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Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

Historic hostel within easy reach of AMI Stadium

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
A$60

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338 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, 8024, New Zealand
8.8.Fabulous.
  • Loved the experience of staying in a prison cell

    Apr. 25, 2021

  • I like that most of the interior is still original, the tables are made with the original…

    Jul. 28, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Convenient
Easy parking
Walkable
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 34 shared guestrooms
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Airport drop-off service
  • Computer station
  • Laundry service

Feel at home

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • In Addington
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 26 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 27 min walk
  • AMI Stadium - 13 min walk
  • Horncastle Arena - 14 min walk
  • Addington Raceway - 17 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Bunk, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Addington
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens - 26 min walk
  • Hagley Park - 27 min walk
  • AMI Stadium - 13 min walk
  • Horncastle Arena - 14 min walk
  • Addington Raceway - 17 min walk
  • Hagley Cricket Oval - 23 min walk
  • Canterbury Museum - 24 min walk
  • Re:START Mall - 28 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 13 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 19 min walk
  • Rolleston Station - 17 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 31 min drive
  • Airport drop-off service
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338 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, 8024, New Zealand

At a glance

Size

  • 34 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Children

  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café

Things to do

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Working away

  • Computer station

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1874
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

More

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Shared accommodations

Small print

Also known as

  • Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel Christchurch
  • Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel
  • Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch
  • Jailhouse Accommodation
  • Jailhouse Hotel Christchurch
  • Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel Christchurch
  • Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of NZD 3

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 12 for adults and NZD 12 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 20 per person

Airport shuttle service for children costs NZD 20

Policies

This property requires advance payment for late arrivals for bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 25.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Addington Coffee Co-Op (3-min walk), Simo's Mosaic (4-min walk), and Luciano Espresso Bar (12-min walk).
  • Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available. The charge is NZD 20 per person.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (6-min drive) is nearby.
  • Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel has a picnic area.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 6.0.Good

    Facilities and rook fine. Stuck with some loud room mates which made for trouble sleeping

    1 night trip, Feb. 28, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Very quirky place to stay on a budget in a good location

    1 night family trip, Oct. 17, 2019

    Verified Wotif guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The coolest hostel you'll ever stay in. Sleep in a real prison cell! Excellent kitchen, bathroom and common rooms. Great wifi. Friendly helpful staff.

    tony, 1 night trip, Sep. 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    It was a really well appointed hostel. Great experience.

    1 night family trip, Aug. 2, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Went to Christchurch to donate blood and this is where I went home to for the night! Everything is unique! Staff and their uniforms, the photobooth, the hallways and the rooms — everything! I love the theaters and the pool table, and that they’re for free! The beds are amazing!!!! I wanted to see something I haven’t seen in New Zealand and this didn’t disappoint me.

    Maria, 1 night trip, Jul. 24, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fantastic location, close to Horncastle Arena. Room was comfortable and quiet.

    1 night romance trip, Jun. 17, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Pretty cool staying in an old Jail house! Lovely friendly staff. Clean room and bathroom facilities.

    1 night family trip, Apr. 11, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The theme was great. Loved the history and the originality of the place. We were impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms, bedding, bathroom area. Enjoyed the wee prison dress up area

    2 night family trip, Mar. 22, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Cool original items in building. Staff very blase about everything, have coffee machine but make you make it yourself?

    1 night family trip, Mar. 9, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Loved the feeling of the history of the whole place. The little nods back to history. Striped duvet covers and pillow cases. And shutdown at 9pm

    1 night trip with friends, Mar. 3, 2019

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