Located in the centre of Christchurch's new urban hub is an enchanting historic building now converted into the popular New Excelsior Backpackers. This family-run hostel offers an exceptionally warm & friendly environment with all the benefits of an inner-city location. Nestled amongst diverse entertainment & dining establishments, shops for all occasions, cafes, supermarkets, museums & art galleries and only 4 minutes walk from Cathedral Square - the heart of the city.
The New Excelsior Backpackers boasts all the facilites a traveller requires... dorms of varying sizes both mixed and single sex, private rooms, full kitchen & laundry facilities, communal TV lounge with Sky TV, internet access and a reading room with board games for the bored - all of which are spotlessly clean. The jewel in the crown is definitely the rooftop sundeck with a BBQ for guest use. Front reception doubles as a travel and information desk where you can organise all your travel needs or simply get advice on 'what to do' in Christchurch. A funky cafe and sports bar are also situated on-site.
The family-run aspect of this hostel makes for a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The New Excelsior Backpackers - the perfect base for the traveller who wishes to meet the people and visit the place.
[All rooms are non-smoking and include all bed linen]
Cnr Manchester & High Streets , Christchurch , Nueva Zelanda
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Everyone who worked there was really friendly and was always up for a chat. 2007-02-22 - virtualtourist.com
The single rooms were basic but cool. 2007-02-22 - virtualtourist.com
They have a comfy bed, basin and mirror in the room. 2007-02-22 - virtualtourist.com
New Excelsior Backpackers: Good Cheap Accommodation 2007-02-22 - virtualtourist.com
Some hostels look good on the net and sometimes dont really work out to be nice. 2007-02-22 - virtualtourist.com
:-) It's cheap but good accommodation. 2007-02-22 - virtualtourist.com
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. 2005-08-20 - virtualtourist.com
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. 2005-08-20 - virtualtourist.com