Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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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.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • 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.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

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 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome 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 8.2

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 7.5

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.7

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 May 2019
    Perfect for a stopover. Excellent WiFi and comfy beds. Good kitchen, dining room and atmosphere. And good parking.
    Ireland, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    25 Apr 2019
    Loved my stay! Will come back whenever I’m in dunedin!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Jun 2019
    Great little hostel! The staff was friendly and there was plenty of parking along the street nearby. It was about a 10 minute walk from town centre so not too bad. The kitchen is a little small but at this time of year it’s not busy so it was fine! The room was spacious and beds were comfy. Definitely recommend!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    17 May 2019
    Nice hostel. WiFi was bad. The sinks were in different rooms along corridor from toilets. The staff were really friendly and the kitchen/bathrooms were very clean.
    Scotland, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 8.6


    24 Mar 2019
    When we got to Chalet, it looks haunted AF! We just found it creepy, but in the end it was a good stay for just a short time.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    21 Apr 2019
    This hostel felt very homey, and was well worth the price. The layout is a bit wonky, but it had the amenities needed.
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    27 May 2019
    Room was lovely and so were the staff but there are quite a few strict rules that made the atmosphere feel a tad weird. Still great tho!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    29 Mar 2019
    Adequate for the price. Nice staff decor was dated.
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    25 Mar 2019
    We stayed here for one night, fairly decent hostel for the money, the beds were a bit squeaky and the sheets were stained but the staff were very friendly and quite helpful. Feel that my rating accurately reflects the quality of the hostel in general.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.9


    01 Jun 2019
    Staff was very friendly. Largest issue was the bathrooms. Extensive mold, mainly in exhaust fans. Location is direct walk to CBD, but quite the hill.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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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