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    Dorset House Backpackers

    1 Dorset Street | PO Box 25350, Christchurch 8144, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 19 September 2016

    We booked a private double room, and the room was tiny but comfortable and clean. The shower and bathrooms had terrible water pressure, but were very clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. Great kitchen and common room facilities.More

    Thank Jasmin P
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 20 September 2016

    Hi Jasmin, Thank you for taking to time to leave us a review. Our Small Double Rooms (double bed) are indeed smaller than our Double Rooms (queen bed) and have limited space around the bed for luggage or other items. I’m unsure whether all Online...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2016

    You never know with backpackers' hostels, do you? Well this is one of the best we've used. Warm, dry, comfortable and friendly. Good guest facilities, including reliable wifi and a large well equipped lounge which is far enough away from the bedrooms that you can...More

    1  Thank BobLackNZ
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 2 September 2016

    Hi Bob, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your lovely words. We are stoked to hear we have been one of the best hostels you have stayed at. Thank you also for your constructive feedback, we will take...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

    I wandered up to this hostel after hours and without a booking. Lucky for me, the receptionist was around and she got me set up in a lovely little room. There are no bunk beds here, the dorm rooms have 5 single beds. It's pretty...More

    1  Thank Lauren B
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 15 August 2016

    Hi Lauren, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re so glad to hear you enjoyed sleeping in a single bed, rather than the usual bunk beds hostels usually have. Even though we can’t fit as many people in...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016

    Often something isn't what it seemed to be online.... this time I wasn't disappointed at all as it was even better! The staff was helpful and friendly, from making the booking per email to picking up my luggage I stored with them for the day....More

    1  Thank Lydia B
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 3 August 2016

    Hi Lydia, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a detailed and glowing review, we really appreciate it! We’re so glad to hear everything went smooth with your late check-in and you enjoyed your stay. We’re absolutely stoked to hear we managed...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2016

    Dorset house is a "home from home" motel for me. The location is strategic and the beds are comfortable. Wifi signal is good. Washing machines are provided and I love their kitchen - big and utensils are provided.. there are few fridges in the kitchen...More

    1  Thank Catherine L
    Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 27 July 2016

    Hi Catherine, Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us in Christchurch and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear you liked our hostel facilities such as our kitchen, free unlimited WiFi and comfy beds. We indeed...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    Maha V
    6 April 2016|
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    Response from DorsetHouseChch | Property representative |
    Hi Juaymah, Absolutely! please take note of the 4-digit security code sent in your confirmation email to enter the building after hours where we will have a late-arrival envelope arranged for you with your room key and... More
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    国琴 李
    11 July 2015|
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    Response from Kartos | Reviewed this property |
    We reached Christchurch at 1 am and we were still able to check-in without any problems whatsoever. Write an email to them with your flight details and they leave your room keys in an envelope. We took a Super Shuttle right... More
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    "Do not book here at all if you think you may have a travel disruption out of your control"
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    "Closeness to the bathrooms is a plus."
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    "rooms on the park pretty quiet , off street so i didn't notice noise"
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    "I was in room 2 - window looks out to Hagley park and right opposite kitchen."
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