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Christchurch hotels

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Low season

JuneCheapest month to stay with an average 54% drop in price.

High season

NovemberMost expensive month to stay with an average 28% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$120Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$132Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Christchurch hotel?

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When to book a hotel in Christchurch

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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, Tuesday, 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 $42, while the most expensive was $119.
  • 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 travellers 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.

  • The most popular neighbourhoods amongst KAYAK users are Woolston and Riccarton. Hotels in walking-distance from Mona Vale are also very sought-after.

  • KAYAK users like staying at Equestrian Hotel, Achilles Motel and Breakfree On Cashel when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Mona Vale.

  • 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.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, 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 centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Christchurch?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Christchurch by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Christchurch hotels

Most recommended Christchurch hotels

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Commodore Airport Hotel - Christchurch - Living room
Commodore Airport Hotel - Christchurch - Living room
Commodore Airport Hotel
9.4 Excellent
Burnside$183+
$183+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Airport Palms Motel - Christchurch - Outdoor view
Airport Palms Motel - Christchurch - Outdoor view
Airport Palms Motel
9.4 Excellent
Burnside$112+
$112+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Orari Bed And Breakfast - Christchurch - Bedroom
Orari Bed And Breakfast - Christchurch - Bedroom
Orari Bed And Breakfast
9.3 Excellent
Christchurch Central City$130+
$130+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Tuscana Motor Lodge - Christchurch - Bedroom
Tuscana Motor Lodge - Christchurch - Bedroom
Tuscana Motor Lodge
9.2 Excellent
Christchurch Central City$97+
$97+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The George Christchurch - Christchurch - Bedroom
The George Christchurch - Christchurch - Bedroom
The George Christchurch
9.1 Excellent
Christchurch Central City$206+
$206+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Christchurch Motel - Christchurch - Living room
Airport Christchurch Motel - Christchurch - Living room
Airport Christchurch Motel
9.1 Excellent
Burnside$112+
$112+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Crowne Plaza Christchurch - Christchurch - Bedroom
Crowne Plaza Christchurch - Christchurch - Bedroom
Crowne Plaza Christchurch
9 Excellent
Christchurch Central City$241+
$241+
Free Wi-Fi
CentrePoint on Colombo - Christchurch - Bedroom
CentrePoint on Colombo - Christchurch - Bedroom
CentrePoint on Colombo
8.9 Excellent
Christchurch Central City$77+
$77+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Strathern Motor Lodge - Christchurch - Balcony
Strathern Motor Lodge - Christchurch - Balcony
Strathern Motor Lodge
8.9 Excellent
St Albans$90+
$90+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge - Christchurch - Bedroom
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge - Christchurch - Bedroom
Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
8.8 Excellent
Burnside$87+
$87+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Cranford Oak Motel - Christchurch - Outdoor view
Cranford Oak Motel - Christchurch - Outdoor view
Cranford Oak Motel
8.8 Excellent
St Albans$91+
$91+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

Christchurch hotels near Mona Vale

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Breakfree On Cashel - Christchurch - Building
Breakfree On Cashel - Christchurch - Building
Breakfree On Cashel
8.1 Excellent
Christchurch Central City$57+
$57+
Free Wi-Fi
Achilles Motel - Christchurch - Bedroom
Achilles Motel - Christchurch - Bedroom
Achilles Motel
7.1 Good
St Albans$54+
$54+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi