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Canterbury House

Hostel | 257 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand 8013

85.6% Overall Rating

99 out of 105 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/12/2014)

Malte Greulich thinks…

"Very friendly hostel owner, family atmosphere, no huge hostel, everything was clean and tidy"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information


Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

Contact us directly

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Welcome to our cosy hostel. We are a small hostel and are a perfect choice for those travelers who like some space, a good nights sleep in our very comfortable beds. Situated just 10 minutes walk from the central city of Christchurch. Meet your friendly Kiwi and Japanese hosts with good local knowledge of all around New Zealand. Read more

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About Canterbury House

Our hostel which is home style accommodation, our large car park is situated at the end of a 100m drive way from the street so it is quite and secure with good lighting. T.V lounge for T.V watchers also quiet reading lounge. Stay a day or two and relax in our beautiful garden. We have a family cat (Ragdoll) Melody, she is very friendly and will welcome you!

Our last check in time is 9 pm : if arriving after 9 pm please contact us for instructions on how to enter the house and find your room.
Children : we are sorry but this hostel is not suitable for young children.
WiFi available : free 50MB voucher, then MB for 10c.

Accommodation Information

We have single, twin, double, share (3 beds), all beds fully made up with clean towels, warm duvets, no sleeping bag allowed, all rooms heated during the winter.
Only couples and single travelers no large groups.

Book exchange
free tea, coffee, milo, hot chocolate, sugar, etc
free guest phone
free hair dryer
free washing machine, two clothes lines for drying, small charge for drying machine
free pick up from cathedral square when possible
free pick up/drop off at door for traveling with atomic travel in south island

Airport shuttles pick up at the door
Contiki Tours : This hostel is next to Contiki Tours Christchurch departure point, 1 minute walk from hostel door to bus.
Intercity : Bus stop in Armagh st, just 15 minutes walk from our gate.

Location Information

10 minutes walk to first city shops
1 minute walk to bus stop to city & 1 minute walk from bus stop from city