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The Observatory Hotel

Brilliant craftsmanship, vivid colours, and new heights of luxury. The Observatory Hotel brings contemporary style in the heart of a precinct rich with history. Immerse yourself in the Observatory Hotel experience and discover elegance redefined.

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Indulge in our unique Drawing Room Lounge, take care of business in our stylish meeting rooms, or revitalise your wellbeing at our premium gym and fitness centre. At The Observatory Hotel, we have all your modern facilities to meet all your diverse needs.

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You have questions? We have answers. Visit our FAQ page for the details you need to plan your next stay at The Observatory Hotel.

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Things To Do

Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, a world of opportunity awaits inside Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre and beyond. Explore art, culture, history and nature all within walking distance from The Observatory Hotel.

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Hotel Compendium

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Sarin Hotels

Sarin Investments is a family-owned company with over 40 years of focussed hospitality experience. We specialise in hotel and conference centre ownership, management and construction; partnering with global hotel brands such as Hilton, IHG, and Accor.

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Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre

Dating back to 1877, The Arts Centre has a rich history and an exciting future. Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, The Arts Centre is an Aotearoa New Zealand landmark – home to galleries, museums, cinemas, boutique retailers, artisan eateries and bars, engaging events, stunning venues and much more.

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The Observatory Hotel is surrounded by exquisite artworks to delight, evoke and inspire. Find unique sculptures and art pieces inside the walls of Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre.

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Environment & Community

Under the guidance of Sarin Hotels, with industry experience of over 25 years inhospitality, the hotel adopts the Tikanga Māori value of kaitiakitanga (stewardship) as we believe we have a direct responsibility for the environment.

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