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Dolphin Lodge Backpackers

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

We stayed in a private room with an en-suite bathroom, which was suited to our needs for our short stay. The room was small though and you had to walk through the bathroom to reach the bedroom, which was a strange set up! However, the...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

Super and helpful nice hosts, super nice guests, clean hot tub, clean kitchen, clean bathroom, comfortable beds, outdoor deck with grill, good location, free limited wifi, beautiful view, good value, BBH hostel. All good.

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed in 4 single beds in one room. Kitchen small but clean. No TV but didn't bother us as lovely fireplace but not a lot of seating around it. If you don't like cats you may not like staying here as they have an...More

Thank KazzaBubba
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

One of the best hostels around NZ, really convenient if you are going on the Dolphin Encounter. Staff were friendly, you have 200MB of Internet to use, the kitchen is fully stocked - everything you need to cook a yummy meal! The beds were pretty...More

Thank Ngagnon90
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

I've visited Kaikoura twice, and both times I stayed at this hostel. Situated on the hill just above town, it'll take you 2 or 3 minutes to walk to the i-site, 4 Square, shops or buses. The views from the dining area and deck are...More

Thank Andrew M
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"all seemed nice"
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"Has tokens for wifi"
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"We had a double room with a garden view, but you could also see the sea"
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"Not many rooms, so its small and warm. The 4 beds shared room is really nice."
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