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    Dolphin Lodge Backpackers

    15 Deal Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    • Excellent45%
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    • Average12%
    • Poor1%
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    “hot tub” (22 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (19 reviews)
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    Reviewed 3 May 2016

    This hostel is just lovely! The owner is very involved with the daily running of the hostel which I think is brilliant as she is always there on hand to help and advise. Kaikoura town centre and waterfront is only a 2 minute walk from...More

    Thank mercychaplin
    Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

    With a sincerely nice owner, hot tub, extraordinary view and calm atmosphere, this is the best place in Kaikoura to recharge! Both rooms and showers/toilets are very clean. Free coffee and tea and 500 mb Internet pef day. Everything you need.

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    Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

    We stayed 1 night in a private room with ensuite. On arrival, we were warmly greeted by reception and a cute little kitty. The room was cosy and comfortable with sufficient room for luggage and bathroom facilities were adequate. The ocean views from the balcony...More

    1  Thank mrsseah
    Reviewed 1 April 2016

    This is a 'hostel' I guess but there are also private rooms and it is nice and small - I think only a few rooms total - so it feels like you are staying in a large house. There is a big, open-plan kitchen with...More

    1  Thank NZKatieAbroad
    Reviewed 6 March 2016

    I had such a quiet, relaxing time at this hostel. The place is more like a house than a lot of hostels. It's kept very clean and has a lovely garden when the weather is warm. Very close to town centre and beach, 3 min...More

    Thank jmm73
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Hot Tub
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    • USD 40 - USD 51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kaikoura
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    "all seemed nice"
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    "We had a double room with a garden view, but you could also see the sea"
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    "Not many rooms, so its small and warm. The 4 beds shared room is really nice."
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