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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Karo, Zoe and Laura are the best we didn't get the chance to meet them but they are just Legends!!! We flew in really late and had to leave early the next morning, they arranged to give us the code to access the office to pick up our key with a map of the hostel not to get lost and...

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2Thank Bob S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I have visited many of the hostels in Christchurch and I have to say Foley Towers is by far the best of them all. You may stay at Jail House for the novelty factor, but that will wear off quickly. It has a great quiet but central location. There is a brand new convenience store just across the road. There...

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2Thank wanderandshare
Israel
Reviewed 9 September 2015

It is a good place to stay because it is really clean here and cosy too. The staff at the reception are really lovely, nice and helpful. I have stayed three times and I recommend staying here when in Christchurch!

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2Thank Shahargoren
State of Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 4 September 2015

As I´ve stayed in quite a few hostels round New Zealand I can say Foley Towers is still my absolute favorite. It´s charming and lovely atmosphere definitely gives it a touch of a home away from home as much as the friendly and helpful staff at reception. Unlike lots of other hostels it is outstandingly clean and tidy!

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2Thank einszweidrei45678
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

One of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. Very comfortable and friendly. Always seems to be a community kinda feel to the place. Zoe and laura and Karo ar running the place amazingly. 10-15 min walk to city center. About 5 min walk to closest bus stops. Big car park and big kitchens with good utensils.

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2Thank Dave832015
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Things might have changed since we visited, but this was unfortunately the worst BBH hostel we stayed in when we visited New Zealand. We had about 7-10 spiders of varying size in our room and bathroom that I had to clean up (my partner hates spiders). It was quite obvious from that and the webs etc that things hadn't been...

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1Thank MrDoughnut
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I stayed in many hostels during my 9 month trip in NZ, but Foley Towers was the only one that felt like "home". The hostel is very "sociable" - lots of relaxing areas to mingle with fellow travellers, big tables in the kitchens (but also small ones if you prefer). Location: Very central, yet quiet. Only 10 min walk to...

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1Thank whereisthecaptain
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

One of the best Backpackers I have been in NZ so far. The double room is great and the garden is also a must. Staff is helpful. Price is good. We stayed for about 2 weeks and we had a really great time.

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1Thank Diego S
Halle (Saale), Germany
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Best hostel I've stayed at in NZ! The hosts Janet and Tom as well as Zoe ( the manager) are doing a great job keeping Foley Towers a clean, cosy and friendly place. There are no bunk beds in share rooms and 2 well equipped, spacious kitchens. Relax and chill out in the beautiful garden :) And don't miss the...

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Nice rooms, big kitchens and common areas including a large, really nice garden. Friendly staff who's more then happy to help you out with whatever you need help with whether you just arrived in NZ or are sorting your things out before leaving.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Foley Towers

Address: 208 Kilmore St, Christchurch, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €23 - €34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Foley Towers Hotel Christchurch
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“Rooms at the back of the hostel are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles quicksilver222, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3bed gardenroom was great! 6bed dorm was cheaper and also very good I heard.”
 of 5 bubbles 232lisannep, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles SummerSunshineGodes, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just remember to request a "share" room if you do not want bunkbeds.”
 of 5 bubbles suelM6360BJ, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room facing the garden is nice”
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 of 5 bubbles JohnZ-SanDiego, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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