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Welcome to Orari Bed & Breakfast’s website

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Phone: +64 3 365 6569

Reception hours: 0800 - 1900

14 - 24 January - World Buskers Festival

This vibrant annual event has been running for 23 years and attracts many of the world's best street, cabaret, comedy and burlesque performers. It is not-to-be-missed if you are in Christchurch during this time! To check out the timetable and to book tickets go to

The historic Christchurch tram has extended it's route to take in even more of the city and now takes you through the famed Re:start Mall container city. Summer hours: 10am to 6pm.

The restaurant tram is also back in operation and offers dining every evening, except public holidays. Enjoy a fabulous 4 course dinner with fine local wines to accompany. We have had rave reviews from our guests who have tried this unique dining experience! Pre-booking is required via: or you can phone +64 3 365 6569

There are now over 100 cafes, bars and restaurants within a 20 minute walk of Orari and most of those are actually within a 10 minute walk, so there's certainly no shortage of wonderful and varied dining choices - and more opening soon!

Fiddlesticks restaurant is one of the best in Christchurch and is less than 2 minutes walk. Ask us to make a reservation for you and we'll give you one of their VIP cards which will entitles you to a free beer, house wine or cocktail-of-the-day. Its not often you get something for nothing! During the peak saeson (at least until the end of March) it is a really good idea to pre-book before your arrival date in order to guantee a table! Phone: +6433650533

If you enjoy a good play, look online at The Court Theatre in advance of your stay to see what's on - and pre-book, as it is a very popular venue for theatre lovers.

We are located in the heart of the city just around the corner from Hagley Park, the botanic gardens and the Canterbury Museum and less that 20 minutes drive from Christchuruch International Airport and 10 minutes from Christchurch Railway Station.

Its easy to book a room direct from our website - just click Check Availability / Book Now.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Orari Bed and Breakfast Facilities

Orari Bed & Breakfast accommodation, Christchurch, offers sumptuous, private and spacious accommodation in a beautifully restored heritage house.

Our central location puts Christchurch attractions like the Canterbury Museum, Hagley Park, the Botanic Gardens, and the Re:Start Mall  within easy walking distance and makes for a convenient base for excursions all over the city and beyond.
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Orari Bed & Breakfast features:

Orari Bed & Breakfast features:
  • 10 beautifully appointed suites
  • Private guest lounge & dining room
  • King & Queen beds
  • Quality linen & bedding
  • Electric blankets
  • Ensuite & private bathrooms
  • Luxurious towels
  • Heated towel rails
  • Toiletries
  • Bedrooms with TV
  • Phone
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wheelchair access
  • Rooms serviced daily
  • Off street parking
  • Luggage elevator available for upstairs rooms

Other guest service includes:

Other guest service includes:
  • Complimentary breakfast – continental plus free range bacon and eggs
  • Complimentary glass of wine in the evening
  • Complimentary paper available
  • Complimentary tea & coffee

Group bookings:

Orari Bed & Breakfast offers excellent facilities for small groups of up to 20 people. The entire house can be booked and additional catering can be arranged if required.