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Overview of Vagabond Backpackers

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Vagabond Backpackers

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCardboard Cathedral6 min walk
    Popular LocationBealey Avenue17 min walk
    Popular LocationChristchurch Casino18 min walk
    AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)22 min drive

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Apartment, 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

Christchurch

Vagabond Backpackers is located in Christchurch. Christchurch Gondola is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park. Orana Wildlife Park and Margaret Mahy Playground are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cardboard Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Margaret Mahy Playground - 8 min walk
  • New Regent Street - 10 min walk
  • Bealey Avenue - 17 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 11 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bloody Mary's - 4 min walk
  • Beat Street - 4 min walk
  • Sakimoto - 8 min walk
  • The Happening Bar and Kitchen - 9 min walk
  • O.G.B Bar & Cafe - 9 min walk

About this property

Vagabond Backpackers

Christchurch hostel in Christchurch City Centre, near Christchurch Casino
A microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and a garden are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a TV in a common area. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Vagabond Backpackers offers 11 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a weekly basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 20 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Vagabond Backpackers Hostel Christchurch
Vagabond Backpackers Hostel
Vagabond Backpackers Christchurch
Vagabond Backpackers Hotel Christchurch
Vagabond Backpackers Christchurch
Vagabond Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

3.5
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 30 reviews
1 - Terrible 13%

3.3/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.2/5

Amenities

3.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
good hostel in good central location
Good location to centre. We were arriving outside office hours but they left a hand written note and map that we appreciated with the key. Private room was comfortable but outside walk to toilets and showers. Good hostel stay.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The railing on the steps to the 2nd floor was loose. There was a bed mattress in the hallway The place was well vacuumed
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019