Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

4-bed dorms, free Wi-Fi. We're 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 WiFi, free unlimited calls to national and NZ mobile phone numbers, free towels. A garden is available to all guests as well as on-site features like laundry service, shared lounge/computer room.

The hostel's host of recreational offerings ensures you can relax during your stay. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Around The World Backpackers hits the spot in many ways.

Open 8am-9pm. Check-in from 2pm. We have got luggage storage if you wish to arrive early.

If arrival time set for after 9pm we will automatically send you our Late Arrival Instructions on how to get in the hostel after 9pm.

We require 24 hrs notice of your cancellation. If you cancel within the 24hr period you will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation.

We provide all linen. New pillows in all dorms. No sleeping bags to be used in beds. * No smoking in rooms or anywhere inside the building - smoking is allowed only in designated area outside.

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

No consumption of alcohol on our premises after 11:00pm - NO EXCEPTIONS.

Quiet zone between 11pm and 8am. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 7.5

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 7.5

  • Atmosphere 7.0

  • Cleanliness 7.5

  • Facilities 7.5

Latest Reviews

  • 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
  • 10.0


    27 May 2020
    Great little hostel, with good and fast internet included
    Argentina, 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+
  • 8.9


    21 Mar 2020
    I stayed there for a weeks during the lockdown. It's a nice place with a great garden and computers if you need them. Staff is friendly and helpful.
    Austria, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    04 Oct 2020
    First two nights there was a couple arguing in the hall which was pretty loud. But other than that it was pretty chill. About a 10min walk from the centre which is great, you can walk to get rollicking gelato and walk back and not feel to guilty. Beds were comfy and bathroom was kept clean. WiFi is terrible sometimes.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 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
  • 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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