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YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch

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12 Hereford StreetChristchurch8013New ZealandGreat location! See map

Hostel with restaurant, near Canterbury Museum
  • Free parking
  • The location was good, overall a nice place to stay.Jan 15, 2018
  • My standard single room is spacious of its kind. It is clean and looks new. Once I get…Jan 13, 2018
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From 405 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch

from $22
  • 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

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 104 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 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 not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
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
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

In the room

Home comforts
  • Washer/dryer
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
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 18 for adults, and NZD 10 and NZD 18 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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Canterbury Museum - 2 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 37 min walk
  • Punting on the Avon - 3 min walk
  • Christchurch Art Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Christ's College - 5 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 7 min walk
  • Bridge of Remembrance - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 10 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 28 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 33 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 190 reviews

YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch
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
YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch
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
YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch
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
Very Good8.0
Conveniently located from downtown
The main issue I had with the hostel is the hallway on my floor smelled like wet smelly socks. The room was spacious and the modern looking shared bathroom was across my room. The kitchen was spacious and was well stocked.
Rudolf, us1 night trip
YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch
Friendly helpful staff, great location in Christchurch, clean room and clean shared bathroom.
Lisa, us2 night trip

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YMCA Christchurch Hostel, Christchurch

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