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Heritage Christchurch

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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.
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
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Kitchenette
Microwave
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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This hotel was so unexpectedly wonderful. What an interesting idea to convert an old building into a hotel! It made the details incredible - walking through the lobby and looking in on the barbershop. Getting to our rooms and being surprised that there was an upstairs and a
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Response from HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Phreddiva, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Hotels.com subsequent to your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our split-level Suites, and appreciated the beauty of the Old Government Building that houses Heritage Christchurch! Again I would like to thank you for taking the time to place your feedback and look forward to welcome you back shall you visit our beautiful city in the future. Kind Regards, Astrid Hay
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We stayed at the Heritage for 2 nights recently. The building is gorgeous but the fittings in our room were knocked about and unclean at best. The kitchen drawers etc were dirty and the pots had somebodies recent meal still on it. When we arrived I was disappointed to see a
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Response from HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch
Responded 3 days ago
Dear 1965beetle, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. It is wonderful to know that you found the Old Government Building that houses Heritage Christchurch beautiful. We do sincerely apologize for the level of cleanliness in your Suite falling well below our own high standards, and we will make sure to follow up on this as providing clean and comfortable environment for our guests is of utmost importance to us! Again I would like to thank you for taking the time to place your feedback and look forward to welcome you back shall you visit our beautiful city in the future. Kind Regards, Astrid Hay
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Heritage is a beautiful former government building that was saved and converted into a hotel. We had a great suite on two levels, with two bedrooms and bath up and a living room and extra bath with washer/dryer down. The location is very convenient. There is a buzz in the bar
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Response from HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Ted G, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our split-level Suites, and found our staff helpful and cordial. We are also very happy to hear that you found our central location very convenient! Again I would like to thank you for taking the time to place your feedback and look forward to welcome you back shall you visit our beautiful city in the future. Kind Regards, Astrid Hay
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I loved this hotel. I didn’t know what to expect because some old hotels are more shabby than shabby chic. Check in was quick and friendly. There is a grand staircase to access all floors and also an elevator. The room was shocking large and well appointed, with an open plan
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Response from HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear magnoliamomzy, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Old Government Building that houses Heritage Christchurch, and that you found our staff very helpful, and our split-level Suites large and the beds comfortable! We are delighted you loved our central location as well! We are looking forward to providing you with the aromatherapy pillow during your next stay! Again I would like to thank you for taking the time to place your feedback and look forward to welcome you back shall you visit our beautiful city in the future. Kind Regards, Astrid Hay
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The staff of this hotel are the very best. There is nothing they wont do to help you enjoy your stay. The rooms are excellently appointed and comfortable. the only downside as has been mentioned in other posts is the early morning noise on occasion from the nightclub which
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Response from HCHCResidentMgr, General Manager at Heritage Christchurch
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear 82MarkT, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on Trip Advisor subsequent to your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our split-level Suites, and found beds comfortable, and rooms excellently appointed! The OGB Bar is owned by a separate proprietor and unfortunately we can not control the noise due to that - we will make sure to pass on your feedback to him, and do apologize for the noise affecting your early morning rest! Again I would like to thank you for taking the time to place your feedback and look forward to welcome you back shall you visit our beautiful city in the future. Kind Regards, Astrid Hay
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Christchurch is okay but not a place to spend more than a few days. I agree with Darth check out Queenstown or Wanaka or even vineyard region on north island
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The hotel has undercover parking, so very convenient. Cheers Neil
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We used valet parking, easy and no problems.
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You can contact the hotel directly for answers to your reservation enquiry as I just stayed there
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Hi MaryM, Yes I can confirm we have a sauna onsite and it will be working on 4 and 5 December 2016. if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind Regards Astrid Hay Resident Manager
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"As far from the front of the building as possible."
"Suite on Tramway Lane side of hotel was quiet"
"The suites are essentially apartments with two floors, full dining rooms, a full kitchen, LR, two bedrooms, two baths, and laundry."
"There are huge rooms with two bedrooms for group travellers."
"2 couples sharing a 2 bedroom suite was a great price saver for a luxury hotel"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 170 - US$ 322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
heritage christchurch hotel christchurchchristchurch heritage hotel
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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