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The Classic Villa

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17 Worcester Blvd | Christchurch Arts Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I noticed this cute little hotel when I was walking through the more touristy streets of Christchurch after having returned from walking at Lake Nelson. I peeled off from my companions and snubbed my nose against the glass window at the entrance, looking into the dining room. "Nice, very nice" I thought. "I'll go there when I return in a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A planned trip to the west coast was interrupted by heavy snowfalls and necessitated a change in where our group stayed. A quick conversation with the host of The Classic Villa allowed our group to spend a wonderful night the in the luxury and friendliness of this wonderful hotel. A perfect start to a fantastic weekend.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Location to explore Christchurch. Mine Host Peter made you very welcome and all staff were very obliging. The room are beautifully presented and the charm of the property made you feel at home. Our stay was only 3days wish it was longer. Thanks Peter for your hospitality.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Location was perfect for me as I fancy the Botanic Garden and Hagley Park which is only a few steps away and for the time being it is pretty difficult to find nice places in central Christchurch and this is one of them. My travel agency had booked for me a single room which unfortunately turned out to be really... More 

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We only stayed one night, but the accommodations were perfect. In fact, we were upgraded to a larger room. The staff and host were very helpful. Christchurch has gone through quite a bit since the 2011 earthquake and we were very pleased with the location of the B&B. It is walking distance to the botanical gardens and also just down... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Welcoming hosts, even though we arrived far too early! A great base from which to explore Christchurch, very close to parks, shopping and food. Lovely, full featured breakfast. Amazingly fluffy and comfortable beds.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed for two nights at the Classic Villa. We really enjoyed our stay. We were in the older part of the villa which was very comfortable. The breakfast is continental style around a large shared table. There are no tea or coffee facilities in the rooms but you do get a full run of the well stocked kitchen. Complimentary... More 

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Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

There are many very positive things about this small hotel. The woman who manages it is superb. She is lovely, very hospitable and extremely helpful. The location is as good as you can get in all of Christchurch. The bedroom was very small as was the bathroom. The prices are not inexpensive and I would have hoped for a larger... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stayed at the Classic Villa for three nights. The villa is charming and offers a continental breakfast in the morning. Rooms are spacious and include all the amenities. Peter is a welcoming host. We loved the location as it was an easy walk to the Botanical Garden, the museum and to restaurants.

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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a very disappointing first nights stay at The Classic Villa. We were in room 11, which is upstairs in the new section. On appearance, it was an average room; a steep stairway, a dull, plain hallway and a mediocre room. Something you would find in a cheap hotel, not a "Classic Villa". It was a hot summer day... More 

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