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YHA Christchurch Rolleston House


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Luke Tarplett

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 3 366 6564 Email this hostel

Reception: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Location: 5 Worcester Boulevard,

Christchurch Central, Christchurch

Near galleries, restaurants


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How to get here

Find us on the corner of Worcester Blvd and Rolleston Ave, opposite Canterbury Museum. A limited number of on-site parks are available. Nearby street parking is free from 6pm until 9am. Get more information on the City Council website or chat to our reception about your best options.

Bus/Shuttle: Buses stop 600m from the hostel. The Christchurch Bus Interchange is 15 minutes’ walk from the hostel. Shuttles will pick up/drop off at the hostel door.
Airport: There are stand-by taxis that you can catch from the airport to the hostel. You can also catch bus #29, taking you to the Bus Interchange for $8.50. Shuttles operate door-to-door.
Train: The train station is 4km from hostel. Taxis or shuttles are available.

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This historic character home turned comfortable hostel sits between the Arts Centre, Botanic Gardens, and Canterbury Museum - perfect for exploring Christchurch's heritage and culture.

We have a range of room options to suit all travellers, plus a fully-equipped kitchen, comfortable common areas, and 5GB free WiFi per day. Our friendly staff are happy to help with travel advice and activity bookings.

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Guests love:

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Bicycle storage

Shared facilities:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • Herb garden
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Guitar
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Convenience items for sale
  • Breakfast items for sale
  • Hair dryers
  • Hot water bottles
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Union Pay
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our top picks for Christchurch:

  • Take a walk around the CBD or explore the nearby museums and art galleries a stone's throw from the hostel
  • Check out Christchurch Adventure Park for ziplining, mountain biking, and excellent views of the city and Lyttelton Harbour
  • Explore quirky music venues, bars and restaurants that have popped up around the city and enjoy local musicians

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