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“female dorm”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Again with most YHA's in New Zealand, Christchurch does not disappoint. There are a variety of rooms which are for the most part clean and tidy. The linen is a little old and there were a few stains on the walls (not too questionable looking)...More

Thank Domini C
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora Domini, Thank you for addressing the cleanliness matters. I will be sure to pass this onto our housekeeping team to ensure improved cleanliness to all who stay. I'm very to happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us as well...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The YHA’s around NZ have never once disappointed me and YHA Christchurch did not start. The two young guys on the front counter were super helpful, the kitchen and lounge area was clean, and our twin private room was nicer than my bedroom. Room was...More

Thank g_lucy1
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Just wanted to say a huge thank you for your wonderful review. Its great to see that you really enjoyed your entire hostel experience with us. From the rooms we provide to the great reception staff. I'll be sure to let everyone know....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice location near botanical garden and museums. Very friendly staff. Simple room but good kitchen and shower. It is easy to use laundry. А lot of information about the sights of Christchurch and New Zealand.More

Thank VladimirKorotkov
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA ChristchurchResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Just wanted to say a very big thank you for your wonderful review. It's so great to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your hostel experience with us. I will be sure to pass this wonderful news onto our entire team and we wish...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location close to CBD - 10 minutes walk from Bus Interchange. Modern hostel that's been refurbished recently. Good reception staff. Rooms clean and comfortable. Good bathroom facilities - clean and well serviced. Two well equiped kitchens, plus dining rooms and lounge area. Good atmosphere.

Thank Dean A
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Excellent location. I stayed two times at YHA Chch at the beginning and end of my trip to South Island this time. Very friendly staff. I requested a lower bunk bed and staff ensured I got one. No problem with shared bathroom/toilets. Good WiFi. Can...More

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US$28 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Try the EXTERNAL ROOMS (in a separate back building), you'll walk outside to get to the toilet, but..."
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"You take what is available as the place is very popular."
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