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Orari Bed and Breakfast, Christchurch

Orari Bed and Breakfast

Christchurch, New Zealand

Originally built in 1893 by the England brothers, renowned architects of the period, the Orari is a fabulous heritage building. It has been restored and refurbished to offer comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation.

Located close to a number of attractions and within the cultural precinct of Christchurch, and with just ten stylish rooms (eight en suite and two with private bathrooms) you are ensured a relaxing stay.


Orari offers heritage bed and breakfast accommodation in what we find to be an excellent location, as you can park your car and walk to the main attractions of Christchurch.


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The Orari is small and intimate, with just ten queen bed rooms furnished in a classic style; eight of which feature an en suite bathroom, and two with a private bathroom directly opposite the room.


The Orari Bed and Breakfast is located right in the heart of the cultural precinct of Christchurch; directly opposite the new art gallery and within easy walking distance of cafés, the Arts Centre, the botanic gardens, museum, Hagley Park and golf course. You could not ask for a better position.

Food and drink

The hosts at Orari provide a continental buffet for guests each morning, along with cooked-to-order free-range bacon and eggs to be enjoyed in the Orari's beautiful dining room. Guests can enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in the evening before heading out to Christchurch, which boasts a wide variety of high quality restaurants and bars within walking distance of the B&B.

Facilities and activities

Orari offers guests a relaxing private lounge and dining room, laundry facilities and a luggage elevator for transporting heavy bags upstairs. The staff will be happy to advise and assist in booking any local activities.

Tour ideas in Christchurch

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Orari Bed and Breakfast as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

Location & places nearby

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • TranzAlpine Railway
      The TranzAlpine Train, New Zealand

      TranzAlpine Railway

      TranzAlpine Railway

      Making the great traverse of the Southern Alps, the TranzAlpine train links Christchurch on the Pacific with Greymouth on the Tasman Sea, in a spectacular journey lasting four and a half hours.

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    Christchurch and nearby places