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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    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

    Thank Niantiaulia
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 22 December 2016

    Hi Niantiaulia, 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

    Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

    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

    Thank Macolo3
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 8 December 2016

    Hi Macolo3, 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

    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    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

    Hi Danielle, 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

    Reviewed 9 November 2016

    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

    Thank Jade_Or14
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 10 November 2016

    Hello Jade_Or14, 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

    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    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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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$18 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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    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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    "Do not book here at all if you think you may have a travel disruption out of your control"
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    "Closeness to the bathrooms is a plus."
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    "rooms on the park pretty quiet , off street so i didn't notice noise"
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    "I was in room 2 - window looks out to Hagley park and right opposite kitchen."
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