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The Old Countryhouse

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Well loved,upmarket and Multi Award Winning Backpackers Hostel in Christchurch. We welcome guests from all over the world since 1998.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
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All reviews hot tub and sauna staff were incredibly helpful homely feel city centre great amenities minute walk south island shared bathroom hostel kitchen backpackers nz lounge ensuite heater
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Old Countryhouse is an ideal stopover for any traveler. Really friendly staff, great amenities (hot tub and sauna) and a decent location. Would recommend to anyone looking to stay in Christchurch!

Thank Alan D
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you Alan, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you on your back through christchurch. Till then, all the best and safe travels! Your OCH Team

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and i stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our long backpacking trip around NZ. Safe to say it was a great choice as the rooms, kitchen and lounge were all a good size, the whole place was very clean, the...More

Thank Katie D
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you, Katie, we really appreciate your kind review. We enjoyed having you here, and you are of course welcome back anytime :) I will pass on the thanks to rest of the OCH Team. Thank you again and enjoy the rest of your travels!...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

It's a nice lay back hostel with nice common area and friendly, helpfull staff just close enough to the citycenter! It's about 15 minute walk to the real city centre. It's a nice place to meet other travellers and good start of your journey to...More

Thank Alex D
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks for your kind review Alex! We hope you find yourself here again at the end of your south island journey. All the best. Your OCH Team

Reviewed 12 May 2018

I spoke to Will and he was so friendly and informative I felt looked after and adequately taken care of. He was very kind and showed me how to use all the facitilies and made us feel at home. The place was clean and very...More

Thank RosanneV122
Response from TheOldCountryhouse, Manager at The Old CountryhouseResponded 14 May 2018

Hi Rosanne, We are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us! We aim to be home away from home, and Will and the rest of the OCH Team really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. See you next time! Safe travels...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

The hostel is located out of town, but that's no problem if you have got your own vehicle. Booked a private room with shared bathroom for 2 persons for $90, and the room was basic but fine. However, the shared bathroom turned out to be...More

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"I choose a double room and it was great. Just what I needed."
9 Jun 2017
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"House 3 doesn't have a common room but is my favourite!"
6 Apr 2017
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"Great atmosphere and staff - very pleasant, clean, safe and comfortable."
9 Jan 2017
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"Just ask them, they will give you a corresponding offer"
25 Dec 2016
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US$32 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the old countryhouse hotel christchurch
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionChristchurch
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