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Lazy Shag

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  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

After 7 hours of driving, we arrived at the hostel at 20 minutes past 4pm. No one was at the reception and the tag said "closed" even though the reception was supposed to be open from 04:00pm. Not knowing what to do and running around...More

Thank nocommer
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Stayed for Kaikoura Hop. Room was okay with ensuite. Sheets old and pillows need replacing. Building a bit tired and could do with an overall cleanup. Kitchen facilities very basic. Staff friendly and welcoming.

Thank kimz120
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Friendly owner operators and staff. The place was always kept nice and cozy with oil fired heating, nice big fireplace in kitchen area. Clean tidy rooms, not a lot of extras in the rooms but hey the price is good. Convenient for walking into town...More

Thank Frances195522
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Immediately felt welcome and at home at the Lazy Shag. Comfortable modern room and ensuites in each dorm (yet still the standard price of a non ensuite elsewhere), decent sized kitchen with all utensils and amenities you could want, decent amount of free wifi per...More

Thank Deborah O
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The staff were really welcoming and friendly. We stayed in a private room with en-suite. It was compact but clean. The views were fantastic from our room and also the kitchen / outside eating area. There was a really nice relaxed vibe to the hostel....More

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Price range
US$20 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms
17
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Also Known As
Lazy Shag Hotel Kaikoura
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Traveller (22)
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"Don't go there!"
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"Ensuite rooms are good"
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"Any room really, i think upstairs has good sea views"
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"Double room at back has stunning views and quietest"
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