Albatross Backpackers Inn


Albatross Backpackers Inn

1 Torquay Street, Kaikoura 7300
Tel
(03) 319 6090 or 0800 222 247
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Anonymous
Pretty cool
21 April 2005
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Stayed here for a few days, was really nice, cool 'hippy' owners, music playing, internet, really nice 4 bed dorm, amazingly nice outdoor areas, though it is like a 10 minute walk in to town and another 5/10 mins to the whale watch place.

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Frequent Hosteller
Clean, Well-maintained, new owners
17 November 2004
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The owners of this backpackers have made a truly beatiful place, I stayed in a single room, so not sure how the dorms compare, but the kitchen and common areas are lovely, very very clean, have a nice English garden atmosphere surrounding the hostel - lovely plants. This hostel is a bit from the center of Kaikoura, so you'll so a bit more walking.

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Mike
Maybe I was unlucky....
30 March 2004
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Upon arrival I thought I had found a nice hostel, in some respects I did. Here are the good bits: - Friendly (if a little too sarcastic) owner - Clean communal area with a fair amount of space - Big kitchen However, my main purpose of staying there was as a quick stop-gap to sleep, before moving on the next morning. Bad Bits: - the "twin dorm" I stayed in was tiny (no room to swing a cat) and quite dingey. - there wasn't anything in there except a bed (no bin, chair, mirror) - the bunk bed in there was the SQUEAKIEST I have ever seen. - we were right next to the bathroom and were kept awake nearly ALL night by the toilet flushing (and I am not a light sleeper!!) So all in all I would not recommend it.

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Anonymous
comfortable
29 March 2003
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clean well equipped

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Anonymous
Pushy owner selling Crayfish
27 August 2002
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Very messy backpacker Rude owners in general Buss driver brought uss to stay and very bad athmosphere. Not recommended.

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