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Top tips for finding perfect Christchurch hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Christchurch, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Christchurch in June and August.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Christchurch if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Christchurch accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Christchurch found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $34, while the most expensive was $126.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Christchurch for 2 days.
Those looking for a luxury hotel in Christchurch city centre will find plenty to choose from near Hagley Park. Try Hotel Montreal, opposite Cranmer Square and just one block from the northern end of the park, with classy, understated rooms and a Polo-themed restaurant. The Classic Villa on Worcester Boulevard, a two-minute walk from the Canterbury Museum and the centre of Hagley Park, feels much like a second home with antique-furnished bedrooms set inside a historic Italian-style villa.
Travellers looking for good-quality B&B accommodation in Christchurch city centre won’t be disappointed with Orari Bed and Breakfast on Gloucester Street with tastefully-furnished rooms set inside a Grade II-listed Victorian building which overlooks beautiful gardens.
Business travellers looking to book a hotel in Christchurch’s Central Business District (CBD) – an area also known as Christchurch Central – will find well-known, mid-range chains like the 4-star Novotel on Cathedral Square, offering fast Wi-Fi, meeting rooms and a business centre. It is located right opposite Christchurch Cathedral.
The twin neighbourhoods of Riccarton and Upper Riccarton, west of Hagley Park, are where you’ll find many of Christchurch’s cheapest motels. Try 315 Motel on Riccarton Road in Upper Riccarton, with stylish studio apartments and suites furnished with comfy extras including queen-sized beds and flat screen TVs. Further up the road, in Riccarton, is the Metropolitan Executive Motel, offering king-sized beds and double spa baths.
Nature-lovers looking to leap into the great outdoors should look for a hotel on the fringes of north Christchurch. The 5-star Peppers Clearwater Resort overlooking Lake Kaikainui is situated in parkland known as The Groynes, and is just over a 5-minute drive north of Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Christchurch
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Christchurch. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
We've recorded a higher demand for hotels in St Albans, Christchurch Central City, and close to Sumner Beach.
Travelers who like staying near Sumner Beach recommend Belle Bonne Motel.
The well-established Sudima Hotel directly opposite and a 5-minute walk from the airport has a sleek, contemporary look and is popular with business travellers. It offers services including a 24-hr free airport shuttle as well as on-site parking. Another popular pick is the Commodore Airport Hotel, a 5-minute drive away on Memorial Avenue which offers generously-sized rooms and fantastic leisure facilities, including tennis courts and a heated indoor pool.
The 4-star Pavilions Hotel, located in an increasingly popular area north of the city centre known as Merivale, has a small, semi-circular-shaped outdoor pool next to a covered hot tub. Chateau on the Park, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel which overlooks Hagley Park in Riccarton, has all the facilities of a 4-star resort and includes a heated outdoor pool set within lush gardens.
Backpackers looking for a centrally located budget hostel in Christchurch will find the laid-back YHA Hostel on Hereford Street, situated in a clap-board house on the fringes of Christchurch Central between Hadley Park and the River Avon. For something a bit quirkier, try Jailhouse Accommodation, set inside a former prison in the suburb of Addington south-west of the city centre, with perks including clean, comfortable rooms and a trendy espresso bar.
The modern Rendezvous Hotel on Gloucester Street in Christchurch Central offers some of the best centrally located accommodation in Christchurch for families. With Christchurch Tramway making a stop right outside of the hotel entrance and Margaret Mahy Family Playground just a 3-minute stroll away, you’re never short of things to do.
KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as $42 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from $49, and 4-star hotels from $53.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Christchurch districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Christchurch city center.
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
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