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YMCA Christchurch Hostel - Christchurch

2 star Hostel Christchurch

12 Hereford Street - Christchurch

Price starting from NZD 84.30
For affordable accommodation in central Christchurch, visitors should look no further than the YMCA Christchurch Hostel, which caters to all types of travelers and offers a great location. This popular and reputable establishment is next to the Arts Center and the Botanical Gardens, whilst many of the city's other major attractions are also easily accessible. The Garden City of New Zealand's South Island is a spectacular destination, offering plenty of green spaces and natural beauty. Orana Park Wildlife Reserve and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve are just two of the unique attractions of the area, making it particularly attractive to family guests.

The YMCA Christchurch Hostel offers competitive prices along with a great range of amenities. Free off-street parking, convenient dining options, and a guest kitchen are all added bonuses at this friendly alternative to a hotel. The on-site restaurant, Duo, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The YMCA Christchurch Hostel offers a panoply of amenities for business travelers. Guests can meet with colleagues in the on-site meeting/conference room, or make use of the computer station. Wireless Internet access is also available for a surcharge.

For guests who are keen to stay in shape, a health and fitness center is open from Monday to Friday, and access is available at a reduced rate. After a satisfying work-out, why not enjoy affordable yet tasty cuisine; staff are happy to discuss specific catering options.

The YMCA Christchurch Hostel is a smoke-free property (fines apply for violations).
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.2 Good
Based on 9 hotel reviews © 2015

The Receptionist said she couldn't give me a quiet room when I asked for one ...

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Breakfast at YMCA Christchurch Hostel

A full breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM for a fee.

Facilities at YMCA Christchurch Hostel

  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Laundry room
  • Pets accepted
  • Gym
  • Meeting Room
  • Internet/Email services
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: between 2:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Check-out: before 10:00 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.

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10 and NZD 18 for adults, NZD 10 and NZD 18 for children (approximately)
  • 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.

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.

YMCA Christchurch Hostel is also known as

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Christchurch YMCA
Christchurch Ymca Hotel Christchurch
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YMCA Christchurch Hostel reviews

6.7 Fair
  • January 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Sweden

Clean, fine view from the balcony, bad that the wifi/internet is not free, expensive breakfast at the coffeeshop, ok fridge

4.0 Ordinary
  • December 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • GB

Worth everyone of its 2* but the staff are a bit abrupt. Howevewr would stay there again.

7.3 Good
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

It is good place not far away from CBD which is closed. No supermarkets and restaurant in proximity. Close to botanic Garden and Museum

7.6 Good
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Hong Kong

7.6 Good
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Hong Kong

8.3 Very Good
  • December 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Poland

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7.9 Good
  • November 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • New Caledonia

6.4 Fair
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

YMCA Christchurch Hostel reviews by TripAdvisor hotel reviews only publishes reviews of identified guests, who filled out a questionnaire after their stay at the hotel, and are solely responsible for the content provided. Consequently, does not assume any responsibility or liability for such content.

Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at the 105-room YMCA Christchurch Hostel. Business travelers will have access to wireless high-speed Internet access (charges apply) as well as desks and phones during their Christchurch City Centre visit.

For comfort and convenience, each guest room comes with a separate sitting area. Bathrooms are outfitted with hair dryers. Washers/dryers and coffee/tea makers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs.

Hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Kitchen

Distances from YMCA Christchurch Hostel

Canterbury Museum - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Punting on the Avon - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Christchurch Art Gallery - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Christ's College - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Christchurch Public Hospital - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Bridge of Remembrance - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Canterbury Brewery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Cashel Mall - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Restart Mall - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Christchurch I-SITE - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Hagley Park - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Hagley Golf Course - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Victoria Square - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Christchurch Casino - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The preferred airport for YMCA Christchurch Hostel is Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 8.7 km / 5.4 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 km and mile.

Transportation services YMCA Christchurch Hostel

  • Free parking