Guest Reviews

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Most pleasant stay

Everything was clean, tidy, and there was nothing broken or old. The facilities are great, and the staff friendly and very helpful - nothing is too much trouble. The restaurant options were also great value for money as well as ... more

May 07, 2018

Peter H.

Great position and a very pleasant stay

Your wine pricing is exorbitant!

April 28, 2018

Chris M.

Always clean and well presented.

Welcoming staff and clean room. Obviously busy this time of the year but still helpful staff.

February 11, 2018


Lovely relaxing experience

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, our room was beautiful, clean & spacious. We had a wonderful view & the staff were very helpful & polite. Breakfast was amazing, highly recommend, thank you.

February 01, 2018


Swish Hotel in A Great Location

Great looking hotel inside and out, in an ideal location overlooking Latimer Square. My husband and I were meeting friends for a night out and the walk to Hereford Street and Oxford Terrace was an easy one, only taking about ... more

December 19, 2017

Nessie M.

Rydges Christchurch is No1

Fantastic friendly and professional hotel, staff always willing to assist, even to the fact I had left an item behind, no problem for them to return it to me in such a short time. For business or pleasure, its a ... more

December 07, 2017

Noel P.

Consistently reliable, good solid service, good value for money

I have stayed at Rydges and other Christchurch accommodations. I find Rydges to be very good value for money, clean and consistent in their service. As a business traveller, I maintain an exercise regimen making use of gym facilities. The ... more

August 27, 2017

M F.

Great southern home away from home

My second stay in Rydges Latimer, and not disappointed. Comfortable, well-appointed room more than complemented by a superbly cooked steak at Bloody Mary's. Definitely recommended - I'll be back.

August 27, 2017

Selwyn O.

Clean, quiet, seamless.

I stay at this property for a single night several times a year. As befits a near-new, purpose-designed building, a lot of things are better than average. There are plenty of power points; the WiFi is of good quality; bathroom ... more

August 03, 2017

Kevin R.

Recent stay at Rydges Christchurch

From the moment of walking in to the hotel the staff were fantastic. I really appreciate the service and would recommend Rydges to any traveller wanting quality accomodation !

July 28, 2017

David S.

Rydges July 17

Once again, Rydges has delivered a fantastic experience. The check in was painless, in fact, I was able to do this on line. The room was immaculate and the Bloody Mary's restaurant was flawless in its' delivery of a beautiful ... more

July 10, 2017


Quiet and very comfortable room

Will definitely try and stay here again - great accommodation.

June 04, 2017

David H.

Outstanding service

Have been coming to Rydges on business for the better part of a year. Hotel is always very efficient and Justine (marketing manager? ) seems to go out if her way to ensure guests feel special. Often with some treat ... more

May 05, 2017


Would highly recommend

The rydges is one of my favourite hotels to stay at, the staff are always helpful, rooms clean and modern, and the restaurant is good, both dinner and breakfast

April 24, 2017

Kevin A.

Friendly staff, steaks great, rooms clean!

Recently stayed here on a business trip - very consistent service (friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff) - restaurant has great food which means there is no reason to try and find an external restaurant and the rooms are clean and ... more

March 30, 2017


Excellent stay, good facilities and quiet!

Had a great stay, especially liked the Functional Trainer in the hotel gym. Food was very nice too!

March 24, 2017


Love the hotel and always great to stay at

Always a great experience. Love coming to stay. So easy with the restaurant and bar to get meals and drinks. Breakfast is always great as well. Nice rooms and friendly staff always welcoming.

March 19, 2017

Raelyn L.

Would stay again

Excellent Food Good Bed and clean room Great Parking Helpful Receptionist

March 19, 2017