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The Old Countryhouse Reviews

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

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88%

Rating
527 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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89%

I thought the hostel was beautiful and cozy!

  • 30th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

I was only in Christchurch for one night, but the staff was very accommodating and friendly to my late check-in and very early check-out. This place provided everything I needed before I flew out of Christchurch airport the next morning.


100%

Really great hostel - well run and nice hot tub :)


94%

Great little hostel. Really friendly staff. Highly recommended. Just be aware its not in central christchurch but no more than a 20 minute walk into the centre.


80%

Place is beautiful and the staff were great, very helpful. Not too centric though, and there is no breakfast.

  • 7th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

Not as central as advertised and not much atmosphere as the curtains are pulled shut mid afternoon by staff - ???? Top bunks don't have safety bars / kitchen well set up but needs more clean cloths to dry dishes - not the best hostel I've stayed at


86%

Really accommodating staff. The location isn't in the center of anything major, but there are a few stores and restaurants within walking distance. Hostel was really clean and well kept. Semi friendly atmosphere with the other travelers, Internet was by far the fastest I had across New Zealand. As a tip, make sure you tell the staff you're checking out early, otherwise you'll lose $20 on the key deposit.


86%

The hostel is clean and with good facilities. Location is okay as it has a supermarket almost next door and 20 min walk to the city center. Would have been good to have some more power sockets as we only had 2 for 6 people.


97%

Beautiful place with an mazing courtyard where you can socialise with people. Awesome staff and atmosphere.


91%

Great staff, nice showers, good atmosphere, excellent kitchen!!


83%

Nice beds and rooms. Big hostel. Nice and chilled. No plug/power sockets in my room however which was a bit odd. About a 20 min walk to town. Clean hostel and helpful staff encountered. Free wifi and decent showers.


94%

Great and clean! Awesome space to unwind. They have a sauna and even hot tub! Cute place. Highly recommend it.


91%

I was very well taken care of though my stay was a short one. The jacuzzi was helpful in releasing my tiredness after a long bus ride from Queenstown. The initiative from the staff to arrange for a taxi to the bus station for my next morning trip was greatly appreciated.

  • 4th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

The staff at the front desk were very friendly and helpful about things to see in Christchurch. The hostel is a bit outside of the city center, but still within walking distance and there is a bus stop right in front of the hostel that will take you to the bus terminal. The rooms lacked outlets, but all of the other facilities were great. I especially liked the large laundry room with a washing sink and plenty of room to hang dry clothes as well.


80%

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.


80%

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


91%

Loved our stay here and got lots of use out of the hot tub! Clean rooms and good kitchen. Highly recommend


94%

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


91%

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




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