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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Kaikoura Sea Side Lodge

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are nestled in the side of the mountain, overlooking the stunning ocean. Whether you are looking to catch some waves, explore the beautiful surrounds, or just sit back and put your feet up, you can't go wrong at Kaikoura Seaside Lodge.

Cook up a storm in our spacious kitchen with plentiful gas hobs while enjoying unforgettable panoramic ocean and mountain views, relax in our large and comfortable lounge with a great atmosphere. Our showers offer amazing water pressure to relax after along day exploring the local area. We offer a range of female, male, and mixed dormitories for your convenience. We offer laundry facilities, free WiFi, a BBQ, free bicycle and car hire, and tea and coffee facilities for your enjoyment!

Kaikoura Sea Side Lodge offers an unforgettable experience. The optimal location of our Lodge is clear by the stunning surf beach, which is within meters of the Lodge, and the short coastal stroll to main town center. Enjoy the pier hotel which is only meters from our lodge for dining and cold beers, catch the courtesy van to the local Lobster Inn restaurant, explore the rocks to find many different sea creatures, or take a hike around the peninsula on one of its many walking tracks.

Property Policies and Conditions:

- Cancellation Policy: 24 hours.
- Check In: 2pm-10pm
- Check Out: 10am
- Payment upon arrival by cash, debit cards and credit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.


- Reception hours: 8am-11am, 2pm-8pm.
- Doors to the hostel are locked at 10pm, however a door code is provided for late entry.
- No alcohol in the hostel afer 10:30pm.
- No alcohol or eating in the rooms.
- $2 towel hire.
- Maximum stay is 14 days.

Settle into the lodge and take the opportunity to enjoy what the ocean has to offer right on your doorstep. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    30 May 2019
    I had a great time staying here. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Everything is tidy and clean. Good place to stay!
    Vietnam, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    24 Apr 2019
    Really hospitable hosts, that made me feel very welcome. The lodge is situated in such a nice location, views of the coast from the lounge and kitchen.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    16 Apr 2019
    The lodge is just the best place to stay in Kaikoura. Storm is a total treat and the view of the mountains is just breathtaking
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    15 Apr 2019
    A quiet hostel, a way from town but in a good way! The owner was more than happy to give me a lift to the bus in the morning. Such an awesome guy! The view is to die for!!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    08 May 2019
    An amazing place to stay with the best views of any hostel I've stayed at. Storm was an amazing host and would stay here again without a doubt.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    15 Apr 2019
    Great stay. Felt very welcomed, loved the main area with wonderful views. The living room was comfortable and you could watch what you wanted on tv.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    30 May 2019
    Little far from town if not travelling with a vehicle, but the seaside view and tranquility is all worth it. Closer to the seal colony walk though which is a must do in Kaikoura.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    21 Apr 2019
    There was a slight mix-up with our booking but Storm was fantastic and found a room for us! Great location and perfect for a reasonably priced good night sleep in Kaikoura.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    05 Apr 2019
    A really good hostel with a relaxed vibe. The staff is amazingly friendly & i can warmly recommend this place!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9


    04 Apr 2019
    Right on the ocean, beautiful views! Host very friendly and helpful! On the one end of town so a bit of a walk to downtown, facilities good for a few nights stay.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's