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Albatross Backpacker Inn Hostel

1 Torquay St, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Welcome to The Albatross, the Hostel with Soul! Read more

90% Overall Rating 54 out of 59 customers would recommend this property based on 59 reviews

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 86%

Location 90%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 90%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 10:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kaikoura?

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Shared Rooms

Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Superior 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Private Rooms

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Superior Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Superior

About Albatross Backpacker Inn

Welcome to The Albatross!

We invite you to join us in our ever-changing home and share life and stories with other independent travellers.

Run by travellers for travellers you'll find everything you need from comfy, fully-made beds, spacious well-equipped kitchen, colourful lounge and shared bathroom facilities to a variety of musical instruments, board games, books and even an art corner!

An eco-friendly hostel, we take steps to limit our environmental impact from extensive recycling, composting and herb and vegie gardens to offering you free Fair Trade organic tea, coffee and hot chocolate.

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

Join us in beautiful Kaikoura, where the mountains meet the sea and enjoy warm communal vibes, shared meals with new friends, jam nights, pancake Sundays (including sleep ins and late checkout!) and our famous winter onesie-land!

We look forward to meeting you soon and hope that The Albatross feels as much a home to you as it does to us.

Ben and Katie (and Louie, the hostel cat)

Accommodation Information

We have comfy, fully-made 4 share rooms, 6 bed dorms and private Twin and Double rooms including towels and reading lamps.

No guests under 18 please.

If you need anything else such as extra pillows, towels, blankets, hot water bottles, hair dryers, reading lamps, guide books, adaptors or just a cup of tea and a chat, all these things are available free of charge!

Location Information

We are 800m from the isite, 5 minutes walking from the bus stop and 15 minutes walk from the train station.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.