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

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke Free

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

The bathroom is shared.

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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