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The Old Countryhouse

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay if you like a quiet hostel. The rooms are tidy, the kitchen is well appointed and the bathrooms are very clean. Free WiFi is a bonus, but the main selling point is that the staff are amazing! Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very lovely people at reception and free wifi and free use of the hot tub and spa too. Very homely feel and they were happy to ease the 20 dollar deposit fee for the key too as we were leaving early. Only problem was that we had a double bed and a single bed instead of three separate beds.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

for the price you pay here you can go to a hotel, the person in reception always have a fake smile and not too friendly, to stay some days perfect, ohhhh just ask a room far of the road, otherwise will be imposible to sleep. free internet, just when its work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The guys at The Old Country House made me feel right at home. The staff are nice, it's super clean, there's a Jacuzzi spa... what more can you ask for? The owners are lovely and I've had great chats with them. If you're in Christchurch, you should definitely stay here. I can't thank them enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Perfect place for getting over jet lag, with a lovely homely atmosphere. Unlike lots of other hostels the old country house has full size beds with proper big bouncy mattresses, duvet covers and central heating as well as extra blankets and hot water bottles if needed. It is beautifully clean with nice hot showers and all you need in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our stay here was awesome. Like all hostels basically, it is not located close to the city center. But easy to find. The staff was really friendly! Helped us a lot and we felt comfortable straight away. The hostel has got a nice outside area in the middle, the Spa pool and sauna was exactly what we needed that night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is definitely one of the better hostels that I've stayed at in NZ. It's a bit of a walk getting to the city centre but due to all the construction going on at the moment it might be better to stay in a suburb instead. I really liked the overall atmosphere of the hostel and it's easy to meet... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed here as a couple in March 2014. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm as well as a private room . The hostel has a nice peaceful , relaxed feel with the rooms being organised into different houses. Free wifi throughout. The kitchens are large and well equipped. Agree with other reviews about the reception staff they were... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a double room and felt very at home here for our whole stay. Our room got quite hot at night, but I'd prefer that to being too cold so didn't mind too much! The kitchen is very well equipped and tidy. The wifi is free and they supply free tea and coffee which is a lovely touch. They... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I came for the first time in the hostel in the end of January, and at the end I came along a lot of times, I fell in "love" with the place... The staff was so helpful and the receptionists were lovely. The owners of the place are very nice and have really made something beautiful out of it. If... More 

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Address: 437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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