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Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel

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Ratings and reviews
GreenLeaders Bronze level
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cathedral square”(108 reviews)
“bathroom sink”(17 reviews)
“central location”(46 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
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...
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Location and contact
52 Cathedral Square | Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
9.6 km to Christchurch Intl Airport
155 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.4 km from Christchurch Botanic Gardens
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed for a winter break long weekend. Arrived on a Friday afternoon flight. The hotel is about 20 minutes from the airport. Early check in was fast and easy. We had booked an executive room and were upgraded on arrival to the top floor suite....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

the hotel was centrally located, walking distance to most of the mall and restaurants. room was neat and clean, although a little smaller compared to other novotel rooms. love the city view from our hotel room. breakfast is just an ordinary buffet. especial thanx to...More

Thank placido c
Response from Bradley C, General Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square HotelResponded 6 days ago

Hello placido Thank you for taking the time to review the Novotel. Very pleasing to hear the positive comments regarding our location and rooms but a bit disappointing to see that your experience with breakfast was not up to our expectations. I will start a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 2 nights for holiday The room is spacious, The staff are friendly and helpful A special thanks for the Valet Person (which I forgot to see the name tag) who give me the 'insider tips' for parking spot. Really appreciate it very much,...More

Thank Alexandre N
Response from Bradley C, General Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Alexandre Thank for you the fantastic review. Ill make sure the team is aware of the positive comments regarding our service and breakfast offering. See you again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This modern hotel is very centrally located right next to the earthquake-damaged cathedral. Easy access and walking distance to most shops and international restaurants. Clean and spacious lobby manned with friendly and helpful staffs. Rooms are comfortable and warm with all modern amenities freely available.

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Response from Bradley C, General Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Roberto. Thanks for the fabulous review! We hope you enjoyed your holiday and are coming to visit us again soon. until next time...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn’t stay at this hotel again, overpriced, wasn’t enjoyable. The Dinner was ok. The concierge (?Ralph) was very helpful but front desk staff were almost rude. I will go back to Christchurch but stay elsewhere.More

2  Thank Cathy V
Response from Jonathan6592, Manager at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cathy V, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Novotel Christchurch on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to see you enjoyed the service of our concierge team, I will be sharing your comments with them which I am sure...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$111 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#31 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$111 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#31 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Dining (26)
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Catherine W
9 June 2018|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Hi we hired a car from the Airport. Sorry I couldn't help you out.
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Shirley2810
2 May 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
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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"request for rooms with city view"
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"high room will get nice views"
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"The higher floors have better views and less noise from the Heritage (across the Square)"
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"Sorry go elsewhere"
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