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Hostels in Christchurch

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Featured Hostels in Christchurch

Jucy Snooze Christchurch
5 out of 5
5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$83 per night from 19 Nov. to 20 Nov.

Situated near the airport, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of International Antarctic Centre and Russley Golf Club. Omarino Wine Park and Jellie Park ...

4/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Efficient, clean. Good location. Reasonable price. Thankyou"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep. 2020

Jucy Snooze Christchurch
All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation
5 out of 5
263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$69 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bealey Avenue and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Christchurch ...

4.2/5Very Good! (318 reviews)

"Modern building, great air-conditioner, friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep. 2020

All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation
YMCA Christchurch Hostel
2 out of 5
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch
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Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. ...

3.9/5Good! (715 reviews)

"Nice upgraded bathroom in the deluxe double. Only problem was the room was freezing and you could only turn the heater on for an hour and then had to keep turning it on to keep the room warm. The morning was an ice box. But it was clean and tidy and did the job"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

YMCA Christchurch Hostel

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Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel
2 out of 5
338 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$60 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.

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 ...

4.4/5Excellent! (230 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel
YHA Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
36 Hereford St, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$60 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Christchurch Art Gallery and Christchurch Public Hospital. Christchurch Botanic ...

4/5Very Good! (130 reviews)

"I love how quiet it was as a backpackers/hostel. Impressed with the bed that was surprisingly comfortable. It was my first time sleeping in a room with strangers so it was an enjoyable, unforgettable event that I chose to have and I’m glad I chose the right place. Only the guy at the bottom moved ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

YHA Christchurch
Urbanz - Hostel
2 out of 5
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$55 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.

This family-friendly Christchurch hostel is located on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Cathedral Square and Christchurch Casino. Horncastle Arena and ...

4/5Very Good! (118 reviews)

"Way too hot in the rooms and asked for a parking permit to be saved for second night stay but when got back they had given them all out again. Other than that good"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

Urbanz - Hostel
Vagabond Backpackers
2 out of 5
232 Worcester Street, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$68 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cardboard Cathedral and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch ...

3.5/5Good! (30 reviews)
good hostel in good central location

"Good location to centre. We were arriving outside office hours but they left a hand written note and map that we appreciated with the key. Private room was comfortable but outside walk to toilets and showers. Good hostel stay."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Vagabond Backpackers
Point Break Backpackers
2 out of 5
6 Union Street New Brighton, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$75 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.

Located in New Brighton, this beach hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Rawhiti Domain and New Brighton Beach. Avon Heathcote Estuary and Eastgate Mall are ...

3.1/5 (29 reviews)
Great experience

"I have never stayed in a backpackers and I loved it! A friendly, helpful and happy atmosphere right in the centre of New Brighton. The perfect place to rest after a long day at the beach!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2019

Point Break Backpackers
Around The World Backpackers
2 out of 5
314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$61 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Margaret Mahy Playground and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Botanic Gardens and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (20 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and helpful. Location is great. Bed was comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Around The World Backpackers
Kiwi House - Hostel
2 out of 5
373 Gloucester Street, Linwood, Christchurch
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Located in Linwood, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Margaret Mahy Playground and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic ...

4.3/5Excellent! (22 reviews)
Budget choice

"Not a very comfortable stay.... The dorm is very dark, some light is broken, some of the bunk is very low level which u cannot seat straighly on the bed. Lounge and kitchen is ok"…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2019

Kiwi House - Hostel
The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel
2 out of 5
437 Gloucester St, Christchurch
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The price is NZ$84 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.

Located in Linwood, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Wilding Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Christchurch Casino and Christchurch Public Hospital. Christchurch ...

4.3/5Excellent! (20 reviews)
Good hostel

"Everything you need in a hostel: laundry, living space, bathrooms were clean, kitchen was on the smaller side but still good, and the staff was wonderful. not the best location but there are scooters in chch so it’s easy getting around."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel
YHA Christchurch Rolleston House
3 out of 5
5 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch
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Located in Christchurch City Centre, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, and Hagley Park. ...

4/5Very Good! (77 reviews)

"I don't appreciate your comment that I have to do this for my review to count."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2020

YHA Christchurch Rolleston House
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Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

4.5 out of 5
166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$143 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.4/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"The room was modern and bathroom very clean. Plunger coffee was provided which is always a bonus. Had to ask for our VIP amenity but hotel staff were very busy when we checked in."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct. 2020

Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Southwark Hotel & Apartments

Southwark Hotel & Apartments

4 out of 5
25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
The price is NZ$99 per night from 28 Oct. to 29 Oct.
4.2/5Very Good! (1,518 reviews)

"The room was great for its price! Friendly staff and excellent service. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2020

Southwark Hotel & Apartments
Crowne Plaza Christchurch

Crowne Plaza Christchurch

4.5 out of 5
764 Colombo Street, Christchurch
4.6/5Exceptional! (582 reviews)

"Great service as always, friendly staff, quick check in & so easy. Staff very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2020

Crowne Plaza Christchurch
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Christchurch?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Christchurch?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start: Jucy Snooze Christchurch - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation - Located within a 20-minute walk of Christchurch Casino. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. You’ll find linens in all rooms. YMCA Christchurch Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. You can take advantage of a restaurant and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, desks and linens. Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Christchurch Public Hospital. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers. YHA Christchurch - Located within a 10-minute walk of Christchurch Public Hospital. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels will I find in Christchurch?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Christchurch, one of Expedia’s 17 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Christchurch?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual precipitation for Christchurch is 997 inches.
What is there to see and do in Christchurch?
In general, Christchurch is known for its gardens, museums and local tours. Major attractions include Christchurch Casino, Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park. Get out into nature with places such as New Brighton Beach, Sumner Beach and Canterbury Agricultural Park. Cultural attractions include Canterbury Museum, Air Force Museum of New Zealand and Lincoln Event Centre.
What's the best way to get to and around Christchurch while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Christchurch in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. Train stations including Christchurch Railway Station and Rolleston Station make it easy to explore more of the surrounding area.

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