Around The World Backpackers

314 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.8km
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Rating: 82%from 19 reviews

  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 77%Location
  • 83%Value for money
  • 83%Facilities
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, 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 hotel'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 6pm Live entertainment and BBQ $10 per person weather permitting, Friday 6-4pm Happy Hour CBD bar, Saturday 6pm Free BBQ

* Office hours - 8:00am to 9:00pm. *Payment is due on checking in. Once you have made your payment, NO REFUNDS will be made (unless in exceptional circumstances). * CANCELLATIONS We require 48 hrs notice of your cancellation. If you cancel within the 48hr period you will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation. * NO SHOW You will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation. * Check out - 10am. If you want to stay longer, you will need to notify us prior to checking out. * 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. * ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED IN MODERATION. No consumption of alcohol on our premises after 11:00pm - NO EXCEPTIONS. We will not tolerate drunken behaviour. * No cooking allowed after 11:00pm. * Quiet zone between 11pm and 8am. * Please respect our property and the property of your fellow travellers.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • WII

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Office hours - 8:00am to 9:00pm.
Payment is due on checking in. Once you have made your payment, NO REFUNDS will be made (unless in exceptional circumstances).

CANCELLATIONS
We require 48 hrs notice of your cancellation. If you cancel within the 48hr period you will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation.

$2 non-refund administration fee for any refunds made with a Credit Card.

NO SHOW
You will be charged the equivalent of 1 night's accommodation. * Check out - 10am. If you want to stay longer, you will need to notify us prior to checking out. * 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.

ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED IN MODERATION.
No consumption of alcohol on our premises after 11:00pm - NO EXCEPTIONS. We will not tolerate drunken behaviour.
No cooking allowed after 11:00pm.
Quiet zone between 11pm and 8am.
Please respect our property and the property of your fellow travellers.

Directions
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We are an approx. 20 minute drive from Christchurch International Airport. Barbadoes St is a one-way street heading south. Some CBD streets are not accessible due to the closing down of the city centre for repairs/demolition of buildings - please see this link for more information

Cheapest travel to/from Airport to our hostel: http://www.steveshuttle.co.nz/

STEVE'S SHUTTLES: Call Free phone #: 0800 10 10 21 for pickups. AIRPORT PICKUPS: - $23 for 1 person and $5 for each extra person

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