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4.0 out of 5

"Good place to stay if you're travelling alone. Comfortable room in quiet setting. About 15 mins. from the airport and about 20 mins. from the city cen ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 25 Nov 2018

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Hotel Description

At Sonoda Village you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of University of Canterbury and Bush Inn Centre. Highlights at this hostel include in-room free WiFi and free Internet.

All 550 rooms feature coffee/tea makers and desks.

This business-friendly hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and a business center. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a microwave in a common area, and a refrigerator in a common area. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this Ilam hostel include Hagley Park and Christchurch Public Hospital.

5 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 5 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room with Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Single Room in Apartment

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Sonoda Village ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
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Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sonoda Village

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5
Good place to stay if you're travelling alone. Comfortable room in quiet setting. About 15 mins. from the airport and about 20 mins. from the city centre by bus.

Posted by , from Tauranga on 25 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec. 2018 by Andrea

Hi Iris, Our team here at UC Accommodation is thrilled to hear such good feedback, thank you for choosing us, and we hope to see you again. Regards, UC Accommodation Team

Property Features

A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A fitness center, a terrace, and an arcade/game room are also featured at the business-friendly Sonoda Village. Free self parking is available. This Christchurch hostel is smoke free.

  • 550 guestrooms or units
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (5.5 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sonoda Village offers 550 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. This Christchurch hostel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM.
Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Hotel Names

  • Christchurch Campus Summer Stays UCA Hostel
  • Campus Summer Stays UCA Hostel
  • Christchurch Campus Summer Stays UCA
  • Campus Summer Stays UCA
  • Sonoda Village Christchurch
  • Christchurch Campus Summer Stays UCA
  • Sonoda Village Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Sonoda Village Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Christchurch

National 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.

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