Albatross Backpacker Inn

Hostel

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1 Torquay St KaikouraSee nearby area

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This arty backpackers resides in two sweet heritage buildings, one a former post office. It's colourful and close to the beach but sheltered from the breeze. As well as a laid-back lounge, and a separate one for tele-viewers, there are decks and verandas to chill out on.

Our independent authors have visited Albatross Backpacker Inn and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Kaikoura.

Services & facilities

  • Recreation
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Board games
    • Book Exchange
    • Common Room
  • Parking
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Free Parking
    • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Internet Access
  • Housekeeping
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Linen Included
    • Towels Included
    • Washing machine
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage
  • Guest services
    • Tours/Travel Desk

Description provided by property

Historic ol' buildings house the Hostel with Soul! Filled with music, an art nook and travelling bro's!

Enjoy hot Winter dinners and smokin' BBQ's and jam on piano, guitars, drums and ukes. Earth-friendly we are with herbs, veg and free bikes, Fairtrade tea, fresh coffee and hot choc for cool nights. Free parking that's perfect for 2 or 4 wheels and if you cycle NZ we give you a sweet deal!

We invite you to join us in our ever-changing home and connect with other like-minded independent travellers. At the Albatross, it's not just about the bed! Run by travellers for travellers you'll find everything you need from comfy, fully-made beds, spacious kitchen, lounge and shared bathroom facilities to a variety of musical instruments, family dinners and an art corner!

Our friendly staff are full of local knowledge, available to book tours, onward travel and accommodation and are always free to teach you some chords on the ukulele!

We look forward to meeting you soon and hope that you will find The Albatross a warm, happy place, filled with new friends and laughter, within which to relax and revive after your time on the road.
Ben and Katie

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