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Jailhouse Accommodation

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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“old jail”(35 reviews)
“tv room”(33 reviews)
Free Internet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really cool hostel as it's an old jailhouse so is quite different. We stayed in a 2 bed room was ok size. Showers were hot and clean. Reception desk helpful. Location was ok a few bars and pubs around but area pretty quiet in general....More

Thank olliecross
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The room were nice and it’s really unique and interesting. The female facilities were good, never had to wait for a shower. The kitchens were large but the ovens could have done with a clean. All in all it was a comfortable stay.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I'm not normally a fan of shared toilets and showers, but this was worth making an exception for. The rooms are well equipped (apart from only having a couple of plug sockets) and it's a really comfortable and convenient place to stay in Christchurch. You...More

Thank BenyLyn
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Jailhouse accommodation has a convenient location close to the centre of Christchurch. The bedrooms, kitchen & bathrooms are all clean & well equipped. The staff are friendly & helpful with lots of useful travel advice.The wifi is good & there is off-street parking available.I recommend...More

Thank Richard M
Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 15 December 2017

Thanks, really appreciate your kind words. Our staff work hard to exceed expectations so I'm very glad for the great feedback.

Reviewed 23 November 2017

I was travelling with my family, parents, I need to use wheel chair for them sometime. Reason for selecting: I wanted to show my family especially kids and paretns something different--> Jail accomodation. I won't call it extremely cheap but not too expensive The Staff...More

Thank Jignesh J
Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 15 December 2017

Hi, thanks for all your information and feedback. We do have wheelchair accessible rooms with specially installed wider than standard doors for the specific purpose of easy access for wheelchairs. In fact we had to remove the original cell doors to install, and widen the...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$25 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$25 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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