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Backpackers @ Uni Hall Reviews

9 maidstone Road, Ilam, Christchurch, New Zealand

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10 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

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staff exceptional - would have liked relevant bus timetables to be available with the promotion guff sheets. one toilet had marks on it for several hours.

  • 20th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Practical accommodation and friendly and helpful service.


It's a student residence instead of a hostel. But very good location. Walking distance to Bush Inn Shopping Mall (10-15min) and Riccarton Westfield (35min). Very clean and tidy. Wifi works surprisingly well. At the moment it's better off staying close to Riccarton rather than to the city centre.


Booked a twin private and when we got there we got 2 spacious single rooms which was excellent, sky tv didn't work and kitchen Facilities were poor for backpackers, no cooker just microwaves. Staff were very helpful, but got the impression it wasn't really set up for backpackers just uni students. Good hour and a half walk from town. But was a cool experience staying in uni halls.


Good to stay for one night, a little bit outside, but on the bus route to airport and City. Nice and friendly personell, good breakfast. I recommend it, if you're spending short time in Christchurch.

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