Cherry House Backpackers


Cherry House Backpackers

71 Budge Street, Blenheim
Tel
(03) 578 4599
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Oliver Pedersen
Not a decent place to live
10 January 2018
Cons
Disgusting No cleaning of the rooms you sleep in No refund of deposits Bad facilities (4 toilets and 3 bathrooms for more than 20 people) The furnitures are old and very damaged You get a kitchen box when arriving, but it's not possible to cook proper food, when you don't get a knife or whisk or a palet to stir the food in the hot frying pan or sauce pan
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He can help you find a job
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This is probably the most undecent and disgusting place i have ever lived. I only survived 2 days before i had to move on. It was simply to disgusting. There were vomit on the floor, no cleaner. The toilets hasn't been cleaned properly for maybe a month (And there are 20+ people using the toilets every day). One of my flatmates said that the rooms that we slept in hasn't been cleaned for the 3 months that she had stayed there. This is not a place that you can live in. The only reason to stay there is that he can help you get a job, so you don't need to apply for a job yourself, but it's not worth it, if you ask me! You pay 140$ a week for a place like this, which is one of the most expensive backpacker-hostels i have heard about and stayed with. Beside that you pay 140$ upfront as a deposit, but don't expect to get the deposit back, when you leave. I made an agreement with ham when i left. 50$ for the 2 nights i stayed there, but i have payed 280$ upfront (1 week + deposit), but he won't pay back the 230$ even though i have texted him 3 times in 2 weeks (Giving him 3/4 weekdays to transfer the money, before i write again) to remember him to transfer the money. He won't even pay the 140$ back, which i legally has the right to get back, because they were paid as a deposit. If you are going to stay in Blenheim, i can only advice you to choose another place than Cherry House Backpackers. It's disgusting with no cleaning and poorly management of the place.

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I really enjoyed it. I am Definatly Going there again
29 September 2010
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needs a lil work done to Bring it to Date
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Great love it i felt very Welcomed
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thanks to the new Manager That has taking over it is now Starting to Turn Around they have only Been There A month And have slowly Staring To turn it around no Thanks to the previous Owners who Give a Bab Name to India Thanks for nothing Glade you are gone and welcome to one of the First backpackers that i have found by a very vibrant Happy go lucky MAORI Family Bigg Ups And good luck and thans for the lovely hospitality you have showen me :D :D :grin: :)

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