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YHA Christchurch is a homely, comfortable, 100 year old building located in the Christchurch town centre, near the Canterbury Museum, the Botanical Gardens and Hagley Park. A wide range of comfortable backpacker accommodation is available including multi-share, female only, double, twin and well-appointed ensuite rooms. 2GB free WiFi per day will help you stay connected to your loved ones while you travel. YHA Christchurch also has great facilities for families and large groups. The kitchens are fully equipped with gas hob stoves and plenty of storage for your groceries. The communal lounge and dining is updated and modern. Enjoy the outdoor garden, BBQ and fire pit as a great place to relax at the end of a day's exploring.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Family Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst it was busy when we checked in the staff member was very welcoming, friendly and efficient. Definitely recommend this place. Great city location, close to the museum and gardens and free overnight parking. Enjoyed a great nights sleep.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank BirdsongHokitikaYHA
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 6 days ago

Kia Ora, I just wanted to say a big thank you for your wonderful and pleasant review. It's great to see that you thoroughly enjoyed our overall hostel experience. We look forward have you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Paul Maivan, Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always choose YHA if i need a hostel. Good standards. This one is in a town house, old fashion building. Quiet as usual. I had a private room, nice and clean. 2 kitchens. you have everything you need. Big and peaceful common area. Maybe more...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 937astrid
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora 937astrid, it is wonderful to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We love to see it when guests make good use of our facilities, while there are a fair number of bathrooms upstairs we are currently looking to improve the signage...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked one night as this YHA is not too far from the Bus Interchange (10 - 15 minutes walk). Rooms - double room (without shower) is quite small. The other room with private shower is a bit bigger (yet still small :p ) Both with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Louandb
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 3 weeks ago

Kai Ora Louandb, thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are happy to see you enjoyed your time at the hostel and that the facilities and quiet nature of the hostel met your needs. I am sorry to see you...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

I stayed here one night in early Novemeber of 2018 in Rm 335. Though the first 3 in the rm implies the third floor or two floor above above ground it is actually the 2nd floor. I have seen this at other YHA hostel in...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Condornarvik67
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora Robert V, let me start by saying wow. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your positive and detailed review it is very much appreciated. I'll be sure to share this with our entire team. Regarding our services, we...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

I wish YHA in the worldwide are just like this in Christchurch. Clean, comfortable, Spacious and Friendly Staff. Location is superb, walking distance to all the great places like Punting on The Avon, Canterbury Museum, Botanic Garden & etc Got a Family Room with ensuite...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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US$24 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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