Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Additional Terms and Conditions

No excessive drinking.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Around The World Backpackers

Book more than 22 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Double, twin, & 4-bed dorms. Soke & alochol free. Wi-Fi. A small and homely hostel, situated only 10 minute walk from the city center and central bus station (Intercity stop). The hostel offers easy access to the Christchurch must-see destinations and activities.

Around The World Backpackers offers great service and everything a traveler needs. Each bed has it's own charging station, bed-light and pouch. Free unlimited calls to national and NZ mobile phone numbers, free towels. We also have a garden & laundry room, shared lounge/computer room.

Open 8am-4pm. Check-in from 2pm.

We will send you our Late Arrival Instructions on how to get in the hostel if arriving after 4pm.

We require 21 days' notice of your cancellation. If you cancel within this period you will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation.

We provide all linen. New pillows in all dorms. No smoking or alcohol on the premesis.

Children of all ages welcome if accompanied by adults, each child needs its own bed and the whole room needs to be booked for private use.

Quiet time between 9pm and 8am. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Sep 2022
    I have been there almost 1 week and has been great. I have meet incredible people and the place is really good to have a peaceful day If you want. The kitchen is really big so I have been cooking with other for people at the same time and eating as well, so I had a great time. Also you can haver hot water and they clean every day the hostel so not problem. SUPER
    Mexico, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    17 Aug 2022
    Great place, Met some great people. Nice vibs
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    27 Feb 2022
    Really happy with our stay. Everything was amazing from the moment we arrived. Communication before we got there and when we were there from staff was clear and concise. The other guests were friendly and. Respectful of space. Completely amazing facilities - private woman’s bathroom is a plus. Will be staying again! Thanks guys! Julie & Mana (room 2)
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Jun 2021
    Whenever I will plan for Christchurch.......I will only go with around the world.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    10 Dec 2020
    Great place would definitely come back
    Poland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    11 Nov 2020
    Great place to stay
    New Zealand, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 8.9


    07 Apr 2021
    A pleasant enough place to stay when in Christchurch. Friendly professional staff. It was clean and tidy. The kitchen well equipped. A cosy lounge/computer room. A nice back lot with tables. Disappointed they increased their prices by 10% (literally) overnight which meant I didn't stay on, but these things happen.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 6.9


    20 Feb 2021
    This place isn't bad for one night. The staff was nice. The room and bathrooms were clean. The kitchen was gross though. No freezer. Busted pool table, bbq doesn't work. There are aggressive all caps signs everywhere telling people to clean up after themselves. That doesn't make you feel at home, nor does it actually ever work. Kitchen maps were awesome tho. Also there was a curtainless window by my bed with super bright light shining through at night. I had to block it with a pillow and towel.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 5.1


    15 Aug 2022
    It was good that there is the possibility for free car parking just in front of the hostel and it’s located quite central, it’s just a ten minutes walk to the city centre. Unfortunately we couldn’t get in touch with any staff to get information for our late check in for days, just shortly before the arrival we got an answer to our several emails and phone calls. In the two days we stayed there we did not meet any staff which seemed a bit weird. Over all, it didn’t meet our expectations.
    Germany, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 2.6


    22 Mar 2022
    More a halfway house than a hostel. Loud techno music blasting from a room all night, empty bourbon cans and food plates under my bed, my "roomie" made the room smell like alcohol and stale BO that I couldn't not clear with the window open all night. Kitchen floor covered in soggy newspaper to stop the old fridge leaking everywhere. Door out back is left open and unlocked, considering there is a homeless shelter within 2 blocks that's not safe... I left after one night due to not feeling comfort
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi



  • 2013

    Worldwide Small Hostel

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