Backpackers @ Sonoda is centrally located in Ilam, Christchurch, and 10 minutes from Christchurch International Airport. Enjoy modern facilities and single private rooms which are safe and secure. Linen is provided. FREE INTERNET!
Laundry facilities are on-site and available for use at a small charge. There are also FREE bikes available, a great way to explore Christchurch!
If you're looking for holiday apartment accommodation, see our website for great summer rates.
Driving: As you leave the airport, continue straight through the first and second roundabout; turn right when you reach Roydvale Avenue, left onto Avonhead Road. Follow Avonhead Road where you will go through 2 roundabouts.
Taxi: Ask your friendly taxi driver to drop you at Sonoda at the University of Canterbury, Education Campus.
Bus: The number 3 Airport bus will drop you on Maidstone Road at Solway Avenue, walk down Solway Avenue until you reach Dovedale Avenue. Continue down Dovedale Avenue and follow the signs to Sonoda Christchurch Campus!
Internet Access, Laundry, Linen Included, Credit Cards Accepted, Towels, Common Room, Bike Parking, BBQ Area, Free Carpark, Meeting Facilities