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    Jailhouse Accommodation

    338 Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good42%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “old jail” (35 reviews)
    “tv room” (33 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Kitchenette
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 421 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    After booking, I discovered that my partner is emotionally unable to stay in a jailhouse for personal reasons. Within 6 hours of booking I requested to cancel, but they refused to because I had booked a "non-refundable" room. Just because they are technically allowed to...More

    Thank alekseynp
    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    I loved this hostel so much! I only stayed one night but it was absolutely fantastic. As soon as I walked in I knew it would be great! The staff were so helpful in letting me know how to get to Akaroa and giving me...More

    Thank kymlfoley
    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Quirky hostel, authentic prison accommodation, clean and tidy, good facilities. The hostel is about half way between the airport and Christchurch CBD we had a car but there are shuttle transfers to the hostel. The hostel has bikes for hire and there are lots of...More

    Thank Dean H
    Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

    Such unique accommodation. Loved it. No complaints. Room was very warm, clean and comforting. Whole place kept very clean. One of the cleanest hostel type accommodations i have stayed in. I will stay next time I'm in Christchurch

    Thank jamesygroove
    Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 18 September 2017

    Hi, thanks so much for your great review. Look forward to seeing you next time you are in Christchurch.

    Reviewed 11 August 2017 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
    Response from jailnz, Owner at Jailhouse AccommodationResponded 18 September 2017

    Thanks, we are currently working hard on providing our guests with more stories on the history of our amazing building, so next time you stay hopefully there will be more great stuff for you to see.

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    About
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$ 20 - US$ 59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Christchurch
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    • Jailhouse Hotel Christchurch
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    Room & Suite (55)
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    Hotel & Grounds (176)
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    linnyc1981
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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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    "Rooms range in size, some dormitories. All well set back from road so quiet."
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    "Any would have been fine however maybe the left side has better views"
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    "Beds were comfy!!!!"
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