Destination guide

The friendly city of Sydenham awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Sydenham. This city's restaurants, gardens and local tours attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and trendy location. Canterbury Museum and Riccarton House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Sydenham

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sydenham a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Punting on the Avon (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Hagley Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Christchurch Adventure Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Christchurch Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Port Hills (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sydenham

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sydenham. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New Brighton Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hagley Cricket Oval (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Hagley Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Canterbury Agricultural Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Port Hills (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sydenham

Fly into Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sydenham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 29 holiday rentals around Sydenham. From 11 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sydenham is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sydenham?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sydenham:

  • Christchurch Central: 97 holiday homes
  • Phillipstown: 27 holiday homes
  • Merivale: 51 holiday homes
  • Riccarton: 33 holiday homes
  • Papanui: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sydenham?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Sydenham. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Colombo: 311 holiday rentals
  • Chalice: 318 holiday rentals
  • Sumner Beach: 339 holiday rentals
  • New Brighton Beach: 316 holiday rentals
  • Westfield Riccarton Mall: 318 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sydenham listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sydenham?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 11 Houses in Sydenham. Our other popular types of Sydenham holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 7 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Sydenham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 27 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Sydenham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.