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Affordable Hostel & Backpacker Accommodation

Castle Hill, Canterbury, New ZealandCastle Hill, Canterbury, New Zealand during Winter 2018

Welcome to Accosy Hostel

Welcome to Accosy Hostel! We are a small, New Zealand owned and operated family company offering affordable hostel accommodation in Christchurch for casual, short and long term stays. Accosy Hostels are part of Phoenix - a Christchurch-based network of independently owned and operated businesses in the South Island.

Our team members are travellers themselves, having travelled abroad and within New Zealand.

For leisure or work, Accosy Hostels offer you an affordable place to stay where you can feel at home, meet new people and explore the city. We look forward to seeing you at Accosy Hostels soon!

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff of the local area
  • Within walking distance to bus routes, public transportation, bars & parks, restaurants, attractions, shops, etc.
  • FREE Unlimited Broadband WiFi
  • FREE On-site and Off-street car parking
  • Rooms for individuals, couples and families
  • Laundry Facilities, Late Check-In and Late Check-Out Available
  • Casual, Short & Long Term. Long Term of at least 4 weeks.
  • Customers come first - we love what we do and enjoy meeting other travellers
  • Guests booking directly through our website will pay the lowest possible rate advertised with no booking fees.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Accosy Hostel have complementary on-site and off-street parking on a first-in, first-served basis.

If you are arriving after 10pm please send us an email for us to furnish you our late check-in instructions once you have made a confirmed booking online and prior to your arrival. Please let us know your arrival time.

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 10am.

There is no maximum period of stay. However, we also provide long term stays of at least 4 weeks. Should you have queries, you may email or contact us for more details.

Our policy is to collect full payment for your stay before arrival (for bookings made in advance) or when you check-in (booking made on the same day), we will not check guests in who are unable to pay. Government-issued photo identification is also required upon check-in. Payment are in New Zealand dollars only. We accept payment in cash, EFTPOS, Visa and Mastercard credit cards. All credit card transactions are subjected to a 5% bank surcharge but no booking fees or surcharges if booking is made via our secure booking system.

There are ATMs at the airport and shopping centres.

Cancellations or changes to bookings must be made at least 48 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the booking. This cancellation or changes policy shall apply to all bookings, online or offline or phone bookings. Written cancellation by email is required. There will be no refund if you cancel part of or the entire short or long term booking within the 48 hours period.

If you do not cancel your booking prior to arrival or fail to arrive (no show), the entire booking will be deemed cancelled and you will be charged for the whole booking amount of the stay.

If you would like to cancel or change a booking made via third party travel agency websites, please contact them directly for instructions as we are unable to cancel or change your booking made with them. Once we have received the cancellation from the third party website, in writing, we will be able to cancel your booking from our end.

For refunds processed from our end there will be an admin fee of $25 deducted from the booking amount (minus service transaction fees) to refund.

The above Cancellation and Refund Policies are firmly adhered to without exception and Accosy Hostels do not accept responsibility for any external situations.

Nearest supermarkets to Accosy Hostel Riccarton, Countdown Church Corner on the corner of Riccarton Road and Hansons Lane, about 5 minute drive away.

Countdown Hornby opposite The Hub Hornby mall on Main South Road, about 6 minute drive away.

Countdown supermarket in The Palms Shopping Centre closest to Accosy Hostel Richmond, about 7 minute walk away.

To and From The Airport

The most convenient way from the airport is to catch one of the shuttles waiting outside the arrival hall such as Super Shuttle.

Cheaper option is to catch the public bus at the airport - take Purple Line at the airport's bus stop, then bus number 130 opposite Church Corner Mall or at Westfield Riccarton Mall on Riccarton Rd. Get off the bus at bus stop number 14534 and we are about a couple of minutes walk and across the road.

More information about the metro bus service and timetables at Metroinfo.co.nz

You need to know

Extra person charges applies in addition to base rate for each additional guest.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Accommodation Options

Double
From $70 / day/night

  1. Non-smoking
  2. Double or Queen Bed
  3. FREE Unlimited WiFi
  4. FREE Parking
  5. Linen included
  6. Power included
  7. Shared/communal facilities
  8. In-room heater
  9. TV
  10. Mini-fridge
  11. Microwave
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Quad
From $75 / day/night

  1. Non-smoking
  2. Different bedding configurations
  3. FREE Unlimited WiFi
  4. FREE Parking
  5. Linen included
  6. Power included
  7. Shared/communal facilities
  8. In-room heater
  9. TV
  10. Mini-fridge
  11. Microwave
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Weekly
From $220 / week*

  1. Non-smoking
  2. Single or Double Bed
  3. FREE Unlimited WiFi
  4. FREE Parking
  5. Linen included
  6. Power included
  7. Shared/communal facilities
  8. In-room heater
  9. TV
  10. Mini-fridge
  11. Microwave
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Locations

Accosy Hostel Riccarton

130 Racecourse Road, Christchurch

From $70 per day/night including GST.

*Weekly rates available: from $280 rent includes electricity and Unlimited Fibre WiFi plus $40 expenses (cleaning of common areas) per week. Minimum stay of 4 weeks.

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Accosy Hostel Richmond

35 Shirley Road, Christchurch

*From $220 per week. Payment must be done weekly, in advance. Fibre Broadband WiFi and power included. Minimum stay of 4 weeks.

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Other Accommodation

Houses, units and studios from 1 to 5 bedrooms, from $250 per week. Under long term stay agreement or Residential Tenancies Act.

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Long Term, weekly accommodation

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Contact us

Head Office: 573 Cashel Street, Christchurch

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