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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: Available for Exclusive Hire only

Location: 5 Worcester Boulevard,

Christchurch Central, Christchurch

Near galleries, museums, botanic gardens and on the tram line!


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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 is now available exclusively for private groups! Right between the Arts Centre, Botanic Gardens, and Canterbury Museum its perfect for exploring Christchurch's heritage and culture.

Exclusive hire the entire hostel for up to 53 people across 45 dorm beds, 2 twin private rooms, a double private room and a double ensuite room. 13 rooms in total!

Bed linen and personal lockers are provided. Your exclusive hire includes a large kitchen, dining room and lounge area with communal bathrooms. Enjoy 5GB of WiFi per day per guest, TV and free movies. You can even add-on a continental breakfast!

Looking for an individual booking? Check out YHA Christchurch just around the corner!

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Guests love:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Communal lounge

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

Want to know more about Christchurch? Find out more

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