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Urbanz - Hostel

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Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi

Overview of Urbanz - Hostel

Urbanz - Hostel

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, 8011

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChristchurch Casino10 min walk
  • Popular LocationCanterbury Museum14 min walk
  • Popular LocationPapanui Road18 min walk
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)14 min drive

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About this area

Christchurch

Located in Christchurch, Urbanz - Hostel is in the city centre and on the riverwalk. Christchurch Gondola is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at New Brighton Beach and Sumner Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at Horncastle Arena. Take some time off to enjoy the health/beauty spas in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like skydiving nearby. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • New Regent Street - 2 min walk
  • Margaret Mahy Playground - 3 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 10 min walk
  • Canterbury Museum - 14 min walk
  • Papanui Road - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 7 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Coffee Lovers - 2 min walk
  • Sakimoto - 3 min walk
  • O.G.B Bar & Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Bloody Mary's - 5 min walk
  • Venuti - 6 min walk

About this property

Urbanz - Hostel

Family-friendly Christchurch hostel in Christchurch City Centre, near Cathedral Square
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and a business centre are on-site. All 53 rooms offer free WiFi, premium bedding and showers.
Urbanz - Hostel offers 53 forms of accommodation. Beds feature premium bedding. This Christchurch hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on request.
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 or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser 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 public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: NZD 7 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Children's games
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Lockers available
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Japanese

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

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

More

  • Books
  • Communal living room
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Games
  • Music library
  • Renovated entire property – September 2015
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby
  • Video library

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Shower

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Check-in hours are from 6 AM until 1 AM on Friday and Saturday.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 7 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the 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

Urbanz Hostel Christchurch
Urbanz Christchurch
Urbanz
Urbanz - Hostel Christchurch
Urbanz - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Urbanz - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Christchurch

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 44 out of 130 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 57 out of 130 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 130 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 130 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 130 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
No lift..long way to walk not friendly for disabled
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
good
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect hostel
Clean, tidy, smart, good facilities. Ended up staying 2 extra nights.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Affordable accomodation
Well set up hostel, private rooms are awesome, the place is spotless, perfect location within walking distance from main attractions. Would use the hostel again!
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved it's location in the CBD. It was so handy.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021