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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Our Comments relate solely to the Restaurant. This was our first visit to Craythorne's Hotel Restaurant was on 8 February 2017. We walked in to the Craythorne's Hotel Restaurant and were promptly shown to our reserved table close to the window , a sunny and welcoming spot. We enjoyed a main course each, my partner a salmon dish which was...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

By far one of the best meals I have ever had. We went for the beef fillet for $34, cooked exactly to how I requested and very thick, pulled apart nicely. Also, we had the entertainment App so received two for the price of one. We have recommended this place to many of our friends and family. We will definitely...

Thank Gabby S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 November 2016

True Kiwi pub would everyone recommend to have a drink there not sure about the food. Taste okay but defiantly you wont get what's on the menu. They ran out with a few thinks what can happened I am back to the us so I won't be back soon. service could be better no drink top ups

Thank petermoal2000
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great location close to AMI stadium for the rugby. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable. Food was wonderful. Good value for money. They supplied a shuttle bus service, which was excellent for the elderly in a city.

Thank Margaret T
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our first visit here on Saturday morning and we were very impressed with everything. The restaurant was impeccably clean, our waitress was extremely friendly and the breakfast was fantastic. We were both hungry so ordered two cooked breakfasts, I opted for poached eggs and he went with scrambled, also swapping the cooked tomato for friend onions. We found...

Thank mooseandbok2006
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A family funeral in the area meant it was a last minute booking and we were not disappointed a warm welcome and friendly staff. Rooms were great, well stocked and very warm and beds were very comfortable. Hotel even offered to take the 12 of us in 2 trips in the Courtesy Van to the funeral venue and offered to...

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Whow!! What great value for money. Took my mum and dad and husband there for Father's day lunch. 2 Roasts of the Day which was baked ham. Yum they struggled to finish as it was so generous. My husband and I had the Blue Cod and chips and salad which was delish as well. All up we couldn't fault the...

Thank KiwiAndrea122
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Six of us ate here. The presentation of the meals was nice. Most of our group has fish which was good however the two that has ribeye steak said it was very tough and chewy. Doggy bag for pooch. The porkbelly was nice how ever a very small portion. Over priced. And would not bother coming back.

Thank Debspaterson
Craythornes, General Manager at Craythorne's Hotel, responded to this review

Please contact us directly as our staff are empowered to put things right if they are made aware of any problems at the time. Our steaks are sourced locally and we have a good rate of consistently good feedback on these so we and our butcher need to know if they are not right.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Had a birthday dinner at Craythornes. And tbe steak with mushroom sauce, spinich, potato gratin was perfect. Complements to the chef on Tuesday night! And the other meals mainly all enjoyed as well!😊

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have enjoyed our meals before and the meals were ok. The desserts no no no.For the price it came out in a small preserving jar and was deconstructed.It would be good to explain that they are now this way.The salted caramel cheesecake was far too salt and we did not finish the desserts.Disappointing.

Thank Tawera M

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
12 guest rooms each with own en suite and modern decor. Wireless highspeed internet available, wall mounted flatscreen modern TV equipped with Sky TV, tea/coffee making facilities, bar fridge, hair dryer, ironing board. Features: Mother Craythornes Restaurant services breakfast, lunch and dinner. Self-rated 4-star. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Craythorne's Hotel

Address: Corner Nicholls & Halswell Rds, Halswell 8025, New Zealand (Formerly Craythorne's Public House)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Halswell
Price Range: $133 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms would have been much the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 424margarett, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pretty sure there are only one bedroom rooms, so ok for singles or couples not so good for families perhaps.”
 of 5 bubbles 229pauliney, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay here we only ate but if the accomodation is as good as the food then it will be good. :-)”
 of 5 bubbles sonyaw69, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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