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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    “hagley park” (20 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 15 November 2015

    The staff are so friendly and helpful and the rooms and facilities are wonderful, clean, very well equipped. My partner and I stayed in a double room (shared bathroom). Slept like logs on a comfy bed.More

    Thank Melanie1980
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 16 November 2015

    Hi Melanie, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re so happy to hear you enjoyed the hostel facilities and found staff to be friendly. We try our best to make everyone feel at home and I will pass...More

    Reviewed 28 October 2015

    This place is lovely, it feels more like a cute home than a hostel! Friendly staff, everywhere is so clean, nice modern bathrooms and a big TV room. Kitchen had lots of free food bits to use, free spices and tea and coffee facilities. The...More

    Thank Eloise2312
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 30 October 2015

    Hi Eloise, Thank you for leaving us such a wonderful review (I will pass on your kind words to the team). We’re glad to hear you’ve enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your feedback in regards to our friendly staff, clean & comfy facilities...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2015

    I stayed two nights in a single room which was small, basic but comfortable. Lovely welcome to find the room heater and electric blanket on when I arrived. Off-road parking was a real bonus. As was being next to Hagley Park and the Botanical Gardens....More

    Thank Vicki B
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 5 October 2015

    Hi Vicki B, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. When we know it will be a cold night we try and make the room as comfortable as possible and we’re glad to hear you enjoyed this. Thank you also for...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

    I stayed in a dorm room and it was very nice - no bunk beds and the mattresses were great. Each person got their own nightstand and lamp, and the room didn't feel crowded at all. The building was always clean and the living room...More

    Thank stephl301
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 5 October 2015

    Hi Stephl301, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed our facilities and the cleanliness of the hostel. We always try to be as welcoming as possible. We’re sorry to hear you didn’t have enough WiFi...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2015

    This is my go to backpackers if I need a cheap night's accommodation in christchurch. Book online and you get lots of free wifi. Showers are great, beds are made up and no bunks. Kitchen has all the goods to make a tasty meal.More

    Thank PureLifeNZ
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 23 September 2015

    Hi PureLifeNZ, Thank you very much for your kind review and comments. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you choose us as your regular accommodation provider when you are in Christchurch! We noticed that you gave us a 4-star rating- If you had the...More

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    • US$ 21 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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    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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    "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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    "We stayed in a private room w double bed"
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