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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good19%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “the kitchen” (53 reviews)
    “free bikes” (8 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    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
    Reviewed 18 January 2015

    I had a great time staying at the Albatross. Staff are super friendly and helpful and the hostel is really clean and charming! I loved staying in the "awesome dorm!" and I was really grateful that the kitchen was open 24 hours so I could...More

    Thank Anna S
    Reviewed 18 January 2015

    Have stayed before and it's reasonable, but we had an issue recently where BBH site stated rooms were available, yet Albatross staff kept on rejecting our booking. Eventually transpired there had been an 'admin' error according to the manager, and we therefore lost the room....More

    Thank T0sh_1
    Reviewed 15 January 2015

    people were nice and was a busy hostel but the cleaning could be better but it was not awful. facility was in interesting historic buildings and in a good location. location was quiet and the outside seating was nice.

    Thank SusannIvan
    Reviewed 11 January 2015

    This was the last of fifteen hostels that we stayed in whilst touring The South Island and unfortunately our experience of the Albatross was not a good one! We were both bitten alive by bed bugs - although we didn't realise until the following day...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$42 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
    • Also Known As
    • Albatross Backpacker Hotel Kaikoura
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (4)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    Bathroom (2)
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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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