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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It is just a lovely hostel! Friendly stuff, everybody took care of each other and each room i have stayed in was clean and comfortable. I stayed there all in all around 2 1/2 month with some breaks inbetween :)

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

That was a surprise! Thanks for the review : )

New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is one of the best hostels i have been so far! It is clean which is the most important,nice,quiet and peaceful! Rooms are warm now its winter and that's really important! The stuff is helpful and great! Well,i defo recommend this place!!!!!!!!! It is in the heart of this crazy underground city and you will have great time! Trust...

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is the my third hostel in Christchurch in the past couple of months and it is the best by far! I stayed in the main house in a shared room but there are garden rooms as well. The room was very large and a single bed was in each corner of the room. Each bed had a light and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 April 2016

It's a small hostel, very personal. The kitchen is well eqipped and we always met friendly people to talk to. The only problem was the bed...it was really uncomfortable. Relating to the price per night (double room), it was okay! On the other side of the road, you can have breakfast in the Herb Café!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Without a doubt, this was the best hostel to stay at in Christchurch. Located in the CBD, but far enough outside of the tourist bits to be quiet. Main Christchurch downtown attractions are, at maximum, a 20-30 min walk away (this includeds the fantastic Botantical Gardens in Hagley Park) Everything is fantastic at this hostel; the service, the facilities, the...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 25 March 2016

There was enough space in the rooms for every backpack, and there was a power socket at each bed. Everything including toilets and showers was clean. And they have a really nice garden where you could relax, eat, drink and chat. Some of the long-term guests were kind of rude, but the staff was nice! It takes about 20 minutes...

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1Thank Jukasu
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have stayed in a few different hostels in Christchurch and Foley Towers was by far and away our favourite! The staff are amazing and go above and beyond to help you in any way they can. It is a very social hostel and the kitchens and common areas are great.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Even though it is not as centrally located as other hostels, this place has a nice charm to it. All the amenities offered, kitchen, common room, etc are nicer than in most NZ hostels I've stayed in. The personnel was extremely friendly and in a good mood all the time.

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1Thank geissepeter825
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights ..room was full off mozzies...and the bed very uncomfortable .no towel and the toilet smelled of urine ...I found the manager rude ...and too sure off her self ..I made reservations over the phone for three nights yet when I got there ...there was no record off my stay and my name was wrong...

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Dublin
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Very recommendable. Warm welcome, friendly staff. Great location, within walking distance to Chch main places to see. Nice big common areas (indoor and outdoor) and buildings, much bigger than what it looks like from the outside. Clean :)

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
First try Foley Towers! Fabulously friendly, finest facilities and fantastic value for independent travellers - we just charge less. Gorgeous gardens. Underfloor heating, lashings of hot water, loads of space. Off-street parking and free luggage storage. Bunks in dorm rooms only. Free WiFi. Wonderful winter specials. No loud parties, no backpacker bus crowds or hard sell. Check in after 9pm by arrangement. You can usually extend your stay before 10am if you're too relaxed to move on. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foley Towers

Address: 208 Kilmore St, Christchurch, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM107 - RM161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Foley Towers Hotel Christchurch
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“Rooms at the back of the hostel are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles quicksilver222, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3bed gardenroom was great! 6bed dorm was cheaper and also very good I heard.”
 of 5 bubbles 232lisannep, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles SummerSunshineGodes, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just remember to request a "share" room if you do not want bunkbeds.”
 of 5 bubbles suelM6360BJ, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room facing the garden is nice”
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 of 5 bubbles JohnZ-SanDiego, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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