Book your room at The Classic Villa
Business Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests
Deluxe Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests
Luxury Room, 2 Queen BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests
Luxury Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests
Luxury Suite, 1 Queen Bed with SofabedMax Occupancy: 4 guests
Historic downtown villa near museums and Arts Centre
A luxury stay in the heart of Christchurch awaits you at The Classic Villa. You'll be steps from Canterbury Museum and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Riccarton House. Highlights at this Victorian hotel include free breakfast, a full-service spa, and free self parking.
Private yards, satellite TV, and in-room childcare are featured in all 12 rooms. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like slippers and free toiletries. Additionally, espresso makers, free local calls, and safes are available.
This hotel has free WiFi in public areas, free wired Internet in public areas, and limo/town car service. Plus you'll find a computer station, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of a free casino shuttle.
Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 5-star Christchurch City Centre hotel include International Antarctic Centre and New Brighton Beach.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Classic Villa is a two-story heritage building with a modern extension at the rear and 12 guestrooms.
A lounge area offers sofas and armchairs, flatscreen TV with DVD player, and CD player/stereo. There is also a piano. An adjacent dining area features a communal table, food island, and microwave, where guests enjoy complimentary Continental breakfast. Complimentary fruit, fruit juice, tea/coffee, and soft drinks are available throughout the day. An outdoor courtyard area is complete with an open fire and barbecue, wrought-iron furnishings, and dining tables.
The Classic Villa offers complimentary wireless Internet access, and a computer terminal with high-speed and wireless Internet access. Faxing and photocopying is available through reception (surcharge).
Complimentary outdoor parking spaces are available for guest use. A casino shuttle is available for free.
The property is smoke-free, though guests may smoke on the patio.
- Total number of rooms - 12
- Number of floors - 2
- Babysitting or childcare
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Free breakfast
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Free casino shuttle
- Computer station
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Picnic area
- Free self parking
- Television in lobby
- Full-service spa
- Designated smoking areas
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Year Built 1897
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Free self parking
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Free local calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Espresso maker
Where to Eat
A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided each morning. A cooked breakfast may be ordered for NZ$18 (AU$15). Fresh fruit, tea/coffee, fruit juice, and soft drinks are also complimentary throughout the day.
The property does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.
Santorini Greek Restaurant
Cook ‘n' with Gas
Le Bon Bolli French Restaurant
Annie's Wine Bar
Hagley Park, which starts 200 metres from The Classic Villa, offers tennis and lawn bowling clubs, cycling, jogging, a children's playground, and a fitness course. Punting on the Avon River (300 metres) is an iconic Christchurch pastime. Note that cycling is an easy way to get around this flat city, with many designated cycle lanes, especially in the northwest of the city. There are several bicycle rental companies in town; bicycles cost about NZ$35 (AU$32) per day. Mountain biking is offered from the top of the Gondola (7 km). Other city activities include ice skating, sky diving, and windsurfing. Swimming is at Centennial Pool (1 km). There are numerous golf courses near the city, including the scenic Terrace Downs High Country Resort, where green fees are NZ$115 (AU$105), or the Clearwater Golf Club, where fees are NZ$125 (AU$115). Horse riding and mountain biking is available in the Port Hills. The three main beaches nearest Christchurch are Sumner Beach, New Brighton Beach, and Taylor's Mistake, all of which have good surfing. There are several ski fields within two hours of the city.
Guests may use the fitness centre at the YMCA, one block away, without paying membership fees. Single visits cost NZ$10 (AU$8). The centre also offers aerobics, yoga, and Pilates classes.
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Skydiving nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 15
Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Debit cards not accepted
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available