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Dorset House Backpackers

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“hagley park”(21 reviews)
“single room”(10 reviews)
“common room”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too bad I was in Dorset House only for one night. Maybe a map of surrounding area would be nice. It would be easier to find a store etc. Kitchen is great and it seems to work as a lounge even though there's a huge...More

Thank Heikki R
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi Heikki R, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re really glad to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us! We are indeed pretty lucky with our huge lounge with beautifully stained windows. We have a large map at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew out of Christchurch and needed a private room to allow us to reorganise things we had collected prior to the long journey back to England. The house is in a quiet street, within easy walking distance of the town centre. If the hostel's...More

Thank Noddy2nd
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Noddy2nd, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such an extensive review, it’s very much appreciated. We are indeed so lucky to have the airport bus pass our street and yet be in the city centre. It would be great to hear...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

The staff were friendly and helpful. The kitchen was well equipped. The room was very comfortable with good basic amenities.The building is historically beautiful and interesting.15 mins walk to supermarket.More

Thank chopperpeng
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Chopperpeng, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely review, we really appreciate it! We are glad to hear that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed the historic building and kitchen amenities. Thank you also for your lovely words regarding our...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Dorset House Backpackers for 2 nights and we really liked it! We had an overnight flight and didn't sleep well but Hilde on the front desk arranged for our room to be ready at 8am so we could sleep straight away! Thank...More

Thank Sammanthaaa
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 19 October 2017

Hi Sammanthaaa, We are so glad to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us. I am glad we were able to check you in early, as the room was not booked the night prior. Those early morning flights can be so inconvenient and we...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful. The kitchen was well equipped even if it was a bit tardy. The stovetop needs attention and the space is a little cramped. The building is historically beautiful and interesting. The rooms warm and inviting and comfortable. Clean amenities...More

Thank Melissa S
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 16 October 2017

Hi Melissa S, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate your lovely words regarding our historic building, warm and comfortable rooms, clean amenities and helpful staff. We are glad we could help bringing your items to...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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USD 23 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 23 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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