1 Dorset Street , Christchurch , CANTERBURY 8144 , New Zealand View hotel location on the map
**Dorset House Backpackers is a 4 Star Qualmarked (Backpacker) property**
Dorset House is a perfectly located boutique hostel in historic 1871 home, situated in a lovely quiet garden setting and right next to beautiful Hagley Park. Fully renovated in early 2012.
Fully re-decorated with modern facilities, offering quality backpacker hostel accommodation for the budget traveler. Bookings available now.
As always there is plenty of light and space, free WiFi access, late check-in, car-parking, kitchen, laundry and guest lounge facilities. Minx the cat will be asleep on her chair too.
You will find everything you need including a free pool table, internet computers, free WiFi access, DVDs, Sky TV, and the assistance of our helpful staff members. A free travel desk service is available.
Choose from a range of guest accommodation:
Share dorm rooms (no bunks!)
Private single rooms
All beds are fully made
All private rooms have LCD TVs and digital channels.
Dorset House offers centrally located accommodation:
30 seconds walk to leafy Hagley Park
8 minutes walk along the park to the Canterbury Museum & Botanic Gardens
3 minutes walk to the Christchurch Festival and Events Village
There's a great pizza restaurant at the end of our street (1 minute walk)
Quirky shops on Victoria St - Vic's Cafe is famous (have an iced chocolate!) and we can see it from our front door
Also close to the Merivale and Riccarton shopping and restaurant areas (supermarkets, restaurants, bars, pubs.
It's easy to get around:
The Airport bus is a 2 minute walk away
Public buses will take you all over the city
Intercity bus depot is nearby (7 minute walk) for your national bus connections.
Our staff will be pleased to help with your travel questions. There's plenty to do in the Garden City.
We would love to have to you stay at Dorset House.
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 10:00 am
Dorset House offers both desktop computers and free high-speed wireless internet. There is a small fee for use of the desktop computers/internet. WiFi is provided free of charge (100mb per person, per night).
From the Airport:
A variety of transport options exist from the airport to Dorset House:
Bus: The 'City Flyer' is Christchurch's Public Bus operating daily from outside the Airport Terminal - look for the bus shelter signs for 'City Flyer' located near the International Arrival Terminal. The bus stops along Park Terrace, from there Dorset House is just around the corner in Dorset Street.
Airport Shuttle: Shuttles are available outside the Airport Terminal to take you directly to Dorset House.
Taxi: a taxi stand is located outside the Airport Terminal.
From the Train Station
The Christchurch Train Station is situated not far from the city and close to the south side of Hagly Park. It is the termination stop for both the 'Tranz Alpine' and Tranz Coastal' train journeys. From the train station a shuttle is available to transport you to Dorset House a reasonable rate. Dorset House provides a free return shuttle service to the train station.
Free off-street car parking is available in our car park behind Dorset House, on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note this is not undercover parking. Street parking also available nearby.