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Albatross Backpacker Inn

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“the kitchen”(54 reviews)
“free bikes”(8 reviews)
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this super cute hostel to have a shower - ended up staying for 2 weeks and working there. Never been made to feel so at home in a hostel. Amazing atmosphere and all round awesome people. Great social area, musical instruments, painting, free...More

Thank Kimberley W
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Rainy, wind and cold weather in Kaikoura but we still enjoyed our trip mostly due to the staff at the Inn whom were all very welcoming and fun to hang out with. Played card games, had a little jam and hung around. Tim was awesome,...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a cute and welcoming hostel with fun decor, easy access to the rest of the town, and a nice social environment. Will set up activities at the hostel and also help book things around town. Games, music, and areas to chill in the...More

Thank jillionaire
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed in one of the doubles and really enjoyed the whole experience. The hostel has no TV, which makes the place very social. Kitchen is well equipped and the bed was comfortable. The owners are very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. The vibe was very...More

Thank Flashpacker1964
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had awful luck with our room location; it shared a very thin wall with the kitchen/common area so it was noisy until 2 am with people talking/laughing and banging things around in the kitchen. Then, at 6 am it was noisy again with people...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$ 49 - US$ 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 49 - US$ 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"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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