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    Albatross Backpacker Inn

    1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (4)
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good18%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “the kitchen” (54 reviews)
    “free bikes” (8 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 2 nights with my girlfriend and had a great stay! First of all we loved the chilled out atmosphere and friendly owner, the rooms were a little cramped but fine, the kitchen area was good and the showers are amazing. Kaikoura is...More

    Thank Max L
    Reviewed 15 January 2017

    This hostel is fantastic, the owner operator Ben is really friendly and helpful. the rooms are clean, the facilities are great and the showers are really nice and clean. this hostel has a really friendly and homely vibe, there is a large communal lounge, kitchen...More

    Thank Victoria G
    Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

    This is a well placed hostel in Kaikoura with a good atmosphere and decent size rooms. The evening BBQ put on by the owners Ben & Katie was delicious and a great way to meet the other residents and Katie's desert of Banana cake was...More

    Thank Sparky8167
    Reviewed 27 November 2016

    I have stayed in lots of hostels around the world, and I think all of them could learn something from the Albatross. It is perfect. The common room is beautiful, vibrant, and welcoming even before you make it through the front doors. I stayed their...More

    1  Thank Brooke C
    Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

    Albatross is hands down my favorite hostel in New Zealand. I loved it so much I looped back around the South Island to return just to stay at the Albatross. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful (shoutout to Tim and the gang). It has...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$37 - 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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    "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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