Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Nov - Apr) (May - Oct)
Per night $33.00 - $144.00 $23.00 - $138.00
Other charges angle-down

Towel hire, $2 per towel. Credit card or AMEX fee may apply.

Cancellation Policy angle-down

All rooms are subject to a 48-hour cancellation policy. Bookings cancelled or changed within 48-hours prior to the start of the day of arrival will be charged 100% for the total amount of the booking.


Stay at the Old Countryhouse and escape the hustle from the moment you step through the garden gate.

One of Christchurch's favourite backpacker hostels for 18 years. We invite you to take a walk along our garden path to one of our charming colonial villas with polished wooden floors and hand-made native timber furniture.

Choose from our comfortable double, twin, single or dorm rooms, some with private bathrooms. Central heating keeps you toasty warm during the winter months. Bedroom linen is provided. Our reception desk provides a full travel service.

The Old Countryhouse is well-equipped, with spacious kitchens, comfortable lounges, central heating, free unlimited Wi-Fi, a touch of luxury with our Free Spa Pool & Sauna and much more!

Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 8pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year


437 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
20 minutes by taxi or shuttle from the airport. Shuttles can be organised in advance.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Intercity Coaches stop at main bus exchange, yellow line bus will take 5 minutes, 5 minutes by car, 20 minute walk from us.
decisions Proximity to town:
15-20 minutes walk from the central city. Local bus stops right outside our front door.

Language support

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  Written Spoken
French YES YES
German YES YES
Slovenian YES YES

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