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Dorset House Backpackers

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Home feeling there. Staff is wonderful, house is very nice and comfy. Location is perfect as you're just a short walk away from center of town, and bus stop close to it. Great kitchen, laundry, lounge, parking at the back. They also try to moderate...More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 16 May 2018

Hello Comptoir42, Thank you for choosing your stay with us in Christchurch and taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased to hear that you felt at home and enjoyed our location and facilities. We certainly do try to encourage not...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Dorset House Backpackers is peacful and comfortable with clean spaces and huge kitchen but a bit far from supermarkets. Staff are friendly and service mind. I would love to stay here again if I come backto Christchurch.More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Brown_asa, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so happy to hear that our staff looked after you and you found the hostel peaceful and comfortable :-) We are approximately 17 minutes-walk from the nearest supermarkets, however, we...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

I stayed at the backpackers for two nights and absolutely loved my stay there. Working in the hospitality industry myself, I tend to have a very scrutinized view about the places where I stay. But at the Dorset Backpacker I could not find any mistakes....More

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Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Justin, Thank you for your very kind and detailed review! We are super flattered by your remarks - I will definitely be passing this on to the rest of our team. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time in Christchurch, we would certainly love...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Only been here for one week so far and I’ve extended for a few more while I job hunt. Staff are very polite and friendly, hostel is very clean and the kitchen is brilliant. Would recommend to anyone!!

Thank Jessie M
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Jessie, Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. It's been a pleasure to have you staying with us :-) Warm Regards Lori Dorset House Backpackers

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed in a 6 bed dorm, the beds were all singles no bunks! The room was fine, a light and plugs for each bed. There was lots of bathrooms, nice, spacious and they had hair dryers! The kitchen was slightly small for all the guests,...More

Thank Nina B
Response from DorsetHouseChch, Manager at Dorset House BackpackersResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Nina B, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your stay with us in the 5- bed dorm :-) Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed all of our various facilities and our handy location. We do indeed have a...More

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r0semaree
20 April 2018|
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Response from DorsetHouseChch | Property representative |
Hi r0semaree, Thank you for your message :-) That is not a problem at all! Our reception closes at 5:00pm, if we don't see you before then we leave out a late-arrival envelope at reception with your room key and WiFi so... More
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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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"Select Norht upstairs, not too close to the toilets ;-)"
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"You have a choice between private rooms and dorms."
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"Quite room"
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"Best to get a room away from the shower hall where very moist"
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