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Featuring 2 guest lounges and 2 communal kitchens, YHA Christchurch is located opposite the Arts Center, just 500 feet from the Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park.

You can enjoy a meal and relax in the lovely BBQ and garden area. There is a guest laundry on site.

The guestrooms are clean and comfortable. Some rooms feature private bathroom facilities, others offer access to a shared bathroom.

YHA Christchurch is a 5-minute walk from Cathedral Square, the Riverside Market and The Terrace.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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YHA Christchurch has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 31, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

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  • do you have free carpark for the guest?

    YHA Christchurch does not have its own carpark, we can however provide parking options both paid and free on arrival all subject to availability.


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    Answered on October 5, 2020
  • Do you have parking available

    The YHA Christchurch does not have parking onsite, there is street parking directly outside the hostel (paid) and a couple of blocks away there is also free street parking options.


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    Answered on April 7, 2021
  • Hi! I am wanting parking and am happy to pay, where would the parking location be and how much per night?

    Hi there, once you get to the hostel we can show you on a map where the free parking is, also where the paid parking will be located. we have 2 free 5 minute parks out front of hostel where you can unload your luggage when you first arrive Vennessa


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    Answered on December 11, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Fresh clean linen is included in all of our rooms, free towels are provided to guests staying in our private rooms. Guests booking our dorm rooms can hire a towel from reception for a small fee.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • is there parking available?

    The YHA Christchurch does not have parking onsite, there is street parking directly outside the hostel (paid) and a couple of blocks away there is also free street parking options. We may have availability to park at our sister hostel just around the corner from the YHA Christchurch for a fee.


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    Answered on February 26, 2020
  • how far from the airport and city center location

    We are approximately 8.5km from the airport and about 500m from the city center.


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    Asked about: Double Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on July 23, 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?

    We are generally are quiet hostel and work to keep any noise in the communal spaces. If you have any issues with noise during your stay please talk to our reception team or our night security personnel who will always be happy to help.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    We are currently working on an activity schedule for the coming summer 2019, this will include a games night, movie night and a cook together night at present. This can change depending on the season.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    We offer free luggage storage on the day of check in (from 8am) and check out (until 8pm). If you are looking to store items while traveling around New Zealand additional charges apply subject to availability.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • Do u do drop off at airport

    No sorry we do not. There is a public bus to the airport a 10 minute walk from the hostel


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    Answered on September 17, 2021
  • Hi, is there parking available for tomorrow around 5pm? I'd like to book the twin room for two nights but I need to know first if there's parking.

    We only have street parking available this is free from 6pm till 9am


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    Answered on September 19, 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes padlocks are required for our lockers, if you don't have one with you they can be purchased from our reception team.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    We do not rent locks for our lockers, padlocks can be purchased from our reception team for use with our guest lockers or you can bring one from home.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • Is it possible to get 2 single beds instead of double bed?

    We do have twin rooms available as well as doubles


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    Asked about: Double private Ensuite • Answered on February 12, 2021
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Unfortunately we do not allow guests to use their own sleeping bags in our hostel, we provide fresh linen for free in all of our rooms.


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    Answered on September 11, 2019
  • Do you have long term accommodation? How much is it?

    We do offer longer term accommodation over our winter season, unfortunately it is not possible to book here at present.


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on April 14, 2020
  • Is my booking confirmed?

    Bookings are confirmed once the booking process is complete.


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    Answered on February 26, 2020
  • Do you have somewhere to store our bikes securely

    We do have a bike storage area inside the hostel, this is accessible during our opening hours of 9am-8pm.


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • I am visiting Christchurch for 2 weeks. I heard there was a limit there. I would prefer to stay in the same hostel for the entire 14 nights. What is your policy?

    At present our hostel has a maximum stay period of seven nights, sorry we can not assist further on this occasion.


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    Answered on April 29, 2021
  • Is there parking for a car or a motorhome?

    Unfortunately we do not have onsite parking., We have parking available at our sister hostel but this is reserved for those staying in the hostels.


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    Answered on April 14, 2020
Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Christchurch City Council
    0.1 miles
  • Christchurch Arts Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Bridge of Remembrance
    0.2 miles
  • Canterbury Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Christchurch Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • Christchurch District Court
    0.2 miles
  • The Chalice
    0.3 miles
  • Avonmore Tertiary Institute
    0.4 miles
  • New Zealand Brain Research Institute
    0.4 miles
  • Botanical Gardens
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Little High
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Fiddlestick
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Bunsen
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Terrace
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant The Pegasus Arma
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Victoria Square
    0.4 miles
  • Hagley Oval Pavilion
    0.6 miles
  • Hagley Park
    0.6 miles
  • Victoria Street
    0.6 miles
  • Christchurch Railway Station
    1.2 miles
  • AMI Stadium
    1.5 miles
  • The Palms Shopping Centre
    2.5 miles
  • Christchurch Gondola
    5.4 miles
  • Sumner Beach
    7.2 miles
  • Orana Wildlife Park
    8.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Port Hills
    3.4 miles
  • Lake Horseshoe Lake Reserve
    4.9 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Sumner
    8.1 miles
  • River Avon River
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Christchurch International Airport
    5.4 miles
How to get to YHA Christchurch from Christchurch International Airport
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Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities