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YHA Christchurch

36 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand (Formerly Thomas's Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been staying at both of the YHAs in chch I think this one much better than other one if you think about shower rooms. There are few of bath rooms on each stairs. but the room size is much smaller than other one. I don't think this place is not suitable to stay long. stay here for the tidy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel with friendly staff in a easily. accessible central area. Dorm was clean and quiet. Was just missing lockers and reading lights in the room. Would have been a perfect stay if these 2 items weren't missing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night in a 6 share female dorm. Staff were friendly and room and bathroom very clean! Good location close to the Re:START mall and botanic gardens (be sure to spend sometime walking around there) Hard to find much open after 5pm but that's due to the city still rebuilding after the earthquake which I don't think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed 3 nights at YHA Christchurch last October, it was a really good experience. Staffs were friendly, kitchen and shower rooms were very clean!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here on two separate occasions in April and I had an excellent stay both times! The staff were really friendly and offered some great recommendations for places to go. The private rooms were really comfortable, the bathrooms and kitchens were kept nice and tidy, and overall the place feels very fresh and clean. Location is good, close to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a double room. Noise from the kitchen extractor fans can be heard all night. Being so new, it is fresh, but boring. It lacked character and the most colorful thing is the coke machine. It's like staying in a low cost hotel chain rather than a hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms and the bed were really good. Stayed in a 4 bed room mixed dorm with our own shower. Really clean. Kitchen was great. Common room had lots of things to do. Staff were snob when I ask for directions and didn't seem like they wanted to help.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is relatively new and therefore rooms,bathrooms and kitchens are well maintained. Rooms are spacious enough with comfy beds. Free wifi is a bonus !! Large common rooms with ample seating. Lots of storage space for food in fridges and lockers. Good location just by Canterbury museum. Only negative was the lack of social atmosphere for a hostel, far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best of the 3 hostels that I stayed in in Christchurch. Clean and quiet and excellent location...really close walk to the park and to punting. If you have a car though, the street parking outside can be a bit of an issue...just keep an eye on the times and the meters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I would highly recommend staying here if you have a budget accommodation in mind. We don't normally stay in YHA but after staying here would happily try other YHA sites. Room was smallish with 2 single beds but for the price and cleanliness - well worth it. We were in the centre of town and the staff were great.

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