Jailhouse Accommodation

Stay in Jail, Free WiFi, free parking, the top-rated Christchurch hostel set in an amazing former prison! Jailhouse Accommodation offers Backpackers of all ages the chance to experience something different

Per night
$25 - $92

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Jailhouse Accommodation is Christchurch's award-winning backpacker hostel, set in the historic former Addington Prison! We are the current author's pick for Christchurch in Lonely Planet and Rough Guide, and winner of numerous hostel awards.

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You will certainly remember staying here. Our friendly wardens will check you in, take your mugshot and show you to your cell. However we are now fully equipped with modern facilities like wi-fi, made up beds, secure access, free parking, espresso coffee bar and a travel desk.

Jailhouse Accommodation is the closest hostel to the CBS Arena and AMI stadium for concerts and the Christchurch Railway Station for Tranzscenic Journeys. It's a lovely walk through to Hagley Park, Gardens and CBD Re-Start Mall


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Physical address

Jailhouse Accommodation, 338 Lincoln Rd, Christchurch, Christchurch - Canterbury, 8024, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Reception 8am-9pm, 7 days. Access 24 hours.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Sky - communal
  • Disabled Access
  • Luggage Storage
Proximity to airport:
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
Closest hostel to Railway Station. Heart of Addington Village
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $25.00 - $92.00
Further pricing information:
Late night arrival possible with advance warning

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