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Overview of Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

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Down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
UNESCO Sustainable Property

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

4.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPapanui Road17 min walk
    Popular LocationHagley Park18 min walk
    Popular LocationChristchurch Public Hospital18 min walk
    AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)18 min drive

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Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 334 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 334 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 334 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Double Room, 2 Double Beds

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 334 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

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 not to be missed. Enjoy the area's slopes with downhill skiing and snowboarding, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Theatre Royal - 3 min walk
  • New Regent Street - 3 min walk
  • Papanui Road - 17 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 18 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 11 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Square Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • The Square Bar — 1 min walk
  • Francesca's Italian Kitchen - 3 min walk
  • The Caffeine Laboratory - 3 min walk
  • The Happening Bar and Kitchen - 4 min walk

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 soundproofed 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.

This Christchurch hotel provides wireless Internet access 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.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

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
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
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 on site (NZD 35 per night)

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
  • Soundproofed rooms

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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • 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 lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • 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
  • Soundproofing

Similar properties

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

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
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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.

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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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®

Property is also known as

Novotel Cathedral
Novotel Cathedral Hotel
Novotel Cathedral Hotel Christchurch Square
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel Christchurch
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel
Novotel Cathedral Square Hotel
Novotel Cathedral Square
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Christchurch
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel Christchurch

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 15 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square on 16 May 2021 start from £85, including 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 Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square?
Valet parking is available for NZD 35 per night.
What time is check-in at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square 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).

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 341 out of 710 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 277 out of 710 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 66 out of 710 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 20 out of 710 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 710 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing central location. Great views of Cathedral. Friendly staff. Room was a little tired (some marks on walls and furniture). Overall very happy with the hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean, lovely staff, and the room had everything we needed
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was very clean comfortably bed, Great staff. Breakfast was lovely,
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2020

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