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Dorset House Backpackers Reviews

1 Dorset Street, PO Box 25350, Christchurch, New Zealand

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89%

Rating
134 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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77%

Nice quiet hostel with helpful staff and walking distance to everything or on a easy bus route.

  • 19th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

This was a stopover night for me so I didnt spend much time, but it has everything you need. Great showers and warm, comfy beds. Kitchen is well equipped and the lounge area is awesome! Comfy couches and big tv for relaxing. It is located next to a large park with great restaurants (the Thai restaurant was awesome!) around the corner which were quite busy on a Friday night. It was a 15min walk to the Intercity bus stop. The staff was helpful but not really friendly.


100%

Really good facilities and the hostel was cleaned everytime I was around, also a solid lounge area with a tv and pool table to hang out.


94%

Great hostel ! no bunk beds a bonus ! i was upgraded into a room with a tv and eletric blankets ! hair dryers in the bathrooms! keept lovely, clean and warm. Will definatly be staying here when i return to christchurch :)

  • 8th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Really good but very quiet


100%

Charming place to stay!

  • 27th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Lovely staff member (english lady) safe, clean and tidy. Nice facility with lots of showers and toilets! Close to lots of food places as well! Had a lovely stop over here!


89%

Nice place. Not too far from the city center and nakedbus stop. Room was quite cold in the morning (there was only one small electric heater set on automatic and unadjustable timer that did not last the whole night).


86%

Dorset House is a cute little place. The location is nice - quite close to the botanical gardens and museum. The bathrooms are clean, there's no bunkbeds, and you get 100 MB free Wifi/day. My one complaint is that it's FREEZING at night in winter. It's an old house, so it's very drafty. The rooms have space heaters, but they're on 2 hour timers, which means unless you wake up in the middle of the night to turn them back on, your room is like a freezer by morning. Otherwise had a nice stay.


80%

A good hostel.


94%

Really helpful and friendly staff. Lovely rooms and comfortable beds. Great location as its a lovely walk into Christchurch centre. You get 200mb of wifi free each day which is good to check emails but not great to Skype with. Quite a small kitchen but manageable with lots of essentials to use for free. But quiet but very relaxing and comfortable.


97%

Very authentic beautiful house next to park. Quiet area but easy access to town. Great staff. One of best hostels in the world!




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