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New Excelsior Backpackers

  • Excellent0%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor43%
  • Terrible29%
  • 22 Mar 2011
    “A run of the mill backpacker”
  • 1 Feb 2011
    “The worst of NZ”
Manchester & High Street, Christchurch New Zealand See on map
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Reviewed 22 March 2011

This place was just a run of the mill backpacker. There was nothing special about it and it was grossly overpriced for the facilities/amenities it provided. We were quite disappointed and on our return leg, gave this place a miss (instead opting for YHA). Our...More

1  Thank Akhilesh09
Reviewed 1 February 2011

While the rest of Christchurch is busy putting the damage of the last earthquakes behind itself, this place has decided to happily fall apart. No one cares. The cracks and color snippets run all over it, the carpets smell awful, the showers are rusty and...More

2  Thank KaikouraPoppi
Reviewed 4 June 2010

I have stayed at New excelsior on numerous occassions, but none recently. I used to stay there everytime I was in Christchurch due to its superb location right in the heart of the city, but havent been there since about 2005. So I decided to...More

1  Thank theanteater
Reviewed 26 April 2010

My wife and I spent one night in the New Excelsior and our experiences were very similar to the review by traveler Maria. It is loud, there is bar directly under the hotel that is open until 3 a.m., our room was directly adjacent to...More

Thank RABecker
Reviewed 24 February 2009

I spent two nights at the New Excelsior and had an awful experience. The first night a group of people were drinking in the outdoor decked area and talking loudly until at least 3 a.m. I complained at reception only to be told they were...More

1  Thank Maria_GirlTraveller
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
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