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Dorset House Backpackers is fabulous and the house is beautiful. The entryway is very welcoming as you enter through a small garden walkway. My favorite room was the huge common room on the ground floor. The big bay windows are gorgeous. The floors upstairs are...More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 8 May 2016
Thank you so much for your 5 star review – we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We are indeed very lucky with our location right next to beautiful Hagley Park, yet only a 15 minute walk to Cathedral...More
Very clean and quiet place. More like a B&B than a hostel. Extremely clean and great facilities. Excellent communication pre-booking. Great location and the most well-stocked kitchen I have seen so far! Would really recommend a stay here.More
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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 27 April 2016
Thank you so much for your warm 5-star review and recommendation- we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!
It’s wonderful to hear that you found the facilities clean, the kitchen plentiful and our location convenient- we are...More
It is probably the cleanest hostel we have stayed at in New Zealand. Good bus connection from the central bus station. Spacious lounge, adequate kitchen, fast internet and plenty of friendly backpackers around.More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 8 April 2016
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re so glad to hear that the hard work of our housekeepers has paid of! We will pass on your feedback to the team. We are indeed pretty lucky with...More
Nice staff, good location and clean facilities. The bed was very comfy and the wifi free, so everything you need is there. Good kitchen as well and nice bathrooms.
Staff can help you with booking things and a bus to the airport for 8$ is...More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so honoured to read the title of your review! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed our facilities and services, you can't really do without free unlimited WiFi nowadays. We are...More
My fiancé and I were headed on a 10 day road trip in NZ and needed a place to stay for the night as our flight got into Christchurch at midnight and we couldn't pick our wicked camper van up until the next day.
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 28 March 2016
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re glad to hear everything went smooth with your late check-in. Thank you also for your feedback in regards to the cleanliness of the hostel. We always work as hard as we...More
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US$22 - US$61 (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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"Do not book here at all if you think you may have a travel disruption out of your control"