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:

Free shuttle service to Train Station (4km from hostel) each morning. 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

  • Burster Flipper Wobbler Dripper Spinner Stacker Shaker Maker (Feb 15th - Sep 28th) Powered by the excitement of seeing ordinary things transformed in unexpected ways, Christchurch Art Gallery’s latest exhibition explores the shape-shifting, experimental and seriously playful work of making art. ...
  • Elite6 Business Networking (May 7th - Mar 4th 2015) Hi, I’m Danny de Hek the facilitator of the Elite6 City since April 2014. Elite6 City is an exciting, innovative group which brings local business people together once a week for a networking meeting where ideas are ...
  • New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year Exhibition (Aug 9th - Aug 31st) A spectacular free, outdoor public exhibition featuring the best images entered in the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year competition is on in central Christchurch throughout August (opening August ...
  • World Press Photo Exhibition (Aug 2nd - Aug 24th) The New Zealand Netherlands Foundation is proud to be bringing the World Press Photo Exhibition 2014 to Christchurch for the first time, giving you the opportunity to experience the year’s finest ...
  • Peek-A-Boo Vaudeville Cabaret (Aug 20th - Aug 20th) Welcome to a world of glitz, glamour and humour! The world of the Peek-A-Boo Vaudeville Cabaret! Doors open from 5pm, Food Menu Available Show starts 8.30pm Tickets $35 online / $40 door sales if ...
  • Plum (Aug 9th - Aug 30th) Filthy traitor or silly duffer? May 1940, popular British humourist P. G. Wodehouse (Plum) - the creator of Jeeves and Wooster - is captured by the Germans whilst trying to flee France and sent to an internment ...

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.