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The Classic Villa

5-starThis Bed & breakfast property is rated 5 stars.
17 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch Arts Center, Christchurch, 8013, New Zealand

Luxury lodge with bar/lounge, near Christchurch Botanic Gardens
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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  • This is a wonderful small hotel in a great location with helpful owners and great…Mar 4, 2020
  • Perfect location, very clean and comfortable rooms/facility, and superb service. Really…Feb 28, 2020

The Classic Villa

from $111
  • Corporate Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Super Deluxe Queen
  • Super Deluxe Twin
  • Super Deluxe Suite

What’s around The Classic Villa


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 8 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 9 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 10 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 11 min walk
  • Canterbury Museum - 2 min walk
  • The Arts Centre - 2 min walk
  • Christchurch Art Gallery - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) - 21 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 13 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 23 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free casino shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 cabins
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.
Guests are required to contact the property in advance with an estimated arrival time and to receive special check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas



  • Airport shuttle *


  • Free self parking on site (limited)


  • Free casino shuttle

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English, Polish.

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1897
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Polish

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 65-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Classic Villa’s small print

Also known as

  • Classic Villa
  • Classic Villa Christchurch
  • The Classic Villa Lodge
  • The Classic Villa Christchurch
  • The Classic Villa Lodge Christchurch
  • The Classic Villa Ascend Hotel Collection
  • The Classic Villa an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
  • Classic Villa Hotel
  • Classic Villa Hotel Christchurch
  • Villa Classic
  • Classic Hotel Christchurch
  • The Classic Villa Hotel Christchurch
  • Classic Villa B&B Christchurch
  • Classic Villa B&B


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Classic Villa

  • Does The Classic Villa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Classic Villa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Classic Villa?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Classic Villa?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at The Classic Villa?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Classic Villa?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 7:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Classic Villa?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Duo (3-min walk), Dux de Lux (3-min walk), and Curator's House (4-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Classic Villa?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 85 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Uniquely Comfortable
My stay was excellent. Very locational, clean, quiet, comfortable and unique.
Richard, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceptional stay! Beautiful accommodations, owners were great, and the breakfast was amazing!
Paul, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Must stay
Great hosts, great location, beautiful home
us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Unique Hotel in Great Location
The Villa was everything we’d hoped for. A unique hotel in a great location. We walked to everything. Host and other staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was a buffet of wonderful offerings. If you crave quiet at night, request a room at the back. This is a quiet neighborhood, but the front might have some street noise. We can’t confirm that because our room was in the back.
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Comfortable lodging with pleasant and friendly hosts. Wonderful breakfast and great location in City Center. Furnishings slightly dated, but very serviceable.
us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Treat you like family
Amazing! The owners Patrick and Jan were so sweet and we love Anna, they take care of you like you are family. We want to go back!
us1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Small B&B. Excellent food and great breakfast table to share stories with other guests. The room was comfortable, old school with everything you need. Area is fun to walk around and get a sense of the city.
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quiet excellence
A friendly welcome and a really nice room with excellent amenities. Enjoyed the heated bathroom floor. We appreciated the free car parking right in the middle of Worcester Street. Great breakfast before we left. Faultless.
R J, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great little boutique hotel
This boutique hotel was ideally located, almost opposite the Information centre,and only a five minute walk into the centre of town. The city tour tram stop is right outside too. The building has been adapted for use as a small hotel, and has the huge central kitchen area providing all facilities such as access to a fridge, with complimentary cold drinks provided.A selection of hot drinks and fruit is also available at anytime. A superb breakfast feast is available each day.
Michael, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel in Christchurch
One of the best places we stayed during our New Zealand trip. Host was very helpful and friendly, lovely house, with great rooms and the best breakfast we had. Location is also very good.
Fernando, ie1 night trip

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