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    Around the World Backpackers

    314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
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    • Average19%
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    “tv room” (16 reviews)
    “free wifi” (11 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I spend there a few days, price is reasonable and the staff is friendly. Could be a bit cleaner in some rooms and the computers had some problems. Kitchen is well equipped bit not big enought for the size of the hostel.More

    Thank Friedi F
    Response from TheBackpackerGroup, Manager at Around the World BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Friedi, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing us here on TripAdvisor. Our staff always goes the extra mile with a smile :) Sorry to hear there were some issues with the computers, hope you informed the staff. Sometimes the computers get turned...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at Around the World Backpackers for about 5 weeks and it was just perfect. Unlike other hostels they change the sheets everytime a person leaves, offer you big fresh towels for having a shower and other stuff like hair dryers. Fresh herbs are...More

    Thank Mario M
    Response from TheBackpackerGroup, Manager at Around the World BackpackersResponded 13 June 2017

    Thank you for the great review Mario. So good to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us. We get great feedback on free use of towels for all our guests, not just the private rooms. Having traveled ourselves we know how nice a clean...More

    Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

    The hostel is in the middle of nowhere and it's definitely not an area you want to walk alone at night. As for the hostel itself, it's fairly clean and the staff is friendly but the wifi doesn't work and the walls are paper thin,...More

    1  Thank intrepid_traveller27
    Response from TheBackpackerGroup, Manager at Around the World BackpackersResponded 31 May 2017

    Thank you for your time to write us a review. We are the closest hostel to Christchurch city center so we're a little surprised to read about us being in the 'middle of nowhere'. Also, we are in a brick building and all walls are...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    Like most of small hostels, this place and people are really friendly. The place is clean, bathrooms have a decent size and the kitchen is well equiped but small. There are also some comfy computer room and TV room. But don't expect too put too...More

    Thank Philippe L
    Response from TheBackpackerGroup, Manager at Around the World BackpackersResponded 10 May 2017

    Hi Philippe, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Pleased to hear you had a nice stay with us. The kitchen can be a bit crowded at times but we are lucky to have mostly sunny days in Christchurch so...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    The place is not easy to find at night but walking distance to the CBD Area. 10 minutes to cathedral square and Re:start mall. The hostel is clean and the facilities are good. The staff there is so friendly and always willing to go the...More

    Thank Song C
    Response from TheBackpackerGroup, Manager at Around the World BackpackersResponded 26 April 2017

    Hi Song, thank you for the nice review! Great to hear you got to meet our friendly staff and enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry to hear we weren't too easy to find at night. We do have a big sign on the road side...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$ 23 - US$ 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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    "upstairs room"
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    "Each room is very similar, and each bed comes with a personal reading lamp. Nice, simple rooms."
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