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Low season September
High season May
  Average price (weeknight): $173
  Average price (weekend night): $146

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Top tips for finding the perfect Christchurch hotel

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

How much is a cheap hotel in Christchurch?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Christchurch for as cheap as $20 in the last 3 days. The average price is $165.
How much is a hotel in Christchurch for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Christchurch hotels for tonight for as low as $49. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $49 and 4-star hotels from $65.
How much is a hotel in Christchurch for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Christchurch hotels for this weekend for as low as $22 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $23 and 4-star hotels from $76.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Christchurch?
Hotels in Christchurch Central City, Riccarton and St Albans have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about Christchurch's different neighborhoods, check out our Christchurch's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
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Are there good hotels near Christchurch International Airport?
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.
Are there hotels in Christchurch with swimming pool facilities?
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.
What are some of the best backpacking hostels in Christchurch?
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.
Where can you find good family-friendly accommodation in Christchurch city centre?
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.

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