We stayed in one of the double, ensuite rooms and found them to be lovely. These rooms share a kitchen with the other double ensuite rooms, which makes it a bit quieter - no problems sleeping. The kitchen is relatively well equipped and clean. The internet at this place was the best value of anywhere we stayed in the south island ($4 for 24 hours), and was relatively fast. The pool and the spa area are really nice. Overall a nice place, and pretty good value. The only downside would be that it is a 5-10 minute walk from town, but we didn't find that to be an issue.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is situated on Beach road, Kaikoura. We are the largest hostel in Kaikoura catering for groups and budget travellers. We offer a clean homely environment with bunk rooms, doubles, twins, ensuite rooms and heating in all rooms. All bed linen and pillows are provided. There are 3 large kitchen's fully equipped as well as BBQ's on the decks free to use. We have a large heated salt water pool, spa and sauna to enjoy while staying with us. Guest computers are available and the wifi can be used throughout the building. The hostel is only 5 minute walk to the town centre, and across the road from Whale Watchers. The best bakery in town is situated right beside us and grocery stores only minutes away. The intercity bus can drop you off outside the hostel, ask the driver when you start your journey. We have plenty of parking space and it's free to use. Luggage storage short term is available, if needed ask at reception. Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is a great place to relax, unwind and take in the great views and spectacular sunsets from our extensive decks. Our friendly team can help book tours or give you advice on what to do while you are with us. We hope to see you soon. ... more less
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