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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
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    • Average12%
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    “hagley park” (21 reviews)
    “single room” (11 reviews)
    “common room” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    It doesn't feel like a backpackers - more like a house. What I really like is the hostel has a nice building and architecture. The bathrooms are like at home - a single private shower and toilet and basin rather than a big communal bathroom....More

    Thank piotrekj81
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 23 May 2017

    Hi piotrekj81, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review. We are glad to hear you have enjoyed your stay and felt at home at Dorset House. We are indeed pretty lucky with our location next to beautiful...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    As a "backpacker" hostel, we had to use a communal bathroom down the hall and a communal kitchen, well-equipped with all the necessities. Sometimes the kitchen was a little crowded but the spirit of sharing and cooperating made it bearable. We met people from all...More

    Thank Ken M
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 31 May 2017

    Hi Ken M, Thank you for leaving us a review following your stay with us in Christchurch. It's great to hear your time at Dorset House offered you an excellent introduction to New Zealand and you met some lovely fellow travelers offering good recommendations! The...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    I spent 2 nights here after arriving in Christchurch (single room). The hostel is located in a quiet side street with the city centre and the park being within walking distance. It has a large common room and a fully equipped kitchen. The single room...More

    Thank Sondra K
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 28 April 2017

    Hello Sondra K, Thank you for writing us a review and choosing your stay with us in Christchurch. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed our location and facilities- we also love the fact that it’s a quiet and quaint little street next to the park...More

    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

    Bedrooms, bathrooms and communal rooms clean and well-presented. Staff helpful and friendly. Worth the extra couple of dollars over your usual backpackers. Convenient for park and gardens and bus pick ups from Canterbury museum.More

    Thank LizziePZ
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 17 March 2017

    Hi LizziePZ, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us and found our hostel to be clean and well-presented! Our team work really hard each day to ensure the...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    Perfect stay, thank you for everything. Very nice staff, beautiful house, clean rooms and bathrooms. Located near the park and a walk of 15 minutes from cathedral square. Strongly recommend this place.More

    Thank tocram77
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 1 March 2017

    Hi Tocram77, Thank you for taking the time to review us following your stay! We are ecstatic to see you have left us with a perfect 5-star rating and a strong recommendation for future travelers. Our staff do make every effort to be kind and...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
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    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
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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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