Grand Chancellor Hotel - Christchurch

161 Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8011  show map
 4 stars
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Grand Chancellor Hotel - Christchurch

Internet

Internet access

Parking

NZD 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Mini-fridge

Overview

The comfortable Grand Chancellor Hotel offers quiet guest rooms close to Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch Gondola and Riccarton House & Bush. Founded in 1995, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2007.

Guests will enjoy the good location in the center of Christchurch. The venue is set within 1 km from Christchurch city center.

Within walking distance of Christchurch CBD district with restaurants, golf courses and pubs.

Grand Chancellor Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Christchurch International airport.

Rooms

Grand Chancellor Hotel provides 176 guestrooms appointed with central heating, satellite television, an iron with ironing board, a minibar and coffee/tea makers for a pleasant stay in Christchurch. Some rooms come with a sweeping view of Alps and the Pacific Ocean. The rooms have sophisticated decor.

Eat & Drink

Guests are invited to the Exchange bar to unwind with a drink. Offering Thai and Asian meals, Ann's Thai Restaurant & Bar is situated 150 meters of the property.

Services

Business facilities include secretarial services, a business center and a conference room to suit the needs of business travelers.

Relax

Guests can keep fit with a gym and a fitness center offered on the premises.

Internet

Modem internet access is available in the hotel rooms at NZD 9.95 per hour.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at NZD 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   26.  Number of rooms:   176.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Internet access
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

161 Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8011

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City Center
  • Christchurch
    300 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Mela Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    140 m
  • The China Kitchen (cuisine: Chinese)
    130 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    26
  • Number of rooms:
    176

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Popular areas

  • City Center200 m
  • SOL Square200 m
  • Cathedral Square200 m

Places of interest

  • Avonmore Tertiary Institute100 m
  • Portlink Industrial Park200 m
  • Southern Institute of Technology200 m
  • LWR Industries Limited200 m
  • Kathmandu Ltd200 m
  • AgResearch200 m
  • Waterloo Business Park Christchurch200 m
  • Canterbury District Health Board200 m
  • ASURE New Zealand Limited200 m
  • Foodstuffs - South Island200 m
  • Izone Business Park200 m
  • AMI Insurance Ltd200 m
  • Ryman Healthcare Limited200 m
  • House of Travel Group200 m
  • Anzco Foods Limited200 m
  • Anzco Foods Limited / Canterbury Meat Packers Ltd200 m
  • Holcim New Zealand Ltd200 m
  • Foodstuffs Limited200 m
  • Christchurch Cathedral200 m
  • Photoetch Industries Ltd200 m
  • Cavendish Business Park200 m
  • Gough Gough and Hamer Ltd200 m
  • New Zealand Brain Research Institute200 m
  • High Court Christchurch200 m
  • Fulton Hogan Headquarters200 m

Shopping areas

  • Cashel Street Shopping Area200 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • The Chalice200 m

Local attractions

  • Orana Wildlife Park1.8 km
    Papanui, Christchurch
  • Earth and Sky2.5 km
    PO Box 112, Lake Tekapo
  • Riccarton House & Bush3.2 km
    16 Kahu Rd, Fendalton, Christchurch
  • Hagley Park1.8 km
    Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch
  • Mona Vale2.9 km
    63 Fendalton Rd, Christchurch

Near the hotel

  • Avon River240 m
    ChristchurchNew Zealand
  • Bridge of Remembrance260 m
    Cashel Street, Christchurch
  • Canterbury Provincial Buildings640 m
    Corner Durham and Armagh Streets, Christchurch
  • Christchurch Art Gallery 710 m
    Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch
  • Cashel Street260 m
    Cashel Street, Christchurch
  • Southern Encounter360 m
    33 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
  • The Arts Centre650 m
    Worcester Blvd, Christchurch

Restaurants nearby

  • Mela Indian Restaurant140 m

    Address: Christchurch High street

    71% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • The Mexican Cafe140 m

    Address: 110 Lichfield Street
    Phone: (03) 377 5515

    58% likes this, based on 52 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Pagoda Court Licenced Restaurant180 m

    Address: 677 Colombo St
    Phone: 366-3931

    Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

  • The China Kitchen130 m

    Address: 17B Main North Road
    Phone: 03-365 1088

    67% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Christchurch Tramway Restaurant170 m

    Address: 7 Tramway Lane
    Phone: 366-7511

    66% likes this, based on 23 reviews
    Cuisine: Continental

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    26
  • Number of rooms:
    176

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Grand Chancellor Reviews

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Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
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Based on 25 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Was perfectly acceptable, comfortable and clean

    One little annoyance, we asked about car parking in the building next door and was told it would be $18.00 (or thereabouts), but when we paid for our park it was $23.00 (or thereabouts), when we said we were staying at your hotel, they said we needed to have a hotel pass (or similar) to get the discount. You hotel reception should have advised us of this.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Location and good service.

    The internet charges are excessive and in this day and age should be provided as part of the hotel package and not another revenue stream for the hotel.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Great location. The concierge were very helpful and the beds the most comfortable I have slept in a hotel. Great buffet breakfast.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Nice big clean room. Helpful staff.

    Coach parties filling the breakfast room

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Handy to city center, good staff, good food, good service

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The staff, and atmosphere.

    The food sadly was tastless, and the service was poor.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It totally met our requirements even though it was only a short stay until we had to leave for the airport-the staff were very professional and helpful.After having travelled all day, we had a late dinner in our room and the food was delicious.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Change of sheets when requested by friendly staff who did not hesitate. Room for 3 children.

    Genital hair on sheets when we arrived. Hotel a little bit dated now, but only to be expected for the price.

  • Single
    6.6

    I actually only used it to sleep in because I was too busy with work during the day.

    It was quite noisy to my liking. I can attribute that to the IPC event and the participants. However, it was still a bit over my level of tolerance considering it is an expensive hotel.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Location and helpful front desk staff

    It was very overpriced for what is essentially a boring modern building, one night was $100 more than the other, we were told this was because of availability. We came back into our room for a nap about 2pm and the room was not done so asked them not to bother. Most hotels in Europe have free WiFi, this was very expensive and unavailable in your room at the Hotel Grand Chancellor

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    This hotel looked remarkably good despite the fact that it had obviously sustained some damage in the recent earthquakes. Comfortable and spacious room.

    Breakfast was below standard for a hotel of this quality. Cooked food swimming in oil and the tea served from a flask was cold & stewed. I asked for fresh tea and they did bring an individual pot. Shame they dont do this as standard. The concierge watched me struggle through the swing door with several large bags and had to be asked to help!!

  • Couple
    9.2

    It had a nice atmosphere and the room was very relaxing.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Chancellor Hotel - Christchurch Christchurch location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

161 Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8011

Get directions
City Center
  • Christchurch
    300 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Mela Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    140 m
  • The China Kitchen (cuisine: Chinese)
    130 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    26
  • Number of rooms:
    176

Hotel Awards

New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedChristchurchGrand Chancellor

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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