YHA Christchurch Rolleston House

Description

YHA Christchurch Rolleston House is a character home which has been converted into a comfortable hostel located opposite the Canterbury Museum, the Botanical Gardens and Hagley Park. Stroll along the willow-lined Avon River or enjoy Hagley Park's acres of green parkland.

This property is a small and homely hostel with a range of backpacker accommodation including multi-share, double, twin and ensuite rooms. The kitchen and dining areas are well equipped, modern and pleasant.

Rolleston House is centrally located and is handy to bus routes. It's the perfect home base for exploring everything Christchurch has to offer: the city, the beaches, the Port Hills and everywhere else you might like to wander.

Christchurch is the largest city and gateway to the South Island. It is currently recovering from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. This has revealed the enterprise and dynamism of its people. Visit pop up malls, markets and thriving regeneration projects and suburbs, such as Addington. A full range of activities and tours is still available close to the city. Every adventurous traveller should visit!

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Shuttle/Bus:

Buses stop about 600m from the hostel. Most shuttles pick up at the hostel.

Airport:

It is 8km from the Airport to the hostel. Super-Shuttle provides door to door transport.

Train:

The Train Station is 4km from hostel. Transfer in taxi / shuttle is about NZ$10 to return from the train station.

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  • Communal dining area
  • EFTPOS
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • WiFi
Discover the dynamism of a city rediscovering and rebuilding itself following the 2010/2011 earthquakes.

  • Discover Christchurch's unique earthquake tourism including: Gap Filler, Greening the Rubble and Hassle Free Tour's double decker bus tour
  • Explore quirky music venues that have popped up around the city and enjoy local musicians
  • New and old favourite shopping precincts have appeared around the city including: the Tannery, Re:Start mall and New Regent Street
  • Discover Christchurch's unique craft beer scene
  • Get your dose of adrenaline and try paragliding, white water rafting, sky diving, jet boating or canyoning nearby
  • Have a Maori cultural experience with Kotane at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
  • See the penguins and visit the Antarctic Centre
  • Punt down the Avon or hire canoes / pedal boats from The Boat Shed
  • Go dolphin swimming in Akaroa and Kaikoura
  • Enjoy the excellent mountain biking and walking nearby

Events

  • Cape Hallett Station and Ice Lab (Aug 30th - Feb 8th 2015) The Great White Continent of Antarctica reveals more of its secrets from September 2014. The Cape Hallett Station was a joint scientific base for the United States and New Zealand, built during the first International ...
  • Minuit - The Final Fling (Nov 22nd - Nov 22nd) “You're a menace, to the female sex, you're a menace.” It's been 11 years since the release of Minuit's debut album, The 88. To celebrate and say “cheers” Minuit are doing a handful of shows. And then they're ...
  • New Zealand Guitar Quartet (Nov 22nd - Nov 22nd) The Christchurch Guitar Society welcomes back the New Zealand Guitar Quartet for another fabulous concert. $25 advance sales, $20 unwaged, $30 door sales phone Paul (027 241 6932) for further information Formed in ...
  • The Likes of Us - A Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Ric (Nov 7th - Nov 23rd) The Likes of Us Lyrics by Tim Rice Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Director Doug Clarke Choreographer Annette Searle Musical Director Katie Scott Group booking discount is available for Groups of 10 ...
  • Mount Pleasant Farmers Market (Aug 24th - Jan 17th 2015) Local food for locals inc Grown fruit and veg, Stewart Island smoked salmon, Horitane Valley Debs lettuces, Sausage Shed Sausages, Pegasus Organics, Jocks Whitebait and Venison, Grannies Goodies, German Master Baker ...
  • New Brighton Seaside Market (Mar 15th - Dec 20th) New Brighton Seaside Market is a Community market every Saturday. Come and browse our wonderful array of goods, listen to live entertainment and join in fun activities! Big games, including giant chess, checkers and ...

YHA offers a range of accommodation to suit groups of all types. Find out how YHA can help your group with their accommodation, transport and activity needs.

Each hostel offers a range of accommodation options for your group. Please email our Customer Services team or phone freephone (within NZ) 0800 278 299.