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Best hostels or cheap hotels in Chirstchurch and Queenstown?

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1. Posted by Sebjy (Budding Member 20 posts) 8y

Hi there again,

Anyone got any good reccomendations about good hostels or hotels to stay in Christchurch and Queenstown? There's three of us which I know can be a pain when in hotels, so nothing too cheap and nasty just your usual clean but good fun hostels would be fine.

Any reccomendations much appreciated.

Cheers

Seb

2. Posted by makka (Respected Member 248 posts) 8y

ive stayed at a few in both areas, and for what i payed - all venues have been more than up to standards ...

Christchurch - i crashed a 'Cokers' Hostel - nicely situated on Manchester Street - within a 7 min walk on one straight road (which helps when the beer flows) your in and amongst the bars in town...

tho i have also stayed at 'Base' which is located bang in the centre (catherdral square) slightly more exspensive, tho there bar facilities are alot better than Cokers and have a better atmosphere!

Queenstown - def Bumbles Hostel ... perfect location with no knarly hills to be tackling to head to and through the main attractions, good facilities, and the kitchen and DVD/TV lounge has an awesome vibe about it!

have fun bro!

3. Posted by panayiota (Budding Member 16 posts) 8y

base in christchurch--right in cathedral square and has a great bar downstairs (the rest of christchurch seemed kinda dead to be honest).

southern laughter in queenstown--i had SUCH a great time there! nice and cozy hostel, nice people, great location! don't forget to the canyon swing (scary as all hell--f*cking awesome!)

panayiota
xx