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Hostel Jailhouse Accommodation - Addington, Christchurch

3 star Hostel Christchurch

338 Lincoln Road Addington - Christchurch

Price starting from NZD 32.00
Backpackers in need of affordable and comfortable accommodation in New Zealand should definitely consider a stay at the Jailhouse Accommodation. Located in Christchurch, this 3-star hostal is conveniently located near the Christchurch Railway Station, the CBS Arena, the Addington Raceway and many tourist attractions. You can easily reach the botanical gardens and the Avon River.

Christchurch is a cosmopolitan city, so guests can enjoy shopping, dining out, the arts, museums, theatres and other forms of entertainment common in city. However, it is close to many outdoor activities as well, so guests can also spend their days skiing, golfing, bungee jumping, rafting, mountain biking, wind surfing, whale watching, swimming, hiking and more. All of these fun pastimes can be reached within two hours of the hostel. The Jailhouse Accommodation has a travel desk where you can book trips and receive tourist information.

The hostel offers its guests simple, yet extremely comfortable accommodation in a historic building. The building dates back to 1874 and was once a prison, now protected as a historic landmark. It has been newly renovated to serve as a hostel. Guests will enjoy the communal kitchen, the television lounge with wireless Internet access, the billiards table, the movie room and the coffee shop on-site.

Free parking, accessible also for disabled travelers, and accessible rooms are available.

Pets not allowed.

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Guest Rating 8.0 Very Good
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Hostel Facilities at Jailhouse Accommodation

  • Laundry room
  • Cafeteria
  • Internet/Email services
  • City tour
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Check-in: between 2 PM and 9 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.

Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 9 PM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 2 per hour (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Hostel Jailhouse Accommodation is also known as

Jailhouse Hotel Christchurch
Jailhouse Hotel

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Room Details

Each of the guest rooms at the Jailhouse Accommodation is a shared accommodation that is quite comfortable, clean, safe, and pleasant. Rollaway beds and hair dryers can be provided on request, and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Accommodation Services

  • Wireless Internet access
  • Extra beds
  • Hairdryer on request

Distances from Hostel Jailhouse Accommodation

CBS Canterbury Arena - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Addington Raceway - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Westpac Arena - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Canterbury Brewery - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Christchurch Public Hospital - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Punting on the Avon - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Hagley Park - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Canterbury Museum - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Hagley Golf Course - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Christ's College - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Westfield Riccarton Mall - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Christchurch Art Gallery - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Bridge of Remembrance - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Cashel Mall - 2 km / 1.3 mi
The preferred airport for Jailhouse Accommodation is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 8.6 km / 5.3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Hostel Jailhouse Accommodation

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Free parking