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Dusky Lodge Reviews

67 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand

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88%

Rating
90 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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100%

Great hostel, friendly stuff, close to the center of town.


71%

The overall room was not unclean but the quilt cover was a little questionable


100%

only thing that was annoying was the shower you couldn't adjust it so it didn't spray in your face otherwise everything was great many thanks

  • 24th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


80%

A great place, lots of space and seating areas, lovely warm kitchen and lounge area with logburner. Quiet and chilled-out. Our room was clean and comfortable. Only downsides are location might be a bit of a pain for people arriving in Kaikoura via bus and having to walk to the lodge and lack of mugs in the kitchen. Other than that, it was a good stay.

  • 16th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Great place great staff definatley coming back.maybe just get sky tv for the rugby though.otherwise perfect.

  • 11th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Overall I thought the place was great! Good amenities for lounging and cooking, and the hot tub was deeply appreciated after a long day. We had to change plans at the last minute and everybody there was amazingly receptive to the changes. Thanks for the awesome stay!


100%

Had a great stay here, staff were so nice and friendly and went out of their way to help us. Free brekkie a nice touch. Room was warm and bed comfy.

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Thanks for the positive feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your time here at Dusky

94%

Damo at reception was excellent. The cork man (we can't all be from Galway) gave sound advise on the area and was very helpful as I was asking about whale watching tours in the area.Have no faults with the hostel either. The winter free breaky was well accepted. Would recommend to anyone to stay here.

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Cheers for the feedback. Glad we could help man. All the best

89%

Cool place, friendly staff, nice room, the hot pool was great and the free WI-FI is a big plus. We can recomend to everyone.


100%

Great location for whale watching. Staff was very helpful and had great information. Very nice, clean place.


94%

loved my stay at this hostel! had a great time! the spa was amazing the staff very helpfull and the kitchen outside and inside areas are great!


69%

Fine for a couple of days, not in most picturesque spot but everything is in walking distance Shower was dodgy and bed linen not great, pillows were poor!




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