The Observatory Hotel

Days / Hours: Open daily

Observatory, Biology and Physics, Hereford Street

The much-awaited Observatory Hotel at Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre is set to capture the hearts of its first guests with its unique mix of Gothic Revival architecture, early Canterbury history and a very modern take on Arts and Crafts interior styling.

Beyond the Gothic Revival walls of Te Matatiki Toi Ora lies brilliant craftsmanship, vivid colours, and new heights of luxury.

Redefining modern elegance, The Observatory Hotel brings contemporary style to the heart of a precinct rich with history. Inspired by the adjacent Observatory Tower, the hotel now boasts 33 uniquely designed rooms, each carefully curated with handpicked locally crafted furniture.

The Observatory Hotel invites you to enjoy the gym & fitness centre, premium meeting room facilities and stylish Library Bar to unwind and relax whilst embracing all The Arts Centre offers surrounding you.

Location map

Observatory, Biology and Physics,
Hereford Street


Market Square Hereford St Carpark Boys' High Entrance Engineering Laneway The Observatory Hotel Courtyard South Quad North Quad Registry Student Union The Gym Engineering Cloisters Studio Common Room Library Biology, Observatory and Physics Chemistry School of Art West Lecture Classics Rutherford's Den Clock Tower Boy's High Workshop Great Hall