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Christchurch YMCA

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   12 Hereford St, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Found relatively easily, a bit of a walk out of the city centre. Got given a key to a room which was already occupied and had someone's stuff in it. Got given a free upgrade to a much better room on the 5th floor. The bed was incredibly soft and great to sleep on. Very spacious, good shower/bathroom. The original,... More

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Brunswick, Ohio
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39 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is nothing really special about this hostel character-wise, it's very basic, but it provides good value in facilities. The four bed dorm I was in was very large, there was loads of space for all of our things, tall bunks, and a big window. There seemed to be plenty of bathrooms around as well. One was right outside our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Got a private double, liked the electric blankets but basic room. Good access to city. Some other travellers staying were very loud and some drunk, makes you not want to leave your room. 1TB of data for 24 hours is $5, amazing deal!

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Klang, Malaysia
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights. Great location as it is nearby to most attraction spots in the central town of Christchurch. Simple and clean dorm, with plenty of bathrooms along the hallway. However, the space of kitchen is way too small to cater the guests during the peak hours for breakfast and dinner. Limited fridges available as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights while bagpacking in NZ. Great place with spacious triple rooms, clean toilets, nice common areas and a 100GB wifi per day for $5 which is somewhat reasonable. Would certainly love to stay here again, great for bag packers looking for a nice night! Close to most of the main attractions in Christchurch too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed here for one night in christchurch. It was an ok accommodation, the facilities were alright however the kitchen was tiny and so was the communal tv area. It was very very centralised which was good, meaning we could go into town for the day easily.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time I have stopped in this hostel and yet again think its a fantastic hostel to stop in (stopped here for a week). This time was in a double deluxe room overlooking the botanical gardens and it is very good value for money. You have your own private bathroom, TV, telephone and barfridge, hanging space and... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The hostel was really big. Almost too big. But there's was only 1kitchen. And not enough space in the fridges. And I had to have my box of food on the floor... One really good thing was the bathrooms. There's was so many of them, you never had to wait or shower in the same room as anyone else. You... More

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Perth, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The positive aspects about this hostel are: - Central location: You can visit the best things of the city center from a walk distance. There's a supermarket close by and it's very convenient. - Fair price: You are in the middle of city, with a huge structure of hostel for a relatively cheap price. - Rooms: I have been at... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

single room rate 60 a night too high and a rip off. in akld ymca it is 44 a night in a much bigger city 15 dollar dinner is another rip off with tiny servings. No restaurants nearby and if no car, can go hungry in this place at night due to extremely overpriced food

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Todd S, Manager at Christchurch YMCA, responded to this review

The YMCA Auckland and YMCA Christchurch are proud of the accommodation facilties we provide to a large range of individuals. Our tarrifs reflect market conditions and are clearly justified by the facilities we provide. The YMCA Christchurch is much more than just a bed as it boasts a cafe, bar & restaurant, health & fitness centre, squash courts and an... More

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Address: 12 Hereford St, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Christchurch YMCA 2*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Situated in the most fantastic Central City location opposite the Arts Centre & Botanical Gardens. The extensive range of accommodation is low cost and you will be impressed by the high standards of presentation. From Standard Rooms with shared bathroom, Deluxe Rooms with ensuite bathroom, to Apartments with full kitchen facilities, the YMCA caters for all needs & budgets. The YMCA Christchurch offers free on-site parking. All guests have access to extensive on-site facilities for a small additional fee. These include wifi, health and fitness centre, indoor rock climbing wall, laundry room & conference room. WE OFFER 24 HOUR RECEPTION!! ... more   less 
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