Tel No: +64 3 377 7905
Total Guests: 27
Rate (NZ$): $269-$569
Rate Sheet A: 2019-20
Rate Sheet B: 2020-21
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Access: 11 kilometres or 20 minutes drive from Christchurch International Airport and adjacent to Christchurch Arts Centre
The Classic Villa is housed in a heritage building erected in 1899 and carries a New Zealand Historic Places Trust Classification. This beautifully appointed Italian-style villa is located on a quiet one-way boulevard, directly opposite the Christchurch Arts Centre.
Offering 12 guest rooms, this luxury boutique hotel accommodates up to 24 guests. Polished timber floors, ornate plaster ceiling roses, luxury bedding and mirrored wardrobes capture the intimacy of yesteryear. Flat-screen televisions, Sky TV and complimentary WiFi. Ensuite bathrooms feature walk-in massage showers, underfloor heating, and complimentary toiletries.
A private meeting room is available for small meetings for up to 8 persons.
Christchurch City is developing into a great place to visit, with exciting new bars, cafes and restaurants opening throughout the city. The Classic Villas is within walking distance of main attractions in the city.
Take a punt down the Avon River, stroll through the Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park; play a round of golf at Hagley Park.
A day trip north to Waipara Wine Country to taste award-winning wines and dine al-fresco at some stunning wineries. Head east to Banks Peninsular and on to the pretty French-inspired seaside village of Akaroa – just a 90-minute drive from Christchurch city.
Relax and mingle at the end of your day with a glass of wine in the comfortable lounge or in the outdoor garden with its open fire. Perhaps a nightcap of Port or Brandy, and wake to a sumptuous Mediterranean breakfast.
Your hosts, Peter Morrison and Jan Clarke, have been in the Hospitality Industry all their working lives. They have owned and managed award-winning Hotels, Bars and Restaurant and they know what it is to offer a truly unique boutique experience. Jan is also a Personal Style Consultant and enjoys helping guests with fashion shopping and makeovers. Peter and Jan have furnished this boutique hotel to the highest standards while ensuring it still feels like home away from home.
Recent Trip Advisor comments:
Great Location – Absolutely lovely. Hosts are extremely friendly and helpful. Great suggestions for local restaurants including Fiddlesticks. Rooms were comfortable and stylish. Christchurch is such an interesting place to explore and the Classic Villa is in the heart of it all. Breakfast was delicious. Hosts were brilliant! Would highly recommend!
A beautifully restored and maintained historic house, extremely centrally located with classic rooms and all amenities one needs. Walking distance anywhere in town. Extremely friendly host and excellent breakfast spread. Free parking.