Book your room at Dorset House Backpackers

Room type

Basic Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 or 5 Beds)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

4-star eco-friendly hostel in Christchurch near Canterbury Museum

Location

Situated in the city center, this eco-friendly hostel is close to Christchurch Casino, Canterbury Museum, and Riccarton House. Also nearby are Southern Cross Hospital and Christ's College.

Property Features

Dorset House Backpackers provides ski storage, complimentary wireless Internet access, laundry facilities, and a computer station.

Room Amenities

All guestrooms include complimentary wireless Internet access and shared bathrooms.

At your hotel

At your hotel

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

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

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

Play

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

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

The fine print for Dorset House Backpackers

When you arrive

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.

When you leave

Check-out time is 10 AM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa

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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We should mention

Guests must be at least 18 years old to check in at this property. Onsite parking is free for guests only for the duration of their stay. Rollaway beds are not available. Cribs (infant beds) are not available. This multi-story property does not have elevators.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Qualmark Green, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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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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