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    Vagabond Backpackers

    232 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good21%
    • Average17%
    • Poor19%
    • Terrible4%
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    “free wifi” (6 reviews)
    “three nights” (2 reviews)
    “dishwasher” (3 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 33 reviews

    Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

    The place is relatively old and it shows, especially in the rooms. Kitchen is decent, but old, and well supplied. Owner is knowledgeable and very friendly, if slightly disorganized. The place seems to be ran by wwoofers, who are doing a good job, and the...More

    Thank nicolas s
    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    If you are looking for a place to stay for a longer term, then vagabond is the place to stay. It`s a home away from home. The facilities are clean and they got free wifi. Although the owner is a great guy and looks really...More

    Thank Der_Looper
    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    Be prepared - this place is like a huge student house. No one washes their dishes and isn't that considerate of those who want a quieter time. However the double room we were in was clean but the bathrooms and kitchen were not! Good location...More

    Thank Lucy G
    Response from Graeme W, Owner at Vagabond BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

    Hi Lucy - Thanks for your review - I'm very sorry about the unclean bathroom - this is unacceptable - they get cleaned everyday - & checked to add new towels, soap etc often- so I will check to see if new woofers are getting...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for about one month, good for younger people. Many cultures stay. Good rates per night. Staff are good and spend much time on cleaning through out the day. The owner goes out of his way too make time for each guest and is...More

    Thank Aaron B
    Response from Graeme W, Owner at Vagabond BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

    Thanks Aaron- your review is pretty accurate - we do try and clean often - & at the moment we are more suited to younger - we do have a separate apartment suitable for families and quieter people . Especially over winter we have overseas...More

    Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

    I stayed here 2 times (one night and one week). This hostel needs some improvements specially in the kitchen and common area. Lot of cracks on the wall and ceiling but it's Christchurch. Despite of that great at atmosphere, very friendly and helpful owner. Good...More

    Thank TiGreg974
    Response from Graeme W, Owner at Vagabond BackpackersResponded 11 April 2017

    Thanks - we hopefully should get all our final repairs ( painting etc done this winter ) - as for messy lounges etc - I'm going to make sure - when guests leave their jackets etc laying around we will take them into the office.

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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Christchurch
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    • Vagabond Backpackers Hotel Christchurch
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    Room Tips
    "Room 2 is a relly sunny room. go for this one."
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    "ask on the second floor, but be careful, the owner have one apartment close the backpacker who he rent like..."
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    "All rooms are great I stayed upstairs and in the back area and they are all really quiet during the week."
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    "in the room n 5 there is a "corner room" that looks like a bit private but rated at same price of..."
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