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The Old Countryhouse

Hostelworld.comUS$44*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Rotorua
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great atmosphere and staff - very pleasant, clean, safe and comfortable. The grounds are in a secure garden space that transports you from the suburbia outside. The kitchen facilities were plentiful and were never left wanting.

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hello, Thankyou for your reveiw of our hostel, it is great that you enjoyed your stay and the overall atmosphere at the hostel. We are pleased you enjoyed all of our facilities, and had a chat to our team. We look forward to welcomming you back here when you return to Christchurch! Kind Regards The Old Countryhouse team

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 26 December 2016

What a nice place to have a restful brake after a sightseeing tour.Even you can walk into the city center and a bus station is in front of the OCH.Absolutly friendly and helpfull staff. Big kitchen, that everyone can do his food.Free WiFi

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thankyou for reviewing our hostel, we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. It is great to hear the location suited your needs, and you stopped to have a chat to our team members. We hope to see you next time you are in Christchurch, safe travels! Kind Regards The Old Countryhouse team

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Hi, The old country house was my first stay after I arrived in NZ. Let's begin with the "negative", the Hostel is a bit out of reach, at least when you are walking. It was half an hour from city centre, but I know now that there also would have gone a bus quite close. Anyways, the Hostel itself is...

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thankyou for your review of our hostel, we are glad we could welcome you in to the country!! It is great to hear you enjoyed our facilities, and met our entertainment manager Max (the dog). Our team always enjoy chatting to our guests, it will be awesome to see you again when you return to Christchurch. Safe travels!...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

An old backpacker, clean, quiet, well kept. A good bed, and a friendly staff, à really nice place to stay longer while visiting Christchurch and his vicinity. Pool and sauna for free, well equipped kitchen.

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi Olivier, Thankyou for your review of our hostel. It is nice to hear you had a good stay, and enjoyed all of our facilities. We hope your South Island tour is enjoyable, and we hope to see you again when you return to Christchurch! Kind Regards The Old Countryhouse team

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Hi all. If in Christchurch I can recommend the OCH. First of all the rooms are spacious, comfortable beds with a light and 2 usb ports. The building is well maitained and clean. For recreation they have a good size gas barbecue, spa and sauna. The staff is very friendly and professional, and still they make you feel relaxed and...

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi Jaco, Thankyou for reviewing our hostel, it was lovely having you stay with us for an extended period. We are glad you enjoyed all of our facilities, location and that we were able to help make your time in here comfortable. Our team enjoyed chatting with you and hearing how your time in Christchurch was going. We hope you...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

No complaints. We came late and left early, and they left a key for us which was nice. We stayed in a private room which was clean and neat with a modern hot shower. For an older married couple this was toward the lower end of perfectly acceptable - not particularly memorable in either a good or bad way -...

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thankyou for taking the time to review our hostel, it is great to hear you enjoyed your short stay with us. We hope you had a great time in Christchurch and that you got the opportunity view and appreciate the city. Best Wishes The Old Countryhouse team

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This hostel has a great atmosphere, located not too far from the center but still very quiet. It's clean and the rooms are spacious, and not to forget: free wifi! Only negative things are the shower pressure (bit low) and the pillows (bit small) but these are just tiny notes :) Best choice in Christchurch!

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thankyou for your review of our hostel, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and location of our hostel as well as amenities. We hope you are enjoying the rest of your travels, and we may see you in Christchurch again some time! Kind Regards The Old Countryhouse team

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Gorgeous backpackers! Lovely girls at reception did a great job of looking after us and creating a warm atmosphere. The facilities are exceptionally clean, tidy and well thought out. I was in a 7 bed dorm and was very happy with the room and bedding. Rooms are nicely laid out and provide a cosy and comfortable place to meet people....

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hello Evan, Thank you for your lovely comment and we are happy, that we made your stay with us comfortable. We sure do looking forward to welcome you back sometime. OCH team

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice, clean and friendly hostel, that's not to far of a walk to the majority of 'tourist' type things to do in Christchurch. Had a couple of quite helpful and friendly girls at reception, would definitely stay here again next time I'm in Christchurch.

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi Blade, Thankyou for taking the time to review our hostel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and stopped to have a chat to the reception team. We hope you had a great time around Christchurch, and we look forward to welcoming you back here in the future! Kind Regards The Old Countryhouse team

Balmoral, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We booked a double room here. The room has a good size and is clean. The cleanliness goes for the whole hostel. Well looked after. The kitchen has everything you need and it's all easy to find. The look of the hostel is nice as well with all the blue and wood features. Their motto is that hostel life works...

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thankyou for your review of our hostel, it is great that you enjoyed the atmosphere and look of our hostel. We are please hear you had a good night sleep, as well as an over all relaxing time with us. It was nice that you stopped by to have a chat with our team, they alway like to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well loved,upmarket and Multi Award Winning Backpackers Hostel in Christchurch. We welcome guests from all over the world since 1998. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Countryhouse

Address: 437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €20 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Old Countryhouse 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“House 3 doesn't have a common room but is my favourite!”
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“Great atmosphere and staff - very pleasant, clean, safe and comfortable.”
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“Nice place, a little outside town”
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