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YHA Christchurch is a homely, comfortable, 100 year old building located in the Christchurch town centre, near the Canterbury Museum, the Botanical Gardens and Hagley Park. A wide range of comfortable backpacker accommodation is available including multi-share, female only, double, twin and well-appointed ensuite rooms. 2GB free WiFi per day will help you stay connected to your loved ones while you travel. YHA Christchurch also has great facilities for families and large groups. The kitchens are fully equipped with gas hob stoves and plenty of storage for your groceries. The communal lounge and dining is updated and modern. Enjoy the outdoor garden, BBQ and fire pit as a great place to relax at the end of a day's exploring.
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Stayed for two nights with my partner whilst in Christchurch. Staff were friendly on arrival, check in was quick and prompt, paid for a private room with shared bathroom. Upon arriving in the room there was a smell, similar to that of wet unwashed clothing or body odour. It
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Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Christchurch
Responded 4 days ago
Kia Ora Anuj, I am sorry to hear of your experience here at the YHA Christchurch, unfortunately from time to time bed bugs are introduced to our hostel by those traveling through. While we do check for these when cleaning, on rare occassions they can be missed affecting other guests. Once they are discovered we have a robust and effective method of treating the room and any guests belongings should we be able to do so. We have chcked the room thoroughly and there is no evidence of bed bugs present in the room or across the hostel. We immediately undertook this work and wanted to make sure we were confident that there was no current issue before replying so we are 100% sure of our facts before advising you. We use external contractors to undertake this work to ensure a professional and effective solution is used when discovered. I am sorry to see that the experience was not what you expected and please let me offer my sincere apologies for this. I would be more than happy for you to contact me directly to discuss the issues. I can be contacted at luke.t@yha.co.nz. I hope to hear from you soon and we do appreciate you bringing this up so we can find and fix the problem as soon as possible. Kind Regards, Luke Tarplett, Hostel Manager.
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Last week while in Christchurch I stayed a night at the YHA in Hereford Street.It was great.The location in the central city is fantastic.The staff members Sarah who served me at theYHA and Karla who booked my stay were lovely. The room was immaculately clean and tidy,and the
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Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Christchurch
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora andrewknight7, thank you very much for your detailed and wonderful review. I’m pleased to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your hostel experience with us. I will be sure to share this great feedback with our entire team, especially with Sarah and Karla. We wish you the best with your New Zealand adventures and hope to have you back in the near future. Kind regards, Paul Maivan, Assistant Manager
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Last day of holiday, YHA, had to get up early, booking easy, very friendly staff, informative, place very tidy, obviously adequate for a room, not keen on bunk beds any more. So would recommend for everyone.
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Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Christchurch
Responded 4 weeks ago
Kia Ora M7424ZIjanett, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback. I am happy to see that your last day in NZ was a convenient and memorable stay. I will be sure to pass this positive news onto our entire team and we wish you the very best with your future journey. Kind regards, Paul Maivan, Assistant Manager
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Stayed here one night mid transit from airport to Ashburton. Hostel was very nice, staff was very welcoming and friendly. Even had their own cat to greet people. Not particularly good for accessibility or big luggage as there aren’t any lifts. Rooms are spacious, kitchen,
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Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Christchurch
Responded 5 Feb 2019
Kia Ora 97viviennemay, Thank you for leaving us your positive review. I’m pleased to see that you really enjoyed your hostel experience with us, as well as the numerous facilities we have to offer. I’ll be sure to let our entire team know about your feedback as well as Ziggy, our hostel cat. :) Best wishes with you travels and we hope to have you back again. Kind regards, Paul Maivan, Assistant Manager
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I stayed a few days, first in a single room with shared facilities then in a single room with ensuite - take the latter if you can. Single room with shared facilities is also very comfortable, especially the bed and it has its own TV. But my choice for when I stay here next will
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Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Christchurch
Responded 18 Jan 2019
Kia Ora Seti, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your positive review. It pleases me to see that not only did you enjoy our shared private rooms, but our private ensuite rooms as well. I’m also pleased that you enjoyed yet another YHA hostel experience. Best wishes with your NZ travels and we hope to have you back soon. Kind regards, Paul Maivan, Assistant Manager
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空港前に止まるairport shuttleに"YHA CHRISTCHURCH"と告げると行ってくれます。 バスでも可能ですが、日本と違い停留所の名称をバス内で言ってくれません。 バスを使用したいのであれば、一度空港内の案内所にて聞かれてはいかがですか? BUS EXCHANGEという街中の中心停留所までは簡単に行けますが、そこからどのバスでどう行くかを教えてもらう必要があると思います。 夜遅いようですので、シャトルバスが便利かと思います。24ドルだったと思います。 バスだと4ドル程度だったと思います。
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"Single Ensuite room for a little more comfort"
"Try the EXTERNAL ROOMS (in a separate back building), you'll walk outside to get to the toilet, but you'll save money."
"Better than Rolleston in my opinion"
"Twin rooms on the ground floor to be avoided!"
"You take what is available as the place is very popular."
US$22 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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