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Jailhouse Accommodation

Certificate of Excellence
338 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Jailhouse Accommodation
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place doesn't need another good review, but I'll give it anyway. It is a super interesting place that embraces its concept and history in all the delightful ways. We stayed there after dropping off our Escape camper van (the drop off and Jailhouse are within walking distance - 20 minutes maybe). It felt great to get a warm shower,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. Julia, working as a super nice 'warder', gave us a lot of helpful tips and suggestions to make our whole stay and journey wonderful!! Very clean bedsheets and linen. Extra blanket is available in each 'warden' to keep you warm :)

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Biel, Switzerland
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hostel for 1 comfortable night. The building is really nice. I like how they do a hostel in a old jail :) The beds are quite comfortable. There's a lot of space in the rooms, who's the best point of the hostel, this is clean and quiet. The bad point is the location... Is quite far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a spacious 10-bed dorm, the cleanest room and bedding we've ever seen in a hostel! The staff were really helpful and friendly. Great unique facilities - we particularly enjoyed dressing up as prisoners and taking mugshots! The hostel was a bit of a walk from the centre, but near to shops, bars and plenty of places to get... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Feeling brave and ambitious we wanted our last night in NZ to be different and interesting. Jailhouse certainly made it a great end to our trip. The staff were super friendly, thorough with information and had smiles all round. The hostel is actually an old jail, very surreal when you step inside. The rooms are old prison cells, comfortable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the Jail and it's awesome. Its very clean and the Staff is very very nice and friendly. They have a Tv-room and how great is that a own cinema. To stay in a old Jail is a great experience and has to be on everyone's bucket list.

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are ridiculously friendly, we booked last minute and got a great bunk set. Kitchen facilities are clean and plentiful- pots, cutlery, cups and all. They even let us hang around and watch movies till the late afternoon after we checked out- thanks guys!

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Vetlanda, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night. And it is one of the best hostels I have stayed at! Just that it is an old prison that they have made into a hostel is really cool. The staff is helpful, the common areas and kitchen is really nice, they have a gaming room, movie theater and a pool table. We stayed in... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a privaligde staying at Jail. With great facilities ranging from two cinema rooms, and a comfortable lounge - Together with cool staff and the best rooms I would defiantly stay at the hostel again. In addition, with cooking being a pashion/hobby of mine it's impossible for me not to mention how awesome the kitchen facilities are!! Thanks everyone... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the best place to stay in ChCh, with everything you need, 2 TV room,billiards, big kitchen,close to the city, the supermarket, restaurants, the friendly staff are great hosts & very helpful. it is a amazing experience to stay in a true prison.

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