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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 6,606 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.

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.

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.

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 2,002 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.

Point Break Backpackers
Point Break Backpackers
5.5 Okay
6 Union Street New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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8.1 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
OkayBased on 29 reviews
5.5

Situated in the popular hub of New Brighton, Point Break Backpackers is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the area. It also offers bicycle rental, a coffee bar and a 24-hour reception.

Kiwi House - Hostel
Kiwi House - Hostel
6.2 Good
373 Gloucester Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.6 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 3 reviews
6.2

Kiwi House Hostel is located in Christchurch and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

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.

Tips for booking a hostel in Christchurch

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Christchurch:$58/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$14/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$29 - $99
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$34 - $59
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Christchurch hostels

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Urbanz
Urbanz
8.0 Excellent
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 

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.

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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 

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.

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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 

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.

$22
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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 

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.

$25
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Urbanz
Urbanz
8.0 Excellent
273 Manchester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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0.7 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 

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.

$25
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Point Break Backpackers
Point Break Backpackers
5.5 Okay
6 Union Street New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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8.1 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 

Situated in the popular hub of New Brighton, Point Break Backpackers is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the area. It also offers bicycle rental, a coffee bar and a 24-hour reception.

$26
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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 

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.

$26
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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 

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.

$29
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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 

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.

$194
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Kiwi House - Hostel
Kiwi House - Hostel
6.2 Good
373 Gloucester Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1.6 km from city centre, Christchurch, New Zealand 

Kiwi House Hostel is located in Christchurch and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

$379
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Christchurch hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Christchurch?

    On average, it’s $59/night for a hostel in Christchurch, though $40/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $15/night in Christchurch. Try to avoid booking your hostel in November (the most expensive month). Booking in October (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Christchurch?

    With an average review score of 8.4 (out of 10) from 6,606 HotelsCombined users, Jucy Snooze Christchurch is considered the best Christchurch hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Christchurch Airport?

    Jucy Snooze Christchurch is 1.4 km away from Christchurch Airport, making it the closest Christchurch hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • 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, 3% of HotelsCombined users looking for Christchurch hostels searched within Christchurch Central City. Hotel Give 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 Horncastle Arena?

    The most popular Christchurch hostel near Horncastle Arena is Urbanz. Urbanz has a rating of 8.0/10 from 1,719 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 3.6 km from Horncastle Arena.

  • Should I stay in a Christchurch hostel?

    Hostels in Christchurch tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Christchurch hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.