Drifters


Drifters

408 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8011
Bus yellow (stop: Gloucester Street near Stanmore Road)
Tel
(03) 982 8228
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very homey backpackers well lived in ,the kitchen has everything you need
18 January 2011
Cons
the owners have in summer 4 exchange workers, they need to be be more on top of the cleaning
Pros
chip flash the dogs they have two so if you don't like dogs don't stay here
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small hostel, 10-15mins from city 2 buses do go pass hostel I WAS AND WOULD have stayed longer looking for job but very difficult after earthquake if you are going to christchurch soon or feb- march make sure you book a hostel as they have 4 hostels which between them have a 1,000 beds ,which are closes due to damage . I enjoyed my time,

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if you don't want to be a room number then stay here as everyone knows your name
1 August 2009
Cons
little bit from town .
Pros
not a big hostel very homey, people talk to each other no tv(stay at home if you wanna watch tv)
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:) lets all count how many hostels you leave that you know the owners name at drifters peter veronica and the dogs make you feel at home oh if you don't like dogs don't stay here, will stocked kitchen it is a little small but they have the outside stove and barbi in summer . NO TV WHY DO PEOPLE TRAVEL FROM THERE COUNTRY ONLY TO SIT AND WATCH TV ALL DAY OR SLEEP IT BAFFLES ME STAY AT HOME IF THIS IS ALL U DO ITS AN ADVENTURE NEW THINGS NEW PEOPLE SO IF YOU ARE NOT INTO TALKING WANT A TV OR TO SLEEP ALL DAY GO TO A LARGE HOSTEL. DRIFTERS IS VERY BUSY IN SUMMER WITH THE JUGGLERS FEST AND THE SURFERS . :cool:

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fantastic
10 June 2007
Cons
a little away from town but you can arrange pick up and drop off from city
Pros
the owners know you by name and ask how are you its got a homely feel
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:D :D I enjoy my stay here very much in summer large backyard and u can hire bike and bike to beach the owners peter and veronica and dogs chip and flash very cute the dogs . lots off information and if you need pickup from city this is arranged when you book this backpacker was my last in new zealand I only wish I had found sooner :( so now I leave and I felt like home as alot of backpackpackers when you check in your name becomes room number not so at drifters plus everybody gets on very well :cool: :O :blush: :invert: ;) :( :laugh: :glare: :cool: :angry: :) :p :D :grin: so for other people reading this I hope you enjoy your time in new zealand and you can check out photo of drifters on bbh site

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One of the Best
20 April 2006
Cons
12 min walk to town
Pros
Family atmosphere, facilities
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I've been here a couple of weeks off and on, a great family atmosphere, owners really take time to get to know everyone staying at the hostel, the kitchen is well stocked with every sort of condiment you can imagine, very clean, very friendly staff, great location near to jade stadium for the crusaders rugby games and cherry on top is the free walnuts form the walnut tree out the back of the property, overall I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at drifters and will definitely be calling back in the future before I leave the south island

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