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4 Bed FEMALE ONLY Dorm

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Single Ensuite

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Triple Ensuite

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they enjoy The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel's walkable location. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Christchurch Casino. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a hot tub. This 2-star hostel has 20 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a full-sized fridge/freezer.

  • All rooms offer fridges, hobs and safes
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Amenities include a front-desk safe, locker space and laundry facilities
  • On-site recreation includes a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the bathrooms and the area's walkability
  • Just a 3-minute drive from Christchurch Casino and 7 minutes from Christchurch Public Hospital
  • Airport, local-area and ski shuttle service available for a fee

About the The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel

Location 437 Gloucester St, Christchurch, 8011

Property Features

Relax in the hot tub after a day on the slopes or enjoy the use of a sauna. Getting to the slopes is a breeze with the hostel's ski shuttle (surcharge). WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel was completed in January 2018. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Colonial Christchurch hostel.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Locker space

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (6 km / 3.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle within 30 kilometers, beach shuttle, and ski shuttle available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel offers 20 forms of accommodation with a safe. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Heating

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 4:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 4:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, cash, mobile payments and Alipay

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, cash, mobile payments and Alipay. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available.

  • One child stays free
  • Mobile payments
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Alipay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 29.00 per person (one way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel Christchurch
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You should know

  • The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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