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Rydges Latimer Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$144 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.5/5Wonderful! (962 reviews)

"The premises in great location can walk down town to restaurants etc. staff nice. Free parking but may miss out due to demand. Great place would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Rydges Latimer Christchurch
BreakFree on Cashel
3 out of 5
165 Cashel Street, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$75 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4/5Very Good! (1,391 reviews)

"Location and price. I suspect lack of parking could be an issue at busy times."…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov. 2020

BreakFree on Cashel
Peppers Bluewater Resort
4.5 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$149 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4.1/5Very Good! (2,545 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Well spaced out. All of the facilities you would require for a small town."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2020

Peppers Bluewater Resort
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Pavilions Hotel
4 out of 5
42 Papanui Road, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$128 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.2/5Very Good! (806 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Friendly staff. Great location."…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov. 2020

Pavilions Hotel
MCM Motel
4 out of 5
241 Bealey Ave, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$81 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4.4/5Wonderful! (630 reviews)

"Very new room, extremely clean and tidy. Centrally located in Christchurch, so everything very close by."…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov. 2020

MCM Motel
The Hermitage Hotel Mount Cook
4.5 out of 5
89 Terrace Road, Mount Cook National Park, Mount Cook
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$189 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4.2/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"The Hermitage is always a treat, everything was terrific for our stay and I can’t wait to go back."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2020

The Hermitage Hotel Mount Cook
Terra Vive Luxury Suites & Apartments
4 out of 5
175 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$108 per night from 11 Dec. to 12 Dec.
4.6/5Wonderful! (372 reviews)

"Close to city centre, easy to get ubers from as it on a main road."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov. 2020

Terra Vive Luxury Suites & Apartments
Camelot Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
28 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$77 per night from 26 Dec. to 27 Dec.
3.9/5Very Good! (450 reviews)

"Camelot Motor Lodge was pretty good overall. The room was a decent size, the bed was comfortable, the cooking facilities and amenities were ok. The bathroom was ok but not great, needs a bit of love. Loved that it was dog friendly and location was great."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Camelot Motor Lodge
Southwark Hotel & Apartments
4 out of 5
25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$85 per night from 3 Dec. to 4 Dec.
4.2/5Very Good! (1,532 reviews)

"Room was clean and tidy with everything we needed. Nicely situated in the middle of the city. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2020

Southwark Hotel & Apartments
The Muse Christchurch, Art Hotel
3.5 out of 5
159 Manchester Street, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$144 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.2/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

"The Muse is conveniently located by the Tram track, it’s a boutique hotel, clean,interesting and great staff."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

The Muse Christchurch, Art Hotel
Fino Hotel and Suites
5 out of 5
87 Kilmore Street, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$159 per night from 17 Dec. to 18 Dec.
4.2/5Excellent! (558 reviews)

"Very friendly staff and spacious apartment. The lounge and bedrooms looked to be fairly recently renovated but the bathroom could do with either a renovation or a good scrub and bleaching of the tile grouting. All in all very pleased and will stay again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov. 2020

Fino Hotel and Suites
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
4.5 out of 5
50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$135 per night from 21 Dec. to 22 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (700 reviews)

"The location was great in the heart of the city. We were surrounded by the gardens, museum, some great shopping and eateries. The staff at the Novatel were very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2020

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
Mondello Kaikoura
3 out of 5
29 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, Canterbury
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$162 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4.4/5Wonderful! (116 reviews)

"First time staying here. The owners were very friendly and the room was very clean. While located on the main road it is very quiet. Bed was super comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov. 2020

Mondello Kaikoura
ibis Christchurch
3.5 out of 5
107 Hereford St, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$109 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4/5Very Good! (935 reviews)

"Location city centre close to shops, restaurants and transport."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov. 2020

ibis Christchurch
Whitewood Suites Inner City Luxury Apartments
4 out of 5
207 Kilmore Street, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$151 per night from 13 Dec. to 14 Dec.
4.8/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)

"This was a lovely spot to stay in, so clean and fresh. Only a Short present walk into town. Would definitely recommend"…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2020

Whitewood Suites Inner City Luxury Apartments
Braemar Lodge And Spa
4.5 out of 5
283 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$248 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4.5/5Wonderful! (294 reviews)

"We had a lovely stay here and will definitely return. Beautiful rooms, very peaceful, amazing views, nice staff. The only extremely small criticism was having to book a specific time for breakfast and then having to wait 45 mins for it to arrive. I think a buffet style breakfast for those wanting ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

Braemar Lodge And Spa
Hanmer Springs Retreat
4.5 out of 5
35 Hanmer Springs Road, Hanmer Springs
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$106 per night from 2 Dec. to 3 Dec.
4.4/5Excellent! (750 reviews)

"Large room, comfy bed. Handy to have the restaurant there as well."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020

Hanmer Springs Retreat
Hotel 115 Christchurch
4 out of 5
115 Worcester Street, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$126 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (928 reviews)

"staff were friendly and helpful.The room was clean and quiet.Close to town,cafes and restaurants.bus stop only 5min walk away."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct. 2020

Hotel 115 Christchurch
The George Christchurch
5 out of 5
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$257 per night from 3 Dec. to 4 Dec.
4.7/5Exceptional! (417 reviews)

"Excellent hotel with great staff, will definitely come back"…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov. 2020

The George Christchurch
Ramada Suites Christchurch City
4 out of 5
264 - 266 Tuam Street, Christchurch
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$121 per night from 8 Dec. to 9 Dec.
4.4/5Excellent! (534 reviews)

"The only thing that was annoying was that somewhere (maybe above us) someone (i am assuming a child) spent up to 1 - 2 hours at a time running around causing continuous thumping. Luckily this did not carry on too late."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Ramada Suites Christchurch City
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Accommodation in Canterbury

Canterbury is a sweeping natural wonderland that offers visitors soaring mountains to climb, babbling rivers to swim, and calm bays to explore. This province on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island is also home to Christchurch, the island’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. Whether you want a holiday infused with culture, a beach- and sun-filled getaway, or a chance to commune on a mountain peak, you can do it all in Canterbury.

Canterbury is a big place, so you will need to choose carefully when deciding how to fill your holiday time. The region is filled with unique and fascinating sights. Christchurch can offer you museums – like the Arts Centre and Canterbury Museum– as well as botanical gardens, and plenty of great nightlife.

If you want some relaxing down time, head to Hanmer Springs, a small spa resort known for is natural hot springs and great hiking. When the wild starts calling your name, it’s time to set off for Arthur’s Pass National Park, one of the most popular natural parks on the island. Another option is Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, home to New Zealand’s highest mountain. With a good plan in place, you can enjoy a totally new adventure every single day in this gorgeous and diverse region.

Canterbury Accommodation

The availability and quality of hotels in Canterbury and other accommodation options will vary depending on where you decide to bunk down. You’ll get your pick of luxury, mid-range, and budget hotels and resorts. Most of the towns in the region can put you up in reasonable style—for example, the hotels in Christchurch offer you everything from stately traditional to quaint B&B. Closer to the national parks, you’ll find cabins for rent and low-cost campgrounds as well as trendy eco-lodges. For a truly unique experience, give a farmstead a try and enjoy country living on a real, working farm.

Getting to Canterbury

Canterbury is such a large region that your transportation options will really depend on your schedule. Anyone who needs to cross an ocean to get to Canterbury will likely go through Christchurch International Airport. Canterbury also contains a few regional airports that support more local hops between major South Island towns. Once on the ground, you’ll find public buses and trains between major towns, though renting a car is a good idea if you have a lot of travel points on your map. If you get the chance, but a ticket on the TranzAlpine Train, which travels between Christchurch and Greymouth with many stops in-between. The breathtaking views can’t be beat.

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