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Sunrise Lodge

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74 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #16 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great location, right near the beach, train station and the whale watch centre, and only a 10 minute walk into the town. Hostel was clean and tidy, nice common room area and comfortable beds. A nice atmosphere. The dorm rooms only had 3 beds per room (at least mine did!). A couple of negatives: The movie collection really needs to... More 

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Clyde, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Stayed here in march with a friend for a couple of night. When we arrived in Kaikoura we called sunrise lodge if they could pick us up and 10 min after wwe were on the way to the lodge. A lot of other young people were staying so you could easily stay there even though you are travelling alone. nice... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

After staying here in 2010 we were keen to return to see if things had changed, and they have. Firstly the room we stayed in has become the new office, so there was to be no repeat of the original experience, and it has new owners. Firstly I'd like to say a big thanks to Tim who helped us out... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My friend and I stayed in the private with ensuite and it was amazing. It was huge and the kitchenette had everything we needed. This was true backpacking luxury at 10$ more than we would have paid for the hostel beds. It was all very clean and the woman who owned it printed a document for us free, and also... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Sunrise Lodge is a nice little backpackers. There are a maximum of 3 beds per dorm room and no bunks. The mattresses are thick and soft, very comfortable. There are two tables and a decent sized kitchen with 8 burners and a few toasters and kettles. There is a separate lounge room with a tv and 2 small couches. There... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We were offered the studio room at the front of the building on the road, this was because we were travelling with our daughter, it was a huge room which was great but it cost a fair bit, not sure if it was a good price for the area but it was more than we paid in Hamner springs. There... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We only stayed at one backpacker lodge during our holiday and I'm glad it was this one, I think we would have been spoiled for any others. Tim and his mum were very friendly and helpful and the room was comfortable and quiet. Special big up to Huki (sorry if wrongly spelled) who ran the coffee van next door -... More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This was our first night in NZ, having just flown in to Christchurch at 4.55am. We were all exhausted and after a couple of hours driving we ready for a sleep well before lunch, so we appreciated that the room was available for early check-in. The front room (dbl with ensuite) is right on the main road, but not too... More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

This place backed onto the beach which was cool. We stayed in a self-contained lodge which was basic but had all the facilities we needed. We had our own kitchenette, 4 twin beds in one room and a good shower. The heating was alright as well. Very clean and spacious. The staff were also very helpful and friendly.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed in a self-contained unit at the back of the reception which was very private and had full kitchen facilities. The kitchen was so well equipped we decided not to eat out even on our only night in Kaikoura. The room was large with one double bed and one single bed, dining table with 4 chairs... More 

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Address: 74 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kaikoura

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