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440 Manchester St St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014
MarieClare1 Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Everything about our experiance with this hostel was terrible. When we arrived at this hostel wich we had booked online the reception was emty, but there was someone playing the piano (wich is situated in a really narrow hallway where the rooms where). We stood there for a good 5 mins and after shouting "hello is anybody here" a couple... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Spent our first week in NZ here and it was perfect for what we needed - good value, clean rooms, ample cooking facilities and a good location. Graham the owner is very helpful and friendly. Would recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I stayed here with my gf recently for 3 nights. Had an early morning arrival which was no problem at all, the check-in was very easy. Stayed in a private double, great value for money - good size & comfortable bed. Location is great, just a 15/20min walk into the city. The owner also gave us a lift to pick... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Unfortunately slightly hit by the earthquake so some repairs were happening, this didn't disturb us in our stay at all though. The manager was an incredibly kind man who actually gave us a lift to collect our camper van in the morning. It was a little way away from the city centre but walkable. Unfortunately there isn't all that much... More

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Lyon, France
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19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We stayed 2 weeks on this hostel in June 2013. Graham, the owner, is a friendly guy who help you everytime! Our room was cleaned but there isnt a kind of daily housekeeping, so after 3 or 4 days it's could be a little more dirty. Great thing, they give you a heater!! And trust me it's really usefull!!!! The... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We opt for Tranquil Lodge on the first night arriving in Christchurch because it's the cheapest we can get before getting our awesome Spaceship campervan the next morning. The host was really nice and friendly. The private room was basic and clean with a little sink so that's great. Location is not the most ideal especially if you don't have... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Whilst this hostel is still recovering from the damage caused by the earthquake last year, the staff made every effort to accommodate to the guests need. There is a really relaxed vibe at this hostel, and I greatly enjoyed my 2 night stay here. I wanted to stay there again when I was back in Christchurch, and despite attempting to... More

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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm 22.50 NZD. Rooms are dirty. Floors unswept walls and ceiling are cracked. Collection of pizza boxes on closet. Dirty mirrors and dripping sink in room. Facilities are messy. Showers dirty - found three types of dead insects and lots of dust on the clothes shelf, shower head broken so be prepared for a vertical... More

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Stayed several nights and could not fault the place. Handy to everything in Christchurch with food outlets and drinking establishments nearby. The hosts Graeme and Denise very helpful and informative. Stayed in two different rooms and found both very comfortable with sink and TV. Some of the guests were a little noisy one night, but hey it's a backpackers where... More

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

A great stay. I arrived late but all was accommodated for. Really friendly owner who even offered to take me to the city the next day. Comfy rooms and wide beds with little noise. A TV lounge fit for purpose and a well stock and organised kitchen. Showers were warm and powerful and toilets were clean. Would really recommend :)

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Address: 440 Manchester St St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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