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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and stayed a third as the place was so good. There may be other great hostels in CC but we heartily recommend this one. We stayed in a double with ensuite, #13. Bed was great and facilities very functional . 2 kitchens and the one we used was clean and well organized. Staff friendly and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the weekend in Christchurch and stayed here. The 3-bed room had lots of space, a comfy bed and a sink so it's easy to brush your teeth etc. Friendly receptionist, bathrooms and kitchens were clean and well-maintained. Beautiful garden area in the middle. There's an area full of all kinds of free stuff too if you wanted to grab...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The room had awful 'piss' smell, got spray from worker but still nothing helped. Stayed for 2 nights and happily gone. Kitchen facilities quite poor, showers and bathrooms are decent. Would not recommend.

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

Dear Curtan2017, I'm sad to hear about your unpleasant experience at Foley Towers. We all work very hard to try to keep everything clean and tidy. We're usually complimented on this. We're happy when our guests are happy. As the room was not en-suite it was a very unusual situation. I am very sorry that despite trying we were not...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Nice gardens. I had a room with private bathroom. Its was warm and very clean. The gardens are nice and the area is very peaceful. There are 2 shared kitchens not trouble cooking at dinner time. Walking around the centre from there was no problem, its all flat. I had a car and parked in the carpark in the afternoon...

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time write a review. We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay : ) Happy travels, Janet Foley

Rotterdam
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nice hostel, good bed, clean facilities, good (although maybe not the biggest) kitchen, helpful service and quiet. Private parking. The garden is the bonus. Location is a little bit out of the city center. That makes a nice walk

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your review! We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. If you come to stay again please do ask us to show you our other, larger kitchen! We have two to choose from : ) Warm regards, Janet

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Maria the receptionist is lovely and helpful. Stayed in a three bed and the room was a decent size with comfortable beds and decent bedding. Shared shower and toilet was kept very clean and also had underfloor heating which was great for middle of the night wees! Kitchen contains good equipment and was also kept clean. Beautiful outdoor garden area...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The reception service was excellent, very affable, prompt and informative and every effort was made to find a perfect room for my travel buddy, who had a bad flu at the time. She stayed in Room 11 (a twin room with ensuite) and said it was very quiet and comfortable, and I was in Dorm 1 (also quiet - both...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Beds are confortable, the staff is nice, and the hostel is completely clean. There is a beautiful garden and the hostel is not far away from the city center. Even if it is a big hostel (80 beds), its still really nice and friendly ;)

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Bitgummole, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 January 2017

First of all the lovely Maria and Theresa make this place wonderful. They are very relaxed and know everybody by name, great to be personally greated like that. The cleanteam does an amazing job! The garden is beautiful and they always pick some flowers to have inside the houses. The livingroom and movieroom where my fav hang out spots. I...

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

Hi Lisanne, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Maria, Theresa and the cleanteam will be delighted to read it. I'm really pleased to hear that you enjoyed Foley Towers! Warm regards, Janet Foley

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We had a double room here for two nights. Theresia was very helpful and friendly! Room was excellent and very clean. As was the very well equipped kitchen. Beautiful gardens are lovely to relax or eat in.

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Foley T, Owner at Foley Towers, responded to this review

Hi Roy, Many thanks for the review : ) We're really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Foley Towers!

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“Rooms at the back of the hostel are very quiet”
quicksilver222, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3bed gardenroom was great! 6bed dorm was cheaper and also very good I heard.”
232lisannep, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the Rooms”
SummerSunshineGodes, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just remember to request a "share" room if you do not want bunkbeds.”
suelM6360BJ, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room facing the garden is nice”
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