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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stayed in a double room for two nights (which was cheaper than 2 dorm beds). Warm room with comfy beds and fluffy towels. Kitchen has 8 hobs and a microwave and all the pots and pans you'll need. Really clean and cosy hostel. But only two showers. It wasn't so bad as the place wasn't full... but it could...

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

Hi, thank you for reviewing our hostel! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it was great to have you here and it is good to hear you enjoyed our facilities and had a good time with our staff members. Thank you for the comment about the number of bathrooms, we will bring that issue up at our...

Austria
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed there three times, in all for two weeks. We really enjoyed our stay, that`s way we always came back. The staff is one off the best and friendliest we had in New Zealand. They really try to make your stay perfect. It is a very clean hostel and there are good beds :)

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

Hi there, Thankyou for your review of our Hostel, it was great you chose to stay a bit longer with us and we definately enjoyed having you here! We strive to keep our standard of cleanliness high, we are please to hear that this helped to make your stay more comfortable. We are glad you stopped by for some chats...

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I stayed three times at this hostel for about three weeks in total and it was a great stay. The hostel is is clean, has a very well equipped kitchen and probably the nicest staff in New Zealand. Just a great atmosphere to relax a bit....

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

Hi there, Thankyou for your review of our hostel. It was great to have you stay with us for such a good amount of your South Island adventure. It was nice you stopped by to have some good chats to our reception team, we definately enjoyed hearing about your travels. We are glad you liked our facilities, and hope you...

Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I only stayed for a night but what I've seen and felt from the hostel is very positive.When I arrived, I was really surprised by such a high level of cleanliness...even late in the evening. No mess, do dirts from kitchen to bathroom. I really appreciated it! All in all, I felt good there. Their sauna and hot tub are...

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

Hello, Thankyou for your review of our Hostel, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We do strive to keep the hostel at a high level of cleanliness, and it is nice to know that this helped to add comfort to your stay with us. The sauna and spa are a great bonus to use during...

Mumbai
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We stayed at this place just to get ourselves of the jetlag, rest befor the onward drive and had planned to do nothing in christchurch. Thus despite its location outside the city center(~3-4 KM) we would not complain. There is a supermarket on the opposite side a few shops down the lane and a subway all withing 5 min walking...

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

Hi there, Thankyou for your feedback of our hostel. It was great that you chose our hostel to stay while you recovered from your long flights! We are pleased you made the most of all of our facilities, and the neighbourhood. Yes, the hot tub is a bit of fun regardless of the weather! We hope that your stay with...

Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Hostel was very clean when we visited. As it consits of different small houses, each with kitchen and bathroom, it isn´t really crowded. Sauna and pool are free. One negative aspect: when you stay in a dorm you definitely have to arrive before 8pm, no exceptions!!!

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

Hello, Thankyou for taking the time to review our hostel. We are glad you had a good stay with us, and enjoyed all of our facilities including the added extras (Spa & Sauna). We require guests to check in before 8pm out of consideration of other guests, and this is also so each dormatory guest has gone through the general...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very good choise for Christchurch. Loved the beautiful garden setting and that the staff are so helpful and interested in our holiday experiences. The walk into the city is easy. The dog is so cute, very big but such a gentle and loving dog. We had expected Christchurch to be just an overnight destination, but we extended our stay for...

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

Hello, Thankyou for your review of our hostel, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great that you took the time to chat to our reception team, and that we could accomodate you by helping recommend and book activities in the area. Yes, Max the dog is definately fun to hang out with! He...

Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights in a 6shared dorm. The rooms, kitchen and bathrooms are clean and the ambiance is really good! The wifi is not the best, but its free. The hostel is located quite far from the city centre (2,3km) but its easy to get there and there is a supermarket next to it.

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

Hi there, Thankyou for reviewing our hostel! We are glad the you enjoyed staying with us, and the overall atmosphere of the place. It is good to hear you enjoyed our facilities aswell. We hope your stay in Christchurch was a memorable one, and that we might see you again when you return to Christchurch. Kind Regards The Old Countryhouse...

Reviewed 20 January 2016

When I arrived at the Old Countryhouse I was pleasantly surprised by how helpful and kind the staff was. They let my friend and I into our rooms right as we arrived (even though I am pretty sure we were there before check in) and gave us a tour of the place which is quite lovely. When they found out...

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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 was lovely getting to know you and other guests over our Christmas celebrations. We are glad you took the time to get to know team, and that you also enjoyed our spacious facilities. We are sorry the location was not ideal for you, our hostel is 1500 metres...

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

We flew into Christchurch just before midnight and the shuttle bus was waiting to take us to The Old Countryhouse. Even though reception was closed we were left a welcome note and clear instructions to gain access and we slept well. Next morning the hire car firm collected us about 10am and we began our tour of the South Island....

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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 liked our double ensuite private room and despite a short stay enjoyed your time with us. We do have a great team, that try to make every guests stay unique and personal. It is nice they could do this for you in helping...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
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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: €24 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Old Countryhouse 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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