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    Dusky Lodge & Backpackers

    67 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    Traveller (25)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good37%
    • Average19%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible16%
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    “hot tub” (19 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 162 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I stayed for only one night and that was long enough. There appears to be several workmen staying at the lodge and there are work boots lining the corridors, dirt and sand all over the floors in the corridors and bathrooms, and the kitchen was...More

    Thank lyndapia
    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    Ah, Dusky lodge takes me abck to my childhood days of costal retreats. This massive backpackers has room types for all, and I settled in for a beautiful double ensuite. The room was nice and spacious, the bed comfy and warm, and on the topside,...More

    Thank Jaysoncvl
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    Claire and Bryce were really accommodating and would go out of their way to help. I woofed here and the atmosphere at the hostel was always awesome. Three big kitchens and lounges that were always hot due to Bryce stoking the log fires with the...More

    Thank Chris P
    Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

    Thank you Chris for your lovely review. It was nice to meet you. We hope you have a great time of the rest of your trip. Love from the Dusky Team.

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    I stayed here long term and could not have asked for more. The staff were friendly and worked really hard to ensure everyone (long termers and backpackers) were all happy, not an easy job! There are three big and well equipped kitchens which are kept...More

    Thank Nick P
    Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

    Thank you for your lovley review Nick, It was so nice to meet you and your partner, We hope to see you both again in the future. Love the Dusky Team.

    Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

    This was our first one we stayed at and I liked it! It was nice and clean and the beds were comfortable, it was very warm also, the room we stayed in was Tui and it had a good amount of space for 4 people!...More

    1  Thank Mara B
    Response from TheBackpackerGroup, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 31 May 2017

    Hi Mara, thank you very much for taking the time to review us. Great to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us and would come to stay again. See you next time!

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    "Ensuite's are amazing!"
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    "No groundfloor room in the back!"
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    "do not get the indoor facing rooms."
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