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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a quick two nights stay at the Novotel where we haven't previously stayed. Our room was comfortable, on the small side as reported by other reviewers but adequate for a short stay. Breakfast was plentiful and both Asian and Western palates were catered for. We had a couple of drinks at the bar. Prices were on the high... More 

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Wildwood, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough about this hotel.....friendly staff, clean hotel, nice rooms, centrally located, reasonably priced. Restaurant was good we ate breakfast and lunch there. Would definitely return and not look any where else

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UK
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in this hotel during the earthquake and it is indeed earthquake-proof. However, it still makes an enormous amount of noise as it flexes and sways! The staff were amazing during this - ensuring everybody was ok, explaining how the hotel was designed for this and keeping us informed of the checks that it was undergoing afterwards. While we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After five weeks in New Zealand and Australia, Novotel Christchurch was the hotel we enjoyed the most. Check in was courteous and efficient (although we were not impressed by an internet charge for non members and a further charge for using a credit card). Our room on the 10th floor was light and airy with splendid views. The approximately 340... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was reasonably priced and comfortable. Close to the city centre of Christchurch. Friendly and helpful staff. The only down side to our stay is having to pay $35 a day for car parking. The other 2 Novotel we stayed at during our trip only charged us $20.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel has a great location in Cathedral Square. This is not a luxury hotel, but is clean, and has decent amenities. The service is good, and the breakfast was solid. If I ever visited Christchurch again, I would stay here.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here twice - once on our way down to tour the south of the island then again on our last night before we flew out (as it is only about a 15 minute taxi run to the airport from here.) We were given a room on floor 8 on the cathedral side - nice room with large ceiling... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Christchurch twice as a base whilst we took some domestic flights. Check-in was smooth and the staff friendly. The rooms were well appointed but I note the unusual bathroom layout with the sink outside. Our first room had a bath and was quite cramped. Services like WiFi and tea/coffee were good and the rooms were clean and... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two times at this same place on our visit and we were okay with the place. Its not a huge property. Room size was good and had a small balcony also in the room. On a distant walk their are couple of food options so we were quite happy with the place and the breakfast buffet was also... More 

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Ulladulla, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the Novotel. Great room comfy bed and very friendly staff. Cost us a little more than we wanted to spend but there are not a lot of better quality hotels in the cbd and having booked throughout New Zealand, everything is expensive for the tourist. We were there the night of the most recent earthquake... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Square Restaurant
The Square Restaurant
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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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: $195 - $347 (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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Also Known As:
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel Christchurch
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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“Higher floors have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles DandDToronto, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor have bigger Windows and less traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles Brandylady, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms are better because of the ongoing rebuilding in Cathedral Square”
 of 5 bubbles zzrbell, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Not 1302 as hotel ventilator is near there and noisy”
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