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Dolphin Lodge Backpackers

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Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Location is really great, two minute walking to the city centre. The view is awesome, you can see the sea from the kitchen - which is nice, has a reasonable size and you can find everything you need if you want to cook. Bathroom is...More

1  Thank Mevess
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Good location though its a steep walk up to the hostel, follow pathway opposite the isite or you can walk slightly less steep hill up past the church. Comfy beds and good showers, very clean. You may have to wait to use shower as there...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2015

We only stayed one night and were grateful for a comfy bed after a drive up from Queenstown. Well stocked kitchen, bathrooms adequate and there was even a spa pool if you wanted. Was lovely to see the sunrise.

1  Thank BennettsAdventures
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Stayed for just the one night. Room was clean, but very small, and really basic. Fantastic views, friendly host and easy foot access to main street of Kaikoura. Stayed in a single room, with no toiletries provided (I had to ask for a small bar...More

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for three nights in a four bed share room and found the hostel clean enough, but cramped. By way of introduction, Helen gave me the key and said I could ask the girls in the kitchen for any help - it was never...More

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"all seemed nice"
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"Has tokens for wifi"
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"We had a double room with a garden view, but you could also see the sea"
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"Not many rooms, so its small and warm. The 4 beds shared room is really nice."
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