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Jucy Snooze Christchurch
5 out of 5
5 Peter Leeming Road, Burnside, Christchurch
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The price is £53 per night from 20 Mar to 21 Mar

Situated near the airport, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of International Antarctic Centre and Russley Golf Club. Omarino Wine Park and Jellie Park ...

4/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"Great hotel for 1 night close to airport . It has small rooms , clean and comfortable.. there is a large communal area to chill out in . Definitely would use for an over night stay as close to airport ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2021

Jucy Snooze Christchurch
Urbanz - Hostel
2 out of 5
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch
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The price is £26 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar

This family-friendly Christchurch hostel is located on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Cathedral Square and Christchurch Casino. Horncastle Arena and ...

4/5Very Good! (121 reviews)

"The showers were very slippery.. but everything else was all sweet"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2021

Urbanz - Hostel
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel
2 out of 5
338 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch
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The price is £31 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar

Located in Addington, this historic hostel is within a 15-minute walk of AMI Stadium and Horncastle Arena. Addington Raceway and Hagley Cricket Oval are also ...

4.4/5Excellent! (232 reviews)

"I like that most of the interior is still original, the tables are made with the original cell doors, there's also original and preserved prisoner art work on display."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

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YHA Christchurch
4.5 out of 5
36 Hereford St, Christchurch
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The price is £31 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Christchurch Art Gallery and Christchurch Public Hospital. Christchurch Botanic ...

4/5Very Good! (133 reviews)

"The shared bathroom was smelly and the room was hot. The staff members were friendly but it took time to call them as they are short in staff atm. Slow communication on website messages."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2021

YHA Christchurch
Vagabond Backpackers
2 out of 5
232 Worcester Street, Christchurch
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Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cardboard Cathedral and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch ...

3.5/5Good! (30 reviews)
good hostel in good central location

"Good location to centre. We were arriving outside office hours but they left a hand written note and map that we appreciated with the key. Private room was comfortable but outside walk to toilets and showers. Good hostel stay."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Vagabond Backpackers
Point Break Backpackers
2 out of 5
6 Union Street New Brighton, Christchurch
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The price is £39 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar

Located in New Brighton, this beach hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Rawhiti Domain and New Brighton Beach. Avon Heathcote Estuary and Eastgate Mall are ...

3.1/5 (29 reviews)
Great experience

"I have never stayed in a backpackers and I loved it! A friendly, helpful and happy atmosphere right in the centre of New Brighton. The perfect place to rest after a long day at the beach!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

Point Break Backpackers
The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel
2 out of 5
437 Gloucester St, Christchurch
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The price is £61 per night from 9 Mar to 10 Mar

Conveniently near to skiing facilities, this Linwood hostel is located in the city centre within 3 miles (5 km) of Wilding Park, Christchurch Casino and Christchurch ...

4.3/5Excellent! (20 reviews)
Good hostel

"Everything you need in a hostel: laundry, living space, bathrooms were clean, kitchen was on the smaller side but still good, and the staff was wonderful. not the best location but there are scooters in chch so it’s easy getting around."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel
Around The World Backpackers
2 out of 5
314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch
The price is £26 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Margaret Mahy Playground and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Botanic Gardens and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (20 reviews)

"Staff were friendly and helpful. Location is great. Bed was comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2020

Around The World Backpackers
Christchurch Campus Summer Stays - UCA
2 out of 5
9 Maidstone Road, Christchurch
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Located in Ilam, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre and University of Canterbury. Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic ...

2.3/5 (3 reviews)

"Poor environmental hygiene and unfriendly services provided by the female staff: 1) Towel of the precedent was displaced on the corridor to ny room. Nobody did any warship in the pantry and bathroom. 2) I had requested for the login and password of the WiFi for several times but the unhelpful female ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2018

Christchurch Campus Summer Stays - UCA
Haka Lodge Christchurch - Hostel
2 out of 5
518 Linwood Ave., Christchurch
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Located in Woolston, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Avon Heathcote Estuary and Eastgate Mall. The Tannery and Wilding Park are also within 3 miles (5 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (72 reviews)
Apartment spacious and nice decor

"Very clean in the apartment great service"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2019

Haka Lodge Christchurch - Hostel
YMCA Christchurch Hostel
2 out of 5
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch
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Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. ...

3.9/5Good! (717 reviews)
Great location! Budget friendly hostel.

"We are a repeat guest so it means good. The location is great as it's across Botanical Gardens and Museums are just a few steps away as well. It is good also that there is a coffee shop attached to the hostel so you can have a quick breakie there or snacks. Overall we are satisfied."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

YMCA Christchurch Hostel
Racecourse Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
130 Racecourse Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch
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Situated near the airport, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Riccarton Park and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from University of Canterbury. Air Force Museum of New Zealand ...

2.4/5 (122 reviews)

"i dont like anything and i dont recommend this property very untidy but its cheap too"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

Racecourse Backpackers Hostel
Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel
2 out of 5
70 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch
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Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Bealey Avenue and Christchurch Casino. Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens ...

3.5/5Good! (13 reviews)

"Stayed 2nights in private double. Late check in email stated room would be unlocked - it wasn't. Nobody answered the phone. We had to stretch in the window to unlock the door. The room stank. Really horrible old damp smell. Next day we were locked out of our room with our belongings inside "pending ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel
At the Right Place
2 out of 5
85 - 87 BEALEY AVENUE, Christchurch
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Located in Saint Albans, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Bealey Avenue and Christchurch Casino. Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens are also ...

2.7/5 (6 reviews)

"Badly lacking maintenance and room hadn't been cleaned very well."…"

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2017

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Rydges Latimer Christchurch

Rydges Latimer Christchurch

4.5 out of 5
30 Latimer Square, Christchurch
The price is £76 per night from 2 Apr to 3 Apr
4.5/5Wonderful! (940 reviews)

"Other then the Receptionist on arrival the staff and Hotel experience was fantastic, however the Receptionist on arrival did put a dampener on the experience as she was a little rude and short even though there were no other gusts arriving or departing at the time."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Rydges Latimer Christchurch
24Seven Inn

24Seven Inn

3.5 out of 5
247 Bealey Ave, Christchurch
The price is £34 per night from 2 Apr to 3 Apr
4.3/5Excellent! (59 reviews)

"Great room and services. Only negative thing was there was a bunch of noisy people in the kitchen on Friday 13th all night long making it very inconvenient to even access kitchen for drinking water as there were full of noisy people inside kitchen and later in the midnight were playing loud music ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2021

24Seven Inn
Southwark Hotel & Apartments

Southwark Hotel & Apartments

4 out of 5
25 Southwark Street, Christchurch
The price is £41 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (1,565 reviews)

"I liked the accessibility and modern interior. I hope they can add more spaces for parking and the lift was not working"…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2021

Southwark Hotel & Apartments
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Christchurch?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Christchurch?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start: Jucy Snooze Christchurch - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. Urbanz - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Christchurch Casino. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Rooms come with showers and lockers. All Stars Inn - Hostel & Hotel Accommodation - Located within a 20-minute walk of Christchurch Casino. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. You’ll find linens in all rooms. Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Christchurch Public Hospital. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers. YHA Christchurch - Located within a 10-minute walk of Christchurch Public Hospital. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance and laundry facilities. Rooms come with linens.
How many hostels will I find in Christchurch?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Christchurch, one of Expedia’s 16 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Christchurch?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 7°C. Average annual precipitation for Christchurch is 1000 inches.
What is there to see and do in Christchurch?
In general, Christchurch is known for its gardens, museums and local tours. Major attractions include Christchurch Casino, Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park. Get out into nature with places such as New Brighton Beach, Sumner Beach and Canterbury Agricultural Park. Cultural attractions include Canterbury Museum, Air Force Museum of New Zealand and Theatre Royal.
What's the best way to get to and around Christchurch while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Christchurch in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. If you’re looking to explore more of the area, head over to Christchurch Railway Station to catch a train.