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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't stay here!! We were shouted at by the male who was quite aggressive towards me and my friend as we were still getting ready at 9.50am. We were due to check out at 10am and would have been on time. He was so so rude towards us and said we had to get off the premises. He also said... More 

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Thank Haley E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and it was very cozy. The receptionist told us much about activities nearby and we really have been amazed about the beauty. The Hostal was very clean and comfortable - we even had our own bathroom in our room. We'd stay again in Lazy Shag. Unfortunately there was a travelgroup for the second night in... More 

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Thank Jim B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good and friendly staff on reception - some members of the cleaning staff were a little rude. The rooms themselves were average, the beds were a little unsturdy. A little bit out of the town and quite a walk to get to the main attractions due to the train track in the way.

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Thank David C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice area. Good for the money. No free internet in the hostel. Kitchen could be improved with better pots and pans. Rooms are a little musky Lady is very friendly and helpful and there is a little dog running around freely. Room could be a little warmer as we can't change the setting on the radiator.

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Thank Riley0076
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

The only entertainment is the movie room, many movies were provided which is okay. But it is cold. The only warm place is the common room which is small to accommodate more than 10 people. Kitchen is well equipped but dining table is not Enough for more than 6 as well. Dorm is fine in generally fine.

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Thank Joey L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in a large dorm, rooms have private bathroom. Toilets and showers are separated, both contain sinks and are cleaned daily. Rooms were very clean. Kitchen is large. Huge selection of movies in the lounge. Asian lady was very very friendly and helped us a lot with booking excursions. Place is located a bit outside centre but... More 

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Thank Yara W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We just stayed for one night, and despite it not being the flashest place I've ever been to, the people were really nice and I enjoyed the stay. Compared to the other hostel options in Kaikoura, this one was definitely the best for the price. Definitely recommend

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Thank Callum S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Not the flashiest of hostels or most modern but has a big kitchen, nice gardens, beautiful views in the TV room and the rooms are clean. Easy access to the town and the staff were really nice. Would recommend to a friend for a cheap stay in Kaikoura.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

This hostel wasn't what I had in mind, the decor and rooms are a bit old and not in the best condition. I didn't have a great sleep here, but the staff is very friendly and helpful and the location is easy walking distance to main street and downtown Kaikoura.

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Thank rachel45116
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Lovely owners, OK facilities. The rooms (we had a double ensuite) were tiny, not even soap in the bathrooms. But we were offered towels, and the room was relatively clean. Great location (for Kaikoura), next to an awesome cafe. Please could do with a lick of paint, but otherwise good.

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Additional Information about Lazy Shag

Address: 37 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $37 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Lazy Shag Hotel Kaikoura
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