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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
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  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Chalet Backpackers

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Historic former hospital with lovely views of the city, harbour and peninsula, a short walk from the main street and city centre. Rooms are peaceful and spacious with excellent, unlimited, fibre optic WIFI. Alcohol restricted to the bottom floor in our pool table lounge and dining room. There is a sheltered but sunny courtyard with herb garden and compost system. The upstairs lounge is beautifully sunny and filled with books and games. Being a former hospital, most rooms have taps and sinks and there are plenty of bathroom facilities.

All linen is included, all rooms have heaters and are lockable. The building has a door code lock for 24 hour access.
There's complimentary tea and coffee in our large well-equipped kitchen. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Dec 2020
    Very good place
    Sri Lanka, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    02 Jul 2020
    Really friendly staff and helpful. Clean room and quiet, thank you so much :)
    Argentina, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    27 Nov 2020
    Easy and comfy enough! Facilities all good, we stayed in a twin room. Good location and nice to have a music room to chill in. I gave a wee mark down as the sink wasn't clean but the beds were great and the rest of the place was, too!
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    22 Dec 2020
    The hostel was quiet (COVID-19), clean and functional. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The kitchen was brushed steel (easy to clean) with wooden cupboard you could use for storage. The lounge has a TV for the PS, but no Netflix or similar.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.3


    26 Oct 2020
    There was someone playing very very loud orchestra music for about 6 hours straight!!! You could hear it in the room, outside the room and in the kitchen/dining room which was down the hallway and around a corner!! Other then that it was a nice stay, basic little room with a lock, plenty of facilities, very quiet outside the hostel.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    11 Oct 2021
    Great old building, staff seemed lovely. I didn't spend much time in communal areas because I had lots of work to do but from what I can guess, hostel is full of long term males. Every time I went to the toilet, the toilet seats were up and twice I put them down to find suspicious looking brown marks on them. Also it's a beautiful old building but be warned if you go on a windy stormy night and on the top floor literally everything rattles, from doors to windows and is pretty noisy.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    10 Oct 2020
    Overall the stay wasn't bad, but the place just didn't feel clean. Double bedroom was nice, but kitchen and toilets could have been cleaner. Okay for a few days.
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    04 Oct 2021
    I stayed at Chatel backpackers for a week the accommodation is basic. But that's reflective in the price. Big open kitchen to cook in and Plenty of bathroom facilities. The staff are pleasant to deal with and very helpful I would recommend this place for people visiting Dunedin good location close to the CBD.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 6.9


    05 Feb 2021
    Very basic private rooms and facilities for private rooms. Very period, in that it's poorly insulated and noisy as a result. Single run down bathroom for 4 or 5 private rooms on that floor, and toilet was ancient and worn down too. It's fine I suppose but very basic facilities, I probably wouldn't stay again.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 6.0


    01 Jul 2021
    Ok place, stayed in a private room. Zero atmosphere
    Australia, Male, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table