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4 Aug 2016
“Fine for one night”
10 Apr 2016
“Centre town backpackers.”
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

I really enjoyed my stay at The Fish Tank Lodge. The Manager was so nice and accommodating. My friend and I had originally booked in at The Adelphi and upon arrival found it to be filthy, old/cold and not value for money. We walked passed...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Kaikoura is without a doubt one of my most favourite places in the world, and Fish Tank Lodge played an important part in our experience. The mixed dorms are clean, comfortable and fairly priced. There is a cosy lounge with a balcony looking out onto...More

1  Thank dafernando5
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Lovely little place with gorgeous views & great location! Very helpful owner who was happy to give advise on trips. We had a private double without ensuite facilities however this wasn't a problem as the cleanliness was of a great standard. Kiakoura was possibly the...More

Thank Linzi B
Reviewed 23 September 2013

This clean and well equipped hostel is maybe the best adress if you are traveling on a low budget and want to stay in Kaikoura for a few days! This applies even more, if you are traveling with the bus. The hostel is located in...More

1  Thank Gesa S S
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

This ain't no hotel and that will be evident once you see the bathroom sized reception area, but this hostel is clean, comfortable and has a great attention to detail. Kitchen and lounge are way cool, beds comfy although more space would be good especially...More

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Hotel description
Located in the heart of Kaikoura with uninterrupted views of the ocean and mountains is the cosy Fish Tank Lodge. Beds are seriously comfortable with crisp clean linen already made up for you and the national buses stop right outside the front door. The kitchen is fully equipped and the lounge warm and cosy with some awesome artwork which is a must see! Feel right at home here with free tea and coffee and a warm kiwi welcome to Kaikoura.
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"If you don't mind to spend more but rather have more quietness, the private en-suite on first floor might..."
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"I did the deep sea fishing trip. Was great pulling up the baskets and then cooking one for dinner that night..."
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"We stayed in a 3-bed dorm on the ground floor for $60 per night in early January. Linens were clean and..."
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"For 5$ extra get double room. More space more privacy"
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