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Jucy Snooze Christchurch
Jucy Snooze Christchurch
8.4 Excellent
5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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8.3 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 6,619 reviews
8.4

Conveniently located moments from Christchurch International Airport, the hostel offers comfortable accommodation in Christchurch. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Dorset House Backpackers
Dorset House Backpackers
8.0 Excellent
1 Dorset Streetcentral City, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.3 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 7 reviews
8.0

Dorset House Backpackers is located in Christchurch and offers free Wi-Fi. The multiple amenities this Victorian hostel features include an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

Hotel Give
Hotel Give
8.4 Excellent
12 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 2,007 reviews
8.4

Situated in Christchurch, the hostel is within a 20-minute drive of Christchurch International Airport and provides a sauna. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Jailhouse Accommodation
Jailhouse Accommodation
8.5 Excellent
338 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.9 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 1,244 reviews
8.5

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Christchurch Railway Station, Jailhouse Accommodation offers guests a convenient base when in Christchurch. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

Racecourse Backpackers Hostel
Racecourse Backpackers Hostel
10.0 Excellent
130 Racecourse Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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6.8 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

Opened in 1960, Racecourse Backpackers Hostel is situated in Christchurch and offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a ticket service. It also features a shopping mall, a library and laundry facilities.

At The Right Place
At The Right Place
9.2 Excellent
85 - 87 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.5 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
9.2

At The Right Place is a comfortable setting while visiting Christchurch and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also provides a library, a safe and room service.

Around The World Backpackers
Around The World Backpackers
7.4 Good
314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.1 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 612 reviews
7.4

Around The World Backpackers is located in Christchurch and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It also provides a ticket service, bicycle rental and luggage storage.

Urbanz
Urbanz
8.0 Excellent
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 1,719 reviews
8.0

Urbanz is set in Christchurch and is within a short walk of nearby sightseeing spots, such as the Bridge Of Remembrance, Excelsior Hotel and Christchurch Casino. It is close to the Citizens' War Memorial, eateries and shops.

Yha Christchurch Rolleston House
Yha Christchurch Rolleston House
9.2 Excellent
5 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
9.2

YHA Christchurch Rolleston House is a comfortable base while visiting Christchurch and is close to everything the area has to offer. It is located a short stroll from the Bridge Of Remembrance, The Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Chief Post Office.

Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel
Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel
7.7 Good
70 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.4 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 148 reviews
7.7

Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Christchurch. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

Tips for booking a hostel in Christchurch

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Christchurch:$62/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$15/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$31 - $105
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$36 - $62
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Christchurch hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Christchurch?

    $63/night is an average price for a hostel in Christchurch throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in November is the most expensive month to book, and in October is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Christchurch hostels for as low as $16/night. In general, Christchurch hostels for $43 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Christchurch?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Christchurch is Jucy Snooze Christchurch. 6,619 users from HotelsCombined gave the Jucy Snooze Christchurch a 8.4/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Christchurch Airport?

    The closest Christchurch hostel to Christchurch Airport is Jucy Snooze Christchurch, which is 1.4 km away.

  • What area of Christchurch is most popular to stay in?

    Christchurch Central City is the most popular area of Christchurch to stay in. In the past year, 18% of HotelsCombined users looking for Christchurch hostels searched within Christchurch Central City. Dorset House Backpackers is a popular hostel in Christchurch Central City if you choose to stay in the area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Christchurch closest to Mona Vale?

    Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel happens to be the most popular Christchurch hostel near Mona Vale among our users. The Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel has a current rating of 7.7 from 148 HotelsCombined travellers. Mona Vale is also conveniently located just 1.9 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Christchurch hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Christchurch hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Christchurch.