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Canterbury House Backpackers

257 Bealy Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hostel and rooms where super clean , as was the kitchen and bathrooms . the kitchen has everything you need . The location is mega far away from the city center properly a 30+min walk and it is about a 20+min walk from the nearest supermarket which is a pain . internet is a rip off 5dollars for 5MB... More

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Düsseldorf
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Having read the other reviews it seems that whether you love or hate this place really depends on the mood the owners are in. While they havn't been what one would call rude or unfriendly during our stay we, too left with the weird feeling of being unwanted guests in someone elses house, disturbing their personal privacy. In our opinion... More

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

With no other choice beacause every other hostel was full, we stayed one night in this weird place. Yes, it is clean and you'll get a shower and a kitchen. BUT - it is a place of two owners that makes you feel terrible! It feels like they don't even want you to be there. YOU WILL BE ENTERING A... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a single room, one of the few places I could fond one. Would've been better to stay closer to town center of Christchurch. It was nice and clean, and didnt have to wait to use shower or toilet in the house.

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed here two nights and felt like we were visiting our grandma's house. It was clean and well kept but you felt like you couldn't move for being watched. The owners were everywhere. We would have liked to watch some tv or sit in the lounge but they were there. When we at breakfast they were there. We couldn't... More

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Kent
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

When I arrived Keiko opened the front door and greeted me, telling me to take my shoes off as I entered. I was shown to my room and then had to go into the office to pay my nights stay. I was given my room key and a limited free wifi voucher which didn't last very long but was very... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Everything you need in a hostel. Clean kitchen, good showers, warm bedding, towels provided, 10 min walk from CBD. Friendly owners live in the same house, so more of a homestay than hostel. Free WiFi voucher too

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Amsterdam
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I was passing through Christchurch on my way back from Lake Tekapo and needed a place to stay just for two nights.The hostel is basically Alan & Keiko's house which they share with backpackers. It was very clean and quiet. I only paid 45 NZD per night. The room I had was very small but the bed was pretty comfortable.... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I stayed in this backpackers for 1 night and on arrival I was greeted by the owner and taken on a tour around the house. It was very comfortable, and I was made to feel right at home. Everything was clean, and the garden was lovely too. The owner was extremely helpful and went out of his way to ensure... More

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Senior Contributor
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Here, you feel like beeing at home. Alan takes time to explain everything to you : city, surroundings, country and places to stay. He is very nice (he welcomed us warmingly at 7 am when we arrived even if we had awaken him)! However, don't be in a hurry, he is not very young and need time to arrange things... More

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Address: 257 Bealy Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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