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Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch Hostel

338 Lincoln Rd, Addington, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand

Come and Stay in Jail! We are one of the top mid - sized BBH hostels in New Zealand. Christchurch is the gateway to the amazing South Island and we are the closest hostel to the Railway Station for the incredible Tranz - Alpine and Coastal Pacific trains. Our Suburb of Addington is the place to be with the Court Theatre, Addington Coffee Co, Simos Moroccan Deli, Bean Scene Cafe, Cargo Bar and the Dux Live Music Venue. Jailhouse also has FREE WIFI and FREE car parking, as well as an extensive DVD library, Netflix and Cinema room. Come and see us soon!

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88% Overall Rating 63 out of 69 customers would recommend this property based on 69 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 96%

Facilities 86%

Location 78%

Safety 94%

Staff 91%

Value 83%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Important Information

"If you are arriving after 10pm, please contact us by phone or email to receive the front door code and instructions to your room."

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

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Come and Stay in Jail! We are one of the top mid - sized BBH hostels in New Zealand. Christchurch is the gateway to the amazing South Island and we are the closest hostel to the Railway Station for the incredible Tranz - Alpine and Coastal Pacific trains. Our Suburb of Addington is the place to be with the Court Theatre, Addington Coffee Co, Simos Moroccan Deli, Bean Scene Cafe, Cargo Bar and the Dux Live Music Venue. Jailhouse also has FREE WIFI and FREE car parking, as well as an extensive DVD library, Netflix and Cinema room. Come and see us soon!

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Shared Rooms

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

2 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

2 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

2 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch

Late night check ins are welcome. Please contact us after booking for instructions to ‘break in to jail!’if arriving after 9pm.



Credit card used to make booking will also be used to charge $25 in case of lost key















Offering you modern facilities, but at budget price, you will have secure key access to your room 24 hours. You will not find a cleaner place to stay in beautiful Christ church.

















We offer over 30 private rooms in our budget hostel, available as singles, doubles or twin bunks as well as some larger rooms that can be used as dorms or booked by families or groups. Families are very welcome.

















Make your own meals in our new fully-equipped commercially-styled guest kitchen, or there are many food outlets within walking distance. Wake up to a cup of our freshly made organic, fair-trade espresso coffee from our coffee bar. Bicycle hire, wi-fi available, free DVD hire and cinema room, and TV and DVD in doubles, free pool table, free towels and linen with fully made-up beds.

















We are located close to Christchurch attractions such as railway station (tranzalpine journey), Addington raceway, Hagley park, Court Theatre, AMI Rugby Stadium, Horncastle Arena where many concerts and functions are held.

















You could take a lovely walk through Christchurch's Hagley Park and the botanical gardens to the arts and cultural precinct and city centre (or it is a short bus ride.) Free vehicle parking is available too.

















Travel desk for booking all your New Zealand transport as well as Christchurch and south island attractions - cheapest rates available!

















We are friendly family-owned accommodation.

Accommodation Information

Free WiFi and Parking. We offer over 30 private rooms available as singles, doubles, twin bunks and dorms as well as some larger rooms that can be used by families or groups. Families very welcome, cot available.

Make your own meals in our new fully-equipped commercially-styled guest kitchen, or there are many food outlets within walking distance. Wake up to a cup of our freshly made organic, fair-trade espresso coffee from our coffee bar. Bicycle hire, wi-fi available, free DVD hire and cinema room, and TV and DVD in doubles, free pool table, free towels and linen with fully made-up beds.

Guests aged 16 and under must book into private rooms (not dorms). Photo ID is required on check-in.

We welcome late night arrivals, and if arriving after 9pm we will send you late arrival instructions once you have made a confirmed booking online with a late estimated time of arrival. Please contact us if you haven't received these. Late arrival guests should consider booking private rooms to reduce inconvenience to other guests in dorms. Your credit card will be charged prior to your arrival with the card used to make this booking. The booking will be cancelled should the card not be valid. Refunds due to early cancellation will be subject to an administration fee.

Location Information

Easy walk to: Railway Station (Tranzalpine, Tranzcoastal), Addington Raceway (Show week events), Hagley Park, Court Theatre, AMI Rugby Stadium/Horncastle Arena (Concerts and Shows), and Tower Junction Shopping.
Also walk or bus to: Arts Centre, Museum, Art Galleries, Cathedral Square and the City Centre, Botanical Gardens, Christchurch Hospital.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.