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The Classic Villa

5.0 of 5 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews 91 reviews
51 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

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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Omaha, NE
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Wow - truly elegant, my wife & i really enjoyed our stay here at the classic villa. Its location to the main hub of Christchurch was perfect. Also we truly loved the continental breakfast each morning. So fresh & enjoyable.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Classic Villa location is perfect being only a short walk to the CBD and even closer to the gardens and the River Avon. The rooms are very impressive and the breakfast is a perfect start to the day

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California Desert, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This B & B is the perfect spot to explore Christchurch. Rooms are pretty ordinary but very comfortable. Avril, the manager is extremely helpful and friendly. The continental breakfast offers a lot of choices. Plenty of public spaces to use too.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My husband and I stayed here the first two days of our trip to Christchurch. The building is nestled near the Botanical Gardens and Cathedral Square. While the downtown is still under serious construction from the 2011 earthquake, the Classic Villa has good access to several sights and restaurants. The staff is wonderful and has some great recommendations. Breakfast is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you want a home away from home, with a luxurious feel, and a bit of extra space to unwind in at the end of the day this is the place for you! The building is beautiful and a pleasure to be in. The room was cosy and comfortable, with an excellent hair dryer! The location is also brilliant. Its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a lovely, charming villa in a great location near the gardens, tram and museum. The hosts are warm and welcoming. Complete with a sumptuous breakfast. Thanks for a lovely start to our holiday.

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Myself and my partner stayed here for one night at the start of our South Island trip. We booked via Wotif and stayed in a 'Super Deluxe Room' which included breakfast. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly and the room was great. Its smack in the middle of everything located just near the botanic gardens. Although there is not... More 

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Address: 17 Worcester Blvd | Christchurch Arts Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Classic Villa 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Classic Villa Hotel Christchurch
The Classic Hotel
Classic Hotel Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#21 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#22 Business Hotel in Christchurch

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