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

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in Christchurch City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Christchurch Casino, Canterbury Museum, and Christchurch Art Gallery. Hagley Golf Course and Punting on the Avon are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

Coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, a TV in a common area, and a front-desk safe are onsite.

Room Amenities

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

Dorset House Backpackers

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

Dorset House Backpackers features tour/ticket assistance, ski storage, and a garden. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Victorian hostel also offers coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Dorset House Backpackers is a smoke-free property.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Nearby Things to Do

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

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

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Guests planning to arrive after 5 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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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

Hostel Name

  • Dorset Backpackers
  • Dorset House
  • Dorset House Backpackers
  • Dorset House Backpackers Christchurch
  • Dorset House Backpackers Hostel
  • Dorset House Backpackers Hostel Christchurch

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.


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