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Around the World Backpackers

314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Masterton, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Christchurch for 2 nights. would stay again. staff friendly and helpful. everything clean, but slightly tired looking. Staff-TV room is too small for the number of backpackers wanting to use it.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay, friendly sociable staff, beds comfy, whole hostel very clean, kitchen good size, unlimited free internet, free washing powder, free sky tv, very sociable definitely will be staying again. Down side dorm rooms a bit small (only stayed in dorm can't speak for the other rooms) no lockers, laundry was expensive ( cheap laundret 5 minute walk... More

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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Staff are willing to do extra mile to help us with our bookings, they also helped us with our dining choices. Bedroom was clean and has a big window. Common areas are nice. Kitchen was also not bad.free wifi. Cons:Location was quite far from the center, it's in the more quiet part of town. Narrow corridors and some guests... More

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Thanks for your review. All the best with the rest of your trip. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Around the World. They were really accommodating when I arrived early for check in, and very knowledgeable about the area if you need directions for anything. I definitely would consider staying here again next time I'm in Christchurch.

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Belinda H, Owner at Around the World Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Our staff work hard to be as helpful and knowledgeable as they can about Christchurch and all the great activities you can visit while staying in Canterbury. Hope to see you again one day. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Around the world backpackers is pretty good in general. I won't say this is the best backpacker, but if you choose to stay with them you won't be disappointed! The price is well worth with the facilities they provide. They provide free unlimited wifi and free BBQ on every Saturday. There's also computers to use for free and a tv... More

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Belinda H, Owner at Around the World Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I just want to mention there are no hostels in the city center because of the earthquake. We are one of the closest to the city and defiantly the closest to all the super markets, we have a couple of bars and cafes in the same area so until the city is... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed in a private room. They provided me with a plug adaptor as I had forgotten one. Excellent front desk service. The room was great. The bathrooms were slightly dirty. There was a female-only bathroom. Met some cool people in the kitchen. The hostel was smaller than others, which was nice!

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Thanks for your comments, all the best with the rest of you trip More

London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great hostel, comfy and clean 4 bed dorms with loads of space to put your bags. The staff is really nice and there is a big garden. The location is pretty good, 15 min from the supermarket and the bus central station. 30 $ a night is a bit pricy but it s really hard to find cheaper in Christchurch.... More

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Thanks for your comments. Enjoy the rest of your trip. More

Olbia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Owner very helpful in my late arrival and very polite with my lste check in. She allows my friend to use free internet. Very central location, easy to reach, quiet and clean within reasonable price. Recommended!

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Thanks for your lovely review, we really appreciate your comments and hope to see you again. All the best. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

ATW has been my home for two weeks now since arriving from Ireland. It's a very welcoming hostel with friendly staff who are more than happy to direct you to local landmarks- Or just have a conversation! The hostel is kept tidy, and is cleaned every morning. Although it's not a party hostel it is very sociable with a large... More

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Thanks for your lovely review, all the best with the rest of your trip and hope to see you again. More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Around the World backpackers is simply a very nice hostel :-) The whole hostel has a nice Kiwiana touch and each bed has its own light and plug. The kitchen is awesome - finally enough kitchen utensils and an oven! Very inviting to cook. Belinda was extremely helpful with all our traveller's problems and went out of her way to... More

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Thanks for you great review, all the best with the rest of your trip. More

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Address: 314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Number of rooms: 11
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