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Heritage Christchurch

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4.5 of 5
28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
23 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Historic, luxurious apartments, 2 full bathrooms for a 2 bed apartment, washing machine and dryer, dishwasher, extremely comfortable beds and pillows, over the road from undercover tram station and several restaurants...what more could you want? I look forward to seeing the sparkling new Christchurch in 5 to 10 years, when all their post earthquake works are finished! Plus 500mg free... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Marguerite B, Thank you for placing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed one of our historic and luxurious suites. We do find that the large apartment style Suites, with all of the facilities that we offer including 500Mb of Wi-Fi, are very popular for its large and unusual size and as you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Congratulations to the management and staff for soldiering-on in bleak, still-deserted, quake wrecked central Christchurch. We stayed one night, Easter Sunday. A rather strange but moving experience. The hotel offers all the service of a top quality establishment in what must be tough circumstances. The reception was very helpful directing us to see what was left of the city centre... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear John B, Thank you for placing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay at Heritage Christchurch and found we offer all the services of a top quality establishment and that our reception staff was helpful and able to give good directions. As you mention The Old Government Building is an extraordinary... More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a find - fantastic building right in the center of the city. We had room 13 - it was great with a full kitchen and laundry. Great staff on front desk It is incredible value and the Trolly bus tours stop just around the corner. Would MOST strongly recommend but you may, like us, regret only staying one night.

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear BigRay54 Thank you for taking the time to submit feedback on TripAdvisor. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your Suite during your recent stay at Heritage Christchurch. We do find that the large apartment style Suites, with all of the facilities that we offer, are very popular. Thank you for your positive comments about our team. I... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this charmimg Hotel. We stayed in a two bedroom appartment. Very clean and comfortable. Lovely decor.The staff are lovely and very helpful.I am looking forward to my next visit in this grand old hotel.

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear 381marise, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on TripAdvisor subsequent to your recent stay in September 2014. It is pleasing to read positive feedback about the hotel and our team. We are looking forward to welcome you back to the Old Government Building - Heritage Chirstchurch Kindest Regards - Ana More 

Hong Kong
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has such character and charm because of its history. We stayed in a two-bedroom suite, and it had 2 levels, a spacious common area, and tall ceilings. The rooms were well maintained and clean - I wished I could stay there longer! The cost of the hotel was very reasonable, and it was a convenient 15 min walk... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Elkee01 Thank you for taking time to provide us with your feedback after your stay in March. It is a pleasure to read that you found the hotel with great character and charm due to its history and found the cost to be very reasonable and that it was only 15 minutes walk from your rental car company. Heritage... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful and rooms are spacious as you would expect when paying this price. Health area is clean and well appointed but the Wi-Fi is terrible - I tred to access many websites including airport check-in and it just didn't connext. If they boost their internet and give unlimited access it will be perfect. Having said this I... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear KiwiHasLanded, Thank you for taking time to provide us with your feedback after your stay in March. It is a pleasure to read that you found the hotel beautiful and the rooms spacious. We do receive a lot of positive comments about the style of the Old Government Building and the size of our Suites. Thank you for your... More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This grand old building (formerly Government offices) was strengthened in the 1990's and fortunately survived the 2011 earthquake whilst all around it fell down. It was a privilege to stay here, even though it looks a bit lonely in the deserted waste of former buildings now carparks. The spacious suite we had for four nights was excellent, and by this... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear RX61 Thank you for placing feedback on TripAdvisor after your stay in February. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay in the grand old building and found our staff to be friendly and helpful. We do find that the large apartment style Suites, with all of the facilities that we offer, are very popular. I... More 

iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay at the Heritage Hotel in Christchurch. Cool old building right in the midst of the devastation from 2011 earthquake. Lovely huge room with kitchen and the bed and bath up a flight of stairs. walking distance to container stores and right across the street is also a cute shopping area. Great location.

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear lorit5 Thank you for taking time to provide us with your feedback after your stay earlier this month. It is a pleasure to read that you found the hotel a cool old building. We do receive a lot of positive comments about the style of the Old Government Building and the size of our Suites. Thank you again for... More 

Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed here twice about 5 days apart on our vacation in New Zealand. The first time we had a double suite with our son, and the second time a single suite. Both were furnished very nicely, and we felt right at home. The hotel is in an old government building so the corridors were wide and the ceilings high—and... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear SkiLoverofCT Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on TripAdvisor subsequent to your recent stay in February. It is pleasing to read positive feedback about the hotel. It was great to know you enjoyed breakfast at Maddison’s, especially the fresh fruit and perfectly prepared eggs. The Hotel is situated in a beautiful building as you've correctly noted,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stayed here overnight on the way to Greymouth and the glacier. Huge room with a view across to the cathedral square. Kitchenette, dining table,sofa and a huge lounge area with tv, DVD player and iPod dock and speakers. Upstairs to a mezzanine bathroom and comfortable queen bed which really adds to the sense of space. Lovely, friendly service on check-in... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear TimmyFK, Thank you for taking the time to submit feedback on TripAdvisor. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your Suite during your recent stay at Heritage Christchurch. We do find that the large apartment style Suites with cooking facilities, huge lounge with TV, DVD and iPod dock and mezzanine bedrooms with comfortable bed and en suite with... More 

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