The Old Countryhouse

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, is near The Bone Dude's Bone Carving Studio and Cultured Gallery, Robert Falcon Scott Statue, The Bone Dudes, and Latimer Square.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Old Countryhouse Christchurch

    Reviewed by paul_n_alex

    Good facilities, average location

    Reviewed Dec 16, 2011
    by (23 reviews) Leicester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    As the title says, the facilities are all good and clean. The kitchens are all a good size too.
    The location on the other hand isn't brilliant, but this has a lot to do with the recent earthquake. If the city wasn't fenced off the walk into town would only be 10-15 minutes. As it is, you have to walk a long way around to get to the cargo container shops. A real shame. It will be good again when the city is back together.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by flaminmot


    Reviewed Jun 22, 2011
    by (1 review) Waterlooville , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Superb hostel, brilliant staff, great facilities, truly enjoyable stay!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by jackie_n_james

    Great Hostel!

    Reviewed Mar 21, 2011
    by (1 review) Camrose , Canada Flag of Canada

    This place is very clean and seems a lot newer than the dirty old run down hostels you see elsewhere even though it's built in older houses. The beds are super comfy and there are multiple kitchen areas, bathrooms and lounge areas available to everyone.
    We really liked it because it didn't seem to hold the really young loud and drunken scene we've seen; of course you can still meet in the kitchen for drinks and such but people seem to be more respectable of the rooms.
    Also they ask you to take your shoes off at the door so the floors aren't black and dingy and you can have a shower without shoes.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Old Countryhouse Christchurch

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Christchurch

    30 hours later and I've landed!

    A travel blog entry by becky_whitmore on Aug 20, 2014

    1 comment

    After several flights and no sleep I've finally made it to New Zealand! A really helpful guy at the airport sorted me a shuttle bus straight away to take me to my hostel; hostel seemed OK but not many people about. Got a Subway for dinner (classy!), ordered a chicken and bacon ranch, got back to the hostel to find she'd forgotten the chicken, …

    Und sie kann wieder reden....

    A travel blog entry by ikeaelch on Nov 23, 2012

    1 comment, 4 photos

    Gott sei dank! Ich klinge zwar immernoch wie eine Kettenraucherin, aber ich kann wieder sprechen. Das macht alles um einiges leichter! Heute ist die dritte Nacht in Christchurch und ich habe das Hostel gewechselt. Das andere war einfach nicht zum Aushalten! Überall Dreck, Schimmel und Ekelalarm!!! Jetzt bin ich in einem richtig coolen Haus …

    Christchurch, my old home town

    A travel blog entry by dutchkiwis on Nov 28, 2013

    3 comments, 32 photos

    Vandaag zijn we na het ontbijt nog even naar het museum gegaan, we hadden gisteren nog niet alles gezien toen het dicht ging, dus gingen we nog even snuffelen. Na het museum bezoek zijn we naar Christchurch gereden.

    Toen ik de eerste keer naar Nieuw Zeeland emigreerde heb ik hier enkele maanden gewoond voordat ik naar Auckland ben …

    Traveler Photos The Old Countryhouse Christchurch

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