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Christchurch
Reviewed 2 September 2013

For everyone who's in Christchurch and looking for excellent accommodation for great value, I would recommend you this hostel! The comfortable beds guarantee you a good night sleep, everything is 100% clean (it feels like home!) and the service is absolutely great, they are more than willing to help! Great amenities as the Hot tub and Sauna, which is well...

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Reviewed 2 August 2013

Warm and friendly atmosphere, clean and tidy rooms and bathrooms. It feels more like a home than a Hostel. Owner run and operated, you get a sense that they not only take pride in their hostel, that they genuinely want to make you feel as welcome as possible. Great amenities such as the Hot Tub and Sauna, and not too...

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Thank Nathan X
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Great place to stay. All villas are very tidy, beds are big and comfy, kitchen is well equipped and the nights I stayed were quiet. Everybody seemed very respectful and friendly. I definately recommend the Old Countryhouse.

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Thank Catrin J
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Great place to stay. I would recommend it to anyone, including families with children. Comfy beds, lovely atmosphere, very clean kitchen and bathrooms, spa pool, and clear boundaries around quiet times. Exceptionally friendly, helpful and clean

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Thank Aleka B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

I've read some bad reviews of this place, luckily after my stay as i would probably steer away from it. My experience was complete opposite. There are rules there and management is on the ball, and very helpful and caring. Rooms are cleaned daily as well as bathrooms and toilets. Internet signal is kinda bad and limited, this is the...

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Thank MaRaS74
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2013

The Old Countryhouse was a great hostel and a little home from home. There are several separate buildings, with each one set up with bedrooms, dorm rooms, a cosy lounge, big, well equipped kitchen and proper bathrooms. We chose TOC as it said it wasn't a party hostel; which it also states on signs in the kitchen. This was well...

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Thank Madeleine M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2013

was disappointed in the lack of maintenance of guests - this place definitely allows the animals to run wild and not recommended for those looking for a good night sleep. I was woken in the wee hours of the night by guests returning - not just the opening of the doors but the hooligan behaviour that was allowed by the...

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Thank Trapezer
TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, We are sorry you did not enjoy your time with us, and it is also disappointing to hear our staff were involved with you uncomfortable stay. Those staff members have since moved on, and the staff members that we bring in to our team our well monitored, our expectations extremely high. We are also sorry you think of...

Nancy, France
Reviewed 6 June 2013

I just stay 2 nights in this hostel but I found the place peaceful and cozy. The room are comfortables, they just need more electrical plugs (only 2 plugs for 4 peoples). The Old Countryhouse team was welcoming and help me to organize a taxi to Christchurch's airport. They also gave me a lot of informations about Christchurch. Finally, everything...

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Thank Frenchhomer
Reviewed 5 June 2013 via mobile

It's a very nice hostel. It kind of makes you feel like home. Especially because of the well furnurished kitchens. The whole hostel is very clean and it has nice colours. The location is a bit further away from the city centre but I used that walk as the exercise of the day. I can definately recommand this hostel to...

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Thank Leonie v
Reviewed 4 June 2013

The house is quite clean and organized. And i could can enjoy some nice old style stuff with wood. But double room with ensuite was little bit expensive i think. Cause room was tidy and Should share kitchen. $130 is not good in my view.. But thanks for friendly staffs:)

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TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old Countryhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thankyou for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, especially the facilities and that you had some good conversations with our friendly team. We are sorry you found us a bit too pricey, we think we are resonably priced compared to other simular places in Christchurch. However we will keep that in mind. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well loved,upmarket and Multi Award Winning Backpackers Hostel in Christchurch. We welcome guests from all over the world since 1998. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Countryhouse

Address: 437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $37 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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