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YHA Christchurch, Christchurch

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36 Hereford StChristchurch8001New Zealand

City-center hostel within walking distance of Canterbury Museum
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Very Good8.4
Fantastic service
Great location
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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From 240 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

YHA Christchurch, Christchurch

from $43
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Shared Facilities
  • Standard Twin Shared Facilities
  • Family Ensuite (4 Person)
  • Family Ensuite (3 Person)
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Male Only Dorm
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Female Ensuite Dorm
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm with Shower Facilities
  • Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking

What’s around YHA Christchurch, Christchurch


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Canterbury Museum - 4 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 39 min walk
  • Christchurch Art Gallery - 3 min walk
  • Punting on the Avon - 5 min walk
  • Bridge of Remembrance - 6 min walk
  • Christ's College - 7 min walk
  • Cashel Mall - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 10 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 30 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 35 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 43 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Shared accommodations

YHA Christchurch, Christchurch’s small print

Also known as

  • Thomas's Hereford Christchurch
  • Thomas's Hotel Hereford
  • Thomas's Hotel Hereford Christchurch
  • YHA Christchurch Hostel
  • YHA Christchurch


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 20 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 20

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 15.0 per night

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.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 44 reviews

YHA Christchurch, Christchurch
Very clean, very convenient, very good
Great location, superb budget option, literally down the block from the Botanic Gardens and so close to everything else in ChCh. I booked a private room that was very comfortable. The staff was friendly and professional. The kitchen was well-equipped; the bathrooms were clean; and overall just a good experience.
Cemile, au1 night trip with friends
YHA Christchurch, Christchurch
Very rude staff. It was very hit in the room. Couldn't sleep. The bed was shaken me every time people move and noisy. The shower was clean. Nice kitchen and dining room
William, ca1 night trip
YHA Christchurch, Christchurch
Very Good8.0
Thumbs up
I was pleasantly surprised at the amazing first impression to my dorm itself. Smooth check in, a dorm of 4 came with its own tv, bathroom and a beautiful balcony. Close to everything, and a warm, cozy feel to it.
Kritika, au1 night trip
YHA Christchurch, Christchurch
Very nice!
Comfy beds, spacious bathrooms, helpful staff, clean kitchen.
A Traveler, nz2 night trip
YHA Christchurch, Christchurch
Perfect accommodation for you
This accommodation was so amazing, clean and convenient for the prices. I like it soo much.
DORA LILIA, nz3 night trip with friends

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YHA Christchurch, Christchurch

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