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Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the KBC, and both nights had good sleep - booked double rooms which were good in size. Could have done with a more thorough clean under the beds and shower rooms, but overall an ok stay. Hostel offers a free shuttle from airport and a $10 return trip or as previously stated a $3 bus...

Thank Julieb2007
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Helpful friendly staff, single room comfy double bed but could clean rubbish and dust under the bed and wipe around for a clean stay. Ask for a towel at reception. Don't pay $10 to get to airport, as in a previous review mentions, catch a bus and get off at Antarctic centre, one stop before and it's the usual bus...

Thank Laura65684
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Only about a ten minute walk from town, but great value for money and free breakfast! Dorm rooms not too big at 6 beds a room. Really nice atmosphere and staff really helpful. Thanks for a great stay and I will be recommending you!

Thank vj89
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We stay here because this hostel provide free airport pickup. but when we arrive to air port, we were told by staff that their shuttle bus were fully booked. However, the staff is very helpful and try to show us way to get to the hostel. They did compensate us with free wifi. The bunk bed making so much noise...

Thank joeygo
Robin Hood's Bay
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

Not bad, not great either. Clean towels available at no extra charge- nice touch (you need to ask at reception for them). Kitchen's are ok, showers are clean, beds and mattresses are cheap. A number of the residents here are long term residents who work temporarily in CC, if you get chatting to them they are a nice bunch (along...

Thank ohyoubetter
Enfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 December 2013

The only reason I'm giving this hostel one star is because I can't give it zero or negative stars. The customer service and accommodations were horrendous. First of all, there were 3 of us and we were all supposed to be staying in the same room, however when we got there we discovered only 2 beds available as another customer...

2Thank Kia B
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 October 2013 via mobile

I had a private room. Only heating was from a small plug in radiator. Bedding was so cheap and generated so much static electricity, I could see it in the dark! Breakfast is what it is - but it is only instant tea or coffee & a few loaves if bread with jam & butter. The website claims to have...

1Thank journeyman29
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Nice place to stay when you travel alone, the staff is really friendly! They can help you for the transfers from & to the airport. Bedrooms are comfy. Shared bathrooms cleaned daily. This hostel is good value and breakfast is included (with home made bread!) The living room and patio are very nice too.

Thank Tigrou73
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

The website is totally misleading. There is no free shuttle within the city between 8am to 8pm. It's an airport shuttle and costs 10pp. Other than that it was a great hostel. Very friendly staff. Great room with a REAL matress which is different from most other hostels in this range that only offer a crappy thin old matress. It...

Thank Tim P
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2013

The hostel was ok, but could be so much better. The staff were friendly (and we appreciated the lift from the supermarket from their receptionist). The room was pretty bare with nothing but a bed and dodgy lock. The bed had been washed but had lint and hair in it - you know the sort of thing that is ok...

Thank S1m0nT

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Kiwi Basecamp, we are situated on Bealey Avenue not far from Hagley Park we are an easy 15/20 minute walk from the center of town. Kiwi Basecamp has a variety of room options from Dorms, shares, singles, doubles and Triple rooms, all bedding provided, we are a cosy hostel, we have hot showers, bathrooms, kitchens,sunny deck area and T.V lounge, we have a book exchange a variety of movies and games, The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the local area as well as New Zealand and are always here to help. We are located next to Victoria Street where you can relax in one of the many cafes and bars, You are a 15 minute walk from Merivale shopping center there you will find a variety of shops banks and a supermarket, we are about 15/20 mins from the center of town and close to bus stops also ... more   less 

Additional Information about KIWI basecamp

Address: 69 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 1,392 - ₹ 3,552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — KIWI basecamp 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Clean and good beds”
 of 5 bubbles Hoogie2015, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor towards the Street. The back rooms are next to the bathroom, kitchen and loud backyard patio. Stay off the first floor if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles BluewaterGypsy, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the room with the broken ladders!”
 of 5 bubbles ej_18, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles TomFT, 17 May 2014 | Read review
“Room 12 can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Jonescl34, 1 May 2014 | Read review
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