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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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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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Property amenities
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We dined here on two occasions, we had a delicious meal both times, the service was great, very friendly waiters. We had a window table and it had a lovely view. We would recommend this Hotel it is in a very handy location, near to the Library and good parking her.
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This was a nice location from which to base visitor travel in Christchurch. Our rooms were on the 10th floor with a great view. Front Office and Managerial staff very helpful and friendly. Nice touches of apples in bowls throughout the property, and newspaper as well.
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We were in room 1210 with a comfortable king bed. View was great out the window. Room had all the usual amenities. Breakfast buffet was small, but they did make fried eggs to order. Location is great and a very easy walk to all the main sites. Lots of construction around.
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Great central location in the centre of Christchurch and only 15mins from the airport(took a little longer at 8am Monday morning due to work and school traffic). Room had a good view and was quite new inside. Had a great sleep. The breakfast was as you would expect. Had a great
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Response from Bradley C, General Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Maps38030381908 Thank you so much for the fantastic review. comments such as yours provides all the motivation we require. I do understand the room rates in Christchurch are all higher than normal at the moment due to the constraint in the market but this are returning to normal at the end of March where our guests will get great value for a Novotel hotel again
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Bad news first. I stayed in room 605 and could only get scalding hot water from the shower. I reported it the first day. The second day I fiddled with the control for more than ten minutes and almost gave up when I got a bit of warm water flowing. I was able to get in a shower,
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Response from Bradley C, General Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello aordway65 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square. This is alarming feedback to received and we have started investigating and will action accordingly. Please rest assure if the issue is as simple as a new mixer it will be done immediately I appreciate your sharing your thoughts, it is my hope that you will give us the opportunity to better redeem ourselves in the near future.
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View over the chapel
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Yeah the other car park, which is still right next to the hotel, from what I can remember was like $16 for 24 hours. We used that instead of the valet service.
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Does this hotel have self service laundry facilities?
Valet dry cleaning is available in almost all hotels in New Zealand, but there are not too many laundries.
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How much is the shuttle to and from airport
Hi we hired a car from the Airport. Sorry I couldn't help you out.
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Hi! Do you have self service laundry in your hotel? What is the cost of washer & dryer cycles,please?
Do you have parking?
Yes parking is an added fee, though they usually put a bottle of water in your car which is a nice touch.
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"We only ate here, we didn't stay at this hotel."
"Request a high floor room with Cathedral Square views"
"Think twice if you want good service and value for your mney"
"Higher floors for better views"
"Level 6 or above for a view."
USD 113 - USD 271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
novotel christchurch cathedral square hotel christchurch
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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