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Gisborne, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it is an amazing example of a make over for a once due for demolition heritage building. the architect has taken full advantage of the high stud and build amazing mezzanine floors into the room. obviously as they are individually owned and serviced by the hotel some things could work better, heating etc, but these are quite possibly with the... More 

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Glenorchy, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We paid the same amount for this 'one bedroom suite' as we had done for a small double room in a hotel in Auckland, so it was well worth the money. Thank you Heritage Christchurch for a great stay. The well appointed room was spacious with lounge, dining area and a well equipped kitchen. The mezzanine had bedroom, bathroom and... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thought that this was going to be a better experience. The room was great, in fact we had an upgrade to a suite which was appreciated very much, but this is a very old fashioned hotel and it has that feel of grubbiness. I'm sure it's not actually grubby in fact it looked pretty clean on closer inspection, but... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in 2013, a couple of years after the earthquakes, when it was one of the only hotels left in central Christchurch. They were picking themselves up then - now they are almost fully back on track. The rooms are large and spacious, with full kitchens if you wish to stay in. The restaurant and bar are very... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Rick M, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. It is always great to have our regular guests return and I appreciate the feedback and comparisons. It certainly means a lot to know that you'll be back next time you're in Christchurch. Once again we thank you for your... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a week in Christchurch for my husbands 50th . but my son had school issues. So I checked out cancel my holiday. 2 of the hotel were fantastic and agreed to free cancelation. But The heritage Christchurch sent me an email refusing to help meaning we will lose $350 twice as much as the other 2 hotels were... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Diane W, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor. Please accept my apologies for the experience you have received and as I have stated in our correspondence, it was certainly not our staff members intention to upset you as he is a very personable member of the team and that is not in his... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great looking hotel albeit still waiting to be fully restored on outside, while there front door access was restored for use. Interesting restaurant and more interesting bar both of which I believe are independent of the hotel. Restaurant meal not largest and a little pricey as was the bar with it's "Hipster" staff but very friendly and service was great,... More 

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HCHCResidentMgr, Manager at Heritage Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Michael R Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the service received from the OGB Bar and it is truly a good experience. Please accept my apologies for the fire alarm, it is certainly not our intention to disrupt our guests... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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298 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This classic hotel in the middle of Christchurch has huge dimensions. Wide hallways, high ceilings and large rooms do just a little extra than you would expect to pay for a business style hotel. Our suite had an open loft bedroom and a kitchen. Excellent location. $15 velvet parking.

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

Dear GrantHay, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. It is pleasing to read positive feedback about the hotel. The stunning century-old palazzo style building is the work of noted architect Joseph Clarkson Maddison (1850-1923) and is considered to be of ‘monumental significance’ to the city’s architectural heritage. It is... More 

New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice room/apartment with two levels and a kitchenette. The gym was small but adequate. We used the parking valet which was not expensive ($15/day NZD). Other than it being a little difficult to get to (due in part by our unfamiliarity with the city), this is a very good place to stay.

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

Dear Chris C, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. It is pleasing to read positive feedback about the hotel and all the facilities that we offer. We do find that the apartment style Suites, with the bedroom in the mezzanine level, are very popular for its large and unusual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this hotel. I very much enjoyed the stay. Nice Bar very friendly and restaurant. You are right in the center of Christchurch. Walking distance to many attractions. The hotel staff was beyond compare. Thank for making my stay so enjoyable for the two months I stayed with you.

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

Dear Mark, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor after your recent stay. It is always pleasing to read such positive feedback about the hotel and our staff. We are looking forward to welcome you next year and make your stay as good or better than this one! We enjoyed having you here! Kindest regards... More 

sydney
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79 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is an amazing old building with wide corridors and huge ceilings. This is not an historic building gutted to a shell and renovated, but more an original structure re-purposed. Our 2 bed apartment was huge and very comfortable. There is a nice pool and gym in the basement. Valet parking is simple or there is an outdoor public carpark... More 

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

Dear SydneyFlash Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. It is pleasing to read positive feedback about the hotel and staff. The stunning century-old palazzo style building is the work of noted architect Joseph Clarkson Maddison (1850-1923) and is considered to be of ‘monumental significance’ to the city’s architectural heritage.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Christchurch is a long way from the Mediterranean - nevertheless, the opulence of an Italian High Renaissance Palazzo awaits you at the Heritage Christchurch. Designed by Joseph Clark Maddison and opened in 1913, the hotel is listed as a category one building on the Historic Places Trust Register, reflecting its status as a building of national significance. The hotel's grand design is fitting: after all, Christchurch is regarded as the Garden City, and is regarded internationally for its culture and refinement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heritage Christchurch

Address: 28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $163 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Heritage Christchurch 4.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Heritage Christchurch Hotel Christchurch
Christchurch Heritage Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
#6 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#7 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#12 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#18 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
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