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37 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Lazy Shag
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a great stay in this hostel which was clean and convenient. However, noise is not monitored in the after hours and I only was able to have a couple of hours sleep. Otherwise lovely place and will recommend.

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was okay, but for the price a bit overrated- no soap in the bathrooms, fridges packed with food, rooms were chilly and heater didn't work. Although wifi was fast, only two plugs in a room for six people. Also not the liveliest hotel- fully booked and yet nothing going on at night.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I liked the most is the big warm kitchen though the tables were not enough for all. Rooms were clean and other facilities like dryers were easy to access and cheap to use. Wifi was not free but reasonable and fast enough. Plenty of toilets around & that was good for me as you don't have to wait around... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly owners and wifi was reasonably priced too. A large warm kitchen and living area, but table was too small to fit everyone around. The rooms were basic but did the job, bed sheets were a little old and could do with replacing though.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was at Kaikoura over the Seafest weekend. It was our 1st time attending Seafest. All thanks to Ayumi-san for having us over that particular weekend. Had a fabulous time over the 2 nights there. Met lots of fantastic and yes fun loving Kiwis.. Rachmat & Gladys

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very happy with service this was our 4th year returning to the lazy shag. great place always made to feel welcome. Owner even made a birthday cake for my wife, was very nice. And yes will be back next year. Bryan and Nikki

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Houston, Texas
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35 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

ROOM: The double (room 9) was the first room on the left as you come down the walkway. The radiator was warm enough. The ensuite bathroom was clean and functional. Unlike many other hostels at this price point, there was no shampoo or soap. However, a towel was provided. There are no night stands or other furniture, so don't unpack... More

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Minehead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed here much longer than I originally intended because the hostel was amazing, it was a good distance from both a large supermarket and the actual town centre so I thought the location was perfect. The TV room is quite large so a good number of people can use it at once and it has a wide selection of... More

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England
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great place with lots of people to mix with. The staff were very friendly and thoughtful. We had returned from the dolphin swimming v cold and our towels were wet n cold. They kindly gave us fresh clean ones to borrow at no cost.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed here with the Stray bus twice on my trip around the South Island and found it to be very friendly and welcoming. The rooms are spacious enough and are better than some with ensuite bathrooms. When the weather was nice it was great to sit out on the deck to read. Only a few mins walk into town... More

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Address: 37 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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