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Point Break Backpackers

Hostel | 6 Union Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand 8061

69.4% Overall Rating

122 out of 157 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/12/2014)

"It was close to the sea and beach. There was a supermarket fairly near the hostel. You were allowed to drink in the hostel."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.28

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Hostel Conditions: Office hours: 8.00 a.m. to 22:00 . daily Check-in time: 13:00. Check-out time: 10.00 a.m. If arriving after 22:00. please contact the hostel to arrange a late check-in. Early check-in between 9:00 a.m. to 13:00. will depend on room availability. A copy of your confirmation paper and cash payment balance due is required at check-in time. $50 key deposit is required at check-in time. Group bookings are welcome. Cancellation Policy Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to Agency are non-refundable. Check-in / Check-out 13:00 / 10:00

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

Contact us directly

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Point Break Backpackers, your home away from home!
We have available budget and cosy dorms or private rooms in a friendly atmosphere, equipped facilities, good connections to the city center and the ocean on the door step. Read more

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About Point Break Backpackers

Are you a traveller? We have tons of activities! BBQ and MOVIE night every week! Don’t know what to do during the day? We can give you information for all activities and sightseeing available. Our reception can also book HEAPS of activities and buses for you around NZ and Australia!
Are you looking for work and stay long term? We can support you in your job search and provide cheap weekly rates for long stay.
We look forward to seeing you here!

• Tea and coffee all day
• Wi-Fi 24h (50MB allowance per night), free local calls and computer access
• Assistance with job searches and practical advice
• Movie and quiz nights!
• Security lockers and Luggage storage
• Travel desk at recpetion to book all sorts of activities around NZ and Australia!
• Car park
• WINTER ONLY - Continental breakfast weekdays (excluding public holidays) (toast, spreads and tea/coffee!)

Available for Rent:
Surfboards and Wet suit, bikes, unicycle, boogie-board, towels and more..

Arrival and Asking:
• Office hours from 8am to 10pm daily, Winter hours subject to change
• 24 hours check-in available with prior arrangement
• check-in time 1pm / check-out time10am
• If arriving after 10pm please contact the hostel by email or phone us to arrange a late check-in. Early check-in between 9am to 1pm will depend on room availability.
• An identification, confirmation paper and $50 key deposit are required at check-in time (cards and cash accepted).

Accommodation Information

• 100MB Free for the WiFi, fax/ printing and scanning service, free local calls, computer access during office hours
• Fully equipped kitchen, pool room, TV room with DVD and Book exchange library
• Café with delicious coffee and homemade food. ALL GUESTS RECIEVE 10% OFF ALL FOOD ITEMS AND FREE WIFI WITH PURCHASES
• Free car parking and luggage storage
• Bike, unicycle, surfboard and boogie-board hire
• Night manager on duty

• Dorm-, Single-, Twin- or Double room, Family room
• with heater
• TV and DVD in private rooms
• All rooms equipped with table and chairs
• Daily cleaning service

Location Information

We are a booking agent for Kiwi Experience, Stray and all srts of activities around NZ!
Located in the charming suburb New Brighton in a popular pedestrian zone with lots of shops (Countdown and 2nd hand stores 2 mins walk!), restaurants and bars!
The beach with the pier and the library! Have a swim, surf, or read and relax, fish or play sports, whatever you like!
Bus stop outside the door. Great connection to Airport, City center and everywhere else.
Connection to airport: SHUTTLE SERVICE (extra cost) on request 24h a day
- in the surrounding: the Botanical Gardens, Canterbury Museum, Cowles Stadium and the casino.

Point Break Backpackers
6 Union Street corner Beresford Street
New Brighton 8061 Christchurch NZ