Overview of Kiwi House - Hostel

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4.2 / 5Very Good
20 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa



Popular LocationNew Regent Street17 min walk
Popular LocationChristchurch Casino6 min drive
Popular LocationRe:START Mall6 min drive
AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)15 min drive

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  • Shared Dorm - 8 Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dorm - 4 Bed

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dorm - 6 Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Single Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Double Room

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


Kiwi House - Hostel is located in Christchurch's Linwood neighbourhood. Christchurch Gondola is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Hagley Park and Sumner Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at AMI Stadium or Horncastle Arena.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bealey Avenue - 15 min walk
  • New Regent Street - 17 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 6 min drive
  • Re:START Mall - 6 min drive
  • Canterbury Museum - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 14 min drive
  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 15 min drive

About this property

Kiwi House - Hostel

Christchurch hostel in Linwood, near Christchurch Casino
Along with a sauna, this hostel has a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities and a garden are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Kiwi House - Hostel offers 45 forms of accommodation. This Christchurch hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a sauna.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Things to do


Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage




If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility


Designated smoking areas
Shared microwave
Shared fridge

Room amenities


Climate control (air conditioning)
Climate control (heating)


Shared bathroom



Check-in between noon and 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 16


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types


Important information

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.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kiwi House - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kiwi House - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kiwi House - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Kiwi House - Hostel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Kiwi House - Hostel?
Check-in is from noon to 7 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Linwood, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Margaret Mahy Playground and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and Hagley Park are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Staff & service

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

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019


  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2019