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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 6 May 2016

    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

    Thank germanyfornow
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 8 May 2016

    Hi germanyfornow, 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

    Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

    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

    1  Thank AbiJ80
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 27 April 2016

    Hi AbiJ80, 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

    Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

    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

    Thank FavouriteSpots
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 8 April 2016

    Hi FavouriteSpots, 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

    Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

    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

    Thank Fuchsrot
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016

    Hi Fuchsrot, 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

    Reviewed 22 March 2016

    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. Very...More

    Thank EddingtonTravel
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 28 March 2016

    Hi EddingtonTravel, 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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    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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