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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 25 November 2015

    - the hostel clearly needs to be renovated; the floor and the beds are really noisy; if you're not a heavy sleeper, then you should think twice before booking this hostel; - the kitchen was a mess everyday (contrarily to other hostels, I never saw...More

    Thank Ricardo A
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 28 November 2015

    Hi Ricardo, We appreciate your comments, but we believe they are factually incorrect and we would like to address these below. 1. We are in a gorgeous wooden Victorian building (built in 1871) with great character. We carried out extensive renovations to the interior and...More

    Reviewed 20 November 2015

    I booked this hostel based on the reviews that is was a quiet and clean hostel, for my last 2 nights in New Zealand, hoping to get a good night sleep. The hostel is located just a little bit outside the "city center", but still...More

    Thank EefjeVH
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 23 November 2015

    Hi Eefje, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and had a good night sleep the second night. Unfortunately we never know who snores and in a Shared Room...More

    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 17 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

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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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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    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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    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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