Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

2.0 star property
Family-friendly hostel, steps from The Court Theatre

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Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

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BBQ/picnic Area
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets
Food and drink

Overview of Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel



Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free parking
  • Child-friendly activities
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Non-smoking
338 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch, 8024
Main amenities
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Arcade/games room
  • Computer station
  • Vending machine
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout curtains
  • Arcade/games room
  • Free self-parking

Room options

Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room

  • 8 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Single Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Single Bed

Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room

  • 8 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Twin Bunk, Shared Bathroom

  • 8 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Economy Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

  • 7 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

  • 8 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Economy Single Room

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Addington
  • Hagley Park - 1 min drive
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 3 min drive
  • University of Canterbury - 5 min drive
  • New Brighton Beach - 26 min drive
  • Sumner Beach - 29 min drive
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 13 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 17 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 19 min walk
  • Rangiora Station - 31 min drive


  • Mosaic by Simo - 3 min walk
  • North & South Gourmet - 4 min walk
  • Cafe Valentino - 4 min drive
  • Arjee Bhajee - 3 min drive
  • Sushi Time - 3 min drive

About this property

Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel

Located near a train station, Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel is a great choice for a stay in Christchurch. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 34 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 16
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and smart lock details; access will be through a private entrance
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee shop

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1874
  • Picnic area
  • Arcade/games room


  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls


  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Shared accommodations

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: NZD 25.00 per stay

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts major credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
This property requires advance payment for late arrivals for bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Also known as

Jailhouse Accommodation
Jailhouse Accommodation Christchurch
Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel
Jailhouse Accommodation Hostel Christchurch
Jailhouse Hotel Christchurch
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel Christchurch
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
You can check in from 1:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (6-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as skiing. Enjoy amenities such as an arcade and a picnic area.
What's the area around Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel like?
Jailhouse Accommodation - Hostel is a short 8-minute walk from Hagley Park and 12 minutes' walk from Orangetheory Stadium.







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10/10 Exceptional

This property provided a unique experience with the opportunity to step into another world, that of the jail history, combined with contemporary well equipped kitchen, and comfortable bed rooms eating areas and bathroom.
Sam, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Unique and fun because of its history. Great location. Friendly staff in the evening. Could check toilet rolls in ladies more frequently and put in correctly 😉 Well planned kitchen, dining and lounge areas and bike parking👍Welcoming foyer/reception.
Marjolijn, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Not the sort of accommodation I would normally select, given I was working through the week and only wanted a safe, convenient place to sleep, the Jailhouse was perfect in every sense. Will certainly make use of the Jailhouse next time I am visiting Christchurch.
Shane, 5-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Self-check-in makes this place. We needed emergency accommodation and really appreciated the no hassle getting in at 3 in the morning
Joel, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Allie, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Abby, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A very nice stay,at this property. Perfect for a short stay,and good value. Great location . .
Jean, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

James, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Always nice coming back and feeling like I'm home away from home. See you next year
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I recommend jail house very good kindly member I normally stay jail house comfortable and good accomodation
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