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New Regent Street

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New Regent Street featuring outdoor eating, flowers and railway items

Take a tram ride, go shopping and sit at a café with views of this picturesque pedestrianized street in Christchurch.

Stroll along the New Regent Street to take in the mall’s architecture, browse its variety of shops and cafés and enjoy the ambiance of what the mayor called “the most beautiful street in New Zealand” when he opened it in 1932. At the very least, New Regent Street is an icon of Christchurch and should not be missed on your visit to the Canterbury Region.

Despite its name, New Regent Street is not a recent addition to Christchurch. It’s actually heritage listed, because of the fact that all the shops here were constructed all at once, making it a forerunner of the modern-day concept of a mall.

The other reason is the street’s original Spanish Mission architectural style. All buildings have maintained their heritage colors and decorative tiles still adorn some walls. Planter boxes with colorful flowers and daisy patterns on the sidewalks enhance the overall picture.

New Regent Street may be a public street, but the outlets are all privately run. Spend some time, and maybe a few dollars, in the 38 different outlets that line the pedestrianized street. Options range from restaurants, bars and cafés, to clothing, jewelry and accessories retailers, to souvenir shops. You can even get your hair cut for a bit of pampering.

Stop for a bite to eat and watch the world go by. Being so centrally located, many office workers and visitors find the mall a perfect place to stop for lunch. Cathedral Square is just one block away and is classed as the city center, although the cathedral remains closed after the 2011 earthquake destroyed it.

Shop opening hours vary, from the early morning for most outlets, to late evening for the bars and restaurants. The street is within easy walking distance of many places within the city and bus stops are nearby. If you come by car, pay for on or off street parking nearby. Christchurch's historic trams run down the center of the street on a loop around the city. Jump on board one of these trams to get to and from New Regent Street in style.

651 Cheap Hotels Near New Regent Street

Southwark Hotel & Apartments
Southwark Hotel & Apartments
4 out of 5
25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$81 per night from 1 Aug. to 1 Aug.
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch Public Hospital ...
4.2/5Very Good! (1,607 reviews)
"The room was very small but spotlessly clean and had good kitchen facilities including a microwave, toaster, kettle, along with plates and cutlery. The only down side was that the walls were quite thin and we had neighbours who talked until 2am."

Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2021

Southwark Hotel & Apartments
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$167 per night from 30 Jul. to 30 Jul.
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of New Regent Street and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Botanic Gardens ...
4.4/5Excellent! (987 reviews)
"Friendly and polite, accommodated me despite my having arrived well before check in time."

Reviewed on 23 Jul. 2021

Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Rydges Latimer Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
The price is NZ$170 per night from 1 Aug. to 1 Aug.
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Riverside Market and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)
"Excellent service. Large rooms with comfortable beds."

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2021

Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Top New Regent Street Hotel & Accommodation Deals

Southwark Hotel & Apartments
Southwark Hotel & Apartments
4 out of 5
25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$81 per night from 1 Aug. to 1 Aug.
Southwark Hotel & Apartments
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$167 per night from 30 Jul. to 30 Jul.
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Rydges Latimer Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
The price is NZ$170 per night from 1 Aug. to 1 Aug.
Rydges Latimer Christchurch
MCM Motel
MCM Motel
4 out of 5
241 Bealey Ave, Christchurch
The price is NZ$88 per night from 29 Jul. to 29 Jul.
MCM Motel
Whitewood Suites Inner City Luxury Apartments
Whitewood Suites Inner City Luxury Apartments
4 out of 5
207 Kilmore Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$168 per night from 1 Aug. to 1 Aug.
Whitewood Suites Inner City Luxury Apartments
BreakFree on Cashel
BreakFree on Cashel
3 out of 5
165 Cashel Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$95 per night from 14 Aug. to 14 Aug.
BreakFree on Cashel
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
4.5 out of 5
50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
The price is NZ$173 per night from 22 Aug. to 22 Aug.
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
Hotel 115 Christchurch
Hotel 115 Christchurch
4 out of 5
115 Worcester Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$169 per night from 31 Jul. to 31 Jul.
Hotel 115 Christchurch
Sudima Christchurch City
Sudima Christchurch City
5 out of 5
47-49 Salisbury Street, Christchurch, Canterbury
The price is NZ$195 per night from 22 Aug. to 22 Aug.
Sudima Christchurch City
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.