I stayed here for 2 nights in September 2007. The room was lovely - a little on the small side, but clean and homely. I was on the 5th floor (top floor) and had a balcony overlooking the gardens which was great. From memory I paid about $70 a night for a room with ensuite. The ensuite was small, but adequate and very clean.
The staff were warm and helpful although I did not use them to book anything.
I didn't eat at the YMCA. THe dining times were linited and frankly the menu wasn't attractive.
The best thing about this hotel is the location. It is across the road from the arts complex, museum and botanical gardens. The walk to the city center is about 10 minutes and a beautiful walk that crosses the Avon River.
I would definately stay here again if I returned to Christchurch.More
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking