273 Manchester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3366 4414

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About Urbanz

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Urbanz is an ideal base for those wanting to explore the area, with Christchurch Casino, Excelsior Hotel and Bridge Of Remembrance all a short walk away. It is close to Citizens' War Memorial and Chief Post Office.

This 5-star hostel provides luggage storage, a games room and a library. In addition, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer local information.

Urbanz has 52 rooms, all of which are equipped with a range of facilities to ensure a comfortable stay.

The hostel is situated just a 10-minute walk from Peterborough Centre. There are a variety of shopping, nightlife and dining options minutes away.

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Amenities at Urbanz

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Media and entertainment

  • Video library
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books
  • Music library
  • TV

Things to do

  • Casino
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Darts
  • Pool table


  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Key card access

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Laundry facilities


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)


  • Computer use available

Reviews of Urbanz

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273 Manchester Street, Christchurch 8011

What's nearby

  • Cardboard Cathedral0.3 mi
  • Quake City0.3 mi
  • Container Mall0.4 mi
  • Christchurch Art Gallery0.4 mi
  • Canterbury Museum0.6 mi
  • Hagley Park0.8 mi
  • Botanic Gardens1 mi
  • Mona Vale1.6 mi
  • Riccarton Bush2.2 mi
  • Christchurch Golf Club2.3 mi
  • Air Force Museum of New Zealand4.8 mi
  • New Brighton Beach4.9 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 55% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 35% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Urbanz

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Top tips for your stay at Urbanz

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Urbanz, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in August and March.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Urbanz, plan to stay on a Monday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Wednesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Urbanz was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $31, while the most expensive was $31.

FAQs when booking at Urbanz

  • Urbanz is located at 273 Manchester Street in Christchurch Central City, 0.4 miles from the center of Christchurch. Cardboard Cathedral is the closest landmark to Urbanz.

  • Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Urbanz.

  • Yes, Urbanz offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Urbanz offers free parking.

  • Urbanz is 6 miles from Christchurch. Urbanz is 88.3 miles from Timaru.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Urbanz in Christchurch and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Urbanz and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Urbanz.

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Distance to city center

0.4 mi

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Distance to airport

6.0 mi