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YMCA Christchurch Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The room I stayed was on the second floor, which two toilets were just next to my room. People taking shower was noisy. Other than that, there is a pub on the floor of the building, its noisy too. The room inside is ok, just ask not to stay on the second floor.

Stayed here New Years Eve before headed out backpacking. Good value at the Y.

During my stay in Christchurch, the weather turned icy but my room kept me warm and comfortable. Nice location to the Canterbury Museum and within walking distance of many city highlights. I would choose this hostel again.

Very good. Would stay again. Convenient location and very nice staff. Rooms very clean

Room was fine and represented a lower cost option in Christchurch. On site restaurant food & beer was much over priced, $40 for a beer & 1 cse main was stupid.

When the expensive hotel down the road didn't have a double room available, we chose to stay at the Y. We opened the door to our deluxe room (by Y standards) and were met by bright sunshine and a view of the park across the street. Perfect location for visiting Christchurch. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The only negative: a too-hard bed. But we will stay here again if visiting this city, which needs your support as it recovers from the devastating earthquakes.

It was easy to get to and has free parking. Unfortunately there is not much opened in the area. But staff very friendly and helpful.

Very good location and friendly staff. Kitchen is small but adequate. Rooms are clean and nice. Enjoyed my stay and will highly recommend to my friends.

It was good, and a great value. the location was the best part. I'd heard that it wasn't very clean, but when we got there we were pleasantly surprised. The staff members were all extremely helpful and courteous.

We booked the family room. It had a double and single bed and was ensuite. Nothing fancy but provided a place to sleep with access to a kitchen on a lower floor. Robert Harris Cafe on site. Reasonable weekly cost for Internet service. TV in room. We had a free earthquake ... 3.6.

My previous experience with a YMCA was horrific (for USD$80 I got the tiniest -and not the cleanest- of rooms in NY) so I was a bit wary abut this one... However it turned out to be a pretty good choice, decently priced, with spacious rooms, a great location and clean and functioning shared facilities.

great value for your money , easy to get to all the necessary places in town and just across the road from the Botanical gardens. Just a great place to stay while in Christchurch

Room options

Standard Single Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Standard Twin Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Twin Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Bed in Female Dormitory

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Guest reviews for YMCA Christchurch Hostel

Everyone (1) Couples (4) Business (1) Family (2) Friends (3) Other (1)
3

noisy

Everyone

The room I stayed was on the second floor, which two toilets were just next to my room. People taking shower was noisy. Other than that, there is a pub on the floor of the building, its noisy too. The room inside is ok, just ask not to stay on the second floor.

By , from hong kong on Aug 18, 2017

3

ymca @christchurch

GetawayWithFriends

Stayed here New Years Eve before headed out backpacking. Good value at the Y.

By on Dec 29, 2014

5

great location!

GetawayWithFriends

During my stay in Christchurch, the weather turned icy but my room kept me warm and comfortable. Nice location to the Canterbury Museum and within walking distance of many city highlights. I would choose this hostel again.

By on Jul 25, 2014

4

nice place

GetawayWithFriends

Very good. Would stay again. Convenient location and very nice staff. Rooms very clean

By on May 8, 2014

3

economical.

Singles

Room was fine and represented a lower cost option in Christchurch. On site restaurant food & beer was much over priced, $40 for a beer & 1 cse main was stupid.

By on Mar 27, 2014

4

a great deal in central christchurch

Couples

When the expensive hotel down the road didn't have a double room available, we chose to stay at the Y. We opened the door to our deluxe room (by Y standards) and were met by bright sunshine and a view of the park across the street. Perfect location for visiting Christchurch. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The only negative: a too-hard bed. But we will stay here again if visiting this city, which needs your support as it recovers from the devastating earthquakes.

By on Feb 12, 2014

5

great value

Families

It was easy to get to and has free parking. Unfortunately there is not much opened in the area. But staff very friendly and helpful.

By on Aug 26, 2013

4

christchurch ymca

BusinessTravelers

Very good location and friendly staff. Kitchen is small but adequate. Rooms are clean and nice. Enjoyed my stay and will highly recommend to my friends.

By on Feb 28, 2013

3

good

Couples

It was good, and a great value. the location was the best part. I'd heard that it wasn't very clean, but when we got there we were pleasantly surprised. The staff members were all extremely helpful and courteous.

By on Jan 26, 2013

3

for the budget-minded

Families

We booked the family room. It had a double and single bed and was ensuite. Nothing fancy but provided a place to sleep with access to a kitchen on a lower floor. Robert Harris Cafe on site. Reasonable weekly cost for Internet service. TV in room. We had a free earthquake ... 3.6.

By on Dec 17, 2012