Guests 17 years or younger are not permitted to stay in dormitory accommodation unless that dormitory is privatised, where all beds are booked in the room and a minimum of one adult is part of the booking party. All guests 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for any booking and that adult is responsible for actions of all the youths within that booking party.
Government issued photo identification is required for each guest upon check in
To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction. For cancellations made before 6pm the day before arrival - full refund. For cancellations made after 6pm the day before arrival - no refund for the first night. Cancellations on bookings made on the day of arrival will receive no refund for the first night, normal cancellation policy applies for subsequent nights. If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.
The hostel provides a wide range of backpacker accommodation from spacious dorms to large, warm private rooms. A large kitchen and dining room for guest use and friendly and entertaining staff to make your stay unforgettable. There's no better location in Christchurch - spacious parkland, the historic arts district and local culture are all on your doorstep.
Attractions within 2 mins walk of the hostel include Hagley Park (acres of inner-city greenery), isite, Botanical gardens, Canterbury museum (free tours for guests on Tuesdays), the weekend markets, cafes and restaurants, and punting on the Avon river.
Late-night entry for arrivals on late flights and buses, secure cycle storage and comprehensive travel and activity booking service on site. For TranzRail reservations, a courtesy service operates twice each morning from the Hostel to the rail depot. Bookings are essential for the shuttle to the train station.
Memberships can be purchased at the hostel.
Late Arrivals: If you will be arriving after 10pm, please contact the hostel.