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    The Old Countryhouse

    437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
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          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good26%
          • Average12%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          “country house” (14 reviews)
          “spa pool” (9 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Airport Transportation
          Multilingual Staff
          Accessible rooms
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 7 January 2014 via mobile

          I stayed at this hostel for a whole week and loved it. The whole place is really clean, safe and secure and most importantly comfortable. The staff who work there are mainly backpackers and they are all really nice and friendly. The only issue with...More

          Thank jwhizza
          Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

          We stayed here for one night and wouldn't stay again. We found it to be noisy and the double room which we payed $90 for was not much larger than the double bed it contained. We found that the single power point was frustrating given...More

          Thank kiwi-yeti
          Response from TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 13 June 2016

          Hi there, Thankyou for your feedback of our hostel. It is dissapointing to hear you had problems with noise in your bedroom, all our rooms are fully insulated which does help to supress the noise of others. However I'm sure our reception team would have...More

          Reviewed 26 December 2013

          We only stayed at this place for one night. We had a private room with a bathroom. The vibe is pretty chilled, courtyard is nice, the bed is comfortable and the place is clean. However the room is very tiny and there is zero amenities....More

          Thank thegoldenapple
          Response from TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 13 June 2016

          Hi there, Thankyou for your review of our hostel. We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere here, and the general facilities. We are sorry that you found your room too small, we will definately consider adding some small amentities in to the rooms as you...More

          Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

          Stayed here for 5 weeks with my fiancé and it was just an amazing chilled out place (most nights) with an added bonus of a hot tub and sauna to use FOR FREE! Not come across that at all anywhere. Impressively clean too in all...More

          Thank Metallimaniac
          Reviewed 18 November 2013

          Stayed for 3 nights in a small dorm and loved it. This hostel is impeccable clean and all the staff is really nice and friendly. They helped me organise my trip through NZ and all the recommendations turned out well (though I didn't get to...More

          Thank Wendy G
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          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Airport Transportation
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Hot Tub
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          • Price range
          • US$ 23 - US$ 76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Christchurch
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          "I choose a double room and it was great. Just what I needed."
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          "House 3 doesn't have a common room but is my favourite!"
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          "Great atmosphere and staff - very pleasant, clean, safe and comfortable."
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