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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (9)
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good19%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “the kitchen” (53 reviews)
    “free bikes” (8 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 2 August 2015

    Really lovely place with lovely staff and a relaxed atmosphere. 5 mins walk to the shops/bars and easy access to Kaikoura Discovery for Dolphin/Albatross tours. Very sad to leave. Free fair-trade tea and coffee is a definite plus, and a big kitchen.

    Thank Ali M
    Reviewed 10 May 2015

    We only spent one night at the Albatross BBH in Kaikoura but it was great experience though. The rooms were absolutely clean and big enough. The loung and kitchen is a really nice place to chill out a little bit. Lots of game possibllities. And...More

    Thank LaurenzJP
    Reviewed 3 May 2015

    Having travelled around NZ and stayed in quite a few hostels, for me the Albatross is clearly one of the best! It's a quite small hostel, so you really have a chance to feel at home. The current Manager, Ele, is very friendly and helpful,...More

    1  Thank S-Ar0undTheW0rld
    Reviewed 1 May 2015

    I found this review difficult to write. We were so excited when we initially arrived here- the place was run by former backpackers and seemed to have everything you needed and more (art corner and piano included!). Our double room was even in a separate...More

    Thank 2014_H_J
    Reviewed 19 April 2015

    Great hostel, the owners clearly love running it and are really friendly. They are good at arranging groups to do activities so you can keep costs down, and they are happy to talk you through walks in the area. Comfortable rooms and common area. Wifi...More

    Thank Richard L
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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$43 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
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    • 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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