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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The in-house gym was great, for only $5! Staff were very helpful. The only negative was the rooms. They were very old fashioned. Good location for the centre and bus terminals. Make sure you check out the 'no hassle' open top bus tour, just opposite YMCA

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YMCAChristchurch, Manager at Christchurch YMCA, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed the gym. In terms of the rooms, we are currently working on a plan to update our facilities. The refurbishment will start mid this year with bathrooms and rooms - so watch this space, it will be exciting.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I thought it was just the check in rush this afternoon...but no, crappy attitude for the evening staff as well. When My leg was bleeding this morning from a cut getting off the bus, I asked for first aid. I was told they only had bandaids. I insisted they look again. Well, well, they found some antiseptic towelettes. Unfriendly- actually...

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YMCAChristchurch, Manager at Christchurch YMCA, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to pass on your feedback about staying here at the YMCA. We are sorry to hear that you have injured yourself on the bus. I have followed up with our front of house staff to see what happened: Our head receptionist (who was on at the time and remembers you arriving to...

Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

The art gallery held in December 2015 was splendid! There were an array of art works and pictures demonstrated! Check my photos for more details!!!!!! in addition, there are 2 more museums that u can visit, it is quite near to the YMCA centre.

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1Thank Joe C
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I booked a private room, when I check-in, I fond that the room DOES NOT BE CLEAN. It's very AWFUL, and the toilet and kitchen always dirty. What a suck hostel. All quality is so terrible. I'll tell friends DO NOT BOOK.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Great location, right in the city centre. Staff was friendly and helpful. Comfortable, large rooms. Bathrooms could be a bit cleaner but oh well it is a hostel. I wish kitchen stayed opened for longer. Overall price/ value ratio could be better - i think $95 for a double with shared bathroom is a bit much.

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Thank Aggs30
Scotland
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Once one of the most friendly and helpful places in ChCh, this hostel is not what it once was. So called de-luxe room was sub-standard and not worth the money complete with cigarette ends on the balcony, a shower door that was hanging off, a constantly steaming hot tap, a toilet that not only flushed itself but part of the...

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4Thank RaibeartAlba
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 31 December 2015

i stayed one night there great location and great a hostel but if they could be more helpful and if could be more friendly it will much better so I can recommend everyone but people who work there unfriendly and not very helpful but l wanna still them 5 star because hostel location and great place to stay And please...

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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Location is perfect, just beside Botanic Gardens and Canteburry museum, it's also very close to re:start mall, the cathedral square and the cardboard cathedral. The double room is big and comfortable. Shared bathroom is like it was individual cause just one person at time can use it (without having to wait a long time to use it). Kitchen and TV...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Staff were rude upon check in and the lady seemed shocked when I asked her why she needed my credit card if I had already paid in cash for my room. If someone's wants my credit card I want to know why... Beds where squeaky and creaky and kept you up all night. There was no big lounge for hostel...

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1Thank Reena48
Vadodara, India
Reviewed 22 November 2015

YMCA Christchurch scores due to its extremely nice location, close to the historic Botanic Gardens and the Canterbury Museum which are just across the road. The rooms are well furnished and offer a soothing view of the Pot Hills and the Botanic gardens and the Staff is extremely courteous and responds promptly to the needs of the clients. The convenience...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the most fantastic Central City location opposite the Arts Centre & Botanical Gardens. The extensive range of accommodation is low cost and you will be impressed by the high standards of presentation. From Standard Rooms with shared bathroom, Deluxe Rooms with ensuite bathroom, to Apartments with full kitchen facilities, the YMCA caters for all needs & budgets. The YMCA Christchurch offers free on-site parking. All guests have access to extensive on-site facilities for a small additional fee. These include wifi, health and fitness centre, laundry room & conference room. WE OFFER 24 HOUR RECEPTION!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Christchurch YMCA

Address: 12 Hereford Street | Canterbury, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €20 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Christchurch YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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“Higher floors, corner rooms are ideal. Choose non-dormitory style rooms.”
  • Room 220 with 2 windows - sunshine comes into the room and can dry your clothes within a few hou
  • Room 220, double bed
  • Room 220 overlooking the Cathedral, which is still under renovation as of Feb 2017
 of 5 bubbles TheElsafeMan, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on two occasions in different rooms on different floors and they were both satisfactory.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford a deluxe room, that would ensure comfort :)”
 of 5 bubbles pulcino3, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask for a room with a good view”
 of 5 bubbles 405Sally, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top Floors are best”
 of 5 bubbles krazikams, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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