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Orari Bed & Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   42 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Ranked #24 of 110 Christchurch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had short stay in the apartment only 12 hours, we happy about the decoration of house with great breakfast and free wine tasting , cozy room with standard facilities, nice attached shower room, just little lack of space for our luggage. Wifi good, friendly and helpful staff, we appreciated the small lift for luggage send to second floor. Location... More

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Essex
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201 reviews 201 reviews
49 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location close to the centre of what remains of Christchurch but car parking is in a very small and very tight car park. Our twin Queen (Room 10) has a sloping roof so you have to mind your head. One of the windows did not shut properly making the room noisy from the traffic. This was reported on leaving.... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I'm not a city person but if I were staying in CC again and wanted to visit the city highlights like Riccarton Bush, Hagley Park, Canterbury Museum, shopping.. then I would treat myself and stay here. The staff were quite friendly, the rooms (ensuite) simply amazing with lots of space and looking out into the garden. Breakfast consisted of lots... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I heard about Orari on Trip Advisor when researching for the trip - I like small (aka "boutique") guesthouse style accommodation with breakfast included, and I was attracted by a Trip Advisor comment that Orari is more a small hotel than a "true B&B". That was music to my ears - I don't like the feeling of actually staying in... More

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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Orari is a beautifully restored heritage building with a lovely garden, within easy walking distance to the museum, which doubles as a pickup point for buses to Akaroa and the excellent Christchurch Rebuild red bus tour. Superbly well-run by helpful and good-natured staff. Breakfast attracts a cross-section of guests from different parts of the globe, with experiences to share over... More

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Aberystwyth
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed here for three nights and had lots of time to explore Christchurch as it can be easily reached on foot.There are good restaurants nearby as well as the botanic gardens and excellent museum. A great welcome, lovely breakfast and a complimentary glass of wine in the evening in the sitting room to meet up with fellow guests and... More

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Healdsburg, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Hotel is in a very good location. We could walk to all the things we wanted to do, as well as restaurants in the evening. We left our car parked in their spaces and didn't use it until we left. Our room was nice size with an ensuite shower. Breakfast had both cold items and eggs to order with bacon... More

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bedford
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Whilst this establishment is comfortable it is not really a bed and breakfast more of a small hotel. It is impersonal run by staff. The room we had was a good size had all we needed. You need to carry your own bags and the car parking is restricted. The breakfast is adequate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This was our third trip in New Zealand. This time, we stayed at Orari 4 nights out of total 9 nights. We could recommend my friends, therefore, that if they plan to visit Christchurch, stay at Orari: because of warm hospitality, good location, delicious breakfast, etc. Take advantage to stay at a best location: only one block to Botanic Garden,... More

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Kerrville, Texas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This lovely old house has been beautifully restored. My only regret is that we did not have more time there. The hostess was charming and so very helpful. We were tired after a long day on the train, and were faced with a very early departure for another train. Julie pointed us to a good restaurant only a block away,... More

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Address: 42 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Orari Bed & Breakfast 4*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Orari Bed and Breakfast is a heritage home located in the city center opposite the art gallery. Offering 10 bedrooms, Orari B&B makes an ideal place to see all of Christchurch's attractions. ... more   less 
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