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Blackout drapes, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
230 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationChristchurch Public Hospital19 min walk
Popular LocationHagley Park7 min drive
AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)13 min drive
Popular LocationCanterbury Museum28 min drive

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  • Twin Bunk, Shared Bathroom

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsTwin Bunk, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsSingle Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsSingle Bed in Male Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSingle Bed in Female Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 86 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area

Christchurch

Located in Christchurch's Addington neighborhood, Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel is in the business district and near a train station. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Canterbury Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Hagley Cricket Oval and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at AMI Stadium or Addington Raceway.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 19 min walk
  • Riccarton Road - 3 min drive
  • Westfield Riccarton Mall - 4 min drive
  • Hagley Park - 7 min drive
  • Canterbury Museum - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 19 min walk
  • AirportChristchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Addington Coffee Co-Op — 3 min walk
  • Simo's Mosaic — 4 min walk
  • Luciano Espresso Bar — 12 min walk
  • Oddfellows Cafe — 12 min walk
  • Speight's Ale House Tower Junction — 15 min walk

About this property

Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

Historic Christchurch hostel in Addington, near AMI Stadium
A coffee shop/café, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a computer station, free newspapers, and tour/ticket assistance. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and free local calls.
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel offers 34 shared accommodations with blackout drapes/curtains. This Christchurch hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: NZD 12 for adults and NZD 12 for children
  • 1 coffee shop/café

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free local calls
  • Shared accommodations

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 25.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 12 for adults and NZD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 20
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property requires advance payment for late arrivals for bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Property is also known as

Jailhouse Accommodation
Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch
Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel
Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel Christchurch
Jailhouse Hotel Christchurch
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel Christchurch
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
As of Oct 24, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel on Nov 8, 2020 start from $34, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
Check-in is from 1:00 PM–9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the hotel to the airport. A fee of NZD 20 per person applies.
Where is Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel located?
Located in Addington, this historic hostel is within a 15-minute walk of AMI Stadium and Horncastle Arena. Addington Raceway and Hagley Cricket Oval are also within 1 mi (2 km). Christchurch Railway Station is 19 minutes by foot.
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
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I like that most of the interior is still original, the tables are made with the original cell doors, there's also original and preserved prisoner art work on display.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Biking in nz
I spent there 2 nights before a 1-month bikepacking journey. They let me keep the bike inside. Staff was really friendly. The place was overall very clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
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Was a very cool place to stay—wish we could have stayed longer!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

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Facilities and rook fine. Stuck with some loud room mates which made for trouble sleeping
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Unique. Very accommodating for late arrival. Thanks for good stay.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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