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Dusky Lodge & Backpackers Reviews

67 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand

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214 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Very good accommodation with excellent staff!

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Thanks for the great review. The hostel is under new management, we are working hard to make Dusky the best backpackers in town. We have added unlimited free wifi with plenty of other improvements happening.


Great that they were able to get us in after check in hours and manager seemed nice. We didn't stay long to see the facilities etc Beds were mediocre and pillows were terrible. Shower sprayed all over the place and heater on a timer meant a chilly night. Selling featured is definitely the. Hot tub but we got there too late to use it :(

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