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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

This hostel was fairly bare boned, but comfortable. The young ones running rampage outside our room made for a disturbed night sleep, but I remember what it was like to be young, so no hard feelings. Shower facilities where up to standard.

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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

This is a good hostel if you don't expect to much. It has everything you need. A comfy bed, friendly staff, a vending machine if you feel like a late night snack and it's just opposite of where most of the big long distance busses go such as naked bus and intercity. You meet people from all over the world...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the YMCA for 3 nights during a trip around NZ and it is honestly one of the cleanest hostels I've ever stayed in. The rooms were spacious, with handy shelves about each bed. Only complaint would be lack of electrical sockets. Luckily I always bring my own extension plug but 4 sockets to a room of 6...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We (mature age couple) have been staying at the Y in Christchurch for over a decade. What you see is what you get - economical, unpretentious, solid and dependable. In shaky Christchurch, the latter two attributes are really important. When we first came back after the earthquakes, locals were interested in where we had found accommodation . We hadn't realised...

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London
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

The sheets on my bed were dirty on arrival and appeared as if they hadn't been changed or washed since the last guest used them. The kitchen is very small for the number of people using it. The WiFi is expensive. Some - but not all - of the staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2015

this accommodation is for people on a budget. rooms are clean and warm. Shared bathroom but right outside the bedrooms .the location is great with a coffee shop down stairs and only a short walk into the city centre .tram stop and museum at the end of the street. well worth the stay.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in July in a twin room. Great location in the centre of town. Room was clean. Relaxed and friendly staff at reception and the travel desk. Easy process (and cheap) to hire squash courts. Kitchen was the only let down - items weren't in great condition but otherwise a great place to stay.

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Thank GKop1
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Good location at city centre with free parking provided. Room was clean but a bit on the small side . Heating worked well . Shared bathrooms which caused some problems as often one had to wait to get in.However there was plenty of hot water for a shower.

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the two bedroom apartment with 6 people. While the sofa bed was uncomfortable, the room and facilities were quite good. Wifi was reasonably priced however they only allow 1 device per docket so don't expect your group to be able to use the same wifi. Close to everything you'd want to see. I recommend visiting the botanic...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Great location for access to the CBD and food. WIFI was a reasonable price and restaurant had great food. Bathroom facilites could have been cleaner but were still a good standard for the price of the room.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the most fantastic Central City location opposite the Arts Centre & Botanical Gardens. The extensive range of accommodation is low cost and you will be impressed by the high standards of presentation. From Standard Rooms with shared bathroom, Deluxe Rooms with ensuite bathroom, to Apartments with full kitchen facilities, the YMCA caters for all needs & budgets. The YMCA Christchurch offers free on-site parking. All guests have access to extensive on-site facilities for a small additional fee. These include wifi, health and fitness centre, laundry room & conference room. WE OFFER 24 HOUR RECEPTION!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Christchurch YMCA

Address: 12 Hereford Street | Canterbury, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM111 - RM301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Christchurch YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 105
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“Maybe ask for a room with a good view”
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“Views are great of the gardens and church level 4 or level 5”
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