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I stayed there for 2 nights. Kitchen was really well equipped! Staff was ver friendly. Dorms were relatively spacious. Showers were really clean and quite many available (enough for when I was there). It's a cute comfortable atmosphere. Not very far from Center so easy...More
Thank Anja S
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 18 January 2017
Hi Anja S,
Thank you very much for your lovely review and 5-stars!
We are super happy to hear you found the facilities spacious, clean and cute :-)
We've got bathroom facilities upstairs as well as on the ground floor to ensure these are constantly...More
Really liked the atmosphere. Rooms clean, showers warm, good mixed crowd hangs out there (not the young party backpackers), staff was always super friendly and helpful. Free parking. Most people hang out in the kitchen despite there is a larger room downstairs. If that room...More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 26 December 2016
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback following your stay.
We are happy to hear you enjoyed the facilities and atmosphere of the hostel, we've had a great bunch of guests staying with us this season- we...More
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
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 23 December 2016
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
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
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 9 December 2016
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
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 18 November 2016
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
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US$ 21 - US$ 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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!
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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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