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The Old Countryhouse Reviews

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

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492 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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Really good hostel! Aside from the long-ish walk into the city, (it's not that bad - but you can take the bus if you're impatient like me) it was one of the best hostels I stayed at in NZ. The staff was amazing and super helpful / friendly. Free wifi is always a plus. Very quiet and cute.


A very comfortable and well equipped hostel. Staff very pleasant and helpful. I woluld recommend this hostel.


Amazing hostel, great staff, very welcoming and accommodating. Great environment and ways to meet other travelers. Good free wifi

  • 10th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great free unlimited WiFi throughout hostel, nice idea of almost small self contained houses, bit of a walk into though and more power points would be great


Home away from home feel... Keep coming back :)

  • 5th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I loved my stay here! The facilities are extremely clean, I was impressed! Comfortable beds, great kitchen area and lounge. Free wifi too! The staff was very friendly and welcoming. It's a little bit of a walk to the CBD but not too bad. Loved the spa as well. Would 100% stay here again when I'm in the area!


Lovely little hostel bit of a walk from town but didn't make much difference. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms and facilities were good. Sadly didn't see the famous Max!


Great little hostel, perfect for us as staying in Christchurch for a couple of days to see the sights-the walk into town was easy and took 10-15mins. Clean, tidy & had good facilities-all the basics. We stayed during winter (end of July) yet were perfectly comfortable and warm overnight. Used the hot pool once which was really nice. Staff were super helpful & friendly, we left early in the morning & forgot to check out the night before, yet they arranged a bank transfer to refund $20 deposit. :)


Great hostel, very quiet, very clean, even the dog is really friendly. Good showers, free wifi and free tea and coffee. The best one i've been in Christchurch, just a little more expensive than the others but totaly worth it.

  • 15th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Uruguay
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Good clean hostel.


Everything is fine and bathroom is clean. Great stay and recommended!

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