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Room type

Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Budget Small Double

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 or 5 Beds)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Basic Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Get an overview of this hotelVictorian Christchurch hostel in Christchurch City Centre, near Canterbury Museum

Location

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Christchurch Casino and Canterbury Museum. Riccarton House is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) away.

Property Features

This smoke-free hostel features coffee/tea in the lobby, laundry facilities, and a computer station. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and a TV in the lobby are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dorset House Backpackers features tour/ticket assistance, ski storage, and a garden. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a train station pick-up service. This Victorian hostel also offers coffee/tea in the lobby, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Dorset House Backpackers is a smoke-free property.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Computer station
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Ski storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 17
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1871
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ecotours nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests planning to arrive after 6 PM must contact the property prior to arrival to receive late check-in instructions.
Guests can contact the office using the contact details provided in the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property does not allow children.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

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National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.0 stars.

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