Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly ski hotel with a restaurant

Popular property highlights

Restaurant
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Located near the slopes, this Christchurch City Centre hotel is in the city center, within a 15-minute walk of Chalice and Canterbury Museum, and close to winter sports such as snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Riccarton House is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.

Location

After a day on the slopes, return to dine at the restaurant and drink at the bar/lounge. Additional amenities at Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square include a nightclub and 24-hour room service.

Hotel Features

Room Amenities

All 154 individually furnished rooms feature WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers.

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Event facilities measuring 3767 square feet (350 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a nightclub, a fitness center, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 154 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 13 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3767 
  • Ski shuttle 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 350 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 15.90 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 22.90 per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( NZD 22.90 per 24-hour period )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • HDTV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

The Square Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rentals on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: NZD 200 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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 15.90 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 22.90 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 22.90 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 35 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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 accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.


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