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Albatross Backpacker Inn

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the most homey and cosy hostel we've ever stayed in, the owners have perfected every small detail, from the free arts corner for guests to use to the leftovers bin which is sent to local pigs! We ended up staying very happily...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lived at the Albatross for over 3 months, and it is easily the best hostel I have stayed in the year and a bit since I started backpacking. There is a good mix of long and short term residents, who all come together in...More

Thank AMaine12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My myself and a friend arrived late in the evening to a warm hostel that felt like home our private room was cosy and clean. The location is awesome for walking distance around Kaikoura. The facilities are all you need for a nice comfortable stay...More

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

5* Really enjoyed tike spent there with the music and artistic vibes! Sometimes there was even cakes or better still a meal provided by the hostel! Close to town and main attractions, one of the best hostels I've stayed in

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Staff there is really great and helpful, and the hostel has a good vibe. One day in the evening we even had brownies and ice cream for free which the hostel provided. On the negative side: i was in the so called „awesome dorm“ which...More

Thank Katharina V
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$46 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$46 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"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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