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What I really like is the hotel has a nice building and architecture, clean rooms and bathrooms, staff is nice, kitchen facilities are complete, location is also good, walking distance to interesting placesMore
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 22 December 2016
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled to hear you found our staff to be nice, the hostel to be comfortable and clean and our location to be good as well :)
Thank you for choosing...More
With hostels like this around I can't understand how others get away with being so poor.
Dorset house has single beds (not bunk beds) which is a nice treat for a traveller! The rooms aren't that spacious but it could be a lot worse if...More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 8 December 2016
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your lovely words! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We could indeed put three sets of bunks in (and sleep 6 people) which would give...More
I recently stayed in Christchurch due to a course i was attending so last minute i found a we place in dorset street, dorset house backpackers, service was great, nothing was an issue, they changed rooms quickly when i wanted a room with an outside...More
Thank Danielle A
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 17 November 2016
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We are always happy to help whenever possible to ensure our guests enjoy their stay to the fullest :) One of our...More
Alter 13 days in a campervan, we enjoyed our stay there. This is a charming old house. The girls at the reception are nice. We stayed in a double room. The size was just correct for the price. I can't imagine staying in "small" one......More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 10 November 2016
Thank you for your feedback; we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us after being in a camper for a couple of weeks. We feel lucky to have a charming old home with friendly staff to run it–...More
Dorset house is very considerate. They have notice to notify that there is a day light saving the next day. If not , I will miss the bus.
I reserve a single room, but they upgrade me to a double room. The room is comfortable...More
Thank Kangmin L
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 13 October 2016
Hi Kangmin L,
Thank you so much for your lovely recommendation!
We are happy to hear that you caught your bus at the correct time - daylight savings can be a confusing concept for travelers so we are glad to know that our sign helped...More
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US$18 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from DorsetHouseChch | Property representative |
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
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 instructions to connect to our free unlimited WiFi.
Have you sorted your transport options to get from the airport to Dorset House? we recommend booking a shuttle as they are much cheaper than a taxi and run 24/7- unfortunately the number 29 airport bus does not run after 11:00pm.
If you would like us to arrange you a shuttle please send us an email with your flight number- we would be more than happy to book that for you to ensure your arrival runs smoothly :-)
Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can provide any further assistance- we look forward to welcoming you to Dorset House!
Dorset House Backpackers
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
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 outside the airport. I guess the hostel arranges a pickup as well. Have a good trip to NZ!
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