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Distinction Christchurch Hotel

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Superior Family Suite | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Property amenity
Classic Junior Suite | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers

Overview of Distinction Christchurch Hotel

Distinction Christchurch Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Christchurch City Centre with restaurant and bar/lounge
9.2 out of 10 Superb
9.2/10 Superb

461 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Bar
The price is $123
Price available on 6/17/2023
14 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, 8011
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front-desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Conference space
  • Concierge services
For families
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Minibar

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Cathedral Square - 1 min drive
  • Hagley Park - 2 min drive
  • Christchurch Casino - 2 min drive
  • New Brighton Beach - 19 min drive
  • Sumner Beach - 20 min drive
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 22 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 12 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 21 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive


  • Burger King - 2 min walk
  • Mumbaiwala Indian Street Kitchen - 2 min walk
  • O.G.B - 1 min walk
  • Burgerfuel Hereford Street - 2 min walk
  • Sakimoto Japanese Bistro - 2 min walk

About this property

Distinction Christchurch Hotel

Distinction Christchurch Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Christchurch. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after visiting the fitness center for a workout, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Fellow travelers love the comfortable beds and breakfast.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 179 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite valet parking (NZD 30.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fitness center


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 55-inch Smart TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Awards and affiliations

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

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 36–36 for adults, and NZD 18–18 for children
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.85 percent


  • Valet parking costs NZD 30.00 per day
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Distinction Hotel
Distinction Christchurch
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Frequently asked questions

Does Distinction Christchurch Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Distinction Christchurch Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
As of Jun 5, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Distinction Christchurch Hotel on Jun 17, 2023 start from $123, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
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.
Are pets allowed at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
Yes. Valet parking costs NZD 30.00 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (10-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Distinction Christchurch Hotel and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
Are there restaurants at or near Distinction Christchurch Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around Distinction Christchurch Hotel like?
Distinction Christchurch Hotel is in Christchurch City Centre, a short 1-minute walk from Cathedral Square and 3 minutes' walk from Isaac Theatre Royal. Travelers say the local area is good for shopping and very central.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very Good

Everything was good except the coffee packs in room are expired.
1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Marco, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

PRAVIN M, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good, clean and Convenient
Good hotel, walking distance of the city and convenient for a taxi to the airport.
Chris, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Erin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location, large rooms & excellent food
Excellent location, spacious rooms, friendly service and room service meals of a very high standard
Peter, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

24/7 reception Reception and restaurant staff were lovely
Tennille, 2-night business trip
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8/10 Very Good

We really liked it. Had a room at the top floor. Only “not so good” thing was the limited view caused by dirt on the windows - probably from the work at the Cathedral.
Adam, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

BARBARA, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

amanda, 2-night trip
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