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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
- Four Beds
- One Single Bed
Basic Double Room
- One Double Bed
- Two Single Beds
4-star eco-friendly hostel in Christchurch near Canterbury Museum
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.
Dorset House Backpackers provides ski storage, complimentary wireless Internet access, laundry facilities, and a computer station.
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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 pool table. Complimentary parking is available on site.
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)
- Computer station
- Billiards or pool table
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Microwave in lobby
- Free parking
- Pool table
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Train station pickup (surcharge)
- Street parking (metered)
- Free guest parking during stay
- Year Built 1871
- Ski storage
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Television in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free parking, Free guest parking during stay, Street parking (metered)
- Room Amenities
- Shared bathroom
- Shower only
- Hair dryer (on request)
- Window opens
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Ice skating nearby
- Swimming nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Ecotours nearby
Policies & Fees
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 time is 10 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
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
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Additional towels/sheets fee: NZD 2.00 per stay
- Additional Details
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 CertifiedThis 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.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 4 stars.