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Reviews of Kiwi Basecamp Christchurch Hostel

69 Bealey Ave, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand

Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 56%

Facilities 67%

Location 70%

Safety 78%

Staff 71%

Value 63%

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • DVDs
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Dryer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • Wii

Important Information

Earthquake update:
KIWI basecamp survived the Feb 22 earthquake without any major damage. Most importantly, all our guests survived unharmed. As from 07/03/2011 we are fully operational and are looking forward welcoming our new guests

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

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Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 56%

Facilities 67%

Location 70%

Safety 78%

Staff 71%

Value 63%

Showing 1-10 of 25 reviews

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
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  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Partying / nightlife, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Free breakfast in the morning-fresh bread and spreads Nice atmosphere, a few rooms to hang about and meet people

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

69% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Two kitchens so plenty of space to cook. Really nice outdoor/garden area for having drinks/eating/playing board games or giant jenga etc. Plenty of spices/seasoning on offer to jazz up a plain meal. The people there long term made the place feel really homely.

Disliked: Reception didn't advise of anything on offer/to do in Christchurch and didn't advise she was happy to help- didn't seem like she wanted to. Also didn't advise about anything to do with check out. We stayed for 3 nights and had different people in the dorm each night and not once was the duvet cover washed- only the sheets and pillow case- tad unhygienic!

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: cheap

Disliked: old and not so clean

100% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The staff very very frendly and helperful, location is good,.

Disliked: There is no free WiFi

Customer would recommend this property

54% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 40%
54% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Free freshly baked bread (although not available until later than most backpackers would have their breakfast).

Disliked: Very noisy - even the person at reception after hours (pretty late - after lights out) was very noisy when letting a guest in.

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: two kitchens is useful. and big comunal areas

Disliked: not enough toilets

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: I really liked it here! As promised they serve self baked bread every morning. Furthermore they provide towels. It's really useful, if you have to pack your bag and don't want to stuff your own wet towel in it. The hostel staff is like a little family.

Disliked: The beds are a bit squeaky and some of the lockers underneath the bed are damaged.

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 20%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 20%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: There was breakfast and one time also soup. Very nice

Disliked: It was way to expensive

Customer would recommend this property

63% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 20%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: good location, nice service

Disliked: group traveler are noisy.

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Chris the owner was fantastic and very helpful.The wifi was good quality.The lounge was warm and cosy.The free bread was great.

Disliked: The cold shower.The dirty kitchen.The very loud drunks who seemed to live at the hostel.The reaaaaaaally squeaky beds.The receptionist seemed very new and couldn't help with the internet connection on the computers and seemed a bit confused about a couple of other questions people had too.

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