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    Jailhouse Accommodation

    338 Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good42%
    • Average9%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “old jail” (35 reviews)
    “tv room” (33 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    great place to stay. great stories I have heard about the history of the prison and the area definitely be staying here again when next in christchurch. easy to find on Lincoln road. not far from hagley park, Addington raceway or ami stadium

    Thank Sy R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed early August and the weather was clear sunny and cold. I had a single cell. Bed was comfortable, extra Dona was so warm and extra pillows a bonus. Only thing I didn't like were the toilets and showers. Yes they were clean and...More

    Thank Mishaqueen
    Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

    Hi and thanks for your review, very glad you were warm and comfy in your cell, and found the free WiFi and location good. Yes we are looking at putting a bench in the showers although there are plenty of hooks. Sorry one of the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I have stayed in heaps of hostels in New Zealand and I would say this is the best! PROS: - very nice and consistent theme across the hostel - very hospitable staff (Kudos to Nicki) - unlimited and excellent wifi connection - enough heating in...More

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    Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi and thank you so much for taking time to write your awesome review. We really appreciate it and hope you have a fantastic time in Christchurch and New Zealand. We love making sure all our guests have a memorable stay in Jail and reviews...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Old jail converted into a modern hostel makes for unique accomodation. The hostel is very clean, there is lots of kitchen space, and the wifi is both free and reliable. The staff were great too - very friendly and welcoming! At night it is quite...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi and thanks for staying in Christchurch and in Jail. Glad you loved the atmosphere, it is certainly a great and memorable experience!

    Reviewed 1 July 2017

    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

    Thank Jane E
    Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your lovely review. Yes we certainly welcome people of absolutely all ages. We find families love staying here and everyone appreciates the history. There are a lot of cafes and bars close-by too.

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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$24 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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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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