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YHA Christchurch, Christchurch

4.5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
36 Hereford St, Christchurch, 8001, New Zealand

City-center hostel within walking distance of Canterbury Museum
  • Free WiFi
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From 261 reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Fairly good value for money

YHA Christchurch, Christchurch

from $35
  • Double Private Ensuite
  • Twin Single Private Ensuite
  • Double Private
  • Twin Single Private
  • Double & Twin Single Ensuite Private
  • Double & Single Ensuite Private
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Male Only Dorm
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Female Dorm with Shower
  • One Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm with Shower Facilities
  • One Bed in 3 Bed Multishare Mixed
  • 3 Bed Multishare Female Shower
  • One Bed in 6-Bed Female Only Dorm with Ensuite
  • One Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm
  • Queen Private
  • Single Private
  • One Bed in 3 Bed Mixed Annex

What’s around YHA Christchurch, Christchurch


  • In Christchurch City Centre
  • Canterbury Museum - 4 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 38 min walk
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 9 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 11 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 12 min walk
  • AMI Stadium - 34 min walk
  • Horncastle Arena - 36 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

At a glance

Key facts


  • 43 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

At the hostel

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 - 1
  • Year Built - 1930
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

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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