New Zealand / Christchurch

Jail House Accommodation




Street, Number:338 Lincoln Road , Christchurch
Phone:+64 3 982 7777

General Information

Prices:25 up to 69 NZD
Payments:Visa   Mastercard   Cash
Max. number of guests:74
Room Types


Linen included Towels
Luggage storage Telephone/Fax
Internet access Wifi
Common room No curfew
No smoking Wheelchair friendly
Travel information BBQ area
Car parking available Bike parking
Kitchen Children friendly


We welcome you to stay somewhere different - in the former Addington Jail!  Fantastically restored heritage backpacker and youth hostel accommodation, our building has had a colorful history but we now offer you modern facilities. Clean, warm and friendly with super-comfortable beds it is a captivating, relaxing and fun place to stay.  Top rated award winning hostel.

Offering you modern facilities, but at budget price, you will have secure key access to your room 24 hours.  You will not find a cleaner place to stay in beautiful Christchurch.  

We offer over 30 private rooms in our budget hostel, available as singles, doubles or twin bunks as well as some larger rooms that can be used as dorms or booked by families or groups.  Families are very welcome.

Make your own meals in our new fully-equipped commercially-styled guest kitchen, or there are many food outlets within walking distance.  Wake up to a cup of our freshly made organic, fair-trade espresso coffee from our coffee bar.  Bicycle hire, WI-FI available, Free DVD hire, TV and DVD in doubles, Cinema room, Free towels and linen with fully made-up beds.

We are located close to Christchurch attractions such as Railway station (Tranzalpine - walk or free shuttle to the Station), Addington Raceway, Hagley Park and the Westpac Centre where many concerts and functions are held.  

You could take a lovely walk through Christchurch's Hagley Park and the Botanical Gardens to the Arts and Cultural Precinct and City Centre (or it is a short bus ride.)  Free vehicle parking is available too.

Travel desk for booking all your New Zealand transport as well as Christchurch and South Island attractions - cheapest rates available!

We are friendly family-owned accommodation.