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Christchurch YMCA

12 Hereford Street | Canterbury, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff. And very helpful too! Spend only one night there. But quite comfortable beds, bathroom was clean and quite a few per floor! Room with a nice view and the heater worked perfectly! Plenty of space in our room too. Car park included was a bonus.

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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Receptionist quite nice but not massively helpful. Great free use of gym. Overpriced as with everywhere in NZ but good location! Should have free wifi!! Restaurant was overpriced, rooms were good as was kitchen area, overall decent stay. Not rushing back but wouldn't not recommend if asked

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paphos gardens
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the price and what I needed it was ok. However the bathrooms felt like they could have been given an extra wipe down. Location is ok. Internet abit of a con. Went for a drink in their lounge with some people I met on the way there to get the Wi-Fi and to have a night cap as it... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very good experience in this hotel. It is basically a mix of a hostel and a descent hotel. On the top floor they have hotel rooms and in the lower floors they have hostel type shared rooms. Many facilities, from a coffee place, restaurant, gym, dance studio, free parking. It is located very close to town and... More 

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

We stayed on the 4th floor, which offers great views over the road to the Botanic Gardens. The room was perfectly adequate for our needs - heater, electric blankets, fresh towels, table and chair, bedside lights. One of the bathrooms by us had been refurbished (but lacked soap on the first day) whilst the other bathroom was older but still... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The Y is in various states of refurbishment, with a lower floor closed (but with the kitchen open). My private room with shared bath had access to a handicap bath (problem because the flat floor allows shower water to spread all over) and two very nice regular baths. Be sure to bring your own soap/shampoo. My floor (4th) and rooms... More 

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Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This HAS to be the best value accommodation in Christchurch for the discerning visitor on a budget! Reception staff were outstanding and the room with shared bathroom (and a view) was good value for money. We will return without doubt. The variety of accommodation options are many. The Robert Harris Cafe and the Duo restaurant are a real feature.

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Trier, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel with nice staff, well located (only a couple of minutes to the city centre) and pretty good WiFi. I spent an enjoying night there which was my last in New Zealand and I am glad to have stayed at the YMCA.

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great location opposite a fantastic museum, gardens, tram stop, bus stop. Stayed for 3nights with our kids (aged 2.5 & 4). Clean tidy rooms, kitchen to cook in down stairs, we had a kettle, TV, small fridge in our room and private bathroom for a great price. the only thing is I'd ask for a 2nd key as you need... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night on the kiwi experience - it was clean, spacious and had a great shower! The backpacking trio in my mind. Could have comfortably stayed a week. Lots of plugs, clean kitchen, and friendly staff. Short walk away from some other trip advisor must dos!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, laundry room & conference room. WE OFFER 24 HOUR RECEPTION!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Christchurch YMCA

Address: 12 Hereford Street | Canterbury, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $21 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Christchurch YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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