YHA Christchurch
36 Hereford Street, Christchurch | +64 3 379 9536

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Contact details

Phone: +64 3 379 9536
Email: christchurch@yha.co.nz
Reception: 8am - 10pm

Check In/Out times

Check in/out times

Check in: 2pm
Check out: 10am


YHA Christchurch is a homely, comfortable, 100 year old building with a friendly, modern atmosphere. This Gold 5 Star Qualmark-rated backpackers is located in the CBD near the Christchurch town centre, the Canterbury Museum, Art Centre, the Botanical Gardens and Hagley Park.

A wide range of comfortable backpacker accommodation is available including multi-share, female only, double, twin, and well-appointed ensuite rooms. YHA Christchurch also accommodates families and groups.

The kitchen is fully equipped with gas hob stoves and plenty of storage for your groceries. The communal lounge and dining is updated and modern and there is an outdoor garden and BBQ. Enjoy 2GB of free WiFi per day across the YHA network so you can stay connected to friends and family. Our friendly staff can assist with tips on what to see and do, and can even help you book any activities free of charge.

YHA Christchurch is superbly located for an easy walk to restaurants and bars on Victoria Street, Oxford Terrace, or New Regent Street. Explore Christchurch’s lively entertainment scene, pop up malls, markets, street art, and thriving community regeneration projects. It's the perfect home base to experience the growth and development in Christchurch's regenerating heart.

All booked out? YHA Christchurch Rolleston House is just around the corner.

Qualmark & Reviews

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  • 24 Hour Guest Access
  • 2GB Free WiFi Every Day
  • American Express
  • BBQ
  • Bedding Provided
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Available to Purchase
  • Communal Dining Area
  • Communal Lounge
  • Convenience Store
  • Drying Room
  • EFTPOS, Visa & Mastercard
  • Food Storage
  • Free Movies
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Garden or Outdoor Area
  • Guitar
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hostelling International Bookings
  • Hot Water Bottles Available
  • Late Check-In On Request
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Recycling Stations
  • Secure Bedrooms
  • Towel Hire
  • Travel & Activity Bookings
  • TV
  • Union Pay
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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