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Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.
Most Christchurch hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.
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Getting excited about your trip to Christchurch? Like a few pointers about what to do when you're there? That's where we come in!
There's no need to worry about feeling bored in this bustling city. New Brighton Beach and Mona Vale will keep you on the go. International Antarctic Centre and the Canterbury Museum are also some popular attractions that won't disappoint you.
It's hard to visualize how people in the past functioned at home without all the conveniences we use today. Go behind the doors of Riccarton House and find out exactly how they did. Visitors in this destination have an abundance of choice. Take a picnic blanket, look for a cool spot and spend the afternoon in the refreshing garden breezes at Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Still have time on your hands? Over the years, countless great thinkers and visionaries have studied within the walls of University of Canterbury. Learn about its long history and accomplishments, and walk through the campus during a tour.
You don't have to stay in deluxe hotels or fly at the pointy end of the plane to have an incredible vacation. Just dive into all the fun things you can do while you're there!
This place has a huge range of activities. Here are some suggestions to kick start your trip to Christchurch:
If you'd rather take a look at a comprehensive list of activities, jump onto our Christchurch things to do page.
Getting cozy places to stay is crucial when it comes to planning luxury getaways or cheap vacations. Luckily, Christchurch offers 162 accommodations, so you'll have plenty to choose from.
It's not every week you get to spend time away, so why not treat yourself to a night or two in a fancy room at the Dyers House (85 Dyers Pass Road) or the Clearview Lodge (8 Clearwater Avenue, Harewood)? With fantastic service and first-rate amenities, you're bound to feel like a VIP! If traveling on the cheap is more to your liking, you (and your piggy bank) might like the Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel (338 Lincoln Road), or the YMCA Christchurch Hostel (12 Hereford Street).
Get through security, shuffle onboard, cram your bags into the overhead locker and get comfy! Your well-deserved trip to Christchurch is only a plane ride away. After the wheels touch down at Christchurch International Airport (CHC), you'll find yourself 6 miles from all the main streets.
*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.
Nice modern rooms, some of the other guests were very noisy, more sound proofing needed.
Excellent and friendly staff. We experienced an "electrical incident" which required most of the power being cut for an hour or so mid evening.Staff could not do enough to ensure our comfort and safely, was very impressed with them
Great use of space. Perfect for myself & friend. Had a great stay. Everything we needed. Great location. Thank you.
Tidy room at reasonable price. The staff at the reception were great. Walkable to both Little High and Riverside Market for restaurants.
The location of the Novatel Christchurch Cathedral Square is perfect, within walking distance to everything in the CBD. Rooms are modern and clean and ours had a stunning view of Christchurch and the distant hills. But it's the staff that really make this place shine. They bent over backwards to ...
12pm checkout, comfortable bed, clean, nice location.