Haka Lodge - Christchurch

518 Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand  show map
 2 stars
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Haka Lodge - Christchurch


Off-site car park

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area


Flat-screen TV

Adults only

Gay friendly


The heritage Haka Lodge indulges guests with free self parking, a picnic area and a storage room. The hostel distinguishes with a modern interior.

A cathedral and a gallery are a few steps away. The noodle shop The Holy Smoke is just about 850 meters from the property.

20 minutes by car from Christchurch International airport.


Guestrooms like 7-bed Dorm, Economy Double Room, Apartment and Standard Double Room are provided with climate control, a LCD flat panel TV, a balcony, a private kitchen and a wardrobe. The rooms also have a carpet floor. Rooms are fitted with queen size beds and single beds. There are private bathrooms available. These bathrooms offer hairdryers, free toiletries and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Guests can benefit from a shared kitchen appointed with a microwave, an electric kettle, a fridge, a toaster and kitchenware.


There are bicycles for rent on site.


A communal room offers Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a fireplace. Ski facilities include a ski storage room.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Number of rooms:   6.

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  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Gay friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing


  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities


  • Toilet


  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils


  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 


Pets are not allowed.

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Hostel Address:

518 Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand

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City Centre
  • Christchurch
    2.8 mi
  • The Holy Smoke
    2700 ft
  • The Twisted Hop
    2700 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

Standard Shared Bathroom Double Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

This double room has garden access, modern artwork and heating. Please note that children cannot be accommodated at this property. This is an adult only property.

Haka Lodge Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • SOL Square2.7 mi
  • Cathedral Square2.7 mi
  • The Strip2.7 mi
  • City Center2.7 mi

Places of interest

  • Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology2.3 mi
  • Aoraki Polytechnic2.3 mi
  • Academy Of New Zealand2.5 mi
  • Avonmore Tertiary Institute2.7 mi
  • Ryman Healthcare Limited2.7 mi
  • AMI Insurance Ltd2.7 mi
  • Fulton Hogan Headquarters2.7 mi
  • Portlink Industrial Park2.7 mi
  • LWR Industries Limited2.7 mi
  • Izone Business Park2.7 mi
  • Canterbury District Health Board2.7 mi
  • New Zealand Brain Research Institute2.7 mi
  • Southern Institute of Technology2.7 mi
  • High Court Christchurch2.7 mi
  • Foodstuffs - South Island2.7 mi
  • ASURE New Zealand Limited2.7 mi
  • Waterloo Business Park Christchurch2.7 mi
  • House of Travel Group2.7 mi
  • Holcim New Zealand Ltd2.7 mi
  • Anzco Foods Limited2.7 mi
  • AgResearch2.7 mi
  • Photoetch Industries Ltd2.7 mi
  • Tait Electronics Limited2.7 mi

Convention centers

  • Christchurch Convention Centre2.7 mi


  • Theatre Royal2.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Tamaki Heritage Village1.7 mi
    Ferrymead Park Drive, Ferrymead of Bridle Path Road
  • Christchurch Gondola2.3 mi
    10 Bridlepath Road, Christchurch
  • Science Alive2.4 mi
    392 Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch
  • Ferrymead Heritage Park1.7 mi
    50 Ferrymead Park Drive
  • The Arts Centre2.3 mi
    Worcester Blvd, Christchurch

Restaurants nearby

  • The Holy Smoke2700 ft

    Address: 650 Ferry Road

    74% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

  • Noodle Union2800 ft

    Address: Woolston Village (the new Merivale) Ferry Road

    72% likes this, based on 37 reviews
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

  • The Twisted Hop2700 ft

    Address: 616 Ferry Rd
    Phone: 03 943 4681

    85% likes this, based on 17 reviews
    Price Range: USD 8 - USD 24

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:

Haka Lodge Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Haka Lodge

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Based on 47 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single

    This place inside is more like a 5 star hotel than a hostel. I have, never ever been to a hostel like this, honestly I have been to many 5# hotels that were not this good.

    This place was spoilt by the attitude of the girl working there. We did not click however this is no excuse for anybody to be rude and ignorant especialy to someone paying. To be fair she was fine with other guests it was just me! So if you want a good time just agree that the all blacks are the greatest and that England cheated over a bloody ball!! The area is in a nice area however just round the corner is( I was told after I was followed....) worst ghetto in nz ( however compared to most places its tame even at night.

  • Single

    Super clean, nice, and friendly. Great place overall! Will definitely stay here again.

    No toilet paper in communal bathroom -- awkward!

  • Couple

    Staff friendliness was brill! Went out of their way to make us feel welcome and at ease!

    Nothing to complain about. We actually wanted to stay longer but couldn't as the place was booked out which just shows the places popularity.

  • Couple

    Friendly staff, everything we needed plus extras, had a great time, would stay again.

    Unfortunately the two days we were there there seemed to be a problem witht he hot water and it wasn't until the second day that a hot shower was provided for us downstairs in the laundry area.

  • Single

    The level of luxary in the rooms. They were well kitted out and warm. The shower facilities were top notch and the lounge area welcoming and inviting. A great place to stay.

    The location was on the far side of town and a bit of a walk to buses. Not great when alone at night as not well lit. Once you get the lay of the land it's not so bad and the level of luxary more than makes up for it's location.

  • Couple

    Sarah was very friendly, very tidy and very warm and welcoming.

  • Older travelers

    This is a very unique lodge. It is clean and beautiful. The garden is quite impressive. Friendly service from staff. I will definitely recommend this lodge to anyone who go to Christchurch.


  • Single

    I love Haka Lodge. Without a doubt my favourite backpackers in NZ. The staff are great, the place is super clean and comfortable. And no bunk beds! This isn't a party hostel with people up at all hours. It's just chilled out and friendly. Free wifi for an hour. This latest visit I got a few hours free which was lovely of them.

    The only things I don't like about the place are the distance from the CBD of Christchurch (not a problem if you drive- a bit of a wait for a bus if you don't) and the fact that you have to use all of your wifi time in one go. It would be great if you could pause your usage to really get the most out of that hour! Otherwise perfect!

  • Couple

    Friendly staff, comfort and cleanliness of room and facilities, free wifi.

    City center only reachable by bus or car and this is still complicated due to constructions going on after earthquakes (Re Start in CBD is still worth the visit!)

  • Family with children

    It was comfortable and very reasonably priced. I was contacted with details for security and time of arrival. Greeted at the door and shown around.

    Bit noisey in the evening and the kitchen and lounge a mess in the morning but apparently you were celebrating your anniversary and the mess was cleaned up quickly. One thing that was really not good was the bloody tissue on the bench in the kitchen shoud have been put in the bin straight away.

  • Single

    The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, professional and helpful. The design of the building the rooms and the social areas was great, well thought out. It was clean and well looked after. Convenient public transport.

    It was a little out of the way but was served by good public transport.

  • Single

    Got very quick responses to any queries Room was modern, clean Felt that is price was reasonable As arrived late left early didn;t see any staff but key was where they said it would be Directions very clear - had no prob finding place. Bed very comfy room/facilities very clean

    Could be a bit clearer on saying that room was in apartment with other people. Just to avoid confusion looking for room late at night.

  • Older travelers

    The staff are friendly and the lodge is very clean

    I liked all things

  • Single

    The staff, the atmosphere, you feel like being at home, just great !!!

  • Couple

    Great, strongly recommended for budget traveller

How to reach hostel

hostel Haka Lodge - Christchurch Christchurch location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

518 Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand

Get directions
City Centre
  • Christchurch
    2.8 mi
  • The Holy Smoke
    2700 ft
  • The Twisted Hop
    2700 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms: