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New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We used this accommodation as an overnight stay as we wanted to do the Whale Watch Encounter. Rooms are more 1970's ish, but tidy. Bathroom very small. Owner helpful by providing transfer back to Whale Watch Station as this is a 1700 meter walk (with luggage). Unfortunately there is no taxi in Kaikoura. Noise of trains going by can wake...

1Thank Rog4NewZealand
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We arrived and were pleasantly surprised by the large room with generous kitchen/dining area and lounge with sofa. The place was clean and well furnished, close to a supermarket and not too far to walk into town. We spent a day walking around the town and then enjoyed the evening watching the many tv channels in the room.

Thank Katie M
Te Awamutu
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Great little hotel clean and tidy, the bed was firm the beach is very close. There are picnic tables and a playground in the complex. A supermarket is within a 5 minute walk. Its a long walk to the centre of town but we enjoyed the peace and quiet.

Thank mstrongman
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2015

A tiny but clean room. If you are larger than the average size you will not fit in to clean your teeth and certainly don't try to get two people in their as it won't happen. The door into the area only just opens and if someone is in the toilet they have to come out before you can go...

Thank Jacquie H
Reviewed 12 November 2015

A well appointed Motel in the main State Highway into Kaikoura, very clean tidy rooms with good heating, bathroom and kitchen facilities. We had originally booked another but were unable to stay because of renovations so were sent here. Glad we were. Although close to rail line this is not a deterrent as most rail link is day time. It...

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This motel was clean, comfortable and affordable. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The room also had a well equipped kitchen. It is slightly dated but not badly, it seems to have been well maintained. A number of other reviewers have mentioned the trains but it didn't bother me. I think I woke up to one once but it...

Thank Rastacat5
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Coming as part of a package and being a place to break a journey We didn't know much about this motel at all. The Alpine View Motel provided all that was required with microwave, kettle, tea and coffee making facilities and basic cutlery and crockebry. Although rather dated the room and bathroom were clean and met our needs. Free wifi...

Thank 762avae
Naracoorte, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in unit 1 and when I walked in my mouth dropped at the size of the room! 2 beds, a table and chairs and still plenty of room for luggage. Very neat and tidy room with a kitchenette which was fantastic. When we first started driving to the motel I thought we were going...

Thank Lou G
Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Really warm welcome, comfortable and very clean, great value for money and only a short stroll in to town. Close to supermarket and local restaurants. Recommended for a short stay. Good little motel! :-)

Thank BBoarGeneralManager
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Stopped here on our way south, coming off the ferry. The manager was welcoming and friendly. Accommodation is modest but you can't beat the morning cuppa looking at the mountain and hearing the sea. Value for money and we will use this as our jump off into our next South Island trip

1Thank nick k

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We warmly welcome you to Alpine View Motel situated in a lovely garden setting situated next to the beach with our very own beach access ― ideal for a lovely evening walk or if you want to try your hand at surf casting. Our desire is to ensure your stay is both comfortable and memorable. All 12 apartments are ground-floor, with parking outside your door. We have a range of apartments from studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom family apartments. All are fully self-contained and serviced daily. All are spacious and away from the road in a lawn and garden setting.We proudly received 3rd Place in (November's 2011) the Commercial Section of the Kaikoura Garden Competition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpine View Motel

Address: 146 Beach Road | State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 5,313 - ₹ 7,220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alpine View Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Rooms near the railway track are probably noisier”
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“Choose a room half way between railway line and road for quietest options”
 of 5 bubbles matpre, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“For the price, book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles JJS123_12, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If a poor sleeper ask for a unit mid way between the road and the railway line.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineR393, 26 Apr 2013 | Read review
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