Around The World Backpackers
Address314 Barbadoes Street ChristchurchSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Utilitarian hostel with a friendly vibe, Kiwiana decor and sunny back garden (complete with hammock and barbecue). The 'Love Shack' in the back garden affords a little more privacy.
Our independent authors have visited Around The World Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Christchurch.
Description provided by property
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.
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.
The hostel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. The staff can book any activity you have planned in Canterbury. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Around The World Backpackers hits the spot in many ways.
Weekly activities at the hostel are: Wednesday 8pm movie night and free popcorn, Happy Hour CBD bar 4-6pm, , Thursday 8pm NZ movie night with free popcorn Friday 6-4pm Happy Hour CBD bar, Saturday 6pm Free BBQ
Services & facilities
- Bicycle Parking
- Free Parking
- Bicycle Hire
- Board games
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Washing machine
- 24 Hour Security
- Luggage Storage
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
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