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The Factory

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the factory for two nights with a group of friends while touring in April. The accommodation was fantastic, the grounds amazing and the position with the beach on one side and mountains the other was beautiful. Janet and Paul were fabulous hosts serving delicious breakfasts and filling us in on the places to see. Nothing is a...

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of five spent two nights at the Factory and just loved it. Felt like home away from home. Very comfortable and beautifully decorated. Janet and Paul are great hosts. If we ever come back to New Zealand we'd definitely visit The Factory again!

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Great to meet all your lovely family.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We spend 2 nights at the Factory and everything was perfect. Paul and Janet are great hosts which are willing to help you anytime (laundry, restaurants, a cafe, etc). The place is super comfortable, great design and a couple of steps away from the beach!! Breakfast was amazing. Everything is fresh, homemade and delicious!! Mauricio & Caty

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much you two, for taking the time to write this review. I hope the rest of your trip has gone well and maybe we'll see back again some time.

Coppell, Texas
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My husband and I spent 2 1/2 weeks touring the North and South islands of New Zealand. We stayed in wonderful lodges throughout our trip, but I must say that the Factory was by far our favorite. It was one of the most beautiful accommodations I've ever stayed in. I spent about an hour photographing every detail of the room...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

What a lovely review for us. Thank you for taking the time to let others know about The Factory. Hope your journey home was uneventful and maybe we'll get to meet again one day.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely incredible. The house, the food, the hospitality and the surrounds just cannot be faulted. A must-stay if you're in the area. Paul and Jenny are passionate, knowledgable and so very welcoming. And the house- once a dairy- is an absolute masterpiece inside and out. You'll fall asleep to the sound of waves outside your window and wake to the...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Well thank you! Such a lovely review and we are so glad you got to experience our little slice of heaven. Hope the rest of your trip goes well.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This accommodation is just beautiful .... every detail is covered from crisp white sheets to heated floors, fluffy towels and delightful hosts! Its really a 3 bedroom apartment. The dolphins visited us on the beach 50 paces away and not another soul in sight! Dinner at the local pup was perfect topped off with a stunning sunset. Janet and Paul's...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review - so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and glad too, that the dolphins made an appearance for you. We look forward to seeing you again sometime very soon.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you Janet and Paul for a fabulous few days. Our stay was wonderful in every respect, especially your warm hospitality. The speed of repair work to the Kaikoura access road is amazing and we had no problem driving either way. Thank you again John OBrien

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much John. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to a return visit one day very soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Amazing slice of paradise. Our son received a visit from a baby seal on the beach, which we had all to ourselves. And the property looks like it could be featured in Architectural Digest, very tasteful.

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It is always a very special experience when you get to meet the locals and we are glad your son will treasure this memory. All the best from us both.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My partner and I had an absolutely fantastic stay at the Factory. We took the self catered option which gave us the perfect balance between warm and welcoming hosts and a bit of our own time and space to enjoy the great room and surrounding Kaikoura. They've done an amazing amount of work around town after the earthquake and we...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let others know of your experience here at The Factory. We are so glad you both enjoyed your stay and we look forward to a return visit before too long!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This exquisite B & B just north of Kaikoura is a gem to behold. Situated right on the beach Paul & Janet have painstakingly restored the 100 year old Dairy factory into beautiful accommodation. The 3 bedroom residence is exclusive to one party of up to six people, so totally private. With the beach in front and surrounded by mountains,...

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Janet B, Owner at The Factory, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review - hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Factory offers luxury accommodation in an historic building on the beachfront at Hapuku. Here, you can relax in peace and privacy with views of the ocean on one side and stunning snow-capped mountains on the other. Hapuku is less than 10 minutes drive from Kaikoura which is famous for its amazing marine wildlife. The Factory offers exclusive use of the guest wing and is perfect for couples, families or small groups of friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Factory

Address: 5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 17,189 - ₹ 21,782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Factory 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“one suite only”
1Bobbie2015, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All 3 rooms a beautiful”
avenue12016, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is a wonderfully restore cheese factory!”
dpowell2017, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Travellers get whole guest wing to themselves, perfect for small family. Cheerful setting with excellent hosts. Close to town.”
BrendaLim1874, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You get 3 rooms for the price of one! All rooms are so warm!”
christopherland, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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