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Dusky Lodge

67 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Paris
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103 reviews 103 reviews
50 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

3 of us came here and stayed in a 6 bed dorm. Rooms were spacious and although the mattresses were a bit thin, they were still fairly comfortable. Showers and toilets were fine and clean. The other facilities here were amazing! The kitchen was well equipped and the sauna, spa and pool were all amazing considering we were staying in... More 

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Perpignan, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dusky Lodge is a great hostel with rustic character and a good atmosphere. Spacious dorms, kitchens and living areas with lots of quality wood tables. Outside there are extensive wood decked terraces and a fabulous 15m clean heated pool (25c), sauna (105c) and hot tub (?c). Slightly worn overall but mostly clean except where people just don't clean up their... More 

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Israel
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a big construction which offers many accomodation options. The facilities includ an attraction- a sauna and a swimming pool which are uniques to similar places. The staff was very freindly and cooperative. Recommended to every one- youngs and adults.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was sold to us as a deluxe ensure double - well there was nothing deluxe about it!! It was all a bit grubby and you can tell they pay students or other back packers to clean it as it was very very grubby, although the room was a good size. The wicker container the tea and coffee was... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It's a very huge hotel, very simple and affordable. As the many other in New Zealand you can cook, they have three big kitchens and a lot of bedrooms and bathrooms. it's quiet and near of the supermarket.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I stayed for two nights in the Dusky room located at the front right of the building on the first floor, views of the mountains and the sea. Clean and tidy room with en-suite, television and tea coffee making facilities. Spa, swimming pool and sauna. The great thing with this establishment as a solo traveller is the common areas where... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

$70 for a private room double with en suite. Amazed with the facility, lucky for us it was hot hot hot so got to use the amazing outdoor space, deck, hot tub and nice warm swimming pool! Loved it wish we could of stayed longer. Short walk to the main town 10-15mins. (2min drive).

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Woodbourne, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a large, clean and well maintained lodge on the main highway about ½ km to the center of town. While it isn't a magical little hideaway in the woods it does have three kitchens, several lounges and pool with patio area. The staff are friendly and helpful and the price is fair.

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We only stayed one night at this place, but it was a good night. The double room ensuite was nice and tidy (however a frame or some character could have been added). The bed very comfortable, we slept like a baby. The only minus we could add was the toilet paper hadn't been filled up and no bin bag/bin not... More 

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alibry
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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Seriously the worst mattress I've slept on since college backpacking in Central America. Otherwise, everything was ok for the price. But it was such a bad night's sleep, I wish we had just camped instead. Maybe it was just the mattress in our room??

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