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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

So firstly, I've been staying in different hostels here: X-Base, YHA, private ones, tons of BBH's but all of them where missing something, the warmth and friendliness that makes traveling worth it. Firstly, yes, the Wi-Fi is unlimited. Apart from that you'll get a nice structured hostel with 3 seperate kitchens, TV Rooms/Lounges, PC's and nice, comfy beds. All you... More 

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tauranga
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2016

great atmosphere - peaceful, pleasant, clean, great showers, lounges, kitchens, bikes .... caring (thanks for the rescue) - not for those into noisy inconsiderate partying. Some share rooms are compact-but bed was good and affordable (stayed 5 days) and hope to return for another week in future.

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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Well, I'm soooo happy to be in such an amazing hostel that after 9 months travelling, this is my first review ever on tripadvisor ! This is a must-stay if you're passing Kaikoura. This is so clean and it's everything you want a hostel to be like! Very friendly staff that makes you feel like home from the first second... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

I stayed there in October and returned at the end of November for a week while passing through to the south.I like the friendly staff, clean and comfortable beds and the rest of the hostel.The ocean is on 2 min walk from the hostel.Near to the supermarket and town centre..Unlimited free wifi that actually works :),free bikes and spacious garden... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

It's slightly north of the main part of town, about a km. Tim and Joan are energetic and devoted hosts. We took bikes everywhere. Such a great feature and benefit. Kitchen was adequate, sometimes people were sloppy but it's a hostel. Beach waking minute or 2 away. Beautiful flower gardens along driveway.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I just loved my stay at this hostel! It was so clean and bright, friendly and cozy! The facilities are great, it feels warm and safe. You also are just a few minutes walking from town on 1 side and the supermarket on the other side, just a few steps away from the beach which is always so so beautiful.... More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

+ We liked it so much to spent time in your hostel! Everything was clean! The owner are so nice, friendly and helpful. You get 100mb free per day and its not expensive to buy 1gb. Your garden is lovely! - The kitchen don't have so much space

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed in Kaikoura for 2 nights in that hostel and really loved it! The beds are comfortable and clean and the kitchen is very well equipped with spices and stuff for cooking. The ocean is just across the railway trough a small door. The owner Tim is very kind and helpful! He showed us the best... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

This is a gem of a hostel is owned and run by Joan Golden and her son Tim. My stay here was 4 nights long and it could have been much longer. I have to say that they did their very best to look after me. It is a well run and tidy hostel. To be honest it has to... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

A friendly, quiet and clean hostel with access straight on the beach. The living room is comfy, the kitchen big and the bathroom and showers are new, and so clean. Ping-pong and pool table, bikes, darts, and WIFI....for free. The team is amazing and so friendly. Thanks Tim' for beeing such a nice guy ! Nico

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunrise Lodge is a small and friendly backpackers situated so close to the beach you can hear the waves breaking on the shore. We are also the nearest hostel in town to the Whale Watch. Our facilities are newly refurbished, well kept and clean. There are two kitchens available, several bathrooms and plenty of off-street parking. We offer heaps of FREE stuff, including: WiFi, table tennis, pool table, bikes, tea and coffee, herbs and spices, and a pick up & drop off service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunrise Lodge

Address: 74 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $65 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kaikoura
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Wheelchair ramps are available, ask for a quiet room if you have light sleep”
 of 5 bubbles DukeNukem3D, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid the cabin close to the trains”
 of 5 bubbles Jus987, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you stay in a self-contained apartment, is very good value if you're in a group of 4.”
 of 5 bubbles gimme_wings, 23 Aug 2011 | Read review
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