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Information about The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel Hotel

A stay at The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel places you in the heart of Christchurch, within a 5-minute drive of Cramner Square and Margaret Mahy Playground. This ski hostel is 7.2 mi (11.5 km) from Lyttelton Harbour and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Wilding Park Tennis Center.Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.Make yourself at home in one of the 20 guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.After a day on the slopes, enjoy recreational amenities including a spa tub and a sauna. This Colonial hostel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, ski storage, and a television in a common area. Guests can catch a ride on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 30 kilometers.

Services of The Old Countryhouse Backpacker Hostel Hotel

  • Ziplining nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
  • Fully fenced
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Public winery tours
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Gated community
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Laundry facilities
  • Children's games
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Shared microwave
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Roll-in shower
  • Picnic area
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Essential workers only - NO
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Lockers available
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Ski storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No elevators
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Free WiFi
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Television in common areas
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Free self parking
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Terrace
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Pets not allowed
  • Surfing/bodyboarding nearby
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Sauna
  • Off-street parking


437 Gloucester St

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