About this listing
At Mattpackers we have people from all over the world stay and work in chch on working holiday visas long term , we accommodate 10 people, this is not a backpackers/hostel, you get a pool, spa, pool table, darts & more, more info
This i s a sheared space with other guests, more of the people staying are long term travelers that are here in chch on working holiday visas, we have a max of 10 people staying at any one time, come and be apart of the Mattpackers family, There are 2 dorm rooms 1 with 6 beds and 1 with 4 you will be placed in the bed that is available at the time of booking.
you have access to the spa pool, pool, bbq, pool table and back yard but not the main house
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if you are looking at traveling around i can help out with the best places to stay and to go to
Mattpackers is a 10 min drive to the center of town, 10 min drive to the beach, 5 min walk to the East Gate Mall where there is a food court, KFC, McDs, Burger King, Supermarket, Warehouse, Library and heaps of shops, we are a 20 min drive from the airport
The bus stop is a short walk away at the mall, Taxi and we have Bikes available for $10 per week to get around town or to work on.
Other things to note
at Mattpackers we are a drug free home we have zero tolerance for drugs and you will be asked to leave immediately with no refund
We have limited internet data available to use. Its for checking Emails or .
But if you want to upload or download like Facetime, , youtube or similar please use the library or mcdonalds with their free wifi. The Mall is just a 5 min walk from the house.
Welcome to Mattpackers, at Mattpackers we have a few rules to follow so everything runs smoothly so please read them carefully.
1 - we are a drug free home and have zero tolerance to drugs.
2 - if you make a mess you must clean it up.
3 - cooking, you are welcome to use the kitchen and everything in it but we have a system that works which is, cook your food, wash, dry and put all pots, pans etc away, clean the work surface and cook top for the next person to use straight away and then go eat your meal this way someone else can cook straight after you and they will do the same for the next person.
4 - smoking is outside near the pool table, smoke buts go in the ash tray
5 - please use the recycling bins correctly and crush all plastic bottles.
6 - keep your belongings in the bins provided for your bed.
7 - you bed has a number, this number gives you a shelf in the fridge, food shelf and 2 bins under your bed for your cloths.
8 - the wifi is a gift and not part of the board price, surfing the net, are fine but no downloading, , youtube, vibor or watsap calls, basically no hi data usage as we have a cap on the internet per day.
9 - lights out at 10.30 during the week as others have work early in the morning, Friday and Saturday nights are fine as long as its well behaved and not to noisy as we are in a residential area.
10 - we have bikes available for hire for $10 per week and you get a helmet and bike lock. (you must were a helmet in NZ or you will get a fine)
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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Hi im Matt and i have 4 buisnesses that i run here in christchurch one of which is Mattpackers long term Accommodation. Together with my partner Fanni and our wonderful staff Hamish, Lela and Stev we have a very unique soulution for people on working holiday visas working here in chch so most of the people staying are here for 2-3 months. we do take shorter stays so if you are looking for accommodation that has a realy family feel to it then look no further you can also check us out on F B - Mattpackers to see what we get up to, we look forward to meeting you and having you stay here at Mattpackers, thanks Matt