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208 Kilmore Street, Christchurch 8011 New Zealand
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#22 of 152 Specialty lodging in Christchurch
First try Foley Towers! Fabulously friendly, finest facilities and fantastic value for independent travellers - we just charge less. Gorgeous gardens. Underfloor heating, lashings of hot water, loads of space. Off-street parking and free luggage storage. Bunks in dorm rooms only. Free WiFi. Wonderful winter specials. No loud parties, no backpacker bus crowds or hard sell. Check in after 9pm by arrangement. You can usually extend your stay before 10am if you're too relaxed to move on.
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Lucas wrote a review Jul 2020
2 contributions
The wifi here is very bad, only works in a few places in the hostel, so if you work online, this is not the place for you! They have great staff, the rooms are vacuumed and cleaned every day, and your bed sheets will be cleaned every week, they have big kitchens but no blender
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Lineakat wrote a review Apr 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark21 contributions3 helpful votes
Honestly my fav hostel of all times. Checked in for a single night, but the staff and everybody was so nice that i ended up booking another night. After a some time, i realized that i had literally stayed there for 4 weeks, and it was the best time ever! Nice people and lots to do in christchurch. Nice staff and people living there, beautiful garden, clean facilities and loads to do (piano, guitar, board games, slack line, you name it!). When the corona happened i was in the road with a friend in her van 5 hours away from christchurch, but we decided to go to foley towers imediately to stay there during the lockdown. Now we are 4 weeks into lockdown and I have no regres of comming back.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Ali wrote a review Mar 2020
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My wife and I stayed here for two nights while travelling through Christchurch. They were friendly, relaxed, and accommodating. Check in and staying am extra night was easily handled. There's off street parking on a first come first served. Quiet at night. Good room with an en suite was clean and comfy. Lovely gardens outside the room. We didn't use the kitchen much, but it looked well equipped. Would stay again if back in Christchurch.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
AsSeenByJane wrote a review Feb 2020
Newark, New Jersey67 contributions4 helpful votes
This place is pretty great for a hostel. I stayed in a three bed room and there were no bunk beds so that was cool. I loved the outdoor area with the hammocks and I liked the kitchen and lounge areas indoor as well, though I did not spend much time in there. I was shocked when at 2am a man entered my room, but I quickly learned that coed rooms were common in New Zealand. Overall, this is a really comfortable place to stay if you are staying in a hostel. It was also really centrally located and you could follow the river into town.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Raquel H wrote a review Apr 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed in a private room (#13- I mention that because it is the biggest of the private rooms, with an ensuite bathroom, many windows, and sliding doors that lock). The other private rooms are nice but smaller, so opt for #13. The whole place is surrounded by beautiful flower gardens, lots of seating areas, tons of kitchen space and food storage. The staff were exceptional, and everything was very clean. I can't remember his name but I want to say Eastern-European guy? Anyway, he was great beginning to end. They have a phone in the reception area to use for your convenience, and the location couldn't be better.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$23 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Foley Towers
Which popular attractions are close to Foley Towers?
Nearby attractions include City Putt and Cruise (0.2 miles), A Tribute to Firefighters (0.1 miles), and Cramner Square (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Foley Towers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and self serve laundry.
Is parking available at Foley Towers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Foley Towers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pomeroy's Old Brewery Inn, Little Pom's, and Bloody Mary's.
Is Foley Towers located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Christchurch.
Are there any historical sites close to Foley Towers?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Riccarton House & Bush (2.2 miles), Mona Vale (1.9 miles), and Ferrymead Heritage Park (4.0 miles).