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4-star Victorian hostel in Christchurch near Canterbury Museum

Location

Situated in the city center, this 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.

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Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 26 January 2015 to 31 March 2015 (completion date subject to change).
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

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)
  • 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 WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1871
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Free self parking
  • Ski storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Television in lobby
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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 Activities

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

  • 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

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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