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Spent one night in jail at the end of our 6 week trip in New Zealand. We chose it for the novelty factor but we were actually really impressed with the quality of the hostel. It was spotlessly clean throughout, with comfortable bed and relatively...More
Off the kiwi experience bus. One of the best hostels I stayed in New Zealand if not my travels. Fantastic theme of a jail. It's super clean comfortable beds who give you hot water bottles if you get cold at night.
The best kitchen I...More
This looks exactly what a former jail looks like. It has excellent facilities with friendly staff. You get 500 mb of free wi-fi and can buy a lot more. There are a ton of macs that you can use as well.
Now it is a...More
Fun experience, and everything was very clean so no problems there. Only disappointment was that they messed up our reservation so that our group had to split up into two rooms. Even so, there are hostels that are just as nice in Christchurch, for less...More
Teeny tiny room. Nice and white with a good bed.
We shared the public-like bathrooms and awkward large kitchen with backpackers.
I'm not sure if the price was worth it. It wasn't a good experience.
Is all accommodation in Chch this much of a compromise?