable bed and room was clean and comfortable with good shower pressure and nice toiletries. There were several restaurants and a few bars within a 5 minute walk of the hotel as well a a couple of small convenience stores. Staff were friendly and helpful. We didn't eat in the restaurant as we were put off by the prices and...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location, very clean, very helpful staff, breakfast was awesome but the hotel is just a bit bland. Lacked atmosphere it's more geared towards business visits than family visits. So if your visiting for bussiness this us the place for you.

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Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice hotel with a helpful staff. This Novotel wanted us to join their Hotel club membership to get free WiFi or pay to use it. My husband and I filled out the application to get the free WiFi. It was a waste of time. The hotel however was very nice. The location was close to the city center....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great central location on Cathedral Square, the Novotel is a typical smart business hotel with a large well equipped bedroom containing all the facilities one would expect. Very clean and tidy and maintained to a very high standard. Its a personal thing but I don't like the open wet room shower, I think they are cold unless you are directly...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first trip to ChCh and my first stay with Novotel. I was expecting more options, but was very pleased with my selection - and I'll stay here again. The location can't be beat, right in the heart of the city in Cathedral Square which is in the center of the city. The cathedral is directly across the...

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Tamworth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel very central, opposite the ruined cathedral. Walking distance of the botanical gardens, museum etc.Breakfast good, varied. Room design awful. Sink juts out into room, toilet behind sliding glass door, bath with overhead shower also in there. No hand rail to get in and out of the bath, only towel rail (flimsy)or shower pipe (hot) to grab hold of, felt...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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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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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $176 - $291 (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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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#15 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#32 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“Go for a higher floor if possible (and if you feel comfortable doing so of course!)”
 of 5 bubbles 166robh, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 1014 had a good view, following the earthquakes of 2010/2011 there is a lot of building work taking place.”
 of 5 bubbles samoruk65, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“8 floor & above will give great views”
 of 5 bubbles lfc08London, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors give a good view”
 of 5 bubbles 194grahaml, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The tiny toilet area looked extremely close to not making health and safety standards.Ask for a room with a larger toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles summerbeaches2016, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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