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Jailhouse Accommodation

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“old jail”(35 reviews)
“jail cell”(15 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We was sold this hotel for 2 nights at the beginning of our trip as a unique experience. Unique is definately the word. If your backpacking it would be fine however for a couple travelling it isnt what i requested. The rooms are obviously a...More

Thank Tasha T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love making a memory in you accommodations, this is your place. We stayed our only night in Christchurch here and enjoyed the unique memories it created. The rooms are not large, but big enough to dump your stuff. The shared bathroom was clean...More

Thank AdventuresInAviators
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night before flying home and we wished we could have stayed longer! The hostel is nice and clean and the service of the ‘wardens’ was great too. Ideal location right near a bus stop and close walk to the Botanic...More

Thank samanthabuhler
Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are looking for a special accomondation, thats your choice. It's built in an old jailhouse and you are sleeping in cells. However the beds are comfortable and the washrooms are very nice. The staff is very friendly and has lots of ideas what...More

Thank Swissrobin
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We only stayed one night but we loved the history of this hostel. The rooms were minimally decorated as on would expect from a small space but the beds were comfortable. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The bathrooms were clean and properly looked...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$23 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$23 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (217)
Room & Suite (64)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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linnyc1981
2 April 2017|
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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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