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Dorset House Backpackers

Group of 15 or more?

Contact our Group Travel team directly for a tailor made solution for your group

  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Dorset House is a perfectly located boutique backpackers hostel in a historic 1871 home.

It is situated in a lovely quiet garden setting and is right next to leafy Hagley Park. Built in 1871 as home for a wealthy timber merchant, Dorset House has a fascinating history. It blends character charm with modern facilities, and offers quality budget accommodation in Christchurch. Fully renovated in 2012.

There is plenty of light and space, no bunk beds, and every bed is fully made. There is a full kitchen available, guest laundry facilities, and a large guest lounge room (previously the house's ballroom). Free car-parking is available on a 'first come first serve' basis.

Dorset House offers FREE unlimited WiFi access throughout the hostel.

You will find everything you need for a comfortable stay, including the assistance of our helpful staff. Minx the cat will be asleep on her chair too.

We endeavour to make your stay easy for you. Dorset House offers 24-hour late check-in available on request (please contact us for the door code).

Christchurch is recovering and there's still plenty to do in the Garden City. We'd love to have you stay at Dorset House.
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Dorset House Backpackers Located at 1 Dorset Street, PO Box 25350, Christchurch.
Dorset House Backpackers
New Zealand
Christchurch 8144 1 Dorset Street, PO Box 25350
89% 309
-43.5225787 172.6274117
Dorset House Backpackers
    Rooms available Standard 5 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Tue 25 Oct 2016 - Fri 28 Oct 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" Really homely and friendly hostel. Everything was clean and well maintained. Great location next to the park, though a bit of a walk from the city centre. Definitely worth a stay, especially if you have been travelling for a while. There are some good restaurants in the vicinity too. I would be happy to stay there again. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Free Parking Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Common Room Bicycle Parking Breakfast Not Included Book Exchange Hot Showers Reading Light

  • Services

    Towels for hire Luggage Storage Tours/Travel Desk

  • Food & Drink

    Vending Machines

  • Entertainment

    DVD's Pool Table Wi-Fi



Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Non Smoking Taxes Included

Things to Note

Check-in time: 2pm. Check-out time: 10am.

Reception hours are 8am - 6pm at Dorset House.

If you plan to arrive at Dorset House after reception closes at 6pm, please contact us prior to your arrival to let us know.

In the event you need to cancel your reservation we will require '2 full days' notice. Reservations cancelled with less than 2 full days notice will be charged for the first nights' stay. For clarity - a reservation made for a Wednesday night must be cancelled prior to close of our reception (6pm) on the Sunday night to be considered outside the cancellation period.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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