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Jucy Snooze Christchurch
5 out of 5
5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
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The price is $51 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
12.01 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"was ideal for closeness to the Christchurch airport , only about 5 mins walk away ."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Jucy Snooze Christchurch
Islay Cottage - Lyttelton Holiday Home
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0.59 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Awesome heritage cottage

"Islay Cottage is amazing - a beautiful heritage cottage that has been carefully renovated with all mod cons. The house is really well equipped with everything you need. Awesome view of the Harbour and port, and a short walk from the shops in Lyttelton. The best place we have ever stayed - definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Islay Cottage - Lyttelton Holiday Home
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
4.5 out of 5
50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
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The price is $103 per night from Feb 25 to Feb 26
6.95 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (712 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2021

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
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Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
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The price is $95 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
6.93 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,002 reviews)

"This is the second time we have stayed and it is constantly excellent in all areas."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
BreakFree on Cashel
3 out of 5
165 Cashel Street, Christchurch
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The price is $48 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
6.75 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1,371 reviews)

"Good place as located in town and walkable distance to shops"…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2021

BreakFree on Cashel
Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
Clearwater Avenue, Christchurch
The price is $99 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
12.8 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (579 reviews)

"The staff makes it a point to make sure your needs are met as best as they can."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch
Quest on Manchester
4 out of 5
54 Manchester Street, Christchurch
The price is $79 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
6.48 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (218 reviews)

"Staff were fantastic - very friendly, polite and helpful. Room was extremely well appointed and spacious. Excellent cooking facilities. Free movies were an excellent bonus,"…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Quest on Manchester
Heartland Hotel Cotswold
3.5 out of 5
88-96 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch
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The price is $69 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
8.09 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (392 reviews)

"Location was good easy access. Good size room great for family."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Heartland Hotel Cotswold
Rydges Latimer Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
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The price is $96 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
6.75 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (982 reviews)

"Overall good stay. Pillows a bit too soft for my liking but that’s just personal preference. Staff very accommodating! Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Terra Vive Luxury Suites & Apartments
4 out of 5
175 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
The price is $66 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
7.48 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (376 reviews)

"Loved the xox plant feature as you come in. IT has washing machine dryer and more necessities than other places.. definitely lovely place would go again"…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Terra Vive Luxury Suites & Apartments
The George Christchurch
5 out of 5
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch
The price is $160 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
7.48 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (427 reviews)

"we loved everything except the weather which you cant control,and we had fun at the Casino and won. Just a magnificent setting across the road from Hagley Park and so handy to the strip and great shopping and Resturants.Parking so easy.Food was great,bed was comfortable .keep up the great standard.we ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

The George Christchurch
Heritage Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
The price is $135 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
6.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (998 reviews)

"Great location and design of the mezzanine rooms, but they are very dated. Staff were very good and it wasn't busy."…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Heritage Christchurch
24Seven Inn
3.5 out of 5
247 Bealey Ave, Christchurch
The price is $37 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
7.33 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (55 reviews)

"Clean and cozy room. Good customer services and friendly staff. Will come back again for sure."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

24Seven Inn
Seaside Cottage
3.5 out of 5
18 St Davids Street, Lyttelton
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0.51 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Old world charm, modern convenience

"The cottage was cozy and comfortable. An easy location to walk to town and when the weather was nice we could sit out front with our happy hour wine and snacks and have a view of the town and harbor. The house was well appointed. It is an historic house, so those who like modern amenities may not ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2019

Seaside Cottage
Fino Hotel and Suites
5 out of 5
87 Kilmore Street, Christchurch
The price is $100 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
7.24 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (569 reviews)

"Awesome place to stay we’ll definitely stay back again great location and great price"…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Fino Hotel and Suites
Tresori Motor Lodge
4.5 out of 5
Cnr Rue Jolie & Church St, Akaroa
The price is $100 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
18.29 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (161 reviews)

"Cody and spacious. Very handy to amenities and the fish and chip shop"…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Tresori Motor Lodge
Pavilions Hotel
4 out of 5
42 Papanui Road, Christchurch
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $83 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
7.89 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (827 reviews)

"Super clean, friendly staff. a bit small, spacious rooms..good to have a kitchen..just perfect size...for the stay"…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2021

Pavilions Hotel
Quality Hotel Elms
4 out of 5
456 Papanui Road, Christchurch
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The price is $93 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
9.55 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (470 reviews)

"Very close to all the attractions. Nice place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Quality Hotel Elms
Salerno Motel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
148 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
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The price is $62 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
7.48 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (142 reviews)

"Lovely place to stay. Bed was nice and comfortable , large spa bath, spacious room and lovely helpful staff on check in and check out. Will definitely stay again when back in Christchurch."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Salerno Motel Apartments
166 Majestic Court Motel
3.5 out of 5
166 Riccarton Road, Christchurch
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The price is $63 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
8.44 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (246 reviews)

"Staff on site are very helpful and go the extra mile to help. We were so pleased that we book immediately for our next trip in a week's time. Interesting to note is that this motel has room configuration that meet different requirements. Single, double, or family arrangement. Definitely will be back ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2021

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Visiting Lyttelton

Visitors can enjoy all that Lyttelton has to offer including the waterfront, parks, and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its museums. Top sights around the area include Lyttelton Harbour, New Brighton Beach, and Canterbury Museum.

  • You'll find 366 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Christchurch
  • The closest major airport is in Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), 12.4 mi (20 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Lyttelton

Notable city landmarks like Timeball Station and Ripapa Island might be worth a visit. The picturesque setting of Mount Cavendish and Quail Island exemplify the city's natural beauty. Additionally, you might want to add Lyttelton Harbour to your agenda.

As you make plans for a getaway to Lyttelton, the best accommodation may not be in the city center but there are 308 hotels and lodging options locally. Below are places to stay in the area:

  • Lyttelton Boutique House is located 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from the heart of Lyttelton. This 3-star hotel in Christchurch features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and central location.
  • BreakFree on Cashel is 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the center of Lyttelton. This 4.5-star hotel in Christchurch features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Our customers like its quiet location and quiet rooms.
  • Sudima Christchurch Airport is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from central Lyttelton. This 4.5-star hotel in Christchurch features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall condition and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Popular places to see in the area include New Brighton Beach, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center, and Canterbury Museum, which is 7.2 mi (11.7 km) away.

Dressing for Lyttelton

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 70°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 47°F
  • From April to June, the average is 64°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 60°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 70°F as the daytime average and 42°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Lyttelton is 1.42 inches
  • January and December are usually the hottest months averaging 69°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Lyttelton?
Based on Expedia’s traveler preferences, Lyttelton Boatique House is a top place to stay in Lyttelton. Other good choices for your trip include Seaside Cottage and Islay Cottage - Lyttelton Holiday Home.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lyttelton, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Lyttelton.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Lyttelton?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Lyttelton, head over to our customer service page.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Lyttelton Harbour?
Redcliffs B&B is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 3 mi (4.8 km) from Lyttelton Harbour. Another good choice is Le Petit Hotel, located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near Quail Island?
One of the top choices for your stay is Governors Bay Hotel, located 2 mi (3.2 km) from Quail Island, and this 3.5-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Hackthorne Gardens Luxury Accommodation and Dyers House are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What are some hotels with pools in Lyttelton?
Pavilions Hotel: 4-star hotel, 11-minute walk from Christchurch Casino. Features an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant. Also, another option that features an onsite pool is Heritage Christchurch.

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