X

Home to the world's greatest Hostels

30,000 properties, 180 countries Over 3.5 million guest reviews 21 million bookings

Around The World Backpackers

314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

81%Rating

  • 77%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

Property Information:

Around The World Backpackers is a distinct addition to Christchurch and a smart choice for travellers. Situated only 1.6 km from the city centre, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. With its convenient location, and only a short walk to the Intercity bus depot on Armagh street, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Around The World Backpackers offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travellers. Free unlimited WIFI, free unlimited calls to national and NZ mobile phone numbers, towels, tea, coffee and sugar. A herb garden is available to all guests as well as on-site features like laundry service, shared lounge/TV area, a huge range of DVD's to choose from, BBQ facilities, luggage storage.

The hostel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. The staff can book any activity you have planned in Canterbury. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Around The World Backpackers hits the spot in many ways.

A free shuttle service is available if you have booked the Tranzalpine train. Ask the staff to book the shuttle for you.

Weekly activities at the hostel are: Wednesday 8pm movie night and free popcorn, Happy Hour CBD bar 4-6pm, Thursday 6pm Live entertainment and BBQ (BACK IN SPRING), Thursday 8pm NZ movie night with free popcorn Friday 6-4pm Happy Hour CBD bar, Saturday 6pm Free BBQ

Search for availability

City Guide

Download our comprehensive, compact guide for Christchurch
  • Latest Review

    The staff was amazing and the rooms and facilities were very clean and well kept! Only and short walk to the city center as well.
    Read More
      Anonymous, USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • See all reviews »

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wii


Hostel Awards

Hoscar Nominations
  • Nominee 2013
  • Worldwide Small Hostel

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Office hours - 8:00am to 9:00pm. Payment is due on checking in. Once you have made your payment, NO REFUNDS will be made (unless in exceptional circumstances). CANCELLATIONS We require 48 hrs notice of your cancellation. If you cancel within the 48hr period you will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation. $2 non-refund administration fee for any refunds made with a Credit Card. NO SHOW You will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation. * Check out - 10am. If you want to stay longer, you will need to notify us prior to checking out. * We provide all linen. New pillows in all dorms. No sleeping bags to be used in beds. * No smoking in rooms or anywhere inside the building - smoking is allowed only in designated area outside. ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED IN MODERATION. No consumption of alcohol on our premises after 11:00pm - NO EXCEPTIONS. We will not tolerate drunken behaviour. No cooking allowed after 11:00pm. Quiet zone between 11pm and 8am. Please respect our property and the property of your fellow travellers.





Around The World Backpackers Located at 314 Barbadoes Street, , Christchurch.
Around The World Backpackers
New Zealand
Christchurch Canterbury 314 Barbadoes Street
81% 904
-43.5290890 172.6458549
Around The World Backpackers
    Rooms available     Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Basic 2 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm
Please give us your feedback