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    Chester Street Backpackers

    148 Chester Street East, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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      2 adults
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          Room & Suite (4)
          Dining (3)
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          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good46%
          • Average9%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible6%
          Travellers talk about
          “comfy lounge” (2 reviews)
          “resident cat” (2 reviews)
          “living room” (3 reviews)
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          1 - 5 of 52 reviews

          Reviewed 24 April 2017

          Friendly welcome and efficient reception. Very good staff. Cash or Card option for payment. BBH card discount. $66 / night for private room - good value. Very pleasant neighbourhood, as was pretty much everywhere in Christchurch - felt quite safe walking back to hostel in...More

          Thank Dean A
          Reviewed 21 March 2017

          Despite we didn't stay at the hostel, we've been there to buy a campervan six months ago. Anthony was very kind and helpful, our van resulted to be our best friend and has been our home during the lasts months travelling around the country. We...More

          Thank Paula B
          Reviewed 9 October 2016

          There was NOBODY telling me they only accept cash until the last night. The next day, I had to check out very early to walk to catch the coach, carrying my luggage. It was dark night and the surrounding area is famous for high rates...More

          Thank Handsome S
          Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 1 March 2017

          I apologize for your awful experience - it is part of staff policy to sort payment on arrival so guests are aware they will need to get cash out if they haven't already paid online. I have reminded staff of this once again after reading...More

          Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

          We only stayed here for one night, but it was a lovely little hostel, with a big double bedroom and a gorgeous cat! The kitchen was really big and the bathrooms were fine, although the power in the shower was a bit rubbish. The living...More

          Thank efhap31
          Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 1 March 2017

          Thank you for your lovely review.

          Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

          Amazing, small hostel with nice rooms, kittchen and a grumpy but lovely cat. Staff is very friendly and always up for a chat, cooking or having a wine (or two) together. The whole atmosphere makes you feel very welcome and kind of like at home....More

          Thank Eike5385
          Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 1 March 2017

          When we first opened the hostel, we lived there ourselves so we were able to get a good feel of what was needed to create the homely hostel we wanted. Rather than cramming in bunk beds, we have kept the bed numbers low and made...More

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          About
          Hotel description
          Welcome to Chester Street. We are a small 15 person hostel set up for the true independent traveler in a lovely old colorful kiwi villa. No bus groups here! Less than 10 minutes walk from Cathedral Square along the tree lined Avon River. Budget sleeper vans & cars also available.
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          Room Tips
          "Close to town, friendly staff"
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          "I do not know if they have another double in the house...maybe more convenient for winter and rainy weather..."
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          "Choose share room with 3 people inside (share)."
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          "Our room we stayed in was great away from the main building and really cosy (even better after the windows..."
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