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Dorset House Backpackers

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The room is very clean, The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom and kitchen are clean and nice feeling to use them. The hostel is a warm and cozy place to stay. I booked two nights on arrival, and after traveling two months, I...More

Thank gevaorly
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Gevaorly, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your kind review. How lovely to hear that you found the hostel warm, cosy and clean- that is exactly what we strive for. Always great to see a familiar face again at the end...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

good place to stay a supermarket about a 15 min walk away that's like most things in christchurch , some where to park a bike yeah ok but not the most secure , kichen up stairs , Had a sign in one shower down the...More

Thank Mick g
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Mick G, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. If you are walking from one side of the city centre to the other side it will be about a 30 minute walk, but we are indeed about 15 minutes away...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Convenient location to airport & Christchurch Centre. We stayed here twice, one night after arriving on the South Island & one night before heading back to Auckland. Both visits we had a private double room. The rooms were great & it was nice to be...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 13 March 2018

Hi jlh557, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are indeed really lucky to have the local bus #29 pass our street from the airport to the Bus Interchange. We are so glad to hear you have enjoyed both...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Stayed twice at Dorset house, was so impressed the first time i came back the following week and stayed again :) Really nice old villa style building, big spacious bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms and great kitchen! Quiet setting next to nice park but still very...More

Thank Sam Y
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 21 February 2018

Hi Sam Y, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are stoked to hear you found us to be the best budget accommodation hands down 😊 I will pass on your lovely words to the team, as they work...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Dorset is a clean and sweet little hostel, the staff had been really kind and I would absolutely come again! Christchurch was different than I expected, but is also auch small charming City. Beste wishes!More

Thank sistamarie2018
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 18 February 2018

Hi sistamarie2018, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad to hear you found our staff to be really kind and you enjoyed your stay at Dorset House, we will pass on your kind words to...More

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US$18 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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r0semaree
20 April 2018|
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Response from DorsetHouseChch | Property representative |
Hi r0semaree, Thank you for your message :-) That is not a problem at all! Our reception closes at 5:00pm, if we don't see you before then we leave out a late-arrival envelope at reception with your room key and WiFi so... More
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Maha V
6 April 2016|
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Response from DorsetHouseChch | Property representative |
Hi Juaymah, Absolutely! please take note of the 4-digit security code sent in your confirmation email to enter the building after hours where we will have a late-arrival envelope arranged for you with your room key and... More
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国琴 李
11 July 2015|
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Response from Kartos | Reviewed this property |
We reached Christchurch at 1 am and we were still able to check-in without any problems whatsoever. Write an email to them with your flight details and they leave your room keys in an envelope. We took a Super Shuttle right... More
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"Select Norht upstairs, not too close to the toilets ;-)"
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"You have a choice between private rooms and dorms."
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"Quite room"
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"Best to get a room away from the shower hall where very moist"
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