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    Dusky Lodge & Backpackers

    67 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good37%
    • Average19%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible16%
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    “hot tub” (19 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    Sadly the earthquake last year has had a huge impact on Kaikoura with only one way in and out due to the road from Picton being shut the entire village is so quiet. This place is probably running at quarter capacity which is such a...More

    Thank FunkyMarshmallow
    Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 24 February 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are not as busy of what we normally would be this time of the year, but are very happy that we are open and that travellers are still coming to stunning Kaikoura. Safe travels and...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    Free and fast wifi, pool, spa, huge kitchens, BBQ, sun chairs and super staff! Dusky Lodge is a stellar example of what a backpackers should be! Plus it is clean and well maintained by caring staff, and that my friend, makes all the difference! Awesome...More

    Thank Robin_Laura
    Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 20 February 2017

    Thank you for your awesome review Robin and Laura, much appreciated! All the best for your trip!

    Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

    Good sleep, ok location (i.e. Short Walk into town). Basic but comfortable rooms with your own bathroom, nice pool & jacuzzi. Staff were lovely and very helpful. Do the costal walk if you can, stunning views. Whale watching was booked up very far in advance...More

    Thank Sarah B
    Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 13 February 2017

    Thank you for your great review! Glad you enjoyed your stay and beautiful Kaikoura. Hope you come back sometime to experience the Whale Watching. Safe travels and thanks again!

    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    Good cleanish en suite room. Communal kitchen facilities .good views. The pool looks good but was full of screaming, dive bombing local kids so we didn't use it. Wifi good but TVs unwatchable as reception is so poor. No air con. You have to draw...More

    Thank Jancrow4
    Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 7 February 2017

    Thank you for your review about our Budget Double Ensuite. Great to hear you have enjoyed our facilities and stunning views. Since the earthquake last November the council pool in Kaikoura has been closed and that's why we have opened our pool for the Kaikoura...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

    Its a nice good value for money hostel. Easy Check in. Pool, hot Tube, big kitchen. Hot Tube could be a little bit cleaner. Showers are simple but will do the Job. The kitchen ist big and there is a bbq outside

    Thank PhisW
    Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 16 January 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed all the facilities. We do monitor our pool and hot spa daily, I will double check the cleanliness. Thanks again and safe travels!

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