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69 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
28Skippy Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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84 reviews 84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place is not too easy to find as it is pretty small. There is parking outside the hostel along a small street that is P120, so bear that in mind. They also provide transport from the airport as well. The hostel is on the old side but the room was still generally clean. Had some broken things here and there,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was my first hostel when I arrived in NZ and was impressed. Of course it was cold in the evening, esp in the kitchen and showers, however the rooms were kept clean, the staff were nice and polite and offered great services. Nice lounge room to chill out in with breakfast-did fill up on the free bread that was... More

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

After having travelled around New Zealand for the last 8 months, I can honestly say that this is the worst hostel in the country. It is the only place I have stayed where I have felt uneasy and worried that my belongings would be stolen. The building was in an immense state of disrepair and, as far as I could... More

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123 reviews 123 reviews
68 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This was my second time staying here. They have free airport pickup and only charge $10 if going to airport or to a motorhome pick up near airport . Very reasonable price. Stayed in room 5 which I love as it has a queen size bed. Paid $57 for this room. Love their free continental breakfast especially their freshly baked... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed in a private double for a week after we just arrived in NZ. The first impression was "just another dirty hostel", which turned out to be the absolute right impression for the rest of the stay. The reception staff was alright, one lady was nice and helpful, the other one was ignorant and rude. The kitchen is zero... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stopped in for 1 night on arrival in nz. Had to move on second night as they were full due to rugby but staff found a place for everyone even gave us a lift there and back the next day. I came back and stayed 3 months whilst working. Whilst there are a lot of long stayers they are very... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I stayed one night at the kiwi base camp and the highlight of my stay there was that my bicycle has been stolen in their backyard during the night... although it was locked to a post and that I had been told by the hostel staff that was safe. When I reported it to the staff member on duty, her... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the KBC, and both nights had good sleep - booked double rooms which were good in size. Could have done with a more thorough clean under the beds and shower rooms, but overall an ok stay. Hostel offers a free shuttle from airport and a $10 return trip or as previously stated a $3 bus... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Helpful friendly staff, single room comfy double bed but could clean rubbish and dust under the bed and wipe around for a clean stay. Ask for a towel at reception. Don't pay $10 to get to airport, as in a previous review mentions, catch a bus and get off at Antarctic centre, one stop before and it's the usual bus... More

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Only about a ten minute walk from town, but great value for money and free breakfast! Dorm rooms not too big at 6 beds a room. Really nice atmosphere and staff really helpful. Thanks for a great stay and I will be recommending you!

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Address: 69 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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