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    Dusky Lodge & Backpackers

    67 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good37%
    • Average19%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible16%
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    “hot tub” (19 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (11 reviews)
    “sun chairs” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
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    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 January 2016

    We stayed in a double room with shared bathroom facilities, for 2 nights in January. I'll start with the good points: - Kitchen was nice, spacious and clean (we used the one which closes at 10pm on the ground floor). Can't comment on broken appliances...More

    Thank crayfisharecool
    Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 30 January 2016

    We appreciate your review and all you have mentioned. New TV's have been ordered for the private rooms and we are currently making coat racks. There are hooks on the back of the doors to all the rooms. Thanks for letting us know about the...More

    Reviewed 6 January 2016

    Sounding pedantic for a review is usually a good thing, but the only slight down-side to our (Double Ensuite) room was the noise of the draft when the bathroom fan turned on. This was a good hostel, free wifi, clean, great shower - we didn't...More

    Thank AntsMurray
    Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 7 January 2016

    We appreciate your review and you are not at all pedantic, as new management we want to hear all your views about your stay. We will look into the issue you mentioned, thanks for staying and all the best with the rest of your trip.

    Reviewed 30 December 2015

    Ca. 1.5km outside of Kaikoura, on the main road (but the rooms look to the courtyard and are quiet), friendly staff giving you informations for activities, restaurants, etc. Transport to/from town, nice terrace with mountain-view, hot pot, swimmingpool, clean and well equipped kitchen. Free WiFi.

    Thank 33bine33
    Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 2 January 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your comments. All the best with the rest of your trip.

    Reviewed 27 December 2015

    Place was taken over by gang of young germans. They drank excessively, were loud and left the kitchen and dining area filthy, three days in a row. The staff cleaned the kitchen once a day- not enough. Walls are very thin so we were treated...More

    Thank sailawade
    Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 2 January 2016

    As new management we appreciate your comments and will look in to all that you mentioned about your stay. I'm sorry you did not enjoy your time with us, we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Have a happy new...More

    Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

    Good value for money. Good facilities. Clean and respect for all their guests whatever their age. Beautiful location - close to whale watch. They have en-suite rooms. Excellent value for money. A pool and sauna.

    Thank Trish P
    Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 27 November 2015

    Thanks for your nice review, pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • USD 32 - USD 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    • Kaikoura
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    "Ensuite's are amazing!"
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    "No groundfloor room in the back!"
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