New Zealand’s Top Hotels For Unforgettable Staycations

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Forget the stale hotel stereotypes; New Zealand's staycation scene is flourishing with bold character and unrivalled charm.

The Mayfair

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Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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For the discerning modern traveller, The Mayfair is a rare and precious find in the typically heritage-focused city of Christchurch.

The Observatory Hotel

A Modern Gothic lounge design.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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The Observatory Hotel is a beautiful central location in Christchurch, allowing you to leave the car for your stay and explore the city on foot.

Tussock Hill Vineyard

Interior of Tussock Hill restaurant with customers dining against the panoramic windows that look out over the Christchurch Port Hills.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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The long and winding road up to Tussock Hill Vineyard & Cellar Door is as inconspicuous as it is rewarding.

Eliza's Manor

Inside the lounge and dinning room at Eliza's Manor, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Eliza's Manor is a luxury lodge hidden in the heart of Christchurch. Providing outstanding accommodation and dining from the restaurateurs behind Miro.

Georges Road Wines

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Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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If you like great wine, stunning scenery and a quick escape from the city head to Georges Road Wines in Waipara.

The Tack Rooms

Inside the Tack Rooms.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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The Tack Rooms by Hotel Montreal is one of Christchurch's most innovative and unique accommodation options that doubles as an equally spectacular event space.

French Bay House

Bedroom at French Bay House in Akarao, Canterbury.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury Akaroa
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A sprawling, idyllic guest house steeped in local history and offering genuine hospitality in the picturesque Akaroa.

Ōtoromiro Hotel

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Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Perched at its grand position on a hillside at the end of Te Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour, the historical Ōtoromiro Hotel offers hard-to-beat views, friendly service and...

Memorable Christchurch Accommodation Worth Travelling for

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Looking for that one-of-a-kind Christchurch accommodation that will make your trip to Ōtautahi truly unforgettable? From fancy five-star hotel experiences to secluded cabins in the heart of wine country, whatever your needs and whatever your budget, our Christchurch accommodation guide has you covered.

Black Estate

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Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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A winery, tasting room and restaurant, Black Estate is famous not only for its organic and biodynamic wines but its refreshing approach to food.