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Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed at the Mediterranean again recently with a large group and once again we could not fault the service or motel comfort. The beds are superb and the units supply everything you need for your stay. We will be back again.

1 Thank Chris H
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

1. A quiet place despite just next to the main road. 2. Very helpful owners who had given us many advices on our trip. 3. Owner can help to set up BBQ pit in you need them. 4. Able to do simple cooking in the room. 5. Big and comfortable bed. 6. Room is big. Would recommend this place.

New Zealand
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78 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Our studio unit was small, but clean and comfortable. The lighting was very dim and made it difficult to read a book at night. On arrival the receptionist was quite abrupt and one of the first things we were told was not to cook fish in the unit - they have obviously had difficulty with odors in the past, but... More 

Thank KiwiwithKids
Malaga, Spain
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271 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

The studio apartment was clean, the bed is comfortable, clean towels. etc., the lighting......low energy bulbs....are very dim at the outset but do improve in time. There is unlimited free Iinternet in the price, but there was not a strong signal in our studio. There are no laundry facilities. In our studio the hairdryer did not work but was immeditely... More 

Thank peterwV975TL
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Good place, if you come in from the North, first hotel you see or the last as you travel from the south (obviously!) cafe opposite and also a short walk over to the beach across the rail line. A little noisy from the road till about 2200hrs, then settles. Need to drive to the town centre but a pleasant, clean... More 

Thank Alanstours
1 review
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The location is very good and the property and room is very clean and comfortable. The staff was always friendly and helpful. It was a very good place for my one night stop. I will certainly stay here again if I am in the area.

Thank Dean W
Merida, Yucatan
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

First, manager told me he was fully booked and could nto find my reservation. Somehow, booking.com had placed it under my maiden name from 50 years ago! No apology.Strange Then, after registering he told me there would be no room servicing on Sunday. I did ask for towels and cleaning of waste baskets and that happened. The final interaction was... More 

Thank salsunny
GusCooke, Owner at Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura, responded to this review

We were fully booked that's correct. You checked in 2 hours before check-in time, when we were still cleaning. As you had no transport I thought let's check this lady in quickly so I can carry on cleaning. You gave me an incorrect name, so how could I find your reservation? I asked if you used any other surnames and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Rooms are spacious and very clean. Hob and complete kitchen utensils are provided. Microwave also available in the room. Room heater is ok. Toilet heater is ok. They have coin operated washing machines and driers. Staff are friendly, no fuss at all. They got good food places recommendation. And they will let you borrow any dvd or books from their... More 

1 Thank Umar F
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72 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Great value on the outskirts of Kaikoura, tho only 5 mins drive from the centre of town. Light and airy with spacious rooms, a practical kitchenette and large bathroom. Easy access and plenty if parking. Friendly owner and dvds for rainy days. I'd happily stay here again.

Thank Kathryn L
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75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

A bit far from the center but it doesn't really matter in kaikoura if you have a car. Rooms are spacious, price is cheap, it is clean and cosy although a kittle old and you have complimentary dvd for those rainy days. Owner is nice and friendly. Surely a good place to spend the night in kaikoura

Thank avihay h

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facing towards the magnificent Kaikoura Mountains our modern 4 star complex is the ideal stopover for your Kaikoura experience. Our 13 nonsmoking, double glazed self-contained units are tastefully decorated and provide the comforts required, while experiencing some of nature’s most exquisite adventures. Mediterranean Motel is also the first Geocaching motel in NZ offering Geocaching tours around the beautiful Kaikoura coast. The restaurants, town center and Kaikoura attractions are only 5 minutes’ drive away. Coming from the north, we are the first motel on the right, coming from the south, we are the last motel on the left. We look after our guests and your comfort, is our priority. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura

Address: 239 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 5,671 - ₹ 7,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mediterranean Motel Kaikoura 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean Hotel Kaikoura
Kaikoura Comfort Inn
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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“A room furtherest from the main road would probably be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles I9611RZchrish, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Super King bed in Room 10 - supportively firm without being too hard - and great for minimising any partner disturbance.”
 of 5 bubbles Pauapooh, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all their rooms seem to be of equal size/quality - a small amount of road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lewism114, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room away from main road”
 of 5 bubbles nevslife, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a north-facing unit, as they have a good view of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinBut, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
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