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Jailhouse Accommodation

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   338 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really loved this place from the moment we walked in, the staff are all very helpful and friendly.It has a lot of cool things to see throughout the 'jail' even an opportunity to dress up as a criminal and have your mugshot taken (has to be done when staying in a jail!) We stayed in a private double bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed one night in a 10 bed dorm, beds are comfortable and the place is very clean, the staff are friendly.I would stay here again. Location is OK, can walk to the centre of Christchurch from here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel was really cool as they had some jail cells still set up that you could have a look at. We stayed in private room (2 of us) and it was comfortable, the beds are pretty comfortable and they provide you with extra blankets and hot water bottles incase it gets cold. The kitchen was good sized and easy... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jailhouse was our first destination in New Zealand. The rooms are very small, but to be fair, it is a jail! We never ran into anyone else in the shared washrooms, and they were pretty clean. The water was nice and hot, which was nice as it was chilly out! We had a rental car and never had any... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a 6 bed mixed dorm. When staying in dorms it is the little things that count on how comfortable you are. The particular bed I had Negatives no reading lights no easy access to power points - although this was just the bed I had. Wet area showers - always nice to have space to change without... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This hostel is really cool! Staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are small but it's really enough place! Common rooms are good and they had pretty good coffee. Also they provided hot water bottles if it is cold at night in the room. Thanks for that pleasant stay!

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I stayed at the Jailhouse for one night after a tour of the South Island before our flight the next day. I found the staff to be very help full and the amenities were just fine. The Jailhouse idea was very neat and it was more fun than staying in a regular old hostel. It was very clean and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Nice place to stay nice staff everything is clean.... I had my own foodbox thats amazing for a hostel:-) nice areas to chill nice cinemaroom with movie nights and free popcorn You feel like in jail i sleept in a 2bed room realy nice experience they also have some clothes what you can ware to feel more like in jail... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed 3 nights at Jailhouse (was meant to be 1!) in a double room. The facilities here are top notch - everything was clean and generally the hostel has a really laid back, grown-up atmosphere. It was fairly chilly so we had hot water bottles in the room and staff pointed out extra bedding if needed - it did get... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Very historic looking jail house backpackers was a great place to stay! Small rooms laid out like cells were really cool to see and spend a few nights in. The over all set up of the place was what I loved about it. The staff were really friendly and because I was traveling on my own they made me feel... More 

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Address: 338 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jailhouse Accommodation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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