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    Chester Street Backpackers

    148 Chester Street East, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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          Room & Suite (4)
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          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good46%
          • Average9%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible6%
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          “comfy lounge” (2 reviews)
          “resident cat” (2 reviews)
          “living room” (3 reviews)
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          Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

          This is the perfect, small hostel. I stayed in the three bed share. The beds were comfy with mattress heaters! Extension cord provided so plenty of outlets. Kitchen was well equipped and had large dining table. The lounge had plenty of comfortable seats and got...More

          Thank getvisas_theborder
          Reviewed 19 September 2015

          Stayed 2 night in late 2014. stayed in a 3 bed share room. Great size backpackers with lovely lounge area for people to mingle. Plenty of room in kitchen also. Located 10 mins walk to town. Staff helpful and quiet neighbourhood.

          Thank greenandblue08
          Reviewed 6 May 2015

          Perfect location, clean rooms, comfy bed, quiet beautiful place!! We stayed 3 nights and I wish it could've been more. No cons in my opinion (maybe if you are a solo traveller, this may not be a good place to meet people). Thank you very...More

          Thank Vanreeks
          Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

          One of the best hostels we've been to. We stayed there for 4 nights. Awesome friendly staff, nice 2 person room, perfect location to take a walk in the city centre and perfect kitchen facilities. Definately worth another visit.

          Thank maxxeyy
          Reviewed 27 January 2015

          Great little converted villa right near the center of the city. Well equipped and clean but still plenty of character, car-b-q was great. Only 5-15 minutes walk to the main attractions like restart and botanic gardens. Staff member was very friendly and welcoming with excellent...More

          Thank Geewiz81
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          About
          Hotel description
          Welcome to Chester Street. We are a small 15 person hostel set up for the true independent traveler in a lovely old colorful kiwi villa. No bus groups here! Less than 10 minutes walk from Cathedral Square along the tree lined Avon River. Budget sleeper vans & cars also available.
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          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Room Tips
          "Close to town, friendly staff"
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          "I do not know if they have another double in the house...maybe more convenient for winter and rainy weather..."
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          "Choose share room with 3 people inside (share)."
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          "Our room we stayed in was great away from the main building and really cosy (even better after the windows..."
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