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Popular hotels in Canterbury

Discover well-known properties in Canterbury that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 3,514 hotels in Canterbury and price data was last updated on 20 June 2024. The average price for a hotel in Canterbury is C$ 215/night.
These hotels are among the most popular places to stay for users visiting Canterbury. Try adjusting the dates or room and guest combinations if you're not seeing the options you're looking for.
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165 Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Located in Christchurch, BreakFree on Cashel offers stylish, 3-star accommodation close to Excelsior Hotel. It is close to Chief Post Office, shops and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
7.7
Good
3494 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
C$ 93
550 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Situated in Christchurch, Sudima Hotel provides direct access to Christchurch International Airport and features a free shuttle service. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.6
Excellent
4052 reviews
Location
8.6 km from city centre
C$ 150
166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Situated in Christchurch, Fable Christchurch provides modern 4-star accommodation, as well as a sauna and free Wi-Fi. It is moments from Chief Post Office, restaurants and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
2507 reviews
Location
0.6 km from city centre
C$ 134
264 - 266 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Ramada Suites by Wyndham Christchurch City is a comfortable base while in Christchurch and is close to everything the area has to offer. Just a short stroll from Excelsior Hotel, it provides comfortable apartments equipped with a refrigerator.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.5
Excellent
1644 reviews
Location
0.8 km from city centre
C$ 144
115 Worcester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Recently refurbished, Hotel 115 Christchurch provides chic 4-star accommodation in Christchurch. It is close to the Citizens' War Memorial, shops and nightlife options.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
8.3
Excellent
943 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 111
30 Durey Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
The hotel provides 4-star accommodation in Christchurch, just moments from Christchurch International Airport. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.
8.9
Excellent
5350 reviews
Location
8.8 km from city centre
C$ 187
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
Peppers Bluewater Resort is located on South Island and offers 4-star facilities as well as ski passes. It presents views of Lake Tekapo, and overlooks the lake.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.9
Good
3296 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
C$ 181
189 Deans Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
This unique 4-star hotel provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Christchurch. It also features an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and a free shuttle service.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
1508 reviews
Location
1.9 km from city centre
C$ 128
764 Colombo Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Situated amongst well-known tourist hot spots, shops and dining options, Crowne Plaza Christchurch is ideal for guests wishing to discover Christchurch and its surroundings. It also offers a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
8.5
Excellent
1434 reviews
Location
0.6 km from city centre
C$ 155
1 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Located in Christchurch, Parkview On Hagley is within a 15-minute drive of Christchurch International Airport and provides outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. The numerous facilities this luxury hotel has to offer include valet parking, a beauty centre and meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.1
Excellent
2445 reviews
Location
1.8 km from city centre
C$ 99

Tips for booking hotels in Canterbury

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Canterbury. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 20 June 2024.
Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Canterbury:C$ 215/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 37/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Sunday
C$ 84 - C$ 633
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 125 - C$ 248
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Canterbury hotels

Browse through properties in Canterbury that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 3,514 properties in Canterbury and data was last updated on 20 June 2024.
Some of the best Canterbury hotel options as decided by our users. Take a look at user reviews to learn why these properties were rated the best.
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56 Roydvale Avenue, Burnside, Christchurch, New Zealand
6.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 162
Avg. per night
456 Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
4.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 121
Avg. per night
107 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.2 km from city centre
C$ 118
Avg. per night
45 Roydvale Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
7.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 112
Avg. per night
87 Kilmore Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 153
Avg. per night
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
7.4 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 181
Avg. per night
51 Main Street, Methven, New Zealand
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 86
Avg. per night
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 225
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Canterbury, New Zealand

Discover affordable stays in Canterbury that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Canterbury can be found for as low as C$ 32 per night. There is currently one property in Canterbury that can be booked for this price. Urbanz is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Canterbury. Price data was last updated on 20 June 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hotels available in Canterbury for the selected dates. Consider alternative dates if you're able to compare prices.
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273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 32
Avg. per night
5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
8.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
C$ 34
Avg. per night
4 Kitchener Drive, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 37
Avg. per night
2 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
1.1 km from city centre
Parking
C$ 38
Avg. per night
36 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 41
Avg. per night
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 47
Avg. per night
5 Motuariki Lane, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
0.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 48
Avg. per night
53 Bealey Avenue, Central City, Christchurch, New Zealand
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 85
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Canterbury

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Canterbury to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Canterbury at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 20 June 2024.
Hotels located in the Canterbury area sorted by price and hotel class. For added insight, we've also noted the most popular and best value hotels within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
4 Kitchener Drive, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand
C$ 37
Bowen Drive, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand
C$ 248
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
C$ 32
3 stars
3 stars
165 Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
C$ 93
5 Motuariki Lane, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
C$ 48
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
C$ 47
4 stars
4 stars +
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
C$ 225
87 Kilmore Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
C$ 153
17 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch, New Zealand
C$ 130

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Other accommodations in Canterbury

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Canterbury. There are 3,514 hotels in Canterbury and price data was last updated on 20 June 2024. The average price for a stay in Canterbury is C$ 215/night.
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5 Motuariki Lane, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
0.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 48
Avg. per night
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 32
Avg. per night
4 Kitchener Drive, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
C$ 37
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Canterbury

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About Canterbury

Sprawling between the Conway and Waitaki rivers, Canterbury is a large province on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. It has been inhabited by Māori people since at least the 10th century before the arrival of Europeans in the early 19th century. Canterbury encompasses snow-capped mountain peaks, sparkling lakes and grassy plains, as well as the English-inspired city of Christchurch.

Things to do in Canterbury

Engaging cultural museums, relaxing thermal springs and legendary mountain trails - Canterbury is a region not to miss.

Get cultured in Christchurch. Recently rebuilt following a series of devastating earthquakes, Christchurch is a vibrant cultural hub on Canterbury’s east coast. Learn about the region’s links to Antarctic expeditions at the Canterbury Museum, sightsee on the hop-on-hop-off Christchurch Tram and stroll through the picturesque Christchurch Botanic Gardens. One of the most popular ways to discover the city is while punting along the Avon River.

Explore Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Home to some of New Zealand’s highest mountains, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park was where Sir Edmund Hillary trained before scaling Mount Everest. Stretch your legs on the alpine trails that wind between its tarns and native bushland or embark on a helicopter ride to see the 27-kilometre-long Tasman Glacier. Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is also renowned for its stargazing and forms part of New Zealand’s only International Dark Sky Reserve.

Relax in the thermal pools of Hanmer Springs. Set within stunning alpine scenery, Hanmer Springs is a popular resort village that provides a hub for hiking, mountain biking and jet boating. At the end of the day, you can relax in the mineral waters of the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa or let the kids loose on the family-friendly slides and lazy river.

Getting around Canterbury

Christchurch International Airport is the main aviation gateway to Canterbury and has flights to destinations across Oceania, Asia and the Middle East. Trains connect along the TranzAlpine railway to Christchurch Station while buses travel to major towns throughout the region. Renting a car is the most convenient way of getting around Canterbury.

Facts about staying in Canterbury

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Canterbury to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 20 June 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in Canterbury?

    Canterbury has plenty to offer. Consider staying in some of its favored locations, like Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, and Aoraki / Mount Cook.

  • What are the best hotels in Canterbury?

    Sudima Christchurch City, rated with a score of 9.0 from 1,624 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Canterbury. Other top stays include Sudima Christchurch Airport, with an average rating of 8.6 from 4,052 reviewers, and Lylo Christchurch, with a score of 8.0 from 5,852 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Tekapo Springs?

    Peppers Bluewater Resort is a popular hotel near Tekapo Springs that is highly recommended, with a score of 7.9 across 3,296 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Canterbury near Kaikoura Beach?

    Dusky Lodge is the hotel close to Kaikoura Beach that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 1,009 reviews rating it at 7.7/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near St George's Hospital?

    If you’re visiting St George's Hospital then the nearby Chateau on the Park - Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (1,508 reviews scoring it at an average 8.4/10).

  • When is the best time to stay in Canterbury?

    For a budget-friendly visit to Canterbury, consider planning your stay in the month of December, when prices are at their most affordable. On average, the cost per night for accommodations in Canterbury during December is C$ 37/night. If you're looking to save, avoid booking during February in Canterbury, as prices peak around C$ 215/night.

  • What is the most popular city in Canterbury to stay in?

    The majority of our users searched for a place to stay in Christchurch, making it the most popular city in Canterbury. The second most popular city in Canterbury is Lake Tekapo, followed by Aoraki / Mount Cook.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in Canterbury?

    In Canterbury, the most sought-after hotel chains are BreakFree Hotels, Resorts & Apartments, Rendezvous Hotels, and Ramada Intl Hotels & Resorts, making them the top three choices based on our data.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Canterbury?

    There’s so much to see and do in Canterbury, but we’ve found that the most popular landmarks are Tekapo Springs, Kaikoura Beach, and St George's Hospital. You’ll want to stay in Lake Tekapo to visit Tekapo Springs, Kaikoura to visit Kaikoura Beach, and Christchurch to visit St George's Hospital.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Canterbury?

    In Canterbury, the average nightly cost of a hotel is C$ 179, providing a reasonable accommodation option for budget-conscious travellers. The average price to stay in Canterbury for a week is C$ 1,254.

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