Christchurch YMCA

12 Hereford St, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | 2 star hostel
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It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A. - CHRISTCHURCH

A travel blog entry by luvlifetravel on Apr 25, 2014

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The gorgeous surrounding scenery was covered in cloud and rain this morning in Hawea.

A bit of a miserable morning but there’s bright blue skies yonder. YAY looks like it’s going to be another perfect day. Today we make our way slowly back over to Christchurch and the YMCA Hostel.

Today (25th April) is also A.N.Z.A.C. …

The last of the South and North Islands

A travel blog entry by franmullineux on Mar 10, 2014

1 comment, 13 photos

After the peace and quiet of Doubtful and Milford Sounds, coming back to Queenstown certainly wakes you up! It was lovely to have a day free there before picking up the Kiwi Experience bus again though, and I also met up with Amanda, a fellow traveller from the North Island. Amanda and I had a relaxing day taking the steamboat over to the other …

Vom Paradies ins Katastrophengebiet

A travel blog entry by katja77 on Jan 30, 2014

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Akaroa - Lyttleton - Christchurch 103 km

Mein Blog hat die 3000 Besucher schon vorgestern erreicht und ich bin heute meinen 3000. Kilometer in Neuseeland gefahren. Wieder ohne Regen, 4 Tage in Folge. Absoluter Rekord.

Weil ich nicht die einfachste Route für den Weg nach Christchurch gewählt habe, sind nochmals weit über 1000 Hö …

"It's A Bit Weird I Know But We Won't Kill You"

A travel blog entry by jenandjake on Jan 05, 2014

18 photos

Woke up at 8:30am this morning had a shower before Jake woke up at 9am. We checked our Facebook messages to see if Bree, the lady we met on the plane to Sydney, had sent us a message back about where to meet up. She had done and she suggested coming to pick us up from the YMCA at 11am to take us sightseeing which sounded like a great idea so we …

A Breathtakingly Blue Lake - Lake Pukaki

A travel blog entry by jenandjake on Jan 04, 2014

21 photos

Woke up at 6am today so that we could make the most of our free last breakfast at the amazing Millbrook hotel. I made sure I had a bit of everything before we left; toast, beans, hash browns, potatoes, bacon...the lot. I had brought some sandwich bags to breakfast with me so that I could make us both a sandwich for our lunch later on in the day and …

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This 2 star hostel, located on 12 Hereford St, Christchurch, is near Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Canterbury Museum, The Court Theatre, and The Arts Centre.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsChristchurch YMCA

    Reviewed by luvlifetravel

    Excellent backpacker accommodation here in Christchurch.

    Reviewed Apr 25, 2014
    by (6 reviews) Adelaide , Australia Flag of Australia

    Excellent backpacker accommodation here in Christchurch. Well run with plenty of facilities and even it's own restaurant with full menu. If you prefer you can always cook your own in there well equipped kitchen. Plenty of bathrooms to wash up and lounge areas to sit and relax or watch a bit of TV. Very clean and comfortable for young and old alike.

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    Reviewed by rachgeary

    No atmosphere

    Reviewed Aug 19, 2013
    by (7 reviews) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    It could be the fact that the town is dead but this place had little or no atmosphere

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    Reviewed by cindy.thompson

    in need of a makeover

    Reviewed May 15, 2013
    by (29 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    the long and short of it is: good for one night and one night only. the place just has a depressing feel about it. its a huge hostel that's really dingey and dated and in need of investment. the kitchen was pretty much unusable...apparently a new one was going to be fitted. overpriced.

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    Reviewed by forkingoz

    Great location, but would probably stay somewhere else next time

    Reviewed Jan 21, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Hamburg , Germany Flag of Germany

    The best thing about this place is probably the location. After the earthquake destroyed much of the city centre (including centrally located backpackers), this is probably the best choice if you want to stay close to the city centre. The rooms and bathrooms were clean, though the rooms were very basic and could have more power plugs (in a 10-bed-room there were only 6 power plugs, and none at all in the bathrooms). A Robert Harris Café is attached to the hostel for breaky or morning coffee (including 30 minutes of free wifi!!). I found the hostel's atmosphere rather anonymous and not that inviting, so I hung out mostly in the botanic gardens next door. There's not much to see in Christchurch after the earthquake. The city centre (red zone) is completely closed up.

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    Reviewed by pjrobson

    stuck in the 1980's

    Reviewed May 7, 2012
    by (10 reviews) Scotland , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    this hostel needs serious renovations - the kitchen is tiny and very ill-equipped, the tv rooms are old and run down with old tv sets, the rooms remind me of a hospital. the decor is faded and dull. the staff were unhelpful. generally unclean place. i would definitely NOT recommend staying here.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Christchurch YMCA

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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