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    Dusky Lodge & Backpackers

    67 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$47
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          Overview
          • Excellent20%
          • Very good39%
          • Average19%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible16%
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          “hot tub” (19 reviews)
          “swimming pool” (11 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Dolphin Lodge Backpackers
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          Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

          Its a nice good value for money hostel. Easy Check in. Pool, hot Tube, big kitchen. Hot Tube could be a little bit cleaner. Showers are simple but will do the Job. The kitchen ist big and there is a bbq outside

          Thank PhisW
          Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 15 January 2017

          Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed all the facilities. We do monitor our pool and hot spa daily, I will double check the cleanliness. Thanks again and safe travels!

          Reviewed 2 January 2017

          Excellent value for money. Friendly staff, great facilities and good location. Most impressed. Unlimited free wifi, heated pool and spa. Cafe on site (great home made pies), and everything you need for an inexpensive stay. Highly recommend.

          Thank Trimflat
          Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 12 January 2017

          Thank you for your lovely review. We have been working hard to re-open after the earthquake last November. Glad you got to enjoy all our free facilities. Thank you for visiting Kaikoura and thanks again for reviewing us.

          Reviewed 13 November 2016

          We stayed for one night at the Dusky Lodge in a private twin room (bunk beds) but shared loos. The reception staff were very helpful (provided an extra pillow and even put the heater on for us in our bedroom as it was a cold...More

          1  Thank mikeedeedee
          Response from HildeTBG, Manager at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 12 January 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do have our regular kitchen checks and tidy it up through out the day, on top of our cleaning hours in the morning. Some days we are unlucky to have too many guests not cleaning...More

          Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

          My daughter stayed here previously and gave it a good rating. Alas this was not to be our experience at all as standards have dropped considerably... Dirty bathroom in need of up grading, the kitchen was a mess, cobwebs on the inside of our bedroom...More

          Thank lisatF8418GT
          Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 2 November 2016

          Thank you for taking the time to review us and let us know your thoughts. I am sorry to hear the accommodation was not up to your standard compared to the previous visit which you did rate us so highly. We will be reviewing all...More

          Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

          Currently staying at the backpackers and having a blast, really chill out the staff and other backpackers are great, a great stay for kaikoura! Close to the town and the hot tub is sweet. If I come back here on my travels I will stay...More

          Thank Martin W
          Response from Belinda H, Owner at Dusky Lodge & BackpackersResponded 7 October 2016

          Thanks for your great review.

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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Hot Tub
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          • US$15 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 36
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