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King Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

Boasting contemporary grandeur, our King Room offers an ornate space fit for royals. The room is adorned in lavish textures designed for opulence and intrigue.

Deluxe Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

With additional features for greater comfort, our Deluxe Room offers an ornate space with twice the style. The room is adorned in lavish textures designed for opulence and intrigue.

Prestige Rooms

The Cadmium Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Cadmium Room is a large airy room with a dormer window that offers spectacular views of the roofscapes of the Great Hall, North Quadrangle and the original Chemistry Department which now houses Canterbury University’s Music Department and The Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities.

The Rose Madder Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Rose Madder Room faces the head of the principal staircase and features a three-bay dormer window that fills the room with light. It has a high sloping ceiling with roof lights and a truss that divides the bedroom from the dressing area.

The Verdigris Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Verdigris Room features a high angled ceiling with a beautiful Oamaru stone mullioned window facing into the South Quadrangle. High up in the hotel it sits adjacent to The Observatory Tower offering close views of the dome of the Observatory.

The Veridian Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Veridian Room is one of two premium rooms in The Observatory Hotel. It has large feature windows onto the South Quadrangle as well windows facing south to the Port Hills. This is the hotel’s largest room.

Prestige Skylight Rooms

The Verona Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Verona Room is a large characterful room with high skylights in the sloping ceiling and two charming small stone windows facing towards the city. A roof truss separates the bedroom from the dressing area.

The Lapis Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Lapis Room is a large, distinctive airy room with a huge stone mullioned window that faces north to the Engineering Schools and the Health Technology Centre that will be launched in late 2022. A bold William Morris marigold printed headboard and sofa in indigo frame this handsome room.

Royal Skylight Room

The Malachite Room

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Complimentary Breakfast

The Malachite Room is our most premium room in The Observatory Hotel. The Malachite features a large, chic room in the attic of the Botany building with a comfortable seating area and a luxurious roll top bath with overhead skylight.