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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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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...

York, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I initially checked in for one night, and then extended again, and again, and again... Foley Towers is great! It almost feels too good to be a hostel. Fastidiously clean, spacious rooms and communal areas, lovely garden and loads of shared rooms without bunks. Its not a party hostel but its always a great crowd staying here and you can...

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2Thank Aca_de_Vallerio
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Karo, Zoe and Laura are the best we didn't get the chance to meet them but they are just Legends!!! We flew in really late and had to leave early the next morning, they arranged to give us the code to access the office to pick up our key with a map of the hostel not to get lost and...

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2Thank Bob S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I have visited many of the hostels in Christchurch and I have to say Foley Towers is by far the best of them all. You may stay at Jail House for the novelty factor, but that will wear off quickly. It has a great quiet but central location. There is a brand new convenience store just across the road. There...

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2Thank wanderandshare
Israel
Reviewed 10 September 2015

It is a good place to stay because it is really clean here and cosy too. The staff at the reception are really lovely, nice and helpful. I have stayed three times and I recommend staying here when in Christchurch!

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

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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“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
“Double room on ground floor looking onto garden in lovely”
 of 5 bubbles FruitcakeF, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We were in a first floor, front flat double room - can recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles KeyworkSioni, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
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