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Around the World Backpackers

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One of the friendliest hostels on the planet...Around the World Backpackers provides a sanctuary from loud, large hostels. Our 36 bed hostel is approx. 10 Min walk to the Restart Mall, and to the Intercity bus depot. A great place to meet people from all around the world! Kick back, relax and stay awhile. •FREE Internet •FREE unlimited WIFI •FREE tea, coffee and spices for cooking •FREE herbs (and whatever is growing in the garden)•FREE SKY TV - Movies and Sport•FREE DVDs to view•FREE phone for all NZ and mobile calls •FREE off street parking (on a first-in, first-served basis)
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Christchurch Intl Airport6 mi
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Booked a few nights accommodation through Booking.com at this backpackers. Realised it wasnt right for us within the free cancellation period, but they still havent refunded the cost. It's been almost a month we have been waiting. Do not recommend based on this.

Thank cressmess
Reviewed April 27, 2018

I chose as it was a short notice thing. The hostel kitchen is clean, the rooms are all quite well set up. The lights in the rooms are neat. The wifi is actually quite reliable. The mattress i had on my bed was a bit...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed April 18, 2018

A friendly clean place to collect yourself on your travels. Beads bunks but good mattress & good pillows, which can be rare in backpacks. They even have lights & pockets on the wall for all beds with power points. Staff are all friendly & helpful....More

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Thank Karen B
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Clean hostel with all the essential amenities. I stayed in a share room with 2 max occupants which some hostels don’t offer. I had a late check in at 1am and they helped facilitate that. Great for the price!

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Thank Tawatchai K
Reviewed April 15, 2018

No heater in the room or dorm. The weather was 5 degree celcius outside and we were shivering in the room. We have to ask for extra blanket. Most of the youths hogging the kitchen and dining area chatting or playing cards. They didnt clean...More

Thank Junelistiani
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"Rooms are good size , Lockers would be good so not tripping over other peoples stuff"
Apr 15, 2018
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"A bit small, lockers could be nice, otherwise quite confortable"
Feb 14, 2018
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"upstairs room"
Apr 3, 2017
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"Good facilities."
Nov 14, 2016
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$21 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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