Distinction Christchurch Hotel


Distinction Christchurch Hotel

The renovated Distinction Christchurch Hotel is an urban escape combining sophisticated smarts and familiar warmth whilst standing proud amongst the buzz of the rejuvenation of Cathedral Square. The 11 storey, 4.5 star Christchurch hotel offers 179 elegant, air-conditioned hotel rooms including 3 floors of fully refurbished Superior Rooms and Suites. This luxury Christchurch accommodation is ideally positioned in the heart of the city only a few minutes' walk from various city attractions.

  • 5-minute walk from hotel to Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre
  • Room rates offer 10% off Best Available Rate (BAR), Flexi & Bed and Breakfast when entered.
  • Rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking and payment will be taken at the time of booking.
  • Cancellation policy will be subject to that chosen at the time of booking. Please make sure to read rems & conditions carefully when booking.
  • Failure to enter the promo code will result in the full amount being charged to the card entered.
  • Hotel Website:https://www.distinctionhotelschristchurch.co.nz/
  • Hotel Virtual Tour: https://www.distinctionhotelschristchurch.co.nz/christchurch-virtual-tour



With a warm, welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, Gumption Restaurant & Bar is the perfect destination for any occasion. Whether it be a quick bite to eat, a business lunch, pre-dinner cocktails, a romantic date, or a celebratory event with family and friends.

Located on the ground floor of the luxury Distinction Christchurch Hotel, read more about this exciting, stylish Christchurch restaurant in the rujevenated Cathedral Square...



Distinction Christchurch Hotel boasts three separate on-site conference rooms.

The Cathedral North & South Rooms can be combined to comfortably cater for up to 150 delegates theatre style or 120 for a sit-down banquet. This large 184m² space can be partitioned into two separate intimate enclaves, each with:

  • Flexible lighting system
  • Data projector & screen
  • Large pre-function area with views across Cathedral Square, ideal for cocktail events
  • Ultra-fast, complimentary & unlimited Wi-Fi



Set amongst a magnificent alps to ocean backdrop, Christchurch is one of the world’s most unique visitor destinations, combining urban regeneration with traditional English heritage.

Distinction Christchurch Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Cathedral Square on the doorstep of many of Canterbury's top attractions and extensive visitor transport network.

Enjoy a journey through the changing face of Christchurch's city centre, onboard a restored heritage Tram. Explore the blooms and foliage of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens; NZ’s largest inner city park or enjoy the tranquillity with a punt down the Avon River. You’ll soon see why Christchurch is known internationally as the Garden City.

Popular day trips include a train journey through the majestic Southern Alps onboard the Tranzalpine, whale watching at Kaikoura, a soothing soak in Hanmer Springs thermal hot pools, skiing and snowboarding at Mt Hutt, harbour cruise in the picturesque township of Akaroa and visiting internationally acclaimed wineries scattered throughout Canterbury.

A trove of experiences awaits. Scroll down to view our top picks for things to do in Canterbury...