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The Old Countryhouse Hostel

437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

82% Overall Rating 59 out of 69 customers would recommend this property based on 69 reviews

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 88%

Location 63%

Safety 86%

Staff 82%

Value 78%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

1.Payment is to be in cash on arrival 2. Please remember that you Must Arrive Before 8 PM as our reception will be closed after this time. BBH CARD HOLDERS: BBH Member Prices can only be guaranteed for direct telephone bookings. NO GROUPS: MAXIMUM 5 PEOPLE ONLY. IF YOU BOOK FOR MORE THAN 5 PEOPLE THEN THE BOOKING WILL BE CANCELLED. YOU DEPOSIT IS NON REFUNDABLE.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

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Map and Directions


From the airport and the train station: Take a shuttle bus directly to our doorstep

From the Intercity Bus Depot at 190 Armagh Street: Cross over the traffic lights south into Manchester Street, walk to the next traffic light, turn left into Gloucester Street and walk until 437 Gloucester Street. It's only 1500 meters.

Walk from the city centre: Walk east along Gloucester Street - we are at the corner of Gloucester Street and Stanmore Road

Public Bus from the Bus Exchange in Central City: Take bus no. 21 and get off at the corner of Gloucester Street and Stanmore Road

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