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Around The World Backpackers Hostel

314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

We are a small and friendly family-owned and run backpackers approx. 5 mins from the heart of Christchurch. One of the friendliest hostels on the planet... Around the World Backpackers provides a sanctuary from loud, large hostels. Read more

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washing machine

Important Information

RECEPTION HOURS:
Open 8am-9pm. Check-in from 2pm. We’ve got luggage storage if you wish to arrive early.

LATE CHECK-IN
If arrival time set for after 9pm we will automatically send you our Late Arrival Instructions on how to get in the hostel after 9pm.

CANCELLATIONS
We require 24 hrs notice of your cancellation. If you cancel within the 24hr period you will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation.

We provide all linen. New pillows in all dorms. No sleeping bags to be used in beds. * No smoking in rooms or anywhere inside the building - smoking is allowed only in designated area outside.

AGE RESTRICTION
Children of all ages welcome if accompanied by adults, each child needs it's own bed and the whole room needs to be booked for private use.

ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED IN MODERATION.
No consumption of alcohol on our premises after 11:00pm - NO EXCEPTIONS.

Quiet zone between 11pm and 8am.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Policies

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

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

Contact us directly

We are a small and friendly family-owned and run backpackers approx. 5 mins from the heart of Christchurch. One of the friendliest hostels on the planet... Around the World Backpackers provides a sanctuary from loud, large hostels. Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 2 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Around The World Backpackers

Around The World Backpackers is a distinct addition to Christchurch and a smart choice for travellers. Situated only 1.6 km from the city centre, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. With its convenient location, and only a short walk to the Intercity bus depot on Armagh street, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
Nominated as one of the best small hostels in the world in 2013,certificate of excellence 2015 Tripadvisor and mentioned in the Lonely Planet, we would love to see you soon! A great place to meet people from all around the world! Kick back, relax and enjoy!

Accommodation Information

Around The World Backpackers offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travellers. Free unlimited WIFI available in all dorms and in the garden, free unlimited calls to national and NZ mobile phone numbers, towels, tea, coffee and sugar. A herb garden is available to all guests as well as on-site features like laundry service, shared lounge/TV area, a huge range of DVD's to choose from, BBQ facilities, luggage storage.

Location Information

Hostel Entertainment

Wednesday - Movie night 8pm with free popcorn
Thursday - Live entertainment and BBQ 6pm $10 per person (weather permitting) - BACK AGAIN IN SPRING
Thursday - New Zealand Movie night 8pm with free popcorn
Friday - 4-6pm Happy hour CBD bar
Saturday - 6pm FREE BBQ

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.