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Foley Towers

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Lubeck, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful :) Clean. Pretty garden. Helpful staff and not-staff ;) I came in and immediately sat down with the nicest people I've met in a long time. The yard, garden, kitchen and lounge are perfect for getting in contact with other travellers. At 11 pm people go to the lounge or into town so that the garden and dorms are... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed twice. One night each. We were made to feel welcome and comfortable. Zoe and all the others were very helpful, full of and eager to offer very useful advice. Great rooms, beds, garden and kitchens. I would recommend and return!

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south lake tahoe, CA
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3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The way we were treated as we checked in was the most unprofessional way I have ever experienced. We were told to go wait in the lounge because she was in the middle of checking a huge group in......totally understandable. We had been traveling and fell asleep in the lounge because she had taken so long to check us in.... More 

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

Dear cblackburn116, We were both shocked and surprised to read your comments on Trip Advisor. Our manager Zoe was extremely upset by her interaction with you and felt she had acted with your best interests in mind. I think this is why she was so upset when you confronted her. She is an experienced, compassionate and excellent manager who is... More 

York, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I initially checked in for one night, and then extended again, and again, and again... Foley Towers is great! It almost feels too good to be a hostel. Fastidiously clean, spacious rooms and communal areas, lovely garden and loads of shared rooms without bunks. Its not a party hostel but its always a great crowd staying here and you can... More 

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2 Thank Aca_de_Vallerio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Karo, Zoe and Laura are the best we didn't get the chance to meet them but they are just Legends!!! We flew in really late and had to leave early the next morning, they arranged to give us the code to access the office to pick up our key with a map of the hostel not to get lost and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I have visited many of the hostels in Christchurch and I have to say Foley Towers is by far the best of them all. You may stay at Jail House for the novelty factor, but that will wear off quickly. It has a great quiet but central location. There is a brand new convenience store just across the road. There... More 

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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

It is a good place to stay because it is really clean here and cosy too. The staff at the reception are really lovely, nice and helpful. I have stayed three times and I recommend staying here when in Christchurch!

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2 Thank Shahargoren
State of Bremen, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

As I´ve stayed in quite a few hostels round New Zealand I can say Foley Towers is still my absolute favorite. It´s charming and lovely atmosphere definitely gives it a touch of a home away from home as much as the friendly and helpful staff at reception. Unlike lots of other hostels it is outstandingly clean and tidy!

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2 Thank einszweidrei45678
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

One of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. Very comfortable and friendly. Always seems to be a community kinda feel to the place. Zoe and laura and Karo ar running the place amazingly. 10-15 min walk to city center. About 5 min walk to closest bus stops. Big car park and big kitchens with good utensils.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Things might have changed since we visited, but this was unfortunately the worst BBH hostel we stayed in when we visited New Zealand. We had about 7-10 spiders of varying size in our room and bathroom that I had to clean up (my partner hates spiders). It was quite obvious from that and the webs etc that things hadn't been... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Foley Towers

Address: 208 Kilmore Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $24 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Foley Towers Hotel Christchurch
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