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Great relaxed and helpful atmosphere. Run by young people but ALL ages feel at home. Clean, well equipped and friendly. Easy self-catering. Very good access to centre of town - walk or bus. Still looks like cells and one is still made up as cell....More
Cosy room; hot water bottles and extra blanket provided. Comfortable bed. Friendly staff. Two cute theatre rooms. Small kitchen. Separate male and female bathrooms. Great place to stay, good experience and something different than your standard hostel.
We took our two grandchildren here overnight. Although we live close by it was a fun adventure and learning for them. The old Addington prison has been turned into backpacker accommodation with a variety of rooms as dorms, singles, twin rooms etc. Very authentic rooms...More
Of course there is the novelty factor that this building once was and currently very much still looks like a jailhouse.
It's actually quite amazing how they have transformed this space into a light and welcoming hostel whilst still having it look exactly like the...More
Cool location. Clean comfy and fun. My recommendation for a good time in Christchurch.
And free wifi with a really good connection!
Common area is separated from the sleeping area so everyone gets a good night sleep while there is still possibility to sit together...More
Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 5 May 2017
Hi, thanks very much for your great review, and we are very happy you recommend us for a great time in Christchurch! Glad you got a great sleep.
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US$22 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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