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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

    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

    Thank happy_traveller992
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 2 July 2016

    Hi happy_traveller992, 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. However, we...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

    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

    Reviewed 10 June 2016

    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

    Reviewed 9 June 2016

    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

    Thank Isabell8785
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 10 June 2016

    Hi Isabell8785, 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

    Reviewed 2 June 2016

    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

    Thank PanGaia16
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 7 June 2016

    Hi PanGaia16, 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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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$46 - US$64 (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
    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
    "Best to get a room away from the shower hall where very moist"
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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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