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    Chester Street Backpackers

    148 Chester Street East, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good44%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible6%
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    “comfy lounge” (2 reviews)
    “resident cat” (2 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 53 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I really enjoyed my stay at the hostel! The rooms are really cozy and the house makes you feel at home even being far away from home. The staff is really friendly and helpful with everything. Had lots of fun with them :) even bought...More

    Thank Louisa F
    Reviewed April 24, 2017

    Friendly welcome and efficient reception. Very good staff. Cash or Card option for payment. BBH card discount. $66 / night for private room - good value. Very pleasant neighbourhood, as was pretty much everywhere in Christchurch - felt quite safe walking back to hostel in...More

    Thank Dean A
    Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

    Thanks for staying with us Dean and thanks for taking the time to review us. We are happy to say we are now keeping up with demand and now have free WIFI.

    Reviewed March 20, 2017

    Despite we didn't stay at the hostel, we've been there to buy a campervan six months ago. Anthony was very kind and helpful, our van resulted to be our best friend and has been our home during the lasts months travelling around the country. We...More

    Thank Paula B
    Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

    Great to hear!Thanks so much for the review.

    Reviewed October 8, 2016

    There was NOBODY telling me they only accept cash until the last night. The next day, I had to check out very early to walk to catch the coach, carrying my luggage. It was dark night and the surrounding area is famous for high rates...More

    Thank Handsome S
    Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded February 28, 2017

    I apologize for your awful experience - it is part of staff policy to sort payment on arrival so guests are aware they will need to get cash out if they haven't already paid online. I have reminded staff of this once again after reading...More

    Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

    We only stayed here for one night, but it was a lovely little hostel, with a big double bedroom and a gorgeous cat! The kitchen was really big and the bathrooms were fine, although the power in the shower was a bit rubbish. The living...More

    Thank efhap31
    Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded February 28, 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review.

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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Christchurch
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    Room Tips
    "Close to town, friendly staff"
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    "I do not know if they have another double in the house...maybe more convenient for winter and rainy weather..."
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    "Choose share room with 3 people inside (share)."
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    "Our room we stayed in was great away from the main building and really cosy (even better after the windows..."
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