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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and although staff were really friendly and helpful I didn't think it was up to the standard of YHA. Only 1 plug socket in the room, when there is 6 of sharing that can cause a problem. Also only 1 main light, not so much of an issue if you're sharing with people you know...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with KIwi Experiance. It was a nice little hostel, the lady who owned it was so cool, really friendly and smiley :) the beds were comfy but the rooms were a little chilly. As with every. Single. Hostel. EVER...not enough plugs in the room and the toilet roll holders where the weirdest, most difficult things iv ever...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Hostel was clean and 8 bed dorm was good. The beds were nice and the reception lady was super nice and fanny! Kitchen was big and there was cozy firepace. You really love the view and the hostel is really close to centrum.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Don't stay here!! We were shouted at by the male who was quite aggressive towards me and my friend as we were still getting ready at 9.50am. We were due to check out at 10am and would have been on time. He was so so rude towards us and said we had to get off the premises. He also said...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and it was very cozy. The receptionist told us much about activities nearby and we really have been amazed about the beauty. The Hostal was very clean and comfortable - we even had our own bathroom in our room. We'd stay again in Lazy Shag. Unfortunately there was a travelgroup for the second night in...

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Thank Jim B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good and friendly staff on reception - some members of the cleaning staff were a little rude. The rooms themselves were average, the beds were a little unsturdy. A little bit out of the town and quite a walk to get to the main attractions due to the train track in the way.

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Thank David C
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Nice area. Good for the money. No free internet in the hostel. Kitchen could be improved with better pots and pans. Rooms are a little musky Lady is very friendly and helpful and there is a little dog running around freely. Room could be a little warmer as we can't change the setting on the radiator.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The only entertainment is the movie room, many movies were provided which is okay. But it is cold. The only warm place is the common room which is small to accommodate more than 10 people. Kitchen is well equipped but dining table is not Enough for more than 6 as well. Dorm is fine in generally fine.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in a large dorm, rooms have private bathroom. Toilets and showers are separated, both contain sinks and are cleaned daily. Rooms were very clean. Kitchen is large. Huge selection of movies in the lounge. Asian lady was very very friendly and helped us a lot with booking excursions. Place is located a bit outside centre but...

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We just stayed for one night, and despite it not being the flashest place I've ever been to, the people were really nice and I enjoyed the stay. Compared to the other hostel options in Kaikoura, this one was definitely the best for the price. Definitely recommend

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Address: 37 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM182 - RM212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Lazy Shag Hotel Kaikoura
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“Double room at back has stunning views and quietest”
 of 5 bubbles culz, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Sleep out the front, the back is too noisey.”
 of 5 bubbles 485libbyc, 21 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Signs say not to leave anything on the porch as there are thieves around.”
  • the 6 bed room
  • the kitchen
 of 5 bubbles Marliroo, 31 Mar 2013 | Read review
“If you like to party, get a room at the back near communal area, if you want to sleep to sound of ocean waves, book a front( road ) room.”
 of 5 bubbles 83ClaireC, 15 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Go to a different hostel”
 of 5 bubbles Choozelife, 12 Jan 2012 | Read review
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