Racecourse Backpackers Hostel

130 Racecourse RoadUpper Riccarton

Welcome to The Closest Most Affordable Budget Accommodation to the Riccarton Rotary Sunday Market at Riccarton Park Racecourse, Christchurch Airport and City Centre! We are about 10 minutes drive to the Christchurch Airport, and about 15 minutes drive to the city centre by car.

The main building was built with classic solid triple bricks double storey structure. The backpacker/motel styled units were constructed using contemporary building materials, formerly horse stables. Offering quality Christchurch backpacker & youth hostel accommodation at affordable prices. Range of shared facilities and services. Free WiFi available for guests with their compatible laptop/mobile.

10 minutes drive from airport, 2 minutes walk to closest bus stop, 15 minutes drive to Lincoln township and Christchurch CBD. Located opposite Riccarton Park Racecourse.

RICCARTON PARK: The Riccarton Market at Riccarton Park is a great place to shop every Sunday from 9am to 2pm. "Each week over 300 vendors are there selling a wide variety of goods, from fresh fruits and vegetables to second hand goods, furniture, clothing, art, plants and trees, food and beverages you name it - the market will have it." (Source: Riccarton Market website) Horse racing is also at the Riccarton Park.

Casual, short and long term accommodation. Late arrivals welcome. If arriving after 1am please send us an email for us to furnish you our late check-in instructions once you have made a confirmed booking online.

FREE Unlimited WiFi is available for guests with their compatible laptop/mobile - just ask for your access code. FREE On-site Phone for local Christchurch calls and national toll-free numbers (0800, 0508). FREE on-site and off street parking (on a first-in, first-served basis). - Some rooms have wash basins. - Outdoor clothesline behind our backpackers L-shaped building.

We are able to offer transport from our hostel to the airport or car rentals at only $30 per trip for 1 to 2 persons.

We look forward to meeting you at our mini motel styled backpacker hostel in Christchurch soon. We hope you enjoy your stay with us!

If arriving at about or after midnight please do not book for the next day, i.e. if arriving 1 a.m. on Tuesday 2 January, book for the night of Monday 1 January. Check-in from 2pm until 2am every night.


  • 24 Hour Reception: Yes
  • Check-Out Time: 10:00am
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Yes
  • Non-Smoking Rooms: Yes
  • Pets Accepted (with limitations): Yes
  • Car Parking Available - Fees Apply: Yes
  • Airport shuttle available $: Yes
  • Children welcome : Yes
  • Disabled Friendly: Yes
  • On Site Parking Available: Yes
  • Property is WIFI: Yes
  • Cancellation Policy:
  • City/town maps available: Yes
  • Laundry: Yes
  • On Site Shopping Available: Yes
  • TV lounge: No
  • Check-In Time: 2:00pm
  • Convenience shop: Yes
  • Multilingual Staff: Yes
  • Pets Accepted: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Rooms & Rates

Check in: 21 Sep-2018 Check out: 22 Sep-2018 [Change Dates]

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