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Vagabond Backpackers

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232 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011 New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I booked, as this place was recommended to me ... I can’t think why! On approach, you see the many vans and campers and feel that you’ve made a mistake. When you get in, it looks and feels small and cramped. The layout is strange,...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

The place is relatively old and it shows, especially in the rooms. Kitchen is decent, but old, and well supplied. Owner is knowledgeable and very friendly, if slightly disorganized. The place seems to be ran by wwoofers, who are doing a good job, and the...More

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed April 10, 2017

If you are looking for a place to stay for a longer term, then vagabond is the place to stay. It`s a home away from home. The facilities are clean and they got free wifi. Although the owner is a great guy and looks really...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2017

Be prepared - this place is like a huge student house. No one washes their dishes and isn't that considerate of those who want a quieter time. However the double room we were in was clean but the bathrooms and kitchen were not! Good location...More

Thank Lucy G
Response from Graeme W, Owner at Vagabond BackpackersResponded April 10, 2017

Hi Lucy - Thanks for your review - I'm very sorry about the unclean bathroom - this is unacceptable - they get cleaned everyday - & checked to add new towels, soap etc often- so I will check to see if new woofers are getting...More

Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for about one month, good for younger people. Many cultures stay. Good rates per night. Staff are good and spend much time on cleaning through out the day. The owner goes out of his way too make time for each guest and is...More

Thank Aaron B
Response from Graeme W, Owner at Vagabond BackpackersResponded April 10, 2017

Thanks Aaron- your review is pretty accurate - we do try and clean often - & at the moment we are more suited to younger - we do have a separate apartment suitable for families and quieter people . Especially over winter we have overseas...More

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Welcome to Vagabond Backpackers With only 30 beds; we are just the right size to offer our friendly service in a peaceful environment. With our quiet garden area and good facilities - we are a great place to stay ...More while enjoying Christchurch & it's surrounds Or maybe you just want to relax and meet other like minded guests, buy or sell a car, plan your travels - then we are happy to make your stay great. We are situated close to Cathedral Square & the Bus station. We have Free Off-Street parking. Email for Winter Specials FREE INTERNET in Winter. Less
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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$18 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Vagabond Backpackers Hotel Christchurch
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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Room & Suite (3)
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"Room 2 is a relly sunny room. go for this one."
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"ask on the second floor, but be careful, the owner have one apartment close the backpacker who he rent like..."
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"All rooms are great I stayed upstairs and in the back area and they are all really quiet during the week."
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"in the room n 5 there is a "corner room" that looks like a bit private but rated at same price of..."
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