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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good18%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “the kitchen” (54 reviews)
    “free bikes” (8 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    21 - 25 of 189 reviews

    Reviewed 22 July 2016

    This is a cute and welcoming hostel with fun decor, easy access to the rest of the town, and a nice social environment. Will set up activities at the hostel and also help book things around town. Games, music, and areas to chill in the...More

    Thank jillionaire
    Reviewed 3 July 2016

    We stayed in one of the doubles and really enjoyed the whole experience. The hostel has no TV, which makes the place very social. Kitchen is well equipped and the bed was comfortable. The owners are very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. The vibe was very...More

    Thank Flashpacker1964
    Reviewed 15 June 2016

    We had awful luck with our room location; it shared a very thin wall with the kitchen/common area so it was noisy until 2 am with people talking/laughing and banging things around in the kitchen. Then, at 6 am it was noisy again with people...More

    Thank 331mafa
    Reviewed 6 June 2016

    I'll start by saying that it's a really nice hostel. Quirky and cute and I can see why it got such good reviews. However, we had a horrible experience with one of the owners. Unfortunately, after the reception was closed (closes 7PM), we pulled the...More

    3  Thank NajaP
    Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

    + very clean + great atmosphere, so friendly and welcoming, felt like home! + free rainy day activities- craft corner, musical instruments, baking equipment, games + central location, short walk from shops and whale watching + characterful- rooms and communal areas well decorated + great...More

    Thank Becki S
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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • USD 40 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
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    • Albatross Backpacker Hotel Kaikoura
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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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