BreakFree on Cashel

- Christchurch, New Zealand

165 Cashel Street, Christchurch South Island
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BreakFree on Cashel
165 Cashel Street
Christchurch , South Island  8011
New Zealand

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2pm
Check-out Time
10am
Reception Hours
24 hours
Smoking
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Parking
Self parking: $15 per vehicle per night. Paid parking available nearby.

Hotel Policies

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Christchurch Accommodation

For a prime Christchurch CBD location, and a hotel full of innovation and design worthy of New Zealand’s most modern city, BreakFree on Cashel is your ideal Christchurch hotel, within walking distance of many of the city’s main attractions.

With its unique urban ambience and bold decor, you’ll be impressed with this hotel’s level of integrated technology. The sleek, stylish rooms for singles, couples or families include unparalleled technology extras. From SMART TV’s with device mirroring and wireless keyboards to an ultra-fast broadband service and a mobile app for room service, BreakFree on Cashel makes it easy to stay connected with the outside world from the sublime comfort of your Sleepy Head bed. For those wishing to explore this reimagined city, or those simply visiting on business, this hotel offers great value, plenty of diversions and a superb central location.

STAY & SAVE

Stay 2 nights or more and save up to 10%*. Choose from a Inner Urban Double, City Urban Double, City Urban Twin or City Urban Family.

*Conditions apply. Valid for sale until 31 Mar 19. Valid for travel until 30 Sep 19.
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Features & Facilities

It’s all about location at BreakFree on Cashel. This modern Christchurch hotel has cutting edge facilities with an ultramodern twist and is located in New Zealand’s South Island, so you can easily walk to the city’s main landmarks. If you don’t have time to wait in line, you’ll find the express checkout a great option.

Reception is open 24 hours should you require assistance at any stage during your stay. Free fibre optic high speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel, our guests will receive 2GB per day - an additional $10 access after this is unlimited. There is also complimentary WiFi in the lobby for 1 hour up to 500MB. Stay fit with our small workout room, and if you require services such as in-room massage (a great way to start your holiday!), childcare, car hire, or dry cleaning our staff can arrange this for you (additional fees apply). In-room wake-up calls can also be arranged, and our technology includes the TV turning on which is linked to a camera on the roof of the building so you can see what the weather is like before you head out to enjoy your day.

Services

  • 24 hour reception
  • Free fibre optic WiFi up to 2GB (fees apply over 2GB)
  • Express checkout
  • Photocopying
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • Internet lounge
  • Breakfast room
  • Childcare (fee applies)
  • Car hire (fee applies)
  • Dry cleaning (fee applies)
  • Gymnasium (small workout room with limited equipment)
  • On-site car parking available - $15 per vehicle per night. Additional paid parking available nearby
  • In-room massage (fee applies)
  • Guest laundry
  • Luggage storage

Onsite Restaurant & Bar

BreakFree on Cashel has an onsite restaurant and bar serving modern, local and Western cuisine, and is an ideal option if you’d prefer to dine at the hotel.

Gym

Why break your exercise routine? You'll find everything you need to stay fit and keep in shape at BreakFree on Cashel's great gymnasium.

WiFi

Free fibre optic high speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel, our guests will receive 2GB per day - an additional $10 access after this is unlimited. There is also complimentary WiFi in the lobby for 1 hour, for up to 500MB.
Dining

Onsite Restaurant & Bar

BreakFree on Cashel has an onsite restaurant and bar serving modern, local and Western cuisine, and is an ideal option if you’d prefer to dine at the hotel.

Gym

Gym

Why break your exercise routine? You'll find everything you need to stay fit and keep in shape at BreakFree on Cashel's great gymnasium.

WiFi

WiFi

Free fibre optic high speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel, our guests will receive 2GB per day - an additional $10 access after this is unlimited. There is also complimentary WiFi in the lobby for 1 hour, for up to 500MB.


Room Types

Recharge and unwind in the Inner Urban Double – a great option if you’re travelling solo or with another. The rooms offer a cosy and compact space complete with a world-class Sleepy Head double bed. They also feature wireless Internet, Samsung Smart TV technology with day to day app's available on screen, wireless keyboard, phone mirroring services, paid digital channels, and in-room movies, so you can have some downtime before your next day of activity. You’ll enjoy air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and room service if you happen to get a little peckish!

  • Room size 10m2
  • Shower
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Air-conditioning
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Room service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Security facilities
  • Triple sheeted bedding

Freshen up and restore your energy levels in the City Urban Queen room, complete with a super comfy Sleepy Head queen bed and great range of facilities including wireless Internet, LCD TV with digital channels, fridge and bathroom. The window provides natural light and city views, so you can check out the weather in the morning before you start your day.

  • Room size 15m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

If you’re travelling with one other and are looking for modern twin share accommodation, the Urban Twin should suit you perfectly. Plan your action-packed holiday from the comfort of your Sleepy Head bed, by connecting your smartphone or tablet to the hotel’s wireless Internet, and stay entertained with in-room movies and paid digital channels.

  • Room size 18m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

The City Urban Double features a window with lots of natural light, with a comfy Sleepy Head bed, wireless internet – so you can connect your devices and keep your friends and family up to speed with your Christchurch adventure., Also on hand is Samsung Smart TV technology with day to day apps available on screen, wireless keyboard, cell phone mirroring services with digital channels, in-room movies and a fridge for you to store your drinks and snacks.

  • Room size 10m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

With a window that streams natural light, bathroom with shower, WiFi access, and the bonus of a world-class, king size Sleepy Head bed, along with a whole bunch of other great facilities including in-room movies, LCD smart TV and digital channels, this room type is a great choice. If you require accessible accommodation, the City Urban King has rooms available designed to cater for your needs, with wheelchair friendly access throughout. Please enquire directly with the property to book an accessible room.

  • Room size 18m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Bringing the kids along with you, or heading to Christchurch with some mates? Featuring a window with lots of natural light, the City Urban Family will provide all the space and quality Sleepy Head bedding you need, including two separate rooms, a queen bed and four singles. There is also a range of facilities, including an LCD smart TV with digital channels, in-room movies (perfect for keeping the kids amused) and wireless Internet.

  • Room size 28m2
  • Shower
  • Mini bar
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

When you’re travelling with another, it’s nice to have the space of a queen size bed, especially one as comfortable as the world-class Sleepy Head, With all of the features and facilities you need with none of the fuss you don’t, the Inner Urban Queen is a great place to rest your head, catch up on news, watch a movie or two, and get organised for your next day of activity.

  • Room size 15m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Decked out with a comfortable King size bed, with a bathroom, wireless internet access, in-room movie and fridge, the Inner Urban King has all of the necessities you need in your accommodation when visiting Christchurch.

  • Room size 18m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

The City Urban Premium is an ideal option for your Christchurch accommodation. Featuring either a Sleep Head king or queen bed, wireless Internet, LCD smart TV with paid channels, in-room movies, and ensuite with shower, it has everything you need. Located on the 6th floor, the window offers plenty of natural light with views over the city, making this room nice and bright and perfect for your next Christchurch holiday.

  • Room size 25m2
  • Shower
  • Fridge
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • 42 inch LCD smart TV with digital channels (Sky TV)
  • Individual heat pump air conditioning units
  • 4 x USB charging points in rooms
  • Bluetooth wireless speaker for audio
  • Vittoria Espresso pronto pod coffee machine
  • In room safety deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • In room movies
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

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Dining

A mix of Asian flavours and classic Kiwi favourites combine in the heart of Christchurch.

Pass through the doors of BreakFree on Cashel hotel and find Café & Bar 165, offering a selection of fun and zesty meals that won’t hurt the wallet. Whether visiting on brief business trips to Christchurch, or dropping by on time-limited lunch breaks, a funky vibe sees guests of the hotel and diners from nearby offices staying to eat in good company.

An open plan interior design sees a bright space inside fill with the hum of conversation as Café & Bar 165’s rush hour begins from early in the morning. As the day rolls on, visitors come and go, picking up a quick bite to eat or meeting for coffee and enjoying a rest from lively shopping expeditions.

A collection of modern fittings creates a light-hearted atmosphere inside; walls are crafted from recycled timbers and glowing vintage bulbs add a quirky touch. Meanwhile, a backlit bar tempts those in need of a refreshing drink with a friendly selection of easy beverages. Coloured lights flash and swap to highlight local and international wines, ciders and local craft beer, and for those who prefer, there is a classic cocktail selection that proves hard to resist.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast: 7am - 10:30am
  • Lunch: 11am - 3pm
  • Dinner: 6pm - late
  • Room Service: 7:30am - 9:30pm (subject to change)

Bookings

For restaurant bookings, please call (03) 360 1064 or email cashel.res@breakfreeresorts.co.nz.

Wedding

Weddings

Standing on our glass infinity balcony with your new partner in life, looking out at the Christchurch skyline and beyond, you’ll feel the momentous nature of your occasion has been captured in one sparkling instant.

But at BreakFree on Cashel, we aim to make every moment of your wedding reception hit those same heights – at down to earth prices. Our experienced wedding co-ordinator will help you plan, preview and present the perfect celebration, guiding you every step of the way, right up to and including your walk down the aisle.

Our unique blend of traditional white linen, cutting edge technology and contemporary urban design ensures you will have the very best of something old and something new to help create a lasting memory in your heart…and a special place you can return to time and time again for future celebrations.

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Conference

Conferences

After a leading hotel in a world class destination that offers the full package? Positioned in the beautiful South Island which is renowned for its awe-inspiring scenery of wide open spaces, snow-capped mountains, sprawling vineyards, and pretty coastline, there’s no mistaking why Christchurch has been named one of the Top 10 places in the world to visit by Lonely Planet and No.2 on the New York Times’ 52 Places to go in 2014.

BreakFree on Cashel is located smack bang within the heart of this renowned destination, and is a highly desirable Christchurch conference venue, with its contemporary spaces featuring sleek surfaces and edgy designs. Meeting rooms have large projector screens with modern layouts, and boardrooms offer state-of-the-art technology with seamlessly designed furniture.

Choose from one of three different conference venues and let our experienced Conference Coordinator take care of all the details including your Christchurch accommodation, catering, and technology, along with break-out activities to keep your delegates entertained between conference sessions. Talk to us today about how we can accommodate your next event.
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Experiences

Christchurch in New Zealand’s South Island is oozing with history, culture and beautiful scenery, and BreakFree on Cashel is positioned in the heart of this wonderful destination. With lots of interesting heritage sites throughout, if you’re a history buff you’ll find Christchurch an intriguing place to visit and this Christchurch hotel puts you in the centre of it all.

Known as the ‘Garden City’ due to its manicured gardens and parks which bring the city to life, the scenery in Christchurch is second to none, with the area painted in different shades of floral colour depending on the time of year. The jewel of Christchurch’s flora is Hagley Park, where you can try river punting and explore the waterways.

Culture plays a large role in the daily life of Christchurch, with New Zealand’s Maori heritage celebrated with local performances, and an array of art galleries, dance, film, museums, and theatre shows to keep you entertained.

From white water rafting, to bungy jumping, skiing, wildlife watching, gondola rides, winery visits, and discovering New Zealand’s native fauna and flora, Christchurch offers everything you could want from your New Zealand holiday.

Public transport is frequent within the city, and at BreakFree on Cashel you can purchase your tickets at reception so you won’t have to worry about how you’ll get from A to B. There is a bus stop just 200m meters from the hotel, providing ease of access to Christchurch’s main sites and attractions.

You can’t visit Christchurch without exploring ‘Container City’ – a funky retail precinct that emerged post the 2011 earthquakes and now provides the city with over 50 retailers including dining, fashion, giftware and more. Here you’ll find everything from freshly brewed coffee to designer labels and gourmet cuisine.

Attractions/activities:

  • AMI Stadium – 2km drive
  • International Antarctic Centre – 11km drive
  • Ballantynes Department Store – 500m walk
  • Canterbury Museum – 1.3km drive
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens – 3km drive
  • Hagley Park – 1.9km walk
  • Re:START Mall – 500m walk
  • New Brighton Beach – 8.6km drive
  • Christchurch Gondola – 9.3km drive
  • Orana Park – 21km drive
  • Pegasus Town and Winery – 56.3km drive
  • Alpine Jet – 74.5km drive
  • Mount Hutt Ski Field – 117km drive
  • Willowbank Wildlife Reserve – 11.2km
  • Christchurch Tramway – 230m walk
  • International Antarctic Centre – 11km drive
  • White water rafting (Rangitata Rafts) – 152km drive

Events:

  • Feb/March – LPGA golf tournament
  • March to July – Super 15 rugby matches
  • January – World Buskers Festival
  • February – Festival of Flowers
  • March – The Great Kiwi Beer Festival
  • April – International Jazz and Blues Festival
  • May – Christchurch Airport Marathon
  • August – Christchurch Arts Festival
  • September – The Body Festival
  • November – Canterbury A&P Shows
  • Every Saturday – Christchurch Farmers Markets

Location

Contact Information
165 Cashel Street
Christchurch , South Island 8011
New Zealand

Points of Interest

  • Christchurch Information Centre - 1.2 km
  • Container City (Re:START Mall) - 500 m
  • Cathedral Square - 550 m
  • AMI Stadium - 3.9 km
  • Hagley Park - 1.9 km
  • Addington Raceway - 4.3 km
  • Horncastle Arena - 4.2 km
  • Clearwater Golf Club - 14.5 km
  • Christchurch Airport - 10.8 km
  • New Brighton Beach - 8.6 km

Directions

From the airport, head west on Durey Rd and in 750m at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Memorial Ave (600m). At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Memorial Ave heading to Fendalton for 4.3km. Continue onto Fendalton Rd for 2.1km then turn right at Harper Ave (48m) before merging onto Deans Ave (500m). At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Riccarton Ave (1.4km). Turn left onto Oxford Terrace (650m) then continue onto Lichfield St for 500m then turn left onto Manchester St (120m). Take the 2nd left onto Cashel Street and BreakFree on Cashel will be on your right.


Hotel Policies

Car Parking
Overnight car parking is available for $15 per vehicle per night. Paid parking available nearby.