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Racecourse Backpackers Hostel - Riccarton, Christchurch

2 star Hostel Christchurch

130 Racecourse Road Upper Riccarton - Christchurch

Price starting from NZD 30 .00

Looking for hostels in Christchurch? Take a look at Racecourse Backpackers Hostel!

This Christchurch hostel offers shopping on site, an area shuttle and a garden.

Multilingual staff can provide tour/ticket assistance. Guests can make use of the free Wi-Fi. The lobby has a fireplace creating a nice atmosphere where you can watch TV while you wait! Other amenities include laundry facilities and a computer station.

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Facilities at Racecourse Backpackers Hostel

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Shuttle service
  • Multilingual staff
  • City tour
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Minimarket
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Internet/Email services
  • TV Lounge

Know before you go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.


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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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.

  • Deposit: NZD 50 per stay (cash only)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

National rating

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Room Details

Racecourse Backpackers Hostel has 14 guest rooms, all featuring fireplaces and washers/dryers. For comfort and convenience, each individually furnished guest room comes with a separate dining area. Functional in-room kitchens equipped with refrigerators and stovetops allow you to dine in while you travel.

Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks and phones during their Christchurch visit.

Bathrooms are outfitted with showers.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Mini fridge
  • Desk
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Kitchen

Distances from Racecourse Backpackers Hostel

Riccarton Park - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Air Force Museum of New Zealand - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Bush Inn Centre - 2 km / 1.2 mi
University of Canterbury - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre - 3.8 km / 2.3 mi
Riccarton House - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Westfield Riccarton Mall - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Addington Raceway - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Westpac Arena - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
CBS Canterbury Arena - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
International Antarctic Centre - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Hagley Park - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Hagley Golf Course - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Botanic Gardens - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Christchurch Public Hospital - 6 km / 3.7 mi
The preferred airport for Racecourse Backpackers Hostel is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 5 km / 3.1 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 Racecourse Backpackers Hostel

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