3 night stay, the accommodation, whilst a little dated, was clean tidy and comfortable. It's a reasonable walk to the City centre, and the supermarket etc are about 8 mins walk in the other direction ..
This affluent suburb has retained its colonial charm, boasting large homesteads and historic villas dotted around the area. The swanky Merivale Mall offers shoppers a range of some of New Zealand's finest clothing and homeware stores, as well as a variety of dining destinations. Nearby Hagley Park provides a golf course and the renowned Christchurch Botanic Gardens.