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Located in Christchurch, YMCA Christchurch Hostel is in the city centre and near a train station. Christchurch Gondola is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park. Orana Wildlife Park and Margaret Mahy Playground are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 18 min drive
Duo — 1 min walk
Boat Shed Cafe - 3 min walk
Zen Sushi & Dumplings - 3 min walk
Cook 'N' With Gas - 3 min walk
Curator's House - 4 min walk
About this property
YMCA Christchurch Hostel
Christchurch hostel in Christchurch City Centre, walk to Christchurch Public Hospital
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, WiFi in public areas and a microwave in a common area. All 104 rooms offer WiFi.
YMCA Christchurch Hostel offers 104 forms of accommodation. This Christchurch hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Social distancing measures in place
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 5 per day)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 5 per day)
Parking and public transport
No on-site parking available
Food and drink
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
Things to do
Dry cleaning service
24-hour front desk
2 meeting rooms
Conference space (100 square feet)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
In-room accessibility (select rooms)
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18
Check-out before 10 AM
Special check-in instructions
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Renovations and closures
This property is closed from 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5 per day (rates may vary)
Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 5 per day (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Backpacker property has been rated 5 stars.
Can I cancel my reservation for free at YMCA Christchurch Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, YMCA Christchurch Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YMCA Christchurch Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is YMCA Christchurch Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at YMCA Christchurch Hostel?
This hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at YMCA Christchurch Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at YMCA Christchurch Hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is YMCA Christchurch Hostel located?
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Hagley Park and Christchurch Casino are also within 15 minutes.
We are a repeat guest so it means good. The location is great as it's across Botanical Gardens and Museums are just a few steps away as well. It is good also that there is a coffee shop attached to the hostel so you can have a quick breakie there or snacks. Overall we are satisfied.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020
Travelled with family, Business traveller
6 Aug. 2020
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
tidy and clean.
staff very helpful with our check-in
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
Travelled with partner
26 Jul. 2020
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Nice upgraded bathroom in the deluxe double. Only problem was the room was freezing and you could only turn the heater on for an hour and then had to keep turning it on to keep the room warm. The morning was an ice box. But it was clean and tidy and did the job