Gay Christchurch · Hotels

Gay Christchurch · Hotels

Whether you're here for sightseeing, shopping or cruising, these hotels in Christchurch offer a great base from which to explore this compact city.

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Why this hotel?: Walk to CRUZ bar. Award-winning restaurant. Luxury choice.

Voted one of New Zealand’s leading boutique hotels for many years. The George Hotel overlooks Hagley Park and the River Avon and is just a few minutes’ walk from CRUZ, the only gay bar in town!

The George has two award-winning restaurants: Pescatore, for contemporary fine dining; and 50 Bistro, a more informal restaurant specialising in local produce.

Guest rooms & apartments are tastefully furnished and feature a 32″ LCD TV, digital movie system. There is no gym or pool, but complimentary offsite gym facilities are available.

With a one-to-one staff to guest ratio, The George offers outstanding service and a great place to explore the city, being near the town centre, restaurants and attractions.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi, massage, gym

50 Park Terrace, Christchurch


Based on 1992 votes

Why this hotel?: All new facilities. Central location. Free internet.

The Rendezvous is located just a block away from Cathedral Square. Formerly “The Marque”, the hotel has been updated with all new facilities.

The hotel offers modern rooms & suites with well-designed bathrooms, air conditioning, flat screen TV, free WiFi. There is a small gym, sauna and a quality restaurant, The Straits Café & Junction Bar.

For a real rendezvous with men, check out the local gay cruise club Menfriends – about 20 minutes’ walk away from the hotel.


bar, restaurant, sauna, gym, free wi-fi

166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch


Based on 3863 votes

Why this hotel?: In the heart of Christchurch. Walk to Re:START Mall. Gym & pool onsite.

The Heritage occupies the Old Government Building in the heart of Christchurch, an impressive High Renaissance Palazzo style building.

Large guest rooms are traditional and lavish in style, reflecting the history of the building. More modern rooms are located in the adjacent Tower. The high-end apartment building features a restaurant, swimming pool, gym and sauna.

Location-wise, the Heritage is a short walk from Hagley Park which has a golf course and botanical gardens. The popular Re:START Mall is within walking distance.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi, swimming pool, sauna, gym

28-30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch


Based on 1665 votes

Why this hotel?: Well-equipped rooms. Central location. Free parking.

Motels are popular in New Zealand, as they offer great value for money. At City Centre Motel in Christchurch, you can sample the motel experience even if you are not driving.

The hotel is basic but offers a nice garden setting, a choice of self-contained studios & apartments with well-equipped kitchen, satellite TV and free parking.

Located a 10-minute drive from Hagley Park and the Christchurch Botanical Gardens. Christchruch’s best sights and gay-friendly bars are within easy access.


free wi-fi

876 Colombo Street, Christchurch

Why this hotel?: New budget hotel. Central location. Great for shopping.

Excellent budget hotel in a prime location in Christchurch, adjacent to the new ‘pop up’ shopping area, and has proven a popular choice with gay guests.

The ibis Christchurch offers modern, functional rooms with city views, satellite TV, fridge and broadband internet access. There is a bar and restaurant onsite.

Gay shoppers will enjoy walking to the nearby Re:START Mall and the New Regent Street. Canterbury Museum and Hagley Park are a short stroll away.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

107 Hereford Street, Christchurch

Very Good

Based on 2089 votes

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