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The Old Countryhouse

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

87%Rating

  • 84%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to the Old Countryhouse, one of Christchurch's favourite backpacker accommodation hostels for 16 years offering FREE unlimited WiFi, so you can stay in touch with family and friends as well as our FREE sauna and spa pool, so you can re-charge your energies for your next adventure.

FREE UNLIMITED WIFI. We invite you to take a walk along our garden path to one of our charming colonial villas with polished wooden floors and hand-made native timber furniture. All our villas have been fully restored and have everything to make your stay with us a memorable one. They are set among landscaped gardens, and have electronic secure access.

Some of the CBD is still closed but the best parts of Christchurch are open and definitely worth a visit. Make sure you see reception for information and bookings on all the best attractions and activities in and around Christchurch. Ask for our Walking Rally taking you through the new and funky places that have popped up all over the city as well as the city sights.

Max, our puppy, has just turned two, he now is a big fellow, still keen to play and just loves big cuddles. We will post an updated photo of him shortly.

THE ACCOMMODATION:
Full central heating to keep warm during those cold winter months, Doubles & Twins (with and without private bathrooms) & spacious Dorms - all with firm beds for a good nights sleep. Triple rooms have one double and one single bed. All private rooms have fully made up beds. All bedding is included free of charge in both private rooms and dorms.

THE FACILITIES:
Well-equipped kitchens with everything you need to cook up a storm. TV lounge and a separate reading lounge to chill out & other home comforts such as laundry, guest telephone & Internet, off street parking.

FREE WIFI:
WiFi internet is available in all bedrooms and public areas.

THE GARDEN:
Our spacious garden is landscaped with lots of native plants, fern trees and palm trees and is a wonderful space to relax. Plenty of outdoor seating invites you to sit back and relax with a good book, plan your next adventure, or enjoy a conversation with friends and a glass of wine.

THE LOCATION:
The Old Countryhouse is located on the eastern side of central Christchurch. We have the best of both worlds: close enough to the city to walk easily within 15 minutes, yet right next to local shops and restaurants. There is a supermarket, the best butcher in Christchurch, post office, Subway restaurant, Fish'n Chips, etc. conveniently located just across the road. Two of our favourite Cafe's are just a short 5-10 minute walk as it our favourite pub.

Buses to local beaches, all major shopping malls and city leave directly from our doorstep. Easily accessible from the airport and only 1500 metres from the Intercity Bus Depot.

THE STAFF:
We are friendly people and keen travellers ourselves. We are looking forward to meeting you and can help with your travel questions and bookings - we have heaps of local knowledge too.

The Old Countryhouse is a great choice for your stay in Christchurch.

We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Latest Review

    Spa is really nice! Please update the 'how to get there' info on hostelworld. Hostelworld says it's 6 dollar with a shuttle from the train station. In fact you have to prearrange shuttles. I was lucky that one shuttle had 1 seat for me left, and it was 7 dollar.
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      Anonymous, Germany, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 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

RECEPTION HOURS AND CHECK IN: Reception is open from 9am to 8pm. Your room will be ready to move in after 3pm and you are welcome to store your bags here till then. ARRIVING OUTSIDE RECEPTION HOURS: We are delighted to offer a late check in service for guests with bookings FOR PRIVATE ROOMS ONLY (not for dorms). CANCELLATION POLICY: All changes to your booking and cancellations must be received 48 hours (local NZ time) prior to the day of arrival by email EXTENDED CANCELLATION POLICY for Christmas and New Year Bookings: Any cancellation or modification to your booking must be received by email ONE WEEK PRIOR to your arrival date. For any modification received within one week or No Show, the total price of the booking will be charged. CHILDREN POLICY: Regrettably, our property is not suitable for children under the age of 14. Children above 14 must be booked into a private room and be accompanied by parents at all times. GROUP BOOKINGS: Bookings for more than 6 guests must be requested through our Group Booking Page and we will send you a quote.





The Old Countryhouse Located at 437 Gloucester Street, , Christchurch.
The Old Countryhouse
New Zealand
Christchurch 437 Gloucester Street
87% 385
-43.5296646 172.6567983
The Old Countryhouse
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