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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent60%
          • Very good18%
          • Average13%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible3%
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          Self-Serve Laundry
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          412 reviews
          #5 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
           
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          Reviewed 18 February 2015

          We stayed 1x night in a private double room (2x girls) and travelled the NZ South Island for 10 days. Kaikoura was our first stop and the Albatross Backpackers our first night's accommodation. Staff were friendly and there is a real communal feel to the...More

          Thank Adela G
          Reviewed 12 February 2015

          This was the cleanest and tidest Hostel I ever have been to. Our room was really lovely made. The bed was so comfy, it was hard to get up in the morning. Also, it was surprisely quiet and we could take a good rest from...More

          Thank Vigor8885
          Reviewed 23 January 2015

          My girlfriend and I stayed for 3 nights at the Albatross in January and wish we could have stayed longer. Our double room was in a quiet location in the building and had everything we needed including bright coloured linen, towels, reading lights, hooks, dark...More

          Thank DantheHartman
          Reviewed 20 January 2015

          An amazing little hostel right next to the beach and close to town. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the environment made it really easy to make some great friends. Having been in NZ for 9 months this is definitely one of the...More

          1  Thank jamesashly
          Reviewed 20 January 2015

          This place is definitely in my all time top 3 hostels in New Zealand. After a gruelling 8hr drive from Queenstown my friends and I were pretty tired and hadn't sorted out any food for dinner, once we were checked in the receptionist said they...More

          Thank Douglasstjohn
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          About
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          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Price range
          • US$43 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
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          • South Island >
          • Canterbury Region >
          • Kaikoura
          • Also Known As
          • 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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