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Christchurch YMCA

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   12 Hereford St, Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our double room was nice and a good size with a heater. There are a lot of bathrooms which are generally clean but many don't have a working lock. The kitchen is terrible! It's about the same size as you'd find in an average apartment and it's a nightmare when it's busy. The kitchen is always filthy - nobody cleans... More

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

Thanks for the feedback Katie. I find it concerning to learn online that locks on the bathrooms do not work. As we have an onsite maintenance manager then regular checks are completed and any guest feedback is actioned promptly. Unfortunately controlling the behaviour and dishonesty of other guests in the kitchen is a major concern. We constantly buy replacement cutlery/crockery/utensils/pots... More

Rakaia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Had a room with own ensuite... Was in a great location, room was great, but the staff weren't that helpful and if anything a bit stand offish. Was pretty central to everything. Towel was provided for the room

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New Delhi, India
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21 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Centrally located and on the pick&drop route of the airport shuttle (super shuttle), this place has excellent connectivity for all needs. The centre and the malls are a walk away while the Canterbury museum, botanical garden and I-site are less than 100m away. The first floor has a kitchen and the rooms are basic and clean. Wifi is available on... More

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Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We stayed twice at YMCA christchurch during our holiday in christchurch, 1 night at double room and 1 night at family room (1 king bed and 2 twin beds). The shared bathroom is clean and big. toiletries and towel is provided for both room types. Free shuttle from YMCA to Scenic train station can be arrange and book at the... More

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tippe133
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37 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is ok, the rooms are fairly big if you are in a 6 bed room and there are plenty of showers and toilets. The staff were not overly helpful when I stayed there and the place could have been cleaner.

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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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