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Dorset House

A boutique backpackers in Christchurch, Dorset House offers affordable accommodation in central Christchurch. A minute's walk away you'll find the city's most vibrant bar and restaurant hub, while the tranquil Hagley Park is a minute in the other direction.

Rooms & Rates

We offer a range of affordable accommodation from dorms to private single, twin, double and family rooms. We guarantee that guests booking directly through our website will pay the lowest possible rate advertised for one of our rooms.

What's On

Some of these things are new, some were here before, some have changed a bit or moved locations, but there's a vibrancy and sense of discovery happening that's led Lonely Planet to describe the city as one of New Zealand's "most exciting cities"

Perfect starRating

Nice staff, good location and clean facilities. The bed was very comfy and the wifi free, so everything you need is there. Good kitchen as well and nice bathrooms. Staff can help you with booking things and a bus to the airport for 8$ is right around...

March 29, 2016, Fuchsrot, Germany
Convenient late check in/ place to spend 1 night starRating

My fiancé and I were headed on a 10 day road trip in NZ and needed a place to stay for the night as our flight got into Christchurch at midnight and we couldn't pick our wicked camper van up until the next day.

Very convenient check in at 1am- the...

March 22, 2016, EddingtonTravel, Australia
Great hostel, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. starRating

The dorset house is a great hostel, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. There were lots of different travels staying which is really nice: families, young and older people, couples and backpackers. The price is ok, not cheapest. We stayed here for 3 ...

January 17, 2016, Yoare, The Netherlands


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