Backpackers in need of affordable and comfortable accommodation in New Zealand should definitely consider a stay at the Jailhouse Accommodation. Located in Christchurch, this 3 star hostal is conveniently located near the Christchurch Railway Station, the CBS Arena, the Addington Raceway and to many tourist attractions. You can easily reach the botanical gardens and the Avon River. Christchurch is a cosmopolitan city so guests can enjoy shopping, dining out, the arts, museums, theatres and other forms of entertainment common in city. However, it is close to many outdoor activities as well, so guests can also spend their days skiing, golfing, bungy jumping, rafting, mountain biking, wind surfing, whale watching, swimming, hiking and more. All of these fun pastimes can be reached within two hours of the hostal. The Jailhouse Accommodation has a travel desk where you can book trips and recieve tourist information. The hostal offers its guests simple, yet extremely comfortable accommodation in a historic building. The building dates back to 1874 and was once a prison which is protected as a historic landmark. It has been newly renovated to serve as a hostal. Guests will enjoy the communal kitchen, the television lounge, the billiards table, the movie room and the coffee shop on-site. Hotel Rating This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.