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Nikau Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Lovely old house in a good location . Very welcoming hosts with their friendly Border Terrier . Breakfast is sufficient for the full day ! Garden to sit in and socialise with wines and beers from the house. Quentin and Jane very helpful with information . Recommended warmly.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed sitting in our garden having drinks with some of our other guests. Thank you very much for your review.

Barnstaple
Reviewed 16 November 2014

A very warm welcome, felt at ease and homely, Quentin, Jane and Heath couldn't have made my stay any more comfortable, so pleased I had the pleasure of meeting them, and the poached eggs are fabulous!! Christine, England

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very pleased you felt so at home during your stay with us and we also enjoyed meeting you.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2014

two and a half weeks ago we arrived in Kaikoura, the stay at NikauLodge was a pleasure, the breakfast delicious, the beer and excellent wine in the fridge didn't run out. The seal room was cosy and warm. The views out of the window great. Thanks Jane and Quentin, we loved our stay at your lodge. Elisabeth and Winfried from...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the fantastic review and we are so pleased you loved your stay with us.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Great B&B, lovely room, fabulous views of the coast and mountains and wonderful omelette for breakfast - the perfect stopover. Lovely evening meal at the very friendly Green Dolphin too. Thanks Quentin and Jane for making our short stay so pleasant. Wish we could have stayed longer but we certainly hope to visit again.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We loved having the three of you to stay and hope you are able to stay with us again. Many thanks.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We recently stayed at the Nikau Lodge for one night on our automobile tour of New Zealand. We arrived on Friday afternoon after driving from Christchurch in the rain. We were trying to get to the 12:45 whale watch trip so it was nice to easily find this gem of a B&B. Quentin was super helpful in getting us situated...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, what a fantastic review of Nikau Lodge and Kaikoura. Thank you very much.

Amsterdam
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Very good B&B!! Most pleasant hosts and atmosphere, nice rooms, cosy and comfortable and a very very good breakfast!!! Special touch is the fridge with beers and wine, which just makes the feeling so welcoming.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us such a great review. We think breakfast is a very important meal and love cooking for people so are very pleased you rated our breakfast so highly.

Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Loved our stay at Nikau Lodge. Jane and Quentin are great hosts and put in lots of extra effort to ensure you have a great stay. The views from the rooms are fantastic and we really enjoyed our stay in Kaikoura. The lodge is close to the town centre so you can leave the car behind in the evening. If...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. You are not the only guests you want a dog like Jack, we even had one guest who sent us a photo of their new Border terrier puppy.

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Nikau Lodge is in an unbelievably beautiful spot - Kaikoura - and it has great location and views. Quentin and Jane couldn't have been any nicer and helpful and so was Jack, their border terrier! Kaikoura is a fantastic stop if you are traveling in NZ, and Nikau Lodge is the place to stay!

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed our special place in the world. We appreciate you recommendation.

Jamaica
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I am late doing this so may overlook some features, sorry. I do know we had absolutely no complaints at all. Our memories of Nikau are only warm ones. A lovely place easy to find if you are driving. Good location for easy walking to the waterfront, even to the whale watching tour place. Jane & Quentin were a delight....

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased you have warm memories of Nikau Lodge and your stay in Kaikoura and that you enjoyed our wonderful views. Thank you very much.

Wellington
Reviewed 26 July 2014

absolutely beautiful lodge and Jane and Quinton (the owners) couldn't have been more lovely! wonderful people and really made my stay and trip to kaikoura very worthwhile! would definitely return! the lodge is in the perfect location, on a hill so you have wonderful views of the sea and mountain range, but then the perfect distance from the town centre...

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We were so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Kaikoura after all the difficulty you had getting here!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated 10 minutes walk from Kaikoura's main town centre, Nikau Lodge has magnificent views of the Kaikoura Mountain Range and the Ocean. Come relax in the lounge, unwind in the garden or just come for a good nights rest. Continental and Full Cooked Breakfast using fresh local produce is served to you in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nikau Lodge

Address: 53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 11,156 - ₹ 12,522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nikau Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Whale room has beautiful views”
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“All rooms have good outlook.”
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