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Christchurch YMCA

2.0 of 5
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12 Hereford Street | Canterbury, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on the way back up towards Auckland with the Kiwi Experience, and though a lot of reviews here call it dated and what-not, I felt that there was more to it than just the room which promoted my rating. Location-wise you're in the best place, about 10 minutes walk to ChCh centre and next to Hagley Park with Riccarton... More 

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Paris
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal location, just down the street from the Canterbury Museum and bus stop. Convenient shuttle (NZ 5) to train station for Transalpine. Clean double room. Communal showers and toilets were outdated and not too clean. Staff was very efficient and friendly, however, noise level in the rooms was quite loud late into the night due to inconsiderate guests. Wifi available... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a twin room. The room was clean, so no complains there. The shared bathroom was a bit old dated and no so clean. YMCA's location is its positive point. They are right in front of the park and a walking distance to any other important place to visit in Christchurch. All in all, a bit overpriced for... More 

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Thank Lucas M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The in-house gym was great, for only $5! Staff were very helpful. The only negative was the rooms. They were very old fashioned. Good location for the centre and bus terminals. Make sure you check out the 'no hassle' open top bus tour, just opposite YMCA

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YMCAChristchurch, Manager at Christchurch YMCA, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed the gym. In terms of the rooms, we are currently working on a plan to update our facilities. The refurbishment will start mid this year with bathrooms and rooms - so watch this space, it will be exciting. More 

Dallas, Texas
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112 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it was just the check in rush this afternoon...but no, crappy attitude for the evening staff as well. When My leg was bleeding this morning from a cut getting off the bus, I asked for first aid. I was told they only had bandaids. I insisted they look again. Well, well, they found some antiseptic towelettes. Unfriendly- actually... More 

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YMCAChristchurch, Manager at Christchurch YMCA, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to pass on your feedback about staying here at the YMCA. We are sorry to hear that you have injured yourself on the bus. I have followed up with our front of house staff to see what happened: Our head receptionist (who was on at the time and remembers you arriving to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The art gallery held in December 2015 was splendid! There were an array of art works and pictures demonstrated! Check my photos for more details!!!!!! in addition, there are 2 more museums that u can visit, it is quite near to the YMCA centre.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a private room, when I check-in, I fond that the room DOES NOT BE CLEAN. It's very AWFUL, and the toilet and kitchen always dirty. What a suck hostel. All quality is so terrible. I'll tell friends DO NOT BOOK.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, right in the city centre. Staff was friendly and helpful. Comfortable, large rooms. Bathrooms could be a bit cleaner but oh well it is a hostel. I wish kitchen stayed opened for longer. Overall price/ value ratio could be better - i think $95 for a double with shared bathroom is a bit much.

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Scotland
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105 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Once one of the most friendly and helpful places in ChCh, this hostel is not what it once was. So called de-luxe room was sub-standard and not worth the money complete with cigarette ends on the balcony, a shower door that was hanging off, a constantly steaming hot tap, a toilet that not only flushed itself but part of the... More 

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sacremento
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85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

i stayed one night there great location and great a hostel but if they could be more helpful and if could be more friendly it will much better so I can recommend everyone but people who work there unfriendly and not very helpful but l wanna still them 5 star because hostel location and great place to stay And please... More 

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