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Haka Lodge Christchurch Hostel

518 Linwood Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand

89% Overall Rating 46 out of 49 customers would recommend this property based on 49 reviews

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 90%

Location 63%

Safety 96%

Staff 94%

Value 89%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Parking
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Important Information

Hostelbookers Sale
Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

*The nightly rate for the Deluxe Family Ensuite room is $160.00 for 1 or 2 guests, each additional person will be an extra $25. The room can hold a maximum of 6 people so the maximum fee will be $260.00 for any given night.*

1. We require full payment upon check in. Credit card details are required to confirm a booking.
2. All prices quoted are per person, per night, unless otherwise stated.
3. Double and twin rooms sleep two people, but may be booked for one person only. In this circumstance the room rate will apply.
4. Prices are quoted in New Zealand dollars, are subject to change without notice, and all persons are obliged to pay the overnight price current at the time of reservation.
5. Haka Lodge, its employees and contractors accept no responsibility for personal accidents, injury suffered or loss or damage to personal property while on hostel property. Travel Insurance is recommended.
6. The minimum age of guests is 18 years old but the Hostel Managers may accept bookings for under 18’s at their discretion.
7. Haka Lodge, Haka Lodge Managers and staff retain the right to refuse accommodation at any time.
8. Should your plans change, please contact the hostel directly as soon as possible.
9. Whilst every endeavour will be made to ensure you are accommodated in the same room throughout your stay, due to limited availability at time of booking, it may be necessary for you to change rooms. If applicable, you will be advised of this at check-in. You will be accommodated in a room of similar or higher standard to that originally booked.
10. Due to limited availability at time of booking, multi-share accommodation for two or more guests may be provided in separate rooms. Every endeavour will be made to ensure this does not occur, but should this be necessary you will be advised at check-in.
11. Bookings made through a third-party booking site are subject to that site’s terms and conditions. Please be aware these may differ from ours.
12. During special events, or for the duration of a special offer, different terms & conditions may apply.
13. Haka Lodge Group are not responsible for any loss or damage to property during your stay with us. If you feel something of yours has been stolen, please report it to reception and we will take you through the necessary steps to report this to the authorities.
14. If you are caught using or stealing any other guest’s property and/or food, you will be asked immediately to leave the premises and charges may be laid against you.
15. All non-guest visitors to Haka Lodges must make themselves known and sign-in at reception on arrival.
16. Non-guest visitors are NOT allowed on Haka Lodge premises between 8pm-8am. Non-guests found on the premises between these times will be served with a Trespassing Notice and reported to the authorities where appropriate.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


Local Public Bus service from Airport:
If you are travelling from the airport you can catch the Purple Line Bus or if you are in the city you can catch bus number 140 or the Purple Line Bus from the central bus exchange on Lichfield Street.

Then walk back from the bus stop to the corner of St John’s Street and Ferry Road Corner and walk north 10 minutes down St John's Street to Linwood Avenue.

Haka Lodge is located on the corner of St John’s Street and Linwood Avenue
Local Public Bus from City Center:
You can also catch bus 21 from the central bus exchange located on Lichfield Street.
This journey is about 15minutes.
You will need to get off the bus after the BP Petrol Station on Linwood Avenue. If you are unsure, tell the bus driver you need to get off just before "Oderings Garden Centre" on Linwood Ave.

Haka Lodge is located on the corner of St John’s Street and Linwood Avenue

Shuttle from the Airport:
We recommend a shared shuttle as the best value method of transport to our lodge. You can pre-book your shuttle with J & L Taxis and Shuttles on +64 3 389 9879 or email
They will meet you at the luggage carousel (domestic) or arrivals area (international).

Drive down Linwood Avenue, past Eastgate Mall. Just after the BP Petrol Station on Linwood Ave there’s a side street called Wanstead Place. Turn into Wanstead Place and drive across the grassed area and turn left into the ‘other side’ of Linwood Ave – Drive to the end of the cul de sac as we are at the very end, where there is a turning circle – Haka Lodge is on your right behind the wooden gate.

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