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The Old Countryhouse

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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

I stayed here last week for nine nights and absolutely loved my stay here (and been telling everyone I meet heading in that direction to stay there). I didn't particularly enjoy Christchurch as much but the Hostel was great. I stayed in a 4-bed and...More

1  Thank Snowflake61
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 7 May 2014

Thank you for reviewing our hostel and for your very kind words it makes a big difference for the moral of our team. Hope you have a great trip Andrew

Reviewed 13 March 2014

It seems that the prices in Christchurch have increased since we were here 2 years ago. Don't take it for granted that a Backpackers are the cheapest - check Motels as well. The Old Countryhouse is a collection of buildings with all the facilities near...More

1  Thank Chocky1948
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 7 May 2014

Thank you for your review and i would agree with you that prices in Christchurch have gone up due to increased cost and us having to pay for our own repairs as Lloyds of london has not paid yet 3 years on. I hope the...More

Reviewed 1 March 2014

We had booked one of the main buildings in this backpackers as there was a group of us staying here while in town for a wedding we were there for 5 nights. After the wedding on returning to Christchurch after traveling around the South Island...More

1  Thank mai-tai4life
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 7 May 2014

Thank you for your review, Our office does close at 8pm for our staff to go home to thier families and you were several hours away by car so it would have been very late for them to get home and finnish for the day....More

Reviewed 26 February 2014

The place is perfectly acceptable but they were very formal from the minute we arrived, checking IDs and making clear the many rules. When I tried to get the key deposit back the night before, I was told I'd have to provide a credit card...More

1  Thank Matt J
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 8 May 2014

Thank you for your review on the subject of ID's we have a simple rule at this hostel, "No ID no bed" and with this rule we have no problems with any dodgy guest trying to get in as we feel we do our best...More

Reviewed 6 February 2014

Passed through this fine place on my way around the world and they have a garden... A nice garden with space to stop and chat... With my fellow travellers in a city... Still a little stunned as I never had this before but then I...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Hot Tub
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US$33 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$33 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"I choose a double room and it was great. Just what I needed."
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