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Apartment in Christchurch
Stylish, Comfortable Clock Tower View Apartment
Simply brilliant describes this high quality apartment. The large double glazed windows provides a sunny, light filled, quiet and very warm living space. There are views of the lane and the nearby city. To complement the modern contemporary furnishings of the inviting living area are quality kitchen appliances. The upstairs bedrooms also have views from their large windows. You may not want to leave the enveloping comfortable beds but if you do the master bedroom has doors opening onto a balcony for morning breakfast or coffee or quiet contemplation. The recently updated shower and toilet are upstairs. This apartment is sunny, warm and is a thoroughly enjoyable and luxurious space. The entire apartment is yours to enjoy! There is a security gate at the entrance to Clocktower Lane which closes at 7.00pm. Guests are provided with a code to the gate for full access. There is also large garage for parking with enough room for storage of ski or snowboarding equipment or bikes if necessary . This is a rarity in the central city. We thoroughly enjoy meeting our guests to welcome them and help make the stay more enjoyable. If you are arriving late however, it is no problem as there is a lock box at the door. We are always contactable for questions or queries and are happy to offer suggestions for restaurants, entertainment or recreation. Please have a look over our guidebook. This apartment really is in the heart of the city. Beautiful Hagley Park, Victoria Park, the Avon river, the City Shopping Precinct, the Art Gallery, Museum, Town Hall, City Library, Theatre Royal and excellent restaurants are all an easy walk away. Public transport is 1 minute walk. However the central city is all within easy and pleasant walking distance. There are taxi available or driving your own vehicle is simple if you wish to go a little further afield. There are great hire bikes over the road and are a wonderful way to experience the city. Driving your car to and from the apartment is simple. Driving around the central city is easy but from this apartment I really would recommend walking. The large garage provides ample storage for ski or snowboard gear or bikes etc If you require accommodation for a larger group, please look at our other Clocktower lane apartment. You may wish to consider combining both apartments for your group. Please note that there are 12 stairs to enter the apartment. This is a new listing but please do look at our reviews for our other properties. Please note- this property is fitted with an August smart lock. You will be invited to download the August app to gain smart access via your phone once your booking is confirmed. If you choose not to use this app or your phone is not operating- then there is personalised keypad access instead or an old fashioned key if you prefer.
Jul 26 – Aug 2
$123 per night
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
The Hut
Tiny house located in Christchurch's premium holiday destination. Stunning expansive views over Sumner beach, across the ocean to the Alps. Newly built in a classic style, The Hut is a little place with timeless charm. Private, sunny and sheltered, in this peaceful location you will fall asleep to the sound of the ocean and wake up to bird song. Access to the Hut is a few minutes up a walking track. Close to the beach and esplanade. Surfing, biking, swimming, walking tracks, cafes all on hand.
Aug 6 – 13
$73 per night
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
Deluxe Private Studio close to Airport.
Modern studio conversion. Private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette. Private Patio area. Perfect space to relax. Free off street parking. Separate from main house with own entrance. This is your own space and a great base from which to explore Christchurch. * 5 mins - Airport * 12 mins - Central City * Basic Breakfast included * Nespresso Coffee * Air Conditioning/ Heat Pump * TV with Netflix * Fast Wifi * 24 hour Lockbox * Multi-night discounts * Pet Friendly * Ecostore bathroom products
Oct 17 – 24
$48 per night

Popular amenities for Christchurch vacation rentals

Stay near Christchurch's top sights

Christchurch Botanic Gardens297 locals recommend
Westfield Riccarton204 locals recommend
Riverside Market99 locals recommend
South City Shopping Centre39 locals recommend
Canterbury Museum390 locals recommend
The Tannery205 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Christchurch

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Cottage in Christchurch
New cottage near airport
Aug 16 – 23
$61 per night
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Tiny home in Christchurch
Copper Beech Cottage
Jun 7 – 14
$85 per night
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Apartment in Christchurch
Five Star Luxury, Panoramic Views
Mar 27 – Apr 3
$103 per night
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Home in Christchurch
Luxury 4 bedroom house in central city 5 star
Jul 21 – 28
$290 per night
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Home in Christchurch
Sumner Beach Front House
Nov 27 – Dec 4
$94 per night
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Guesthouse in Tai Tapu
Country retreat with views - includes breakfast
May 31 – Jun 7
$42 per night
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Home in Christchurch
Rose Cottage. Central City.
Nov 8 – 15
$109 per night
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Apartment in Canterbury
Lovely 1 bedroom service apartment -best view
Jul 26 – Aug 2
$71 per night
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Apartment in Christchurch
Riverside Studio - Christchurch City Centre
May 30 – Jun 6
$89 per night
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Apartment in Christchurch
Central City Apt. 2 bed with Private car park
Jul 9 – 16
$75 per night
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
Close to airport getaway
Feb 1 – 8
$53 per night
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Apartment in Christchurch
City on your doorstep. Super location 1 bed apt.
Jul 31 – Aug 7
$59 per night

Other great vacation rentals in Christchurch

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Condo in Christchurch
💫 Sleep Amongst the Clouds - Panoramic Views ☁️💤
Jun 7 – 14
$221 per night
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Apartment in Cass Bay
Luxury Cass Bay Retreat (B)
May 26 – Jun 2
$95 per night
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Tiny home in West Melton
Country Thyme
Jul 19 – 26
$56 per night
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Cottage in Rolleston
Travellers Oasis
Jul 21 – 28
$65 per night
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Cottage in Rolleston
Cherry Cottage
Jul 9 – 16
$62 per night
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
Airport Haven with Netflix. NO CLEANING FEE.
Sep 2 – 9
$67 per night
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Apartment in Christchurch
Brand new Charming Central Apartment
Jul 1 – 8
$63 per night
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Guest suite in Christchurch
Walk along the Beach from a Cosy Studio in Sumner
Jun 22 – 29
$82 per night
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Townhouse in Christchurch
Bambina Luxe Hagley CBD Hospital Te Pae
May 9 – 16
$72 per night
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
Garden Studio With Ensuite (Breakfast included)
Feb 8 – 15
$74 per night
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Guesthouse in Christchurch
lazy porch studio
Jul 17 – 24
$53 per night
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Farm stay in Swannanoa
Lanreath Cottage
May 7 – 14
$46 per night

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Christchurch

Total rentals

3.4K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

1.1K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

130 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

430 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

1.7K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

164K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Christchurch?

    Christchurch generally has a temperate oceanic climate. Summers, from December to February, are usually warm with average high temperatures of 72°F (22°C). Winters, from June to August, are often cool, with temperatures averaging 52°F (11°C). During winter, snowfall is not uncommon in the hilly suburb areas.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Christchurch?

    Popular activities in Christchurch include a visit to the Christchurch Gondola for stunning 360° views, exploring the landscaped grounds of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, or experiencing the history and culture at the Canterbury Museum.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Christchurch?

    The most popular time to visit Christchurch is during the summer months, from December to February, when the weather is most favourable. Key events during this period include the World Buskers Festival in January and the Christchurch Lantern Festival in February, which celebrates the Lunar New Year.

  • What are the best places to stay in Christchurch?

    Christchurch has various lively areas to stay in. The Central City is often recommended for its close proximity to attractions and restaurants. Merivale is a stylish residential suburb known for its shopping and dining scene. For a beach-side experience, consider staying in Sumner, a coastal suburb.

  • What are the best places to visit in Christchurch?

    There are many places to explore in Christchurch. You might enjoy visiting the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the International Antarctic Centre, or the Canterbury Museum. The Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū is another frequently visited cultural site.

  • What are some hiking trails in Christchurch?

    Christchurch has a number of engaging walking trails. The Godley Head Track provides breathtaking coastal views, Port Hills Track gives panoramic views of the city, and the Rapaki Track is a popular urban trail offering scenic views of the surrounding area.

  • What are some family activities to do in Christchurch?

    Families in Christchurch can enjoy a range of activities. Explore the Orana Wildlife Park, New Zealand's only open-range zoo, or take a punt ride on the Avon River. The Margaret Mahy Playground, one of the largest playgrounds in the Southern Hemisphere, is also a pleasant place for family fun.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Christchurch?

    For a day trip, consider exploring Akaroa, a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. Another option is to visit Hanmer Springs, known for its thermal pools and adventure activities.

  • Are there house rentals with a dedicated workspace in Christchurch?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 540 house rentals in Christchurch featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • How much does it cost to stay in private suite rentals in Christchurch?

    Experience the best of Christchurch with our private suite rentals, starting at about $20 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

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