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How much is a Christchurch hostel?

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 53% drop in price.
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When to book a hostel in Christchurch

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Top tips for finding Christchurch hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Christchurch, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Christchurch in September and May.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Christchurch if you stay on a Friday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Wednesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Christchurch hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Christchurch found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $314, while the most expensive was $369.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Christchurch for 2 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Christchurch

  • What are the best hostels near Christchurch Casino?

    Christchurch Casino is a popular area in Christchurch and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Rucksacker Backpacker Hostel or Urbanz for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Christchurch Casino.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Christchurch?

    Hostel prices in Christchurch can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Christchurch is $76 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $26 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Christchurch?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Christchurch is $76 compared to $139 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Christchurch safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Christchurch. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Christchurch?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Christchurch by showing you the exact location of each hostel