273 Manchester St., Christchurch 8011 New Zealand (NZL)
3 Star Downtown Hotel
-43.5293553 172.6394371
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  • Hotel has 53 rooms
  • 3 floors in property
  • Check in time: 2pm
  • Check out time: 10am
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group score of 7.0/10

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Local Attractions

Urbanz is situated next to historic New Regent Street, which has a range of bars, cafes, restaurants and an inner city tram. It is 2 minutes' walk from the cathedral, Theatre Royal and The Piano performing arts centre. It is 8 minutes' walk to Christchurch bus station and within 15 minutes' walk of a range of tourist attractions and a supermarket.

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Property Description

Stay in the centre of Christchurch in our beautifully renovated loft style budget hotel - easy walk to all city sights including Cardboard Cathedral, Tram, historic New Regent Street, Avon River, Container Restart Mall and entertainment venues like Theatre Royal and The Piano. Free 1 gigabyte of wifi per day. Onsite bar with low cost drinks. Relax in our big lounge with pool table, SKY satellite TV, and gas fireplaces. Mix of double private rooms (4 ensuite and 24 doubles with shared bathrooms), family rooms and 100 dorm bunk rooms. Large guest kitchen and dining room. Airport bus number 29 stops 150 metres away (leaves airport every 30 minutes, $8.50 adult one way) and central bus station is less than 10 minute walk. All Dorms have king size bunk beds, thick mattresses, lockers, plus USB and power-up points. All Double rooms have TV, plus USB and power points. Coin operated guest laundry. Long term storage available. Continental breakfast only $6. Lunch and dinner meals can be arranged for groups. Free guest parking nearby.

Green Sustainability

Waste recycling

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2pm
Check Out: 10am
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 3
Rooms: 53
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 53
Handicap Rooms: 1
Rooms with 1 Bed: 28
Rooms with 2 Beds: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 250 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 60 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.2 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 8am-10pm
Ownership: Tulla Property Partners Pty Ltd
Policies / Expenses
48 hours prior to arrival, one month for groups
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 15.00 GST % (Included in prices)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person (Groups only)
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 25.00 Per Person (Groups only)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mixed dorms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private car parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

From Airport: BUS:Bus #29 leaves from end of international terminal (airport bus stop #47222) every 30 minutes and takes about 30 minutes to the city (cost per adult $8.50 one way) – ask driver to get off at corner of Cambridge Terrace and Manchester Street and walk straight ahead 150 metres (we are the big grey building). No need to change buses! Bus service operates from approximately 6am until 10 or 11 pm. Or take Purple bus from Airport to Central Bus Exchange and walk 8 minutes to Urbanz. Same cost and times. SHUTTLE:Shuttle bus transfers are available from Christchurch airport. Expect to pay between NZ$24-NZ$30 one way (cheaper for two people). Travel time is approximately 20-30 minutes. TAXI:Taxi services are available from Christchurch airport. Expect to pay between NZ$50-NZ$60. Travel time is approximately 20 minutes. By car, driving time is approximately 20 minutes.

Local Shuttle Info: Urbanz is less than a 10 minute walk from Central Bus Exchange for all local and long distance buses.

Breakfast Information

Continental breakfast $6 - 3 x Cereals. Toast (2 kinds) and jam, Coffee, Tea and Orange Juice

Parking Info

Free guest parking (limited spaces - first come first served)

Internet / WiFI

Free one gigabyte of Wifi per day available in all areas of the hotel

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