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Albatross Backpacker Inn

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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“the kitchen”(53 reviews)
“new zealand”(22 reviews)
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Restaurant
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All reviewsthe kitchendolphin encounternew zealandstayed in a double roomcommunal feelfree pancakesfriendly vibestayed longerdolphin swimenjoyed my staymain buildinga nice place to stayrecommend staying herestayed here for one nightcomfortable roomsclose to townben
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very cozy hostel with a lot of soul. Really friendly staff, comfy beds, an open fire, baking everyday, pancakes for breakfast, instruments, games, loads of cushions and comfy chairs to lounge on and read your book. So many quirky corners and art work all...More

Thank Aoife M
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Plus points: The hostel is located In a quiet residential area and not too far from the town center, where you can find grocery shops, diners, bus stop, I-site and cafes. The staff are very friendly and accommodating, one of them even went out of...More

Thank Chin Liang T
Reviewed 6 May 2018 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 6 May 2018 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 18 April 2018 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
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$39 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$39 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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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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