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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
354 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

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Explore the area

Popular LocationCathedral Square1 min walk
Popular LocationCardboard Cathedral6 min walk
Popular LocationChristchurch Casino10 min walk
AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Superior Family Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 69 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
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  • Superior King Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 23 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Super King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 55 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Classic King Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic King Room
  • Classic Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 55 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic Junior Suite
  • Classic 1 Bedroom Suite

    Room amenities

    • 61 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic 1 Bedroom Suite
  • Classic Family Suite

    Room amenities

    • 63 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic Family Suite
  • Classic Super King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClassic Super King
  • Classic Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsClassic Twin Room
  • Superior Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room

About this area

Christchurch

Located in Christchurch, Distinction Christchurch Hotel is in the city centre. Christchurch Gondola is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park. Orana Wildlife Park and Margaret Mahy Playground are also worth visiting. Our guests love the hotel's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cathedral Square - 1 min walk
  • Cardboard Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 10 min walk
  • Canterbury Museum - 12 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 12 min drive
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 23 min drive

About this property

Distinction Christchurch Hotel

4-star Christchurch hotel in Christchurch City Centre, near Christchurch Casino
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a conference centre, valet parking and 24-hour room service. All 179 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles. Complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour room service are standard, as are Smart TVs with cable channels.
Distinction Christchurch Hotel offers 179 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. 55-inch Smart televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Christchurch hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking: NZD 25.00 per day
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: NZD 32-32.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch smart TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 32 and NZD 32.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 25.00 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.85 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Distinction Christchurch
Distinction Christchurch Hotel Hotel
Distinction Christchurch Hotel Christchurch
Distinction Christchurch Hotel Hotel Christchurch

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Distinction Christchurch Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Distinction Christchurch Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Distinction Christchurch Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Distinction Christchurch Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
Valet parking is available for NZD 25.00 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Distinction Christchurch Hotel located?
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cathedral Square and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic Gardens are also within 1 mile (2 km).
4.6
Wonderful
354 reviews
5 - Excellent
235
4 - Good
101
3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Fantastic location, close to shops and attractions. Very clean and spacious rooms. Staff polite and helpful. Highly recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Prime location with shopping, restaurants and bars all within a short stroll. Staff are extremely helpful, polite and friendly. Generous rooms with excellent amenities. One of the best I have ever stayed at and will definitely do so again.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic
Amazing service at front desk Lovely warm cosy rooms Absolutely loved it Location great Food at lunch was outstanding as we were in a rush to get to airport!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A lovely quiet place to stay. Very friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Staff were incredible. This was our first visit since Covid. Great work!
Stayed 1 night in May 2020