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Ontario
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The White Morph is a good location(just minutes from the busy town)' the rooms are well equipped and clean and the staff were friendly. Our only reservations were that you don't have a private balcony, so people are walking right by your door. We also ad people that sat in the hall by their door and our door, smoking, so...

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MIke R, Manager at The White Morph Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Dear LynSmithOntario Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on you recent stay. Happy to hear your enjoy your room and found the staff friendly. Kind Regards Mike Manager

Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here on the way down the coast. It was just a few mins walk into three center of town, right opposite the beach. Staff was friendly and the rooms were clean and comfortable. Bed was amazing - best bed of the trip. The only down side was that there were kids running around in the room above us that...

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MIke R, Manager at The White Morph Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Dear Craigusss Thank you for your review on your recent stay. Glad to hear your enjoyed the beds and were the best of your trip. Kind Regards Mike Manager

Reviewed 3 December 2015

This was one of the best hotels we had stopped in on our 5 week tour of NZ. The room was huge with super views of the ocean and mountains. We had a sofa and 2 armchairs to admire the view from. Comfy bed. 10 minutes walk along the seafront to shops, bars and restaurants.

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MIke R, Manager at The White Morph Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Dear Terry C Thank you for your review on your recent stay at The White Morph. We are glad you found us one of the best places your stayed at during your trip. Kind Regards Mike Manager

Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Verry cool place 20m to the beach!! Nice vews from my room!! 5min walk to nice bars and places to eat!! Very helpfull staff and our rooms were verry clean and nice 👏👏👍👍 Friendly people Love this place

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Dear Haydn H Thank you for your positive feedback on your stay at The White Morph. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the view from you room. Kind Regards Mike Manager

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We were made to feel like a nuisance. Manager quickly lost patience with us, ignored me and walked off while i was thanking him. No apology for broken washing machine and finally no "thanks for staying with us" or "how was your stay?", we were blanked. Cleaning staff very polite but lots of pubic hair from previous guests on bathroom...

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Dear Pand90 Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent stay. I personally did your washing and drying since I could not get the machine working, and then delivered them back to you, with a smile and a second apology for the inconvenience. I would have hoped this was enough. Kind Regards Mike Manager

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Wife & I did a drive Tour around New Zealand's South Island and the first stop was Kaikoura. We chose this place because of it's position with sea and mountain views & weren't disappointed. The staff were excellent, the room excellent and the town was stunning. Great little shopping street, great eating spots and lots to do i.e. tours for...

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MIke R, Manager at The White Morph Heritage Collection, responded to this review

Dear Rod Y Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Glad you enjoyed the room especially the spa bath. Kind Regards Mike Manager

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in this lovely seaside motel. The room on the ground floor was spacious with 2 beds, a small living room, a small kitchen and a sufficient bathroom. It even had a backdoor veranda where our group had the chance to have a round of drinks with newly cooked fresh mussels. Across the street was a...

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Dear GreenThumb331 Thank you for taking time to write about your experiences at The White Morph. Glad you made the most of our facilities with your group to enjoy your time with us. Regards Mike Manager

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Spacious room with good size sitting area, very neat modern kitchenette. Super bathroom with shower and corner bath. Views overlooking the Pacific and snow covered peaks. Beautifully clean. What could be better?

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Dear Kanathan Thank you for the wonderful review. Happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Mike Manager

Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

This boutique hotel was wonderful with a very accommodating manager. Our 2nd floor room offered a balcony overlooking the Kaikoura Bay with spectacular views. The immaculate luxurious room spacious with kitchenette (mini refrig, stove, microwave and even a washing machine). The large bath had an oversized jacuzzi tub. Breakfast cafe next door. Centrally located with a 5 minute drive to...

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Dear Lynenrique Thank you for writing your review on The White Morph. We are happy you had a wonderful stay with us. Regards Mike Manager

Reviewed 2 November 2015

The hotel is also located next to a cafe that offers good breakfast fare. Ask for rooms on the 2nd floor as it offers a good sea view. The hotel is located near cafes and restaurants which is within 10mins walk.

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Dear Andrew P Thank you taking the time to leave your feedback on The White Morph. Regards Mike Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the Esplanade in iconic Kaikoura, The White Morph enjoys commanding views of the ocean right to the distant horizon and mountains, and gives you access to all of the region's many experiences. We offer a range of 5 Star and 4 Star Qualmark rated studios and self-contained apartments. Our 5 Star Premium studios include an ocean views and a hydrotherapy spa en-suite. Our 4 Star Garden Studios and Family Apartments look out to the garden area. Cafe Encounter, Shops, movie theatre and all activities are in close vicinity. 8 Premium Studios, king beds, with hydra-therapy spa baths. 4 Premium Studios, with either a king bed or twin beds,with spa baths. 4 Deluxe Studios, king bed with bath and shower. 3 Family Apartments, accommodation for up to 6 persons. 12 Garden Studios with queen and single beds ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Morph Heritage Collection

Address: 92-94 Esplanade | post code: 7300, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly White Morph Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 7,004 - ₹ 14,203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The White Morph Heritage Collection 5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
White Morph Motor Hotel Kaikoura
White Morph Hotel
White Morph Kaikoura
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Ask for sea view room if available”
 of 5 bubbles DomAustralia, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view. The main road is just below, but we were not bothered by traffic sounds.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanRJ, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Oceanview Room”
 of 5 bubbles miaw744, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor facing ocean for view”
 of 5 bubbles Happy415, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs spa room with a view of the beach. There are also rooms that overlook a nice garden area at the back I believe and family suites.”
 of 5 bubbles Owingee, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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