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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good19%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “the kitchen” (54 reviews)
    “free bikes” (8 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 188 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The owners are backpackers themselves so they know what makes a good hostel. The rooms are usual for a backpackers & the kitchen much the same but it includes free baking ingredients & free pancakes are provided on Sunday morning as well. The hostel has...More

    Thank leeecus
    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    Great location, can walk everywhere. Super friendly staff. Nice facilities with big kitchen, lots of indoor and outdoor seating space, and clean bathrooms. No security lockers and have to pay for WiFi though. Free coffee and tea! Use to be a old bank building so...More

    Thank Gabby Z
    Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

    Staying here with a big group of friends was a lot of fun. Really handy to the foreshore, warm with a great fire and the best showers ever! The only down side was having to enter the codes on the doors all the time to...More

    Thank 0jacquiew
    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    The Albatross Backpacker Inn is quite the spot. We enjoyed it and her good self got into a onesie as it was quite cold. If We ended up staying there two nights. The second night wasn't originally on the cards, and found it quite cold...More

    Thank Bee_Xperiences
    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    Really enjoyed my stay at this lovely hostel. They have a weekly meal together which was a great welcome after a very long flight and a good chance to meet the other guests. The hostel staff were really helpful with information about activities in Kaikoura...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
    • Also Known As
    • Albatross Backpacker Hotel Kaikoura
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (4)
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    Room Tips
    "walking distance to town, few minutes to the beach"
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    "only tried -he 6 bed dorm wich is good"
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    "The "awesome dorm" was designed as a hobbit room! Isn't that clearly a kiwi experience to sleep..."
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    "Room 3 was great but the curtains didn't keep out the light very well!"
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