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Bay-view Homestay Kaikoura

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296 Scarborough Street, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Business Centre
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My wife and I stayed with Mar and Nikki in April of 2016. We were blown away with the kindness and thoughtful hospitality and have told many friends since about our good fortune in stumbling across these wonderful people at a charming and beautiful setting....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Bayview Homestay in Kaikoura in March 2017 and it was an amazing experience. The owners Margaret and her daughter are amazing people and we enjoyed very much to share our experiences. Their life and their stories were so interesting...More

Thank Joana O
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Margaret and Nicky are such caring hosts, providing everything we needed for a great stay. Margaret's garden is a joy to behold and her breakfasts are delicious. Bay-View is up on a hill and the views are stunning. We walked down to sea-level a couple...More

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had such a warm welcome from Margaret and her daughters. We were treated like the family. Margaret recommended places to eat in the evening as wel as things to do. Lovely warm sitting room with a wood burner. Margaret is an amazing woman -...More

Thank Susie1943
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We received a very warm welcome from Janet and her mum Margaret (despite the fact we had made them late for their dinner, as it had taken us ages to drive from Oamaru!). Margaret is a lovely lady, 86 years old, who does all her...More

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Description
Margaret Woodill is the classic Kiwi grandmother and thinks nothing of getting up at 5.30 am to cook a full breakfast including homemade bread before your whale watching or dolphin swimming trip in Kaikoura, New More Zealand. She’s lived in her Kaikoura peninsula home with its sweeping views of sea and mountains since 1934. She began taking in passing travellers over 20 years ago, just before the whales and dolphins turned the township into a tourist Mecca. When her four children left home, opening a bed and breakfast seemed a logical use for spare bedrooms and bathrooms. Since husband Bob’s death in 1999, Margaret says guests are her family and that’s why she calls it a HOMESTAY rather than a B&B. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$ 57 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$ 57 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Traveller (30)
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Dining (2)
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"Payment in cash only"
CarolynMJ
8 Feb 2016
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"Ensuite is best"
eilishkeogh
30 Nov 2015
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"Room with an ensuite"
WestbrookMelbourne
1 Nov 2015
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"Only three rooms, we had the double ensuite, which was really nice and very quiet."
tesndes
23 Apr 2015
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