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Dusky Lodge & Backpackers

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
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“hot tub”(19 reviews)
“double ensuite”(6 reviews)
“sun chairs”(2 reviews)
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Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewshot tubdouble ensuitesun chairsfree and fast wififree tea and coffeeown bathroomsnowy mountainsbig kitchengood nights sleepvisiting kaikouragreat facilitieswould definitely stay here againonly stayed one nightwhale watchingsaunahostellodge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Left to the last minute and needed two rooms, we were lucky we got the last two available rooms. These were good rooms, clean and tidy and good sized shower room. Would definitely recommend service was excellent

Thank ChezzaNorthants
Reviewed 16 October 2017 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.

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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$19 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$19 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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