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YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch

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12 Hereford Street, Christchurch, 8013, New Zealand

Hostel with restaurant, near Canterbury Museum
  • Free parking
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Very Good8.0
  • Classic hostel-style acccommodations in an appealing location next to Christchurch…Feb 18, 2019
  • Affordable stay in a nice location next to botanic gardens. It was hot while we were…Feb 18, 2019
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YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch

from $45
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Bed in Female Dormitory
  • Bed in Male Dormitory
  • Bed in Mixed Dormitory
  • Standard Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Family Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room
  • Deluxe Family Room
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Canterbury Museum - 2 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 36 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 8 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 10 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 13 min walk
  • AMI Stadium - 32 min walk
  • Horncastle Arena - 35 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 7 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 21 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 29 min drive
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts


  • 104 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *

WiFi rated slow



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 100
  • Conference space size (meters) - 9
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Kitchen
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Special features


Duo - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch’s small print

Also known as

  • Christchurch YMCA
  • Christchurch YMCA Hostel
  • YMCA Christchurch
  • YMCA Christchurch Hostel
  • YMCA Hostel Christchurch
  • Christchurch Ymca Hotel Christchurch

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between NZD 10 and NZD 17.50 for adults, and NZD 10 and NZD 17.50 for children (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 5 per day (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 5 per day (rates may vary)

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

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 251 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
One of the best hostels I've stayed in
Really clean, great staff!
Holly, us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great spot, easy to check in and out. No hassles and great deal.
Joseph, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great spacious deal for 4 back packers or family
Came in on kiwi experience bus. Booked this 2 bedroom apt ahead for good price. Very comfortable for four.
Steve, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful stay at the YMCA
Great place to stay. We had a private room. Very spacious, bed very comfortable. The location is perfect. Staff very friendly. Would highly recommend staying here.
john, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
ask staff for supermarket,cafe, fast-food location
Overall great location & place to stay, nice window views of botanical gardens. Very clean room, bathrooms, kitchen room, and TV couch sitting areas. Only issues in my room was squeaky upper bunk bed overhead from other backpacker.
edmund, us2 night trip

YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch

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