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Down duvet, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvet, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvet, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvet, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
680 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationTheatre Royal3 min walk
Popular LocationNew Regent Street3 min walk
Popular LocationRe:START Mall6 min walk
AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Double Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Christchurch

Located in Christchurch, Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square is in the city centre. The area's natural beauty can be seen at New Brighton Beach and Sumner Beach, while Theatre Royal and Canterbury Museum are cultural highlights. Christchurch Gondola and Orana Wildlife Park are also worth visiting. Enjoy the area's slopes with downhill skiing and snowboarding, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Theatre Royal - 3 min walk
  • New Regent Street - 3 min walk
  • Re:START Mall - 6 min walk
  • Cashel Street Shopping Area - 6 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 12 min drive
  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • The Square Restaurant – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.
  • The Square Bar – Open 24 hours.

About this property

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

Luxury Christchurch hotel in Christchurch City Centre, walk to Christchurch Casino
A restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a 24-hour business centre and WiFi in public areas. All 154 individually furnished rooms feature WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, LED TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and coffee makers.
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square offers 154 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. 49-inch LED televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 10 per 24-hour period), Wired Internet (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking: NZD 35 per night
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: NZD 32 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Ski equipment hire
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (3767 square feet)

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
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 49-inch LED TV
  • TV/satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 35 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20.0 per night

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 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 carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
A shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas and guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square and receive a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square?
As of 10 Aug,2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square on 6 Sep,2020 start from SG$94, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Valet parking is available for NZD 35 per night.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is this property located?
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Theatre Royal and Christchurch Casino. Canterbury Museum and Riccarton House are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
328
4 - Good
263
3 - Okay
63
2 - Mediocre
20
1 - Poor
6
4.5
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Best place to stay if you want to be in the heart of the city. Delicious food and courteous staff.

Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Great location and comfy beds and really great views

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The location of the Novatel Christchurch Cathedral Square is perfect, within walking distance to everything in the CBD. Rooms are modern and clean and ours had a stunning view of Christchurch and the distant hills. But it's the staff that really make this place shine. They bent over backwards to ensure our stay was great, and when we left some clothes in a drawer in our room they immediately forwarded these to us at our next hotel. This hotel is a wonderful choice for your stay in Christchurch.

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020