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  • 89%
  • 13th May 2014

Clean, warm and good facilities. More
Anonymous (France) (Male) Novice Nomad
  • 97%
  • 9th Apr 2014

This was definitely the best hostel I have stayed in so far, we were only there for one night but it was so clean and felt like home would definitely recommend it!! The staff were really friendly and welcoming! 10/10 all round! More
louisebasey9089 (England) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • 15th Aug 2014

This was a stopover night for me so I didnt spend much time, but it has everything you need. Great showers and warm, comfy beds. Kitchen is well equipped and the lounge area is awesome! Comfy couches and big tv for relaxing. It is located next to a large park with great restaurants (the More
Anonymous (USA) (FEMALE) Avid Traveller
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  • 11th Aug 2014

Really good facilities and the hostel was cleaned everytime I was around, also a solid lounge area with a tv and pool table to hang out. More
Anonymous (USA) (Male) Avid Traveller

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  • 66%
  • 21st Aug 2014

Lovely environment but still lacking few things. Place was absolutely freezing without proper heating and didn't always feel secure enough. Lovely staff though and amazing breakfast place next door. More
Anonymous (Finland) (Female) Novice Nomad
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  • 20th Aug 2014

Really friendly and helpful staff. More
Anonymous (South Africa) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • 1st Aug 2014

Spa, kitchen, bathrooms and dorms are lovely and very clean. However, I did find the walk from the city centre with my bags a bit of a struggle and wouldn't recommend it for a one night stay unless you have transportation. Also, would suggest earlier reception hours as almost every bus in More
Anonymous (Australia) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 94%
  • 19th Jun 2014

This was a great hostel. The most "homely" hostel I have stayed in in my 3months of travelling. The staff were extremely nice and the beds were the most sturdy bunk beds I've found in any hostel! If you're looking for a party hostel this is not one for you as it is quiet which was perfect More
Anonymous (England) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • 15th Jun 2014

Really lovely place to stay. More like a homestay than a hostel. More
Anonymous (England) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 63%
  • 16th May 2014

Unfriendly, unhelpful owners. Cold, dark environment with notices on every single wall reminding you of the house rules. Do not recommend and will never go back. Unfortunate beginning to our new start in this country. More
Anonymous (England) (Couple) Novice Nomad

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  • 22nd Aug 2014

I liked that this was one of the few places in all of New Zealand with unlimited free wifi. I also booked this place because the towel was included for free. But I didn't realize until late that there was no towel on my bed. I went down to the office as soon as I found out BUT IT ALREADY More
Anonymous (USA) (Female) Novice Nomad
  • 94%
  • 29th Jul 2014

Staff were very friendly and helpful. When we checked in the lady on the desk gave us lots of info on Christchurch and suggested some places to grab dinner as well as giving us a full tour of the hostel. It's very clean and has everything you might need during your stay. Short walk to More
Anonymous (Ireland) (Female) Novice Nomad

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  • YMCA Christchurch

  • 12 Hereford Street Christchurch 8011, P O Box 2004 Christchurch 8140, Christchurch
  • 54%
  • 29th Jul 2014

Very basic place. Not much of an atmosphere. Staff is friendly and location is pretty good. More
evamcavoy (USA) (Female) Avid Traveller
  • 77%
  • 23rd Jul 2014

Very noisy as the walls are a bit thin More
Anonymous (England) (Male) Avid Traveller

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  • 23rd May 2014

The staff were nice enough to let me move into a private room since I was a little sick. The hostel is really central and easy to get to from the airport plus they had free parking for my rental car. More
Anonymous (New Zealand) (Female) Novice Nomad
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  • 11th May 2014

Our car was broken into just outside the hostel. The lady at reception shrugged this off almost as if crime is a common occurrence in this area, so be careful when staying here. More
Anonymous (Canada) (All Male Group) Novice Nomad

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  • 10th Aug 2014

Building is showing its age, but the staff are great, it was comfy, clean, and a bit of free light breakfast is always nice. Free WiFi would be a welcome addition. More
Anonymous (Australia) (Male) Novice Nomad
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  • 1st Aug 2014

Expensive for what it is, people drink and party until late and no one does anything bout it. the breakfast offered wasn't very nice, no sugar. bred isn't good tho. More
Anonymous (Chile) (Male) Novice Nomad

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  • 8th Aug 2014

It was good, just far from de city center More
Anonymous (Mexico) (Male) Novice Nomad
  • 54%
  • 20th Jul 2014

We arranged late check in with the hostel, but the code they gave us to open the side door didn't work, nor did the doorbell to ring the night manager. More
Anonymous (Denmark) (Mixed Group) Novice Nomad

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