The much eagerly awaited Crowne Plaza Christchurch is now all set to showcase the great ambience in and around with wonderful features. Located in Central Christchurch just minutes from CBD dining, shopping and entertainment, Crowne Plaza Christchurch offers modern accommodation and dining options for the business or leisure traveller.
Featuring 204 spacious and modern rooms, a new café, bar and restaurant and four modern and versatile event and conferencing spaces it adds more of glamour and charm to the viewer.
Within two minutes’ walk from the hotel you can be exploring the many cafés and boutiques of New Regent Street, strolling through Cathedral Square, taking in the latest Arts Centre exhibition, shopping in the new city centre or visiting the Christchurch Casino.
Hotel Room Features
The hotel rooms, including eight suites, enjoy unique views to the city, coast, hills and Southern Alps, with features in each room designed to make the most of the scenery.
A comfy window seat with cushions invites guests to sit back and relax with a book and a freshly-brewed T2 tea, while thanks to a glass panel between the bathroom and bedroom in some rooms, guests can even soak up the view from the shower.
Guests are guaranteed a peaceful night’s sleep with new beds in comfortable ‘zen-like’ rooms and a range of Executive, Deluxe and Superior configurations.
They hotel offers luxurious bedding where you can lie back on delightfully soft bedding with plenty of plump, soft pillows. Snuggle into a body-hugging duvet or coverlet as well as enjoy their aromatherapy kit to help you unwind.
In their Quiet Zones there will be no room attendant, housekeeping or engineering activities Sunday through to Thursday carried out from 9.00pm to 10.00am, unless specifically requested by a guest. So you can relax and drift off easier After such a deep night’s sleep, you may need a little extra nudge to wake up. That’s why they also guarantee to call you +/- 5 minutes of your requested wake up time – or your room which is free.
With leisure travellers in mind, the hotel also offers extra spaces to relax such as the hotel library, or guests can stay active in the brand-new fitness centre.
The hotel hasn’t scrimped on technology that really works — staying connected to the outside world is easy with unlimited free WiFi and Samsung Smart TV’s complete with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless mobile device mirroring. Several USB ports throughout the room mean guests can easily recharge devices.
The new hotel also features the 80-seat Market Place restaurant and bar, it’s ground-floor Café 1851, and the upmarket Social Wine Bar.
For fitness enthusiasts there is a right workout for you which helps you stay focused, energized and on top of your game. Their fitness centre is open from 6:00 AM to 5:30 AM where you can do on Treadmill, Elliptical Machines, Free Weights or Stationary Bicycle to keep you fit.
You can enjoy a variety of food and drink options throughout the day, from fine dining to lighter meals at their full-service, on-site restaurant and lounge. Work or relax at your leisure with convenient in-room dining which offers limited menu and is opened from 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Also enjoy breakfast and dinner at Hotel Restaurants and Market Place Restaurant at 1st Floor with opening hours from 6:00 AM-10:00 PM
Swiss-born head chef Mirco Turtschi brings to the table a wealth of experience from hotels and restaurants in Switzerland and New Zealand, and said his vision for the restaurant, café and bar was to capture a diverse audience at different times of the day and become known as a popular dining hub for locals and visitors.
Market Place Restaurant takes it’s inspiration from the city markets which once thrived just metres away in Victoria Square. With a menu focused on local suppliers, you’ll experience prime cuts of meat, fresh fish, and seasonal local vegetables. Top this off with a range of cheese and small goods from artisan suppliers and deserts from the in house bakery.
There will be a live cooking station where guests can choose from a selection of meat, fish or seafood each evening, cooked to order just how they like it.
Cafe 1851 is located at ground floor which serves breakfast, brunch and lunch from 7:00 AM-4:00 PM. Cafe 1851 serves fresh Mojo coffee, pastries and light meals. Café 1851 is set to delight tastebuds and give friends, locals and families a place to connect in a contemporary environment. Serving expertly brewed Mojo coffee, T2 tea, fresh juices and smoothies, pastries, cakes, sandwiches and salads, the light-filled café features clean lines and Scandinavian-inspired décor.
Social Wine Bar will be the place for get-togethers and drinks over shared plates, an extensive wine list and a selection of NZ craft beers, an “elegant and comfortable” space with a cosy fireplace.
Other amenities offered
The complimentary daily self-parking is not available but you can have self parking with a fee of $NZ4 available in the Wilsons carpark opposite hotel
Also find Carpark entrance from Oxford Terrace. This carpark is uncovered / unsecured and not operated by the Crowne Plaza Christchurch. Note that Valet Parking is not available
The plaza nearby attractions that might interest you are Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Jet Stream Tours, International Antarctic Centre, Hagley Parkm Christchurch Gondola, Punting on the Avon, Christchurch Tramway and Shopping Mall.
The 4.5-star hotel is part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). With the opening of the new hotel, IHG will operate six properties in New Zealand including Crowne Plaza hotels in Auckland, Queenstown and Christchurch, two Holiday Inn properties in Rotorua and at Auckland Airport, and InterContinental Wellington.
The check time at the hotel is 2PM and check out time is 11AM and the in age limit is 18 plus. The hotel accepts Credit Cards as payment mode like American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, JCB.