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Dorset House Backpackers

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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average11%
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“hagley park”(23 reviews)
“huge lounge”(4 reviews)
“common room”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed June 14, 2014

I stayed in the dorm of this hostel for two times and it was a nice place to stay. The rooms are clean, the shared bathrooms as well. The common area has a pool table and a Computer with Internet (for which you have to...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded June 16, 2014

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback in regards to our facilities, staff and services and are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We are indeed very lucky with our proximity to...More

Reviewed June 5, 2014

This review has been a long time in the making but as I've just had a weekend away and stayed in a hell hole elsewhere in NZ, I've come to the realisation that Dorset House is easily the best hostel I've stayed in NZ to...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded June 9, 2014

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review. We’re glad to hear you have enjoyed your stay here at Dorset and are thrilled to hear we are your favourite hostel in NZ! Our hostel is indeed...More

Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a fabulous hostel right in the city centre but quietly tucked away, sat between Hagley park and the city. The staff are remarkably helpful and kind. The hostel itself is very clean and we'll equipped. It seems only a short walk or bus...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded June 2, 2014

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re indeed very lucky with our location, as described by you :) We’re glad to hear you found our staff to be helpful and kind and the hostel to be...More

Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights in a private double room with shared bathroom, it was fantastic. The bathrooms, kitchen and common areas were always really clean. They had a great selection of movies to borrow for free and wifi was free which was really...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded June 2, 2014

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear you had a great sleep and that you enjoyed our facilities during your stay. Thank you also for your feedback in regards to our staff...More

Reviewed May 16, 2014

Like -There are many bathrooms and toilets. -The kitchen is quite big and there are a lot of cooking equipment. - The bedroom is warm and clean. - It is very quiet, so I could sleep easily. - The staff is nice and friendly. Don't...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded May 18, 2014

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed our facilities and that you had a good night sleep! We’re sorry to hear you weren’t able to find any restaurants in our area....More

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r0semaree
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I stayed here in December. From what I remember, for people checking in after reception has closed, there was a system for you to pick up your keys upon arrival so it shouldn’t be a problem. Try emailing the property... More
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Maha V
April 6, 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
July 11, 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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"You have a choice between private rooms and dorms."
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"Quite room"
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"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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