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Jailhouse Accommodation

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Noosa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being jailed for a night was not that bad! Family of 5 arriving late, the keys of our 3 rooms were on the front desk with a welcome word, nice. Rooms are basic, clean, pleasantly spooky and overall good value. Because of the structure of the building, noise in the common areas is amplified, which actually intensified the inmate experience!... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

creative way to keep a historical place. we were staying in an actual cell with heavy metal door, very cool! some staffs were friendly some were not. free 500mb wifi, clean and warm room, tiny toilets and showers. they have cinemas and pool table.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Sitting in the reading area and the blooders Woofers and the girl on Reception are making so much noise with extremely loud music and yelling, then yelling over the music. They are showing zero regard for actual paying guests. Was much the same last night as well. Thought it was going to be a nice quiet establishment because of the... More 

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stockholm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Exciting place to stay at due to its history. Friendly and helpful staff and clean facilities. The location was ok since we had a car, we took a walk to the city center one day and it took us a good while.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Jailhouse Hostel accomodation is truly the most unique hostel I have ever stayed in. The staff were absolutely wonderful,so friendly, not too far from town just a bus ride away. If you really want a unique stay in a cell then here is the place. Good thing is that all cell doors are still the same as when they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Jailhouse Accommodation is a really unique hostel (I mean it's a former jail) and has a nice flair. The staff is friendly and it really is a clean facility. On top you have to walk maybe 20 minutes to the city, so it's not too far away from the city. Even if you have nothing to do you can play... More 

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Thank Maximilian M
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Jailhouse is as unique as it come to hostels. A former jail gives it the feel of jail, but the friendly and inviting staff give it a warm and comfortable feeling. Very clean and organized kitchen and two tv lounge areas.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We enjoyed our night here. Hostel is in an unique building with history. Clean room with small heater for warmth. Clean communal bathroom and very helpful staff. Close to some good cafes, bars and restaurants.

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Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I really enjoyed the Jailhouse. The staff was friendly and helpful. The kitchen well organized, clean and stocked sufficiently. The bus into town was less than two blocks away. The Jailhouse has very good coffee and hot chocolate for sale in the lobby area. I would definitely return to the Jailhouse Hostel. What was surprising is that everyone adhered to... More 

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Wellington
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place to stay. Very handy to ami stadium. Happily coming back. Lots of history to the old jail and area. Was in christchurch for the phoenix game Service was great. Happily recomend to friends

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Closest Budget Accommodation to the Railway Station! Award winning hostel. 'Author's Pick' in Christchurch for Lonely Planet and Rough Guide 2008. Top mid-sized Independent BBH hostel in NZ. WiFi. Free parking. Newly renovated heritage accommodation with a colourful history as the former Addington Prison. Private Single, Double, Twin bunk and Group/Family/Dorm rooms available in our budget Christchurch accommodation. Clean, warm, friendly with super-comfortable beds close to top Christchurch attractions. Families welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jailhouse Accommodation

Address: 338 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $39 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jailhouse Accommodation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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