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Well, I arrived in the backpackers a few hours ago after a delayed flight from Melbourne and several hours of dossing about only to find that the staff had left an envelope with my key inside - perfect! Opened the door to my room and...More
My wife and I stayed here twice, at the beginning of our NZ "holiday" and at the end. I loved the first time - the Dorset House was magical - it is in a quiet neighborhood directly adjacent to a large city park and only...More
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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 2 May 2010
Hi, thank you for your feedback and for your comments on your stays at Dorset House. We appreciate all our feedback – the good and the bad – as it helps to know where we have got things right and where we have gone wrong...More
We really enjoyed the one night we stayed. Two bedrooms easily fit our family of 5. Old style but very comfortable and well equipped with kitchen and laundry. The only thing I'd say is the noise from behind and upstairs disturbed my sleep, though my...More
I spent two months traveling through Australia and New Zealand and Dorset House was by far the best hostel I visited. It has a home-like atmosphere for people on a shoestring budget and even for non-budget travelers, this is THE place to stay. With shared...More
Very helpful staff, very pleasant atmosphere, nice rooms (although the "small" doubles are really small) and a lovely, quiet location.
I would definitely recommend this place to couples looking for a peaceful spot outside the central hub and for those who are on a budget...More
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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"Best to get a room away from the shower hall where very moist"