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The location of this hostel was perfect but I would only stay here again if I had too.
I felt that the girl who checked me in was disinterested and just gave me my room key without even directing me to my room or pointing...More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 2 July 2016
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the central location of our hostel, our large kitchen and the cleanliness of the hostel and overall had a comfortable stay.
Friendly and helpful staff and great unlimited Wi-Fi! The showers kind of sucked but it's a hostel so you get what you get. The kitchen was nicely spacious and the atmosphere was great. Rotor likely go back if given the chance. They're very into trying...More
Thank Adam S
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 29 June 2016
Hi Adam S,
Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review.
We are glad to hear you found our staff to be friendly and helpful and you enjoyed the free unlimited WiFi. In regards to your comment about direct bookings,...More
Very well organised place around checking in and after-hours check-in. Warm despite being old house and frosty mornings. Wifi excellent in room and lounge. Free computer access was great for typing up some meeting minutes I had.Nice bunch of other travellers.More
Thank Charles S
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 11 June 2016
Hi Charles S,
Thank you so much for taking the time to write us your kind review.
We are happy to hear that you found the check-in process easy and that the hostel was warm and toasty despite the chilly winter weather we've been having....More
We stayed at Dorset House for a quick trip down to the South Island. It was actually just for a bed - we arrived late and left early, but the after hour service worked out great and without any problems. Beds were comfortable as well....More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 10 June 2016
Thank you for your good rating and review. We are glad to hear everything worked out with your late arrival. We always try our best to make everyone feel at home, whether they arrive during the day or late at night. We have...More
Ever since I first stayed here in 2011 this is my go-to Christchurch hostel. Good variety of rooms to choose from (multi-bed, single, family) and everything is scrubbed clean daily. The common room is large and friendly; the kitchen can get a bit busy, but...More
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 7 June 2016
Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are very pleased to hear that you keep coming back!
We are glad to hear that you found the other guests friendly and always managed to find space to eat and cook even though...More
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US$46 - US$64 (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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"Best to get a room away from the shower hall where very moist"