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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 11 January 2016

    Quiet, comfortable, personal very friendly and helpful and very good location (walking distance from city centre). I forgot my watch in one of the rooms and they helped me to deliver on time to my next destination. They offer free tours around the city that...More

    2  Thank Cristinagj
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 14 January 2016

    Hi Cristinagj, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear you’ve enjoyed your stay with us and found us to be of good value. We are indeed only a 15 minute walk from Cathedral Square or the...More

    Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

    Dorset house is located in walking distance to the city centre in a quiet and nice surrounding in a really nice building. The kitchen is well equiped, the common areas spacious and comfortable, there is a terrace, the bathrooms were clean and the beds are...More

    Thank Mirijam L
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 29 December 2015

    Hi Mirijam, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us in Christchurch and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our hostel & facilities and found our staff to be helpful and...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    Pretty impressed with this place, for the amount of people that come through here the management runs this place not the guests. The place is quiet, people are courteous and a person can actually get a good night sleep. The location is also close to...More

    1  Thank 2BInthewild
    Reviewed 17 December 2015

    Great Hostel. Definitely four stars plus. Nice and pretty heritage building close to the Botanical Gardens and a short walk into the centre of the city. Friendly and very helpful young lady at reception. Comfortable beds, plenty of bathrooms that are well kept and a...More

    1  Thank Paul W
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Front Office Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 22 December 2015

    Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a glowing 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear that we left a great impression during your stay. We are indeed very lucky with our convenient location. We are pleased to hear that...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2015

    A gorgeous character building right across the street from Hagley park. Best prices for a room in town to boot. I rented a room with a double bed for three days and it was absolutely an A+ experience. It's located in a quiet area and...More

    Thank Martin T
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 6 December 2015

    Hi Martin, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us a review. It’s such an honour to be called ‘best place in town’. We’re glad to hear you had a great experience with us, from the free unlimited WiFi...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$21 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 15
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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
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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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