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Overview of Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

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Guest reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
228 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Business Services
  • Laundry

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Highlights

Popular LocationThe Court Theatre3 min walk
Popular LocationAMI Stadium13 min walk
Popular LocationHorncastle Arena14 min walk
AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)13 min drive

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  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Twin Bunk, Shared Bathroom

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Single Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Single Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
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  • Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Christchurch

Located in Christchurch's Addington neighbourhood, Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel is in the business district and near a train station. Travellers 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 match? See what's going on at AMI Stadium or Addington Raceway.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The Court Theatre - 3 min walk
  • AMI Stadium - 13 min walk
  • Horncastle Arena - 14 min walk
  • Addington Raceway - 17 min walk
  • Hagley Cricket Oval - 4 min drive

Getting around

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

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 forms of shared accommodation with blackout curtains. This Christchurch hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Return airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours

Food and drink

1 coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

Bike hire

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Computer station

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shared bathroom
Shower

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Connecting rooms available
Free local calls
Shared accommodations

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
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
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Mastercard
Visa

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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person (one way)
  • 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.
    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 stag and hen 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 ratings system.

Property is also known as

Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel Christchurch
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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 1 Jun 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel on 2 Jun 2020 start from NZ$68, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. 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 this hostel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does this hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. 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.

Guest reviews

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
107
4 - Good
102
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
0
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Was a very cool place to stay—wish we could have stayed longer!

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Facilities and rook fine. Stuck with some loud room mates which made for trouble sleeping

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Unique. Very accommodating for late arrival. Thanks for good stay.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

unique experience

The staff were extremely informative and helpful. They even helped to get us extra accomodation when we turned up a day early. I can’t fault this place! It’s quirky, a little creepy, and lots of fun.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

A fun place to stay. Comfortable bed & quiet at night.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020