Christchurchs city resort style hotel set in 5 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens offering quality hotel accommodation. It seems a world away from the stresses of city life yet just minutes from this secluded retreat is the romantic city of christchurch. The chateau on the park features the very popular alfresco restaurant, garden court brasserie, known for its superb food and splendour of nature,. Sit at a secluded table beneath an oak tree or by an open window and breath in the perfume of the blooms.The 193 deluxe, deluxe and premier rooms are designed so that every guest room has a view of a part of the award winning gardens leaving guests in no doubt that they are in the garden city. Even the decor of the room is designed to draw the gardens inside. The premier rooms offer guaranteed garden views and the ground floor rooms open out into the spectacular colour of the gardensAn outdoor heated swimming pool & jacuzzi, a putting green and gym on-site add the extra wonders. Free golf is available at hagley park across the road, and free tennis facilities are next to the hotel. A complimentary luxury shuttle is provided to the city centre and nearby shopping centre.The hotel has its own onsite boutique vineyard with pinot noir grape plants offering wine tasting in the convenience of the hotel grounds.Exciting special dining packages are available, such as the ever popular deluxe flower and herb experience and the romeo and juliet balcony dinner. The chateau on the park is the only hotel in the south island to offer a hangi and maori cultural experience onsite.This is a true oasis in the garden city of new zealand, a true reflection of the essence of christchurch.