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314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

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963 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Only point of improvement would be the old beds, springs would stick out at some places and make sleeping difficult.

  • 1st Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your review. We will double check all mattresses and make sure there is no spiky ones in the dorms. Hope you enjoy your farming job. Enjoy NZ.


We only overnighted here, but our room whilst a little cramped and not clean (rubbish on the floor was covered in dust) it was comfortable enough for one night. Staff were slow to respond to door and desk buzzers, but once they arrived were friendly and helpful. Definitely fine for a one-night stay, possibly not for longer visits.


Great free unlimited WiFi throughout hostel, bit of a walk into town, awesome that every bed had its own socket though

Owner Comment (Hide)
thanks for your review and pleased you enjoyed our hostel.


Has a very social kitchen and lovely garden, this is definitely a place to visit in the summer. Only issue for me is that people who were staying there for a long time and working in the city tend to dominate the place, which detracts from the feel somewhat.

Owner Comment (Hide)
thanks for your nice review, all the best with your trip.


I only stayed for one night. The bed was comfortable and each had its own light and plug. It seemed like a nice social place even though I didn't really get a chance to socialize due to my short stay.

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Thanks for the review hope to see you back again in the future.

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