"not the best place, but not the worst either" New Excelsior Backpackers Tip by sunshinejo

New Excelsior Backpackers, Christchurch: 11 reviews and 0 photos

We stayed at this hostel when we returned to Christchurch after touring the South Island, as a friend of ours was also staying here. To be honest, some of it's a little on the shabby side, but it's a pretty friendly place, it's well equipped and the location's good. Our dorm was very small, sleeping six people, and there wasn't a lot of space to put our stuff, and there weren't any lockers for our valuables. Bathrooms were shared, and OK but not great.

Unique Qualities: Facilities include a large kitchen, a living room with tv and video, a nice outside deck area on the first floor, laundry and horrendously over-priced internet access! Downstairs there's a travel desk in reception, and a bar/cafe.

Address: Manchester & High Street, , Christchurch, South Is
Price Comparison: about average
othercontact: 03 366 7570
Phone: 0800 942 225
Price: less than US$20
Theme: Hostel
Website: http://www.newexcelsior.co.nz

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 20, 2005
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