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Dolphin Lodge Backpackers

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
5 Dec 2016
“The best place on the east coast!”
16 Nov 2016
“Very nice and clean - great location and wonderful views”
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Self-Serve Laundry
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

My partner and I actually stayed in this hostel during the 2016 earthquake which hit Kaikoura pretty badly. We couldn't have been in a better place during this time. The hostel held up incredibly well and the owner Helen did the most wonderful job of...More

Thank Liane P
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Clean rooms, well equipped kitchen, nice staff, great location close to town, wonderful patio and garden (and hammock) for the guests and just a wonderful place to stay. I would stay here for longer next time - just hope that everything is okay after the...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Helen is such a lovely owner, helpful and welcoming to all her guests. The hostel is cosy and clean, and there is a large deck which overlooks snowcapped mountains and the sea - great view to wake up to! Great location which is minutes from...More

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best hostel I have stayed at. Very quiet, beautiful garden, great facilities, very clean, seemingly new and very comfy matresses, friendly and welcoming owner. Very short walk to the main highstreet where the iSite is. Would absolutely stay there again.

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice, clean hostel with a friendly owner. Has a large kitchen for cooking and the hot tub in the back is a plus. The rooms are very clean, and the hostel is in a great location. Would recommend.

Thank Sam S
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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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