Located in Christchurch City Centre, YMCA Christchurch Hostel is adjacent to Canterbury Museum with other popular attractions like Riccarton House within a within a few miles (5 km). This hostel has 104 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, free self parking, and a fitness center. Centrally located in Christchurch, the hostel is also a short walk from Punting on the Avon and Christchurch Art Gallery.


Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at Duo, the hostel's onsite restaurant. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


All 104 shared accommodations feature kitchens and space to spread out with sitting areas. Guests can stay connected with WiFi. Other standard amenities include washers/dryers, phones, and desks.

Property features

YMCA Christchurch Hostel features a fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station and laundry facilities.


  • Steps from Canterbury Museum
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Event facilities measuring 100 square feet (9 square meters) include a meeting room. This Christchurch hostel also offers a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

YMCA Christchurch Hostel has designated areas for smoking.

  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Total number of rooms - 104 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 100 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 9 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 5 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 5 per day )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

YMCA Christchurch Hostel offers 104 shared accommodations with washers/dryers and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Accommodations all include kitchens.

In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchen 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Desk 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Washer/dryer 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

Duo - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of NZD TBA

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10 and NZD 18 for adults, NZD 10 and NZD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 5 per day (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: NZD TBA
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Christchurch YMCA
  • Christchurch YMCA Hostel
  • YMCA Christchurch
  • YMCA Christchurch Hostel
  • YMCA Hostel Christchurch
  • Christchurch Ymca Hotel Christchurch

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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