YHA Christchurch

Description

YHA New Zealand welcomes its newest hostel into the network – YHA Christchurch!

YHA Christchurch is a homely, comfortable, 100 year old building currently undergoing upgrades due to new ownership. The hostel is located near the Christchurch town centre, the Canterbury Museum, the Botanical Gardens and Hagley Park.

A wide range of comfortable backpacker accommodation is available including multi-share, female only, double, twin and well-appointed ensuite rooms. YHA Christchurch also accommodates families and groups. All rooms have flat screen TVs.

The kitchen is fully equipped with gas hob stoves and plenty of storage for your groceries. The communal lounge and dining is updated and modern. Enjoy the outdoor garden, BBQ and fire pit.

YHA Christchurch is centrally located and is handy to bus routes. It's the perfect home base to enjoy and witness the Garden City rebound and regenerate from the 2010/2011 earthquakes. Explore Christchurch’s lively entertainment scene, pop up malls, markets and thriving regeneration projects and suburbs. A full range of activities and tours is available close to the city.

Please note: YHA Christchurch is currently undergoing additional improvements.
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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  • Activity booking
  • Book Hostelling International hostels here
  • Communal dining area
  • Drying room
  • EFTPOS
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Library Exchange
  • Limited free WiFi
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • 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

  • Elite6 Business Networking (May 7th - Jun 10th 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 ...
  • The Dire Straits Experience (Oct 1st - Oct 1st) One of the most dramatic songbooks in history will explode into life in the hands of some of the greatest rock musicians alive when the Dire Straits Experience comes together for an exclusive NZ/Australian ...
  • ScHoolboy Q (Oct 1st - Oct 1st) ScHoolboy Q returns to New Zealand for Encore Tour ScHoolboy Q is Man of the Year. The acclaimed Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) artist can't stay away from New Zealand. Following two epic shows in June amidst a tide of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Toia (Sep 29th - Oct 1st) This premier production of Toia is an amalgamation of Maori Performing Arts and Contemporary Theatre. Toia incorporates elements of haka, theatre and dance, while presenting a strong female perspective on the Maori ...
  • Tatau 1978 - 2005 - Mark Adams Photographic Exhibition (Sep 9th - Oct 2nd) Paulo Sulu’ape was the pre-eminent Samoan tattooist of his generation. Mark Adams met him in 1978 and photographed his practice and that of his brothers and cousins. After Sulu’ape’s death in 1999 Adams ...

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.