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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"

Just Perfect starRating

Really helpful and positive staff. A very cute and well looked after place with character and plenty of useful amenities. The kitchen is fab although I didn’t really need much for one night. It’s so good to be close to the bus stop for the airport an...


March 2019, LucyTargaerion,
So friendly and clean starRating

Fabulous staff. Surprisingly clean for a backpackers. I rented a DVD for free, and I washed my clothes and hung them on the line.

I was tramping throughout the South Island -- perfect for me. Oh, and they let me store my gear with them for a few n...


February 2019, always_learning_11, Canada

Reviews

Dorset House rates consistently well on accommodation review sites such as TripAdvisor. Check out the reviews for yourself and maybe rate and review our hostel through your own experiences at Dorset House.