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    Point Break Backpackers

    6 Union Street, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          • Excellent13%
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          Reviewed 2 August 2016

          Unpleasant. Woofers supposedly get one free professional coffee a day. But they give this out only very begrudgingly, and with considerable effort on your part. You have to wait and wait an wait to get it. It's just as hard earned to get the: "free...More

          Thank Mark826_11
          Response from pointbreakbp, Owner at Point Break BackpackersResponded 23 September 2016

          Hi Thank you for taking the time to ell us what we can do to to make customers stay more enjoyable. I have taken over management of the Point Break Backpackers. I hope if you return you will have a much more enjoyable stay. As...More

          Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

          Wwoofing here for a week - good vibe. Friendly staff. Nice lounge with huge TV to chill - kitchen with all facilities incl oven - basic but clean amenities. Free basic brekkie and good coffee in the café downstairs. Location is a plus - easy...More

          Thank travelingthomasNL
          Reviewed 21 July 2016

          I have never taken the time to write a review on any place I have stayed but I had such a negative experience that I felt compelled to post. One of the main front receptionists at this backpackers was extremely rude to not only me,...More

          Thank backpackerdavies
          Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

          Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon for a bite to eat for hubbys birthday, yummy food , great service.Great prices, Cozy cafe and has a relaxed atmosphere . Close to the beach for a nice stroll afterwards.

          Thank Tabitha M
          Reviewed 6 June 2016

          I did woofing there for 3 weeks, the place is very clean, the bedrooms comfortable and we had free accommodation, free laundry and one free coffee everyday. The hostel is very friendly and full of colors everywhere. I absolutely recommend this hostel.

          Thank Nicole D
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