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Set in a refurbished 1874 building, Jailhouse Accommodations offers an on-site café and a guest lounge with a cinema projector. It is 10 minutes’ walk from Christchurch Railway Station. Guests enjoy free parking and free WiFi in public areas.

Formerly Addington Prison, this property offers Gothic-style architecture and a historical display room. All accommodations offers access to shared bathroom facilities. Bed linen is provided in all rooms.

Shared facilities include TV lounges with flat-screen TVs and a billiards table. There is a spacious communal kitchen and a guest laundry room. The information desk can assist you in the organization of your discovery of Christchurch and its surroundings, offer you various excursions, hiking trails and activities, but also advise you on the rental of vehicles.

Christchurch Jailhouse Accommodations is 10 minutes’ walk from Horncastle Arena and AMI Stadium. It is 15 minutes’ drive from Christchurch International Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Jailhouse Accommodation has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 30, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • AMI Stadium
    0.4 miles
  • Hagley Oval Pavilion
    0.6 miles
  • Horncastle Arena
    0.6 miles
  • New Zealand Brain Research Institute
    0.7 miles
  • Botanical Gardens
    0.9 miles
  • New Zealand Government Centre
    1 miles
  • Hagley Park
    1.1 miles
  • Canterbury Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Christchurch Arts Centre
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Morrel and Co
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Sullivans Irish Bar
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Westfield Riccarton
    1.1 miles
  • Bridge of Remembrance
    1.2 miles
  • Christchurch Art Gallery
    1.3 miles
  • The Chalice
    1.4 miles
  • Victoria Square
    1.5 miles
  • Victoria Street
    1.6 miles
  • The Palms Shopping Centre
    3.6 miles
  • Christchurch Gondola
    5.6 miles
  • Sumner Beach
    7.7 miles
  • Orana Wildlife Park
    8.2 miles
Public transit
  • Train Christchurch Railway Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Christchurch International Airport
    5.3 miles
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Amenities of Jailhouse Accommodation
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Skiing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

1:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 15 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Jailhouse Accommodation accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that children under 16 years of age cannot be accommodated in the dormitory room.

Please note that there is a $3 charge when paying with a credit card.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Jailhouse Accommodation of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.