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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Accommodation for backpackers lovely and clean generous facilities nice and warm in winter. Great hosts will look after you. Six of us stayed three nights and all thought the facilities were great. Thank you to the hosts.

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Thank Leo M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I spent few weeks in this awesome backpackers and it was a very great experience with so many goods memories. The manager is the coolest manager in NZ, the staff is friendly, rooms bathrooms and toilets are very cleans. Even dorms room are nice because there is only 4 people in the room. Only good vibes in this backpacker which... More 

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Thank Julien A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel in Kaikoura for one night, we had been driving all the way from Abel Tasman and the owner was kind enough to stay up for us as we were gonna be past the check in time. The hostel itself is very clean and there was plenty of free spices and condiments to use for cooking.... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We booked a double room which was clean and comfortable. We liked the layout of seperate lodges as this gives more opportunity to talk with other travellers and the kitchen does not get so manic at supper time. Although I heard the train occasionally it certainly didn't intrude and we didn't hear any road noise, would happily stay again.

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Thank Warks
Berlin, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Great place in an amazing location - right by the beach and you can hear the Pacific Ocean waves crashing at night! I stayed here for several weeks and it feels more like a friendly flat-share than an anonymous hostel. The manager really cares about his guests and it shows, he'll sort you out with anything if you need any... More 

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Thank Sara H
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We had a quick stay in a double room for one night, leaving early in the morning. The room and bed was great and very comfortable. I appreciated the fast and unlimited wifi (not many NZ hostels provide unlimited). Location wasn't bad either - 15 min walk from the train station and town center with a few small shops closer... More 

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Thank Nilar H
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

So firstly, I've been staying in different hostels here: X-Base, YHA, private ones, tons of BBH's but all of them where missing something, the warmth and friendliness that makes traveling worth it. Firstly, yes, the Wi-Fi is unlimited. Apart from that you'll get a nice structured hostel with 3 seperate kitchens, TV Rooms/Lounges, PC's and nice, comfy beds. All you... More 

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tauranga
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

great atmosphere - peaceful, pleasant, clean, great showers, lounges, kitchens, bikes .... caring (thanks for the rescue) - not for those into noisy inconsiderate partying. Some share rooms are compact-but bed was good and affordable (stayed 5 days) and hope to return for another week in future.

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Thank barbt2011
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Well, I'm soooo happy to be in such an amazing hostel that after 9 months travelling, this is my first review ever on tripadvisor ! This is a must-stay if you're passing Kaikoura. This is so clean and it's everything you want a hostel to be like! Very friendly staff that makes you feel like home from the first second... More 

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Thank Yas M
Cromwell, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I stayed there in October and returned at the end of November for a week while passing through to the south.I like the friendly staff, clean and comfortable beds and the rest of the hostel.The ocean is on 2 min walk from the hostel.Near to the supermarket and town centre..Unlimited free wifi that actually works :),free bikes and spacious garden... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunrise Lodge is a small and friendly backpackers situated so close to the beach you can hear the waves breaking on the shore. We are also the nearest hostel in town to the Whale Watch. Our facilities are newly refurbished, well kept and clean. There are two kitchens available, several bathrooms and plenty of off-street parking. We offer heaps of FREE stuff, including: WiFi, table tennis, pool table, bikes, tea and coffee, herbs and spices, and a pick up & drop off service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunrise Lodge

Address: 74 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $27 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kaikoura
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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