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Jailhouse Accommodation

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   338 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Well I have been thinking about how best to mark this hostel as I only stayed 2 nights, both nights were totally different atmospheres! The actual concept of sleeping in an old jail is what attracted me to this unique hostel and it started well. My first night was on a Friday and I arrived very early into Christchurch and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you're looking for a unique choice of guesthouse or hostel, then the Jailhouse in Christchurch is a great choice for you. The building has been converted from an old prison. The theme is played up throughout the entire hostel and they even have some of the original paraphernalia from it's prison days. I had a great time exploring all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Really nifty place. Tiny cells as you'd expect. Nice gal at the front desk totally on top of it. I'm traveling alone and had tons of questions because I'm kinda flying by the seat of my pants but she didn't hesitate to explain all the details and offer up great suggestions on how to get around and what to see.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place to stay. In fact, a must stay in CHC. I stayed on my first day there & I was all alone but I glad I decided to stay there. I got the double room at ground floor. The room was really clean & I slept comfortably in it. Overall, the place was quiet and peaceful & was among... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great Place to stay and a great experience. Clean and friendly place. Also is very well located with a 10 minute walk into the city centre or a 20 minute walk to Westfield shopping mall. There is a cinema room and a TV room with a wide range of DVD's available to people staying at the jailhouse

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great hostel in Christchurch, it was really clean & the beds where so comfy!! The communal areas where well kept & the wifi was really good. The kitchen was also really clean & had everything you could need. I would deffo recommend !!

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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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