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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here instead of the YMCA where the Kiwi Experience bus had recomended. I am so glad i did. For the price this place is great. Free unlimited fast wifi, fresh baked bread and jams for breakfast (gorgeous) very comfy beds with a nice thick pillow 2 kitchens with everything you need . the whole place felt fresh and new... More 

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Thank Hollie A
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi, We are super happy you enjoyed your stay with us, there is nothing nicer than freshly baked bread and enjoying it out in our cute little courtyard, the free WiFi that is highs speed and unlimited is been a recent addition to Kiwi Basecamp and we couldn't be more pleased with it. We are looking into getting another dining... More 

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68 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This hostel is so new it's lovely to stay in. The 4 bed dorm room was spacious & beds comfortable. Free homemade bread & Jam for breakfast was very nice. It's quite a walk from the museum where our bus stopped but I think most hostels are outside the centre anyway.

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Thank Kelly A
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for staying with us, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay. The fresh free homemade bread is a delicious start to the day. Come see us next time your in town and get your head down on our super comfy beds again. Kind regards, Laura and the Kiwi Basecamp Team... More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best hostel I ever stayed in.. Great family friendly staff.. Nd top quality beds nd kitchen stuff.!!:-) wi fi is unlimited nd it's great for a long stay as its really like a home from home:-) nd staff really makes it.. :-) it's a good price nd the location is good. It's not a crazy... More 

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1 Thank aquafirm
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi There, We are glad you had a great time with us, we enjoyed having you. We love the fact the beds are so comfy and awesome and you can use the free Wifi when your in your room as well. It's great that chilled come see us again soon, Laura and the Kiwi Basecamp team.. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Everything is clean here. Beds are comfy and warm, location is ok and the facilities are great. A huge plus is the showers and bathrooms are super good and modern. All together had a lovely experience at kiwi base camp. Also staff are lovely and will help you with anything!!

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1 Thank rmuby
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for staying with us and we are glad you enjoyed all that we had to offer. Let us know next time your in town and come say hi. Laura and the Kiwi Basecamp Team. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This place is the cleanest, most modern and just loveliest hostel in New Zealand! The staff is very friendly and always helpful. The WIFI is really fast and works even in the rooms very welll. The two kitchens (one on every level) are always clean and tidy. There are also toilets and showers on each level which are very modern... More 

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1 Thank Julius B
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi, We are glad you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of all we had to offer, We are looking into maybe changing the room that you stayed in to a 4 bed share, we are loving the fact the the free WiFi works everywhere so you can enjoy it throughout, Come see us next time your in town as... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I can't say enough positive things about this place. Everything has been redone after the earthquakes. Private showers. Clean kitchen, plenty of spaces to hang out. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Laundry on site. Free breakfast. Owner & Manager were around and very nice as well. I would say try to avoid being in the first room (room 2)... More 

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1 Thank Fae F
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi There, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, let us know next time your in Christchurch and we will set you up in a different room. Kind regards, Laura, Chris and the Kiwi Basecamp Team. More 

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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Lets make it short: Location: perfect! 5 mins walk to the CBD (or to Dominos 😉) Staff: super friendly Atmosphere: not a typical 'party-backpacker hostel'. Everyone is relaxing after work, cooking and talking about the day. Makes you feel like you're at home :) Rooms: clean, enough space, proper pillows The best: Free (unlimited!) Wifi AND free breakfast! A Backpacker... More 

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Thank Lara-Marie E
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi There, We are super happy you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for the kind words, When back in town come say hi, Kind regards, Laura and the Kiwi Basecamp Team. More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great hostel, one of the best i've ever been. friendly staff free wifi, coffee, tea, homemade bread in the morning. Everything is really clean, always warm inside and a great atmosphere all times! Totally recommended!

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Thank Zeenky D
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi There, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us thank you so much for your feedback, whenever your back in Christchurch give us a shout. Kind regards, Laura and Kiwi Basecamp Team. More 

Port Lincoln, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This small hostel has a great atmosphere and all the workers make you feel at home and comfortable in the small hostel. It is a great location near to food shops and the liquor store. really relaxed place to be. would love to spend more time here but visa is running out.... i would recommend this place to anyone

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Thank Jake K
KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for the awesome review, we enjoyed having you. Come say hi next time your in town. More 

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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The majority of staff go out their way to make you feel at home and are mega friendly, which is the first impression you get when you arrive at a hostel! Aside from that, the facilities are excllent! Two living / common rooms and an outdoor area to relax; the living room at the back of the hostel has sky... More 

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KIWIbasecamp, Manager at KIWI basecamp, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks for staying with us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Laura and Kiwi Basecamp Team. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Kiwi Basecamp, we are situated on Bealey Avenue not far from Hagley Park we are an easy 15/20 minute walk from the center of town. Kiwi Basecamp has a variety of room options from Dorms, shares, singles, doubles and Triple rooms, all bedding provided, we are a cosy hostel, we have hot showers, bathrooms, kitchens,sunny deck area and T.V lounge, we have a book exchange a variety of movies and games, The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the local area as well as New Zealand and are always here to help. We are located next to Victoria Street where you can relax in one of the many cafes and bars, You are a 15 minute walk from Merivale shopping center there you will find a variety of shops banks and a supermarket, we are about 15/20 mins from the center of town and close to bus stops also ... more   less 

Additional Information about KIWI basecamp

Address: 69 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM120 - RM237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Kiwi Basecamp Hotel Christchurch
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“Clean and good beds”
 of 5 bubbles Hoogie2015, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor towards the Street. The back rooms are next to the bathroom, kitchen and loud backyard patio. Stay off the first floor if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles BluewaterGypsy, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the room with the broken ladders!”
 of 5 bubbles ej_18, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles TomFT, 17 May 2014 | Read review
“Room 12 can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Jonescl34, 1 May 2014 | Read review
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