Urban Rooms
283 Barbadoes St, Christchurch Central 8011 NEW ZEALAND | +64 204 086 8027

Welcome to

Urban Rooms

Fully furnished rooms and units in the heart of Christchurch, New Zealand

We provide fully furnished rooms and units in Christchurch city centre for short and long term accommodation.


All rooms and units are fully furnished and include hi-speed WiFi. Rooms are inclusive of power as well so you do not have any other utility bills.


Our houses are located in central locations! Within 15 minutes walk to major city based educational institutes and plenty of job opportunities:

  • Ara Institute
  • Aspire2 International
  • Yoobee School of Design Christchurch
  • NZ Graduate School of Education (NZGSE)
  • Little High Eatery
  • New Regent Street
  • Boxed Quarters
  • Plenty of bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants
  • Bus Interchange
  • Alliance Française
  • Botanic Garden
  • Cardboard Cathedral
  • Cathedral Square


If you are in Christchurch to work or you are on a working holiday and are looking for fun and friendly houses to stay in, contact us for what's available. The people that you meet may become your friends for life!

Our multicultural houses foster friendships, adventures, and a sense of community, making them feel like a "home away from home".

Because we have all been through the process of settling down such as applying for a bank account and job hunting, we're able to give you advice on where to start!

We welcome students looking for rooms or units! Our houses are within a 10-15 minute walk to Ara and Aspire2 and a host of other education providers.


For singles - From $170/week including all utilities (electricity, water, and hi speed WiFi)

For couples - From $250/week including all utilities (electricity, water, and hi speed WiFi)


Studio - From $290/week (excluding power usage). 

1 bedroom unit - From $300/week (excluding power usage)

2 bedroom unit - From $350/week (excluding power usage)

About Us

Urban Rooms are accommodation and residential rental providers in Christchurch. We offer short to long term rooms, apartments, and units in Christchurch city centre. The process to move in is quick and easy so if you are looking for accommodation in Christchurch, get in contact with us!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I please view the rooms and units?

Definitely! Please contact us and we will be happy to show you what we have available.

Am I able to reserve a room or unit?

Yes, please contact us with an introduction of yourself including:

  • how many people you have;
  • what type of accommodation you are looking for;
  • when you are looking to move in; and
  • how long you are looking to stay

and we will be in touch with you!

My English is not very good. Can I contact you in my own language?

Sure! We will try and communicate with you in your language.

If I rent a room, what type of flatmates will I have?

We look for flatmates that are clean, respectful, and like living with others. You are welcome to organise or participate in household events, like movie nights. 

Contact Urban Rooms

Address: 283 Barbadoes St, Christchurch Central 8011 NEW ZEALAND

Phone: +64 204 086 8027

Whatsapp: +61 4 3265 7440

Email: alexiaaust@gmail.com

Viewings: Please make an appointment with us