The Old Countryhouse

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

Travel Blogs from Christchurch

Und sie kann wieder reden....

A travel blog entry by ikeaelch


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


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 …


A travel blog entry by charlottekew

So I finally made it to New Zealand! I was really excited to go to New Zealand, it was the part of my trip that I'd researched the most and there were so many things I was looking forward to seeing and doing. I'd bought a hop-on, hop-off ticket for the Kiwi Experience bus when I'd originally booked my trip, nearly 10 months ago, and I'd heard mixed …

Charismatic Christchurch and farewell New Zealand

A travel blog entry by paul_n_alex


We again woke up to another miserable looking day in Akaroa. At least today we weren't going Kayaking. Instead we were driving north to Christchurch. We had originally intended to stop off in Lyttelton, but the hostel owners advised us against it as the town had been badly damaged in February's massive earthquake.
The devastation of the …

Short Stop in Christchurch

A travel blog entry by ttwmarkc


Hi from New Zealand,

I arrived yesterday after nearly 36 hours of travelling from Panama where I had a great last few days. On the farm I was basically filling any gaps I thought I had in what I'd learned and on Saturday was saying my goodbyes to everyone. The guys there on the farm had made it such a laugh everyday and were so easy to get …

How has this hostel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This hostel, located on 437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, is near The Bone Dude's Bone Carving Studio and Cultured Gallery, Haast, Robert Falcon Scott Statue, and The Bone Dudes.
Map this hostel


    More great choices in Christchurch

    Search for more deals in Christchurch


    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.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Old Countryhouse Christchurch

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Traveler Photos The Old Countryhouse Christchurch

    01 - The Old Countryhouse Hostel
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Room in Old Country House
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Our 1st 2nights stay
    Christchuch, New Zealand