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Sunrise Lodge

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Ko Samet, Thailand
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Sunrise Lodge is one of the best hostels I´ve stayed in here in NZ. Tim welcomes you with an open heart and a big smile. There´s nothing that can´t be fixed or sorted. The hostel is very clean, tidy and relaxed. Unlimited WiFi which is a big bonus when you´re away from friends and family.

Thank Fille271
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel is very clean, there is a lot of room and the manager is friendly and helpful. There is sufficient parking and an entertainment room (ping pong, pool table, tv). The kitchen and bathrooms are modern and clean. Great experience!

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The hostel is really nice situated near the beach. The cooking facilities and the rooms are definitely one of the better ones we've found in hostels by now. Bikes are free to rent and there are a pool table and table tennis table too. The Wifi is really fast and unlimited. And last but not least the manager Tim and...

Thank Daniel P
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

On 14th November 2016, Kaikoura was hit by a massive earthquake. During this earthquake, I was staying at Sunrise Lodge. Prior to the earthquake, our stay at Sunrise Lodge was great - there was fast, unlimited Wi-Fi, a games room, a free computer, a selection of DVDs, and even a piano keyboard if you're musically inclined. Tim, the hostel's manager,...

1Thank Adam H
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at Sunrise lodge for a few nights and Tim and his mom made us feel extremely welcome. They we knowledgeable about the town and different excursions we could take. We were there during the earthquake and they made sure to take us in and look after us until we were able to leave town! I...

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I spent one comfortable and relaxed night at sunrise lodge. Its located just north of the town about 5 min walking. I stayed in a private room which actually had 3 beds. It was clean, spacious and warm. I love the hang out zones everywhere, the dining area, reading and t.v lounge, even a shed with table tennis and other...

Thank Lana W
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It's like being at home without being at home. The place is quiet, clean and comfortable. You are not packed with 20 other people. It is just next to the ocean, and about 15-20 minutes walk from the center (i-site, etc.). I want to come back!!!

Thank N Z
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I was in need of a little oasis and I found it here at sunrise. It's clean cozy and comfortable family run hostel. It is definitely a home away from home....no bunk beds :) owners are very kind and friendly, and willing to help guests. Lots of attention to detail. One of my favourite hostels in NZ

Thank Hannah W
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Accommodation for backpackers lovely and clean generous facilities nice and warm in winter. Great hosts will look after you. Six of us stayed three nights and all thought the facilities were great. Thank you to the hosts.

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I spent few weeks in this awesome backpackers and it was a very great experience with so many goods memories. The manager is the coolest manager in NZ, the staff is friendly, rooms bathrooms and toilets are very cleans. Even dorms room are nice because there is only 4 people in the room. Only good vibes in this backpacker which...

Thank Julien A

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunrise Lodge is a small and friendly backpackers situated so close to the beach you can hear the waves breaking on the shore. We are also the nearest hostel in town to the Whale Watch. Our facilities are newly refurbished, well kept and clean. There are two kitchens available, several bathrooms and plenty of off-street parking. We offer heaps of FREE stuff, including: WiFi, table tennis, pool table, bikes, tea and coffee, herbs and spices, and a pick up & drop off service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunrise Lodge

Address: 74 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM174 - RM213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Kaikoura
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Wheelchair ramps are available, ask for a quiet room if you have light sleep”
DukeNukem3D, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid the cabin close to the trains”
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“If you stay in a self-contained apartment, is very good value if you're in a group of 4.”
gimme_wings, 23 Aug 2011 | Read review
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