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Reviews of Dorset House Backpackers Christchurch Hostel

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

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 90%

Location 86%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 90%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 1.42USD

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Christchurch?

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Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 90%

Location 86%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 90%

Showing 1-10 of 31 reviews

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: So lovely and cosy place. Sunny terrace, free spices in the kitchen. Clean and comfy

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Good sleep, no bunk beds, good comfy mattress, very clean, near to park, tab water to drink good taste and pure, good price

Disliked: Next supermarket 15 min walk away, next pack n save 35 min walk.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: I really appreciated the somewhat more sedate/mature atmosphere here compared to other hostels I've stayed at. It was in a great location for exploring the park (which I think is the best part of Christchurch at the moment).

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Feb 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa, Romantic getaway, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: nice building, large kitchens

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating


30 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good Hostel

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The house has lots of character. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen was clean and spacious. Bathrooms were clean. Easy to walk into the city from the hostel.

Disliked: No lockers in the shared dorms.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating


17 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: kitchen and bathrooms very clean and modern equipped. big kitchen and common room. rooms warm, beds good.free and fast wifi. free pool table. close to park, botanical garden and Canterbury museum (for free)

Disliked: -

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: nice place to stay

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: It was very quiet and there were no bunk beds

Disliked: It was a little cold in some of the bathrooms, but it is winter

Customer would recommend this property

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