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Millbrae, California
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Amazing accommodations. Suite has small kitchen, laundry, in-room safe, comfortable beds and bedding. Beautiful architecture, high ceilings, etc. The staff were exceptional The OBG pub/bar excellent. Downside during my visit was the noise in the morning from machines taking buildings down. The plus is that they are taking those buildings down because they are an eyesore (from the earthquake) to...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely historic hotel which is in a fantastic location. Comfortable rooms, great facilities and the staff are very attentive. The reason I haven't given them a 5 star is because the bathroom was a bit tired and the shower trap was completely blocked with thick hair, that's just not acceptable in this level of hotel. But I would go back...

Thank Julia M
Carlisle, Cumbria.
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the second time that we have stayed in this hotel, the last time being 8 years ago before the major earthquake. This buildings stands as a testament to forward planning and underpinning while others around it, including the iconic cathedral, have succumbed to Mother Nature. The location could not be more central; the building superb in its presentation...

Thank Robert N
Boonsboro, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night at this hotel to start our New Zealand adventure. The building's exterior and shared spaces are absolutely stunning. The two-level suite was tremendously spacious with a full bath, living room and kitchen on the first level and two queen bedrooms with a second full bath on the second level. Additionally, both second-level bathrooms overlook the first...

1Thank Thomas J
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heritage Christchurch is a historic building from the 1900's. The hotel has a grand stone entrance, elegant lobby, with well equipped spacious suites. The bed was extremely comfortable with fabulous soft pillows. The bathroom had a large bathtub. Very high ceilings. Quiet. Staff was exceptional! Staff very friendly, helpful, and prompt. It is a treasure and it is very unlikely...

Thank Nocowardsheart
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was good and its location is just perfect. However the Key Success Factor is definitely the staff. Very pleasant, very helpful. Neil deserves a special mention. We will come back. Thank you!

Thank Consuelo S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting conversion of old government buildings, giving double floor apartment style hotel rooms with a full kitchen. Rooms are well appointed and clean. The downsides are that there is a lot of noise from the pub at one end of the building, there is insufficient hot water in the tank for two people to have anything other...

1Thank Bordersbloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was delightful to spend more time in this true oasis in central ChCh. It still looks like a bomb site around Cathedral Square. It's a political disgrace that the rebuilding is so far behind and that they can't make a decision about the old episcopal Cathedral. The Catholic Cathedral is to be rebuilt I believe... The hotel is spacious...

Thank RaibeartAlba
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to change our booking at the last minute, but this was not a problem. The staff were pleasant and very helpful at each part of our stay. The rooms were great and more than we would have expected, even for a suite, and we had a very comfortable evening and night. The hotel represents a previous era, not...

Thank CML30
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived at the hotel way in advance of check in at around 07:00. Natalie on reception could not have been more helpful. She managed to sort out a room for us which was available immediately rather than our allocated room. Given we had flown from Dubai via Melbourne and had been on the go for nearly...

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Runnergirl418, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. It is lovely to read that you enjoyed the location of Old Government Building that houses Heritage Christchurch, and also the service of our staff! We are glad to hear that you found our suites lovely; we do find that the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Christchurch is a long way from the Mediterranean - nevertheless, the opulence of an Italian High Renaissance Palazzo awaits you at the Heritage Christchurch. Designed by Joseph Clark Maddison and opened in 1913, the hotel is listed as a category one building on the Historic Places Trust Register, reflecting its status as a building of national significance. The hotel's grand design is fitting: after all, Christchurch is regarded as the Garden City, and is regarded internationally for its culture and refinement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritage Christchurch

Address: 28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €159 - €323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Heritage Christchurch 4.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Heritage Christchurch Hotel Christchurch
Christchurch Heritage Hotel
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#1 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#6 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#7 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#7 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#18 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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“Any one on the first floor, rooms on the east side get a lot of sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Scotby, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask. Avoid building site side?”
 of 5 bubbles RaibeartAlba, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not be put off by the regeneration of Christchurch following the earthquake”
 of 5 bubbles CML30, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had suite 5 on ground floor and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Runnergirl418, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Enjoy the outdoor music four days a week from Thursdays”
 of 5 bubbles summerbeaches2016, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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