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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (4)
    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good18%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “the kitchen” (54 reviews)
    “free bikes” (8 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    71 - 75 of 189 reviews

    Reviewed 21 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
    Reviewed 19 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 19 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 16 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
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$ 40 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • 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)
    Family and Play Areas (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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