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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.5/5 Good
30 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Kitchen

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationNew Regent Street10 min walk
Popular LocationRe:START Mall14 min walk
Popular LocationChristchurch Art Gallery17 min walk
AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Single Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Apartment, 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Apartment, 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Shared Dormitory, 4 Beds, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, 3 Beds, Mixed Dorm

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 1
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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 Punting on the Avon are also worth visiting.

Visit our Christchurch travel guide
Map
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • New Regent Street - 10 min walk
  • Re:START Mall - 14 min walk
  • Bealey Avenue - 17 min walk
  • Christchurch Art Gallery - 17 min walk
  • Christchurch Casino - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 12 min drive
  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 23 min drive

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 complimentary wireless Internet access 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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

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

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 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
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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

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.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Vagabond Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Vagabond Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Vagabond Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Vagabond Backpackers?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 10 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Vagabond Backpackers?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cardboard Cathedral and Christchurch Casino. Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Botanic Gardens are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Vagabond Backpackers

3.5
5 - Excellent
5
4 - Good
14
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
4
3.3
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
3.2
Amenities
3.2
Property condition

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