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37 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Lazy Shag

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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night with the Stray bus. A really friendly and helpful owner checked us in, the rooms were spacious and absolutely spotless. A nice kitchen area, with a few chill out zones for all the travellers. Really good value for money, would absolutely stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with the Stray bus,really good value budget accomodation.everything you need is too hand,on a personal note the hostess (yumi- sorry think I've def spelt her name wrong) was brilliant.I had an accident in kaikoura and she was so accommodating and kind to me,have to say that's a personal touch you don't get in a much... More

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Julieb2007
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Stayed here 1night whilst on Stray bus and enjoyed it, rooms were clean with a clean bathroom. Perfect location with supermarket 5mins walk and centre of Kaikoura 5 mins walk the other way. Would recommend the food at Adelphi Bar pizza there is awesome!!!

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Cardiff
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Best hostel we stayed at in New Zealand. It is a two minute walk from the main street so an amazing location. The owners are so friendly and will do anything to help you have a great trip! And the best thing of all is the rooms are super clean and have great private bathrooms. Thanks for a great stay!

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Stayed there for a night. Got a cozy double room, clean bathroom, comfortable bed, beautiful location, clean room, nothing fancy, but ok for a night. Dont expect much from a backpackers accommodation. No complains. Reccom

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a few days and had a great experience. Everything was cleaned everyday including ensuite in dorm rooms and big kitchen which was well equipped. Tv room has a hard drive with heaps of movies I mean hundreds so great place you can relax in! Nice crazy Irish and German staff ! Will stay again for sure!

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This hostel was really nice for what it was, good sized rooms with it's own toilet room and shower room; lots of floor space but only 1 double plug point for 8 beds! Has a cabin feel to it, and there's a great view of the southern alps on a clear morning. The kitchen was the highlight of this accommodation,... More

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Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Did a 1 night stopover here while travelling on the Stray Bus. Was a very nice little place with a very homely feel to it. the rooms were neat and tidy, though the toilet and shower room were every small and there was nowhere to dry your hands by the sink. The Kitchen was well equipped, thought the microwave was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Great location and great rooms. You could almost park your car in front of the room! (Parking is kinda limited though but you can park on the streets.) The staff is extremely friendly and there is a TV room(cool basement) where you can watch movies. Only downside is most of the kitchen don't work. only 1 / 3 stove worked... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Just an overnight stay. Mad but likeable hostess. Normal issues with ignorant kids being loud and inconsiderate. Lots of things in the kitchen did not work and the layout is poor. Needs simple things like more cutlery. Heating and hot water issues, but an OK place.

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Lazy Shag Hotel
Lazy Shag Hotel Kaikoura
Address: 37 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Ranked #18 of 32 Specialty lodging in Kaikoura
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