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Dorset House Backpackers Map

Hostel | 1 Dorset Street, Central City, Christchurch Christchurch, New Zealand 8144

89.6% Overall Rating

56 out of 57 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/08/2014)

Jarrett Bacani thinks…

"Really like the character of the house making it feel like I was staying in someone's home."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.56

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). 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. Reservations cancelled less than '2 full days' will be charged for any nights that fall within the cancellation period. Non-arrivals will be charged for nights within the cancellation period. Reservations that are made for arrival within '2 full days' are strictly non-cancellable.

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By Air
Bus: The 'City Flyer' is Christchurch's Public Bus operating daily from outside the Airport Terminal - look for the bus shelter signs for 'City Flyer' located near the International Arrival Terminal. The bus stops along Park Terrace, from there Dorset House is just around the corner in Dorset Street.
Airport Shuttle: Shuttles are available outside the Airport Terminal.

Rental Cars: all major rental companies have offices at the Airport Terminal for you to hire cars from. Look for Victoria St on any good central city map - Dorset St runs between Victoria St and Park Terrace.

By Train
The Christchurch Train Station is close to the south side of Hagley Park. From the train station a shuttle is available to transport you to Dorset House for approximately $12.00.

By Coach
The InterCity bus terminal is centrally located on Bealey Avenue. it is around an 8 minute walk along Bealey Avenue, down Victoria Street to Dorset Street and the Dorset Street Backpackers. Exit the bus, and turn to your left (when standing facing the road), walk four blocks to Victoria St, turn left. Dorset St is the first street on the right. If you reach Hagley Park you can still find Dorset House by turning left onto Park Terrace, and Dorset St is then the first street on the left.

By Car
Dorset House is located on Dorset Street, which centrally located between Park Avenue (that runs alongside Hagley Park) and Victoria Street (one of the main streets in and out of the central city).