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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 April 2016

It's a small hostel, very personal. The kitchen is well eqipped and we always met friendly people to talk to. The only problem was the bed...it was really uncomfortable. Relating to the price per night (double room), it was okay! On the other side of the road, you can have breakfast in the Herb Café!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Without a doubt, this was the best hostel to stay at in Christchurch. Located in the CBD, but far enough outside of the tourist bits to be quiet. Main Christchurch downtown attractions are, at maximum, a 20-30 min walk away (this includeds the fantastic Botantical Gardens in Hagley Park) Everything is fantastic at this hostel; the service, the facilities, the...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 25 March 2016

There was enough space in the rooms for every backpack, and there was a power socket at each bed. Everything including toilets and showers was clean. And they have a really nice garden where you could relax, eat, drink and chat. Some of the long-term guests were kind of rude, but the staff was nice! It takes about 20 minutes...

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1Thank Jukasu
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We have stayed in a few different hostels in Christchurch and Foley Towers was by far and away our favourite! The staff are amazing and go above and beyond to help you in any way they can. It is a very social hostel and the kitchens and common areas are great.

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1Thank Sarah H
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Even though it is not as centrally located as other hostels, this place has a nice charm to it. All the amenities offered, kitchen, common room, etc are nicer than in most NZ hostels I've stayed in. The personnel was extremely friendly and in a good mood all the time.

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1Thank geissepeter825
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights ..room was full off mozzies...and the bed very uncomfortable .no towel and the toilet smelled of urine ...I found the manager rude ...and too sure off her self ..I made reservations over the phone for three nights yet when I got there ...there was no record off my stay and my name was wrong...

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1Thank Linda R
Dublin
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Very recommendable. Warm welcome, friendly staff. Great location, within walking distance to Chch main places to see. Nice big common areas (indoor and outdoor) and buildings, much bigger than what it looks like from the outside. Clean :)

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2Thank Clementine06
Lubeck, Germany
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Wonderful :) Clean. Pretty garden. Helpful staff and not-staff ;) I came in and immediately sat down with the nicest people I've met in a long time. The yard, garden, kitchen and lounge are perfect for getting in contact with other travellers. At 11 pm people go to the lounge or into town so that the garden and dorms are...

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2Thank HannasBananas
Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed twice. One night each. We were made to feel welcome and comfortable. Zoe and all the others were very helpful, full of and eager to offer very useful advice. Great rooms, beds, garden and kitchens. I would recommend and return!

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1Thank Zialucia
south lake tahoe, CA
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The way we were treated as we checked in was the most unprofessional way I have ever experienced. We were told to go wait in the lounge because she was in the middle of checking a huge group in......totally understandable. We had been traveling and fell asleep in the lounge because she had taken so long to check us in....

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

Dear cblackburn116, We were both shocked and surprised to read your comments on Trip Advisor. Our manager Zoe was extremely upset by her interaction with you and felt she had acted with your best interests in mind. I think this is why she was so upset when you confronted her. She is an experienced, compassionate and excellent manager who is...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Foley Towers

Address: 208 Kilmore St, Christchurch, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $32 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Foley Towers Hotel Christchurch
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“Rooms at the back of the hostel are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles quicksilver222, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3bed gardenroom was great! 6bed dorm was cheaper and also very good I heard.”
 of 5 bubbles 232lisannep, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles SummerSunshineGodes, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just remember to request a "share" room if you do not want bunkbeds.”
 of 5 bubbles suelM6360BJ, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room facing the garden is nice”
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 of 5 bubbles JohnZ-SanDiego, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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