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Coachman Central City Backpackers

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2011

Stayed here for a night when my friend was in town, fantastic location, clean rooms, doesnt look impressive from the outside as its in the middle of the city.

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singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2010

gd location.. it is very near to the square....stayed in a double room ensuite.. very basic and simple.. please note that there is no lift and you need to carry your own baggage up to the 3rd floor where the rooms are located...

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2010

I've stayed at the Coachman Backpackers for quite a while and even now, back home, many of my greatest memories of NZ are from Christchurch and my time there at the Coachman. A place where I met awesome people (honestly, it's weird but I rarely met people I DIDN't get along with), played like over a hundred pool matches and... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2010

I stayed at the Coachman twice, first right after the arrival in Christchurch and a lousy night sleeping in the airport. Called all backpackers hoping to find one still standing (it was right after the earthquake), and ended up at the Coachman solely based on Manager Nick's joyful voice on the phone ! Checked in for a week, during which... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2010

When I travelled alone in NZ, I felt much warm here. Thanks for manager JOO JOO ,she gave me a lot help when I got some trouble in NZ. Thanks for night staff Matt . You cheer me up when I felt down. Scenery in NZ is very beautiful, but staffs in Coachman BBH are more impressive than the scenery... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2010

My complaint is mainly in regard to the staff. Joo at the front desk was preoccupied during most of our interactions, especially when I first arrived (she wasn't even directing her attention to another guest, just some papers on her desk that obviously were not going anywhere...). Unfortunately her demeanor was rude the rest of my stay, in regards to... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2010

First time staying at a backpackers. The staff were helpful and friendly. Close to Cathedral Square, shops and bus station. Stayed in the Queen Ensuite room which was clean, comfortable with a large bathroom, small TV. The experience was great and we would stay there again.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 June 2010

Great Hostel with Super friendly staff, and a rad Dog called Charlie!...Big telle with sky TV, pool table, foosball. Fantastic location right in the centre of Christchurch. Good times. Bish Bash Bosh.

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Thank Pipemannn
Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2010

One of the best hostels in New Zealand. Very friendly ,helpfull and jung staff. The location is amazing, close to Cathedreal Square, museum, library, I-site and all the stuff you need! It is a realy quite hostel, perfect for everyone. The huge lounge, with TV, bar and Internet is realy nice. The rooms.. well they are rooms, with a bed,... More 

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N Yorks, England
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2009

Just about the best place we stayed in NZ. Located round the corner from Cathedral Sq and a few minutes walk from all the major bus company drop offs. We stayed in one of their refurbished double rooms along the 1st floor corridor for a few days in November. Good size with enough space for our packs and to 'spill... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Central City Backpackers is located on the quiet side of the central city square. Our friendly NZ staff will make sure your every need is accommodated. We are on the quiet side of the city Square (Cathedral Square), nightlife and buses (Intercity, Naked, Stray, Magic, and Kiwi Experience). This Backpackers Hostel was established less than 5 years ago. It boasts all new modern facilities mixed with old central Christchurch city history. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coachman Central City Backpackers

Address: 144 Gloucester Street | Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: RM79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 72
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