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Governors Bay Hotel

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Governors Bay Hotel

3-star hotel
52 Main Road, Governors Bay 897103-329 9433
336 reviews
68% of similar hotels nearby offer free parking
Guests liked the dining experience at this hotel
Only 17% of similar hotels nearby allow pets
Only 20% of similar hotels nearby offer free breakfast
Guests praised the rooms at this hotel
Guests praised this hotel's location
Only 22% of similar hotels nearby have a bar
Guests praised the service at this hotel
Bright rooms, some with balconies & harbour views, in a charming hotel offering a bar & an eatery.

Location summary

2.9
Good for visitors
Set 17 km from Sumner Beach along the South Pacific Ocean, this quaint hotel overlooking Lyttelton Harbour is 14 km from Christchurch Railway Station.

Review summary

Some review summaries provided by TrustYou.
4.3
Very good
336 Google reviews

People often mention

Nature
Mentioned in 24 Google reviews
100% positive
Service
Mentioned in 68 Google reviews
94% positive
Atmosphere
Mentioned in 18 Google reviews
94% positive
Location
Mentioned in 15 Google reviews
93% positive
Food
Mentioned in 81 Google reviews
89% positive
Property
Mentioned in 30 Google reviews
87% positive
Amenities
Mentioned in 23 Google reviews
87% positive
Breakfast
Mentioned in 15 Google reviews
80% positive
Nightlife
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
43% positive
Bathroom
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
43% positive
Restaurant
Mentioned in 8 Google reviews
75% positive
Family
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
86% positive
Sleep
Mentioned in 5 Google reviews
60% neutral

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About this hotel

Set 17 km from Sumner Beach along the South Pacific Ocean, this quaint hotel overlooking Lyttelton Harbour is 14 km from Christchurch Railway Station.

Check-in time: 2:00 PM
Check-out time: 11:00 AM

Popular amenities

Parkingfree
Breakfastfree
Wi-Fifree
Beach access
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Review summary

Some review summaries provided by TrustYou.
Rooms4.2Location4.8Service4.8

Ratings by traveler type

  • Couples
    4.2/5
    Rooms
    4.1
    • Rooms had views
    • Guests appreciated the bathrooms
    Location
    4.8
    Service
    4.8
    • Guests appreciated the friendly staff

Reviews

People often mention

Nature
Mentioned in 24 Google reviews
100% positive
Service
Mentioned in 68 Google reviews
94% positive
Atmosphere
Mentioned in 18 Google reviews
94% positive
Location
Mentioned in 15 Google reviews
93% positive
Food
Mentioned in 81 Google reviews
89% positive
Property
Mentioned in 30 Google reviews
87% positive
Amenities
Mentioned in 23 Google reviews
87% positive
Breakfast
Mentioned in 15 Google reviews
80% positive
Nightlife
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
43% positive
Bathroom
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
43% positive
Restaurant
Mentioned in 8 Google reviews
75% positive
Family
Mentioned in 7 Google reviews
86% positive
Sleep
Mentioned in 5 Google reviews
60% neutral

Location overview

Set 17 km from Sumner Beach along the South Pacific Ocean, this quaint hotel overlooking Lyttelton Harbour is 14 km from Christchurch Railway Station.

Hotel location score

2.9
Good location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around
3.0 Good for proximity to things to do
2.8 Good for proximity to restaurants
0.0No nearby transit options
3.7 Great for airport access
Scores are calculated based on data from Google Maps and Google reviews
52 Main Road, Governors Bay 8971
1. Canterbury Museum
Displays on Christchurch and Canterbury, including Maori and Antarctic discovery collections.
Rating (3,547)
4.6
Distance
23 min
2. Christchurch Botanic Gardens
These gardens in Hagley Park feature native & exotic plants outdoors & in several conservatories.
Rating (9,256)
4.7
Distance
26 min
3. Port Hills
Hiking, bicycling & bird watching are popular activities in these picturesque, low-lying hills.
Rating (56)
4.6
Distance
5 min
4. North Hagley Park
Sprawling urban park with botanical gardens, a small lake, tennis & other sports courts & a museum.
Rating (3,184)
4.6
Distance
24 min
5. Christchurch Gondola
Iconic mountain cablecar offering panoramic views & a cafe & gift shop at the summit.
Rating (1,364)
4.5
Distance
17 min
6. International Antarctic Centre
Simulated Antarctic environments, penguins, huskies & rides in amphibious Hägglund vehicles.
Rating (2,536)
4.4
Distance
32 min
7. Punting On The Avon
Sightseeing rides in a small, flat-bottomed boat poled by a guide dressed in Edwardian clothing.
Rating (579)
4.6
Distance
23 min
8. ChristChurch Cathedral
Cathedral, church, and architecture
Rating (180)
4.1
Distance
25 min
9. Christchurch Adventure Park
Zip line, adventure, cycling, and mountain biking
Rating (125)
4.5
Distance
19 min
10. Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
Native New Zealand wildlife such as kiwis, along with a restaurant & Maori cultural performances.
Rating (2,622)
4.6
Distance
37 min
11. Cardboard Cathedral
Interim cathedral, constructed from cardboard to replace a church damaged in a 2011 earthquake.
Rating (1,117)
4.3
Distance
22 min
12. The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora
Complex of 23 heritage buildings with shops, restaurants, art spaces & cultural events.
Rating (557)
4.5
Distance
23 min
13. Christchurch Art Gallery
Art museum showcasing contemporary works & offering films, lectures, tours & family events.
Rating (2,036)
4.5
Distance
22 min
14. Mona Vale
Early 1900s homestead with several formal gardens, riverside walks & a restaurant.
Rating (972)
4.6
Distance
28 min
15. Sumner Beach
Long, fine grey sand beach surrounded by rugged cliffs, popular for surfing & walking.
Rating (244)
4.5
Distance
25 min
From
Christchurch International Airport
Taxi 32 min

About this hotel

Check-in time: 2:00 PM
Check-out time: 11:00 AM

Address & contact information

52 Main Road, Governors Bay 8971
03-329 9433

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Popular amenities

Parkingfree
Breakfastfree
Wi-Fifree
Beach access

Internet

Wi-Fifree

Policies & payments

All inclusive available
Smoke-free property

Services

Front desk
Full service laundry

Pools

No pools
No hot tub

Wellness

No fitness center
No spa

Pets

Pets allowed

Food & drink

Restaurant
Bar
Breakfastfree

Activities

Beach access

Children

Kid-friendly

Parking & transportation

Parkingfree

Accessibility

Not accessible

Rooms

No air conditioning
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Governors Bay Hotel
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