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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star historic hostel near Canterbury Museum



Situated in the entertainment district, this historic hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of AMI Stadium and Canterbury Museum. Riccarton House is 1.9 mi (3 km) away.

Property Features

This hostel features a coffee shop/café, laundry facilities, and a computer station. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are onsite.

Room Amenities

This hostel has 34 rooms.

Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

338 Lincoln Road Addington Christchurch 8024

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a coffee shop/café. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This historic hostel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 34 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1874 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Hair dryer (on request) 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

24-hour check-in

This property requires advance payment for late arrivals for bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. To obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: NZD 25.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Jailhouse Accommodation
  • Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch
  • Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel
  • Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel Christchurch
  • Jailhouse Hotel Christchurch

We should mention

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. Alcohol is not served at this property.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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