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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We - two adults, three daughters - stayed at Waves just before Xmas 2012 on a trip around New Zealand. It was selected at the last minute, based on TripAdvisor reviews. This apartment-hotel turned out to be one of the most pleasant surprises of an excellent holiday. The location and views (contrary to an earlier reviewer's comments) are great, the...

Thank BleedingEdge
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2013

This hotel is localised in middle of the penisula so you are not getting full panoramic view. There are places betterlocated further down main road. Place overall is ok. It's clean, there is a free fast wifi connection and room had a full equipment (dish-washer, washing machine, tumble dryer etc) but guy who ownes this place is the most arrogant...

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WavesKaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Apartments, responded to this review

To Whom It May Concern I am surprised by your comments and apologise for any bad feelings that you have left here with. I am wondering if perhaps it was a misunderstanding of a sense of humour, I'm truly not sure but as you will see by our other reviews the majority of our guests enjoy their stays with us....

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 18 January 2013

The Waves on the Esplanade remains the accommodation highlight a two weeks tour of New Zealand. The apartments were beautifully decorated and furnished with a lot of attention to detail. The view from the balcony was jaw dropping - blue ocean up to snow covered mountain peaks. The icing on the cake is the very friendly service from Liz and...

Thank bucharesta
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. The host is so friendly and very helpful. After travelling around for 4 weeks, staying at lots of beautiful apartments, this has been the best. It's funny how the small things make a big difference after travelling around for so long, like sharp knives, coffee, tea and real milk, Disney channels on...

Thank BrookeJones1983
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Waves has it all - Its romantic got fantastic views totally spotlessly clean lots of sunlight and its is very very comfortable with lovely crisp white sheets and towels oh and not to mention the fantastic hosts Liz & Damer !!! all the things you need for a weekend away from the grind. I thought the second time I stayed...

Thank ChestyGriz
Reviewed 10 January 2013

we stayed here 2 years ago & had a great time. stayed again on way down south & again on our return journey. great location fab hosts 2 different apartments fully equipped spotlessly clean.Not far to walk into town. Damer gave us a lift into town as was raining & even picked us up later.Privacy but hosts willing to assist...

Thank discruntled12
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2013

As two large family groups, we recently spent a night at the Waves on the Esplanade in Kaikoura. Wow, what a great place. Firstly its location is brilliant. Its a nice quiet location which easy access to the waterfront, yet with a lovely cafe next door who do a great breakfast. The information pack in the room was extensive and...

Thank Ellicat2000
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2013

This was an excellent place to stay. We had apartment 12, which was spacious, modern, and spotlessly clean. Wifi access (voucher) was good, kitchen well equipped, good washing machine and dryer. Liz and Damer were fun, accomodating and helpful. Waves looks over the sea, beautiful views, and quiet, though not to far out of town (we walked it). Thoroughly deserving...

Thank G T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2013 via mobile

We booked Waves because of the feedback on Tripadvisor. It is fantastic. The room we had was spacious well presented and fantastically clean. The whole experience was a pleasure. The apartments are right on the front but away from any real noise so you can sit on your balcony and watch the world go by. When we checked out my...

1Thank S2ley
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Highly recommend this place. We took apartment 6, which had a more restricted view of the beach. Nonetheless, it is a lovely apartment: spacious, well equipped, tastefully decorated and very new. The kitchen has everything you need to cook. An extra bed was placed in the living room to accommodate 5 of us. No issues with the wifi connection and...

Thank g0_f0r_it

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Kaikoura Apartments

Address: 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand (Formerly Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 11,067 - ₹ 14,941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kaikoura Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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#1 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Be mindful of the lack of elevators, you could be climbing two flights of stairs depending on the apartment you get.”
  • Sunrise view from Apartment 10
 of 5 bubbles InfrequentFlyer22, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is best”
 of 5 bubbles Didge77, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“every apartment has a sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles cantravnut, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 was great, but all rooms seem to have the same good view.”
 of 5 bubbles LandALot, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We recommend the second floor, mid way between street and back”
  • View from our room over bay and mountains in background
 of 5 bubbles LynnSmithOntario, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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