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    Jailhouse Accommodation

    338 Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good42%
    • Average8%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “old jail” (35 reviews)
    “tv room” (33 reviews)
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    Reviewed May 30, 2014

    If you ever wanted to see a prison from the inside, this is the one to be 'imprisoned' in. Great hostel, special atmosphere, cool people and super helpful staff. You actually get to stay in the former cells which have been transformed into cozy rooms...More

    Thank Johanna N
    Reviewed May 29, 2014

    Definitely the best prison you'll ever stay in. The beds are certainly the best in any hostel I've stayed in and the staff are very friendly and helpful too. Very good location as it's close to bars and parks. I thought it would be cold...More

    Thank JosephBishop
    Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

    We stayed 2 nights at the JailHouse and we have not to complain about but the price, 90NZD/night for a double room, which in my opinion is a bit overpriced considering its location.. However the room was very clean and the bed very comfy, also...More

    Thank FromDublinToTheWorld
    Reviewed May 28, 2014

    Staying in Jailhouse was very unique and impressive. I slept in a fresh made bed, in a nearly original cell. The old building with it's thick walls and heavy iron doors appeared cold and scary, but the friendly staff made me feel very comfortable. The...More

    Thank Max B
    Reviewed May 22, 2014

    Hostel was a bit hard to find right off the road, so be aware that it's just a small sign you need to look for. We stayed for 2 days in a double prvt room. It was very clean and super quiet. We stayed in...More

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    • Free Internet
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $22 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    linnyc1981
    April 2, 2017|
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    Response from stravel250 | Reviewed this property |
    It's quite tight-packed but really fun! If you're happy all being close together and they have rooms for 4 people then go for it for the experience!
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    "low level room for Wheelchair access and with kids to avoid Big long stairs :)"
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    "Rooms range in size, some dormitories. All well set back from road so quiet."
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    "Check out other options before you book here........"
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    "Any would have been fine however maybe the left side has better views"
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