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Lazy Dolphin Lodge
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

I stayed at the Lazy Dolphin back in July and had an amazing stay. I arrived on my own in the middle of the winter season. I hadn't prebooked but the staff was very helpful in getting me in and settled. It was one of the cleanest backpackers I have stayed in, and the beds were extremely comfortable. It was just a quick walk from the beach where you can see the penguins and the Jurassic forest. Was a very relaxing evening spent in a beautiful place.

I did go back to this hostel in October, having loved it so much I decided to try again. This time, unfortunately, there were no free beds. The staff was not very friendly this time around when telling us there was no room. Tainted my opinion slightly.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Lauren W
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Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

The Lazy Dolphin offers clean and comfortable rooms, with surprisingly comfortable beds. Communal kitchen is well stocked, and location cannot be beat. Glenda is friendly and accommodating as well. We only stayed for a night but would be glad to make a return trip anytime!

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Reviewed November 29, 2011

Wild, wild weather outside but cosy inside the Lodge with great views of the beach and rocks. Very friendly manager. Our upstairs room rocked in the wind but very snug inside. The kitchen has great view of the bay. Just a short walk along the road to visit the yellow eyed penguins and the petrified forest. This is a great place to visit - as far south as most people would ever get.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 16, 2011

realy comfy beds,beautiful views,very welcoming and helpfull and close to the yellow eyed penguins!would defiantly stay there again

Room Tip: we had one down stairs room 11 witch was nice with a sea view
  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Jenniefromtheblock88
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile
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Stayed: February 2018, traveled as a couple
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