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The Old Countryhouse

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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27 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights at the end of June - we booked a private double room with shared facilities. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here, the room was comfortable and warm, facilities clean and spacious for the number of people staying in our house. We had no problems with noise which was fantastic, plenty of hot water and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Omg finally found a hostel with heating and totally loved it. The spa and sauna were really nice plus they gave me free wifi and cool room mates that didn't snore. The city is still a little sad but I hope they get it fixed soon as it could be so cool in the future as a place to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is still excellent on my second visit, The lady on the desk was super helpful with all my questions and pointing me in the direction of a great pub for the evening. I will return no doubt in the future.

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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This hostel is very clean and well presented, perhaps the nicest hostel I have ever stayed. It is a little dearer than their counterparts in the city but well worth the extra few dollars. I choose this hostel because it had free parking. There isa lovely big garden and also a free spa pool and sauna area. It was cold... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Very clean hostel with friendly staff. The Sauna and spa was a real bonus as it rained for most of my 3 days there. Supermarket and Fish and Chips are around the corner, good for me as I am a lazy cook.

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TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and your kind words. More

Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I found the Old Country House by sheer chance, but it was the luckiest turn in a series of fortunate events. I was immediately met by a highly competent front of house staff who accommodated me and my friend without reservations. being fresh of the jet I had a lot of questions. the Owner and her well trained staff did... More

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TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind words. Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels Andrew More

Sydney
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The old countryhouse is a nice Hostel with all Kinds of Different Roms. They have a nice Garden area, the Feeling there is very cosy and friendly. Staff is exceptionally helpful. It is Not super Central but still in a very good location Chose to the Center. Definately recommendable.

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TheOldCountryhouse, General Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind words for our staff as they work very hard and enjoy the encouraging responses. Kind regards Andrew 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): $
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Spa Airport Transportation
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Well loved upmarket Backpackers Hostel in Christchurch. ... more   less 
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