Book your room at Dorset House Backpackers
4-star Victorian hostel in Christchurch near Canterbury Museum
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.
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 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
- 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
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Shared bathroom
- Shower only
- Hair dryer (on request)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free WiFi
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
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
Check-in time ends at 6 PM
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 10 AM
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
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.