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Jailhouse Accommodation - Christchurch

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338 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch, 8024, New Zealand, ‏‎1-844-302-2242
Backpackers in need of affordable and comfortable accommodation in New Zealand should definitely consider a stay at the Jailhouse Accommodation. Located in Christchurch, this 3.5-star hostel is conveniently located near the Christchurch Railway Station, the CBS Arena, the Addington Raceway and many tourist attractions. You can easily reach the botanical gardens and the Avon River.

Christchurch is a cosmopolitan city, so guests can enjoy shopping, dining out, the arts, museums, theatres and other forms of entertainment common in city. However, it is close to many outdoor activities as well, so guests can also spend their days skiing, golfing, bungee jumping, rafting, mountain biking, wind surfing, whale watching, swimming, hiking and more. All of these fun pastimes can be reached within two hours of the hostel. The Jailhouse Accommodation has a travel desk where you can book trips and receive tourist information.

The hostel offers its guests simple, yet extremely comfortable accommodation in a historic building. The building dates back to 1874 and was once a prison, now protected as a historic landmark. It has been newly renovated to serve as a hostel. Guests will enjoy the communal kitchen, the television lounge with wireless Internet access, the billiards table, the movie room and the coffee shop on-site.

Free parking, accessible also for disabled travelers, and accessible rooms are available.

Pets not allowed.

Excellent4.3 / 5
  • This place actually used to be a jail so you are sleeping in what was a cell. But it's a…Sep 28, 2014
  • Great idea for a hostel. It was clean and had plenty of room. It was a bit of a walk from…Apr 7, 2014
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Hotel Info: ‎1-844-302-2248‎

from $19
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Bunk, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 34 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle *

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Accessible parking

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 20 per person (roundtrip)

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbeque grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Working away
  • Computer station
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1874
  • Picnic area
Accessibility
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Jailhouse Accommodation - Christchurch’s small print

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 20 per person (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Jailhouse Accommodation - Christchurch

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