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529 Curio Bay Road, Curio Bay 9884 New Zealand
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#2 of 4 Speciality lodging in Curio Bay
Panoramic views of Curio Bay from the balcony. See dolphins swimming in the surf, penguins nesting & seals basking in the sun. Split level accommodation. 2 kitchens & 2 common rooms - plenty of room to spread out. Minutes walk to petrified forest & penguin viewing platform. Private access to the beach. Friendly, helpful host. Double, Twin and Shared accommodation available. Great place to get some time out.
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dizzle8000 wrote a review Sep 2016
Zurich, Switzerland6 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely house at the beach. Friendly and helpful staff. Upstairs youll find all you need (2nd kitchen, tv, books, games.....). !no shops around the house, 30 minutes drive to the next shop! There was no open restaurants because of wintertime.
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Date of stay: September 2016
Responded 15 Oct 2016
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Liz H wrote a review May 2016
London, United Kingdom127 contributions19 helpful votes
Thinking there would be loads of accommodation options in Curio Bay I stupidly didn't book ahead. Despite having left for the day the manager was able to sort me out a room for the night to save me having to drive to invacargil. The hostel is nice, right on the beach with amazing views of the bay, the room was comfortable & clean, free wifi was good, kitchen & bathrooms also clean, would stay again (& would book this time!)
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Date of stay: May 2016
Response from Pamela Y, Owner at Lazy Dolphin Lodge
Responded 20 May 2016
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Mlzy wrote a review Feb 2016
Sydney, Australia127 contributions28 helpful votes
This is a very clean, pleasant & basic two storey house with bedrooms, shared bathrooms, & large kitchen/living room with fantastic views over the huge bay. We had a double room which was very clean & cosy. The manager let us check in early & we could come & go through the day depending on the changeable weather. It's a good position for the beach & local attractions.
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Date of stay: February 2016
Sally J wrote a review Jan 2016
London, United Kingdom60 contributions55 helpful votes
An excellent, cosy place to stay. The kitchen/lounge area has views across the beach, if they're about you can actually see the dolphins jumping around as you have breakfast. The cooking facilities are second to none, there's even herbs growing in little pots. The rooms are small but warm and comfortable. Overall a great stay and one of our favourites in NZ.
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Date of stay: January 2016
Will B wrote a review Jan 2016
9 contributions3 helpful votes
This place is faultless. My favorite backpacker accommodation in the world, and I've stayed at hundreds. Clean, beautiful views and the manager Diane will make you feel at home. Can't wait to come back again. This place is a nature lovers paradise
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Date of stay: January 2016
US$53 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionCurio Bay
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