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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2013

We enjoyed our 1 night stay at The Point. The hosts were very helpful and friendly (even sharing a beer with us) and helped us get on the reserve list for the Dolphin swimming. The breakfast was really good and had lots of choice (we would recommend trying the homemade Kiwi jam, it is excellent). The location is great for...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2013

my family and I just had a wonderful two night stay at the point. The hosts were both very friendly and helpful with tourist info. Food was delicious, toys were given to our toddler to play with and we fed the baby lamb. Would love to stay again

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Reading the other reviews I recognise the fact that Gwenda and Peter are not the usual people you would expect in a B&B. Their background is farming and working in the hospitalitybusiness aquires more peopleskills. Having said that the contact with Peter was pretty easy. We had a nice conversation about sports and other stuff. At first Gwenda comes across...

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Thank Remco2492
Germany
Reviewed 15 December 2012

The B&B itself including the surrounding area is just awesome! It's just beneath the fur-seal colony, which is also the starting point of a very nice coastal walk. Our room was very nice, tidy and charming. BUT: We didn't feel to be welcome at any time - maybe it was just us - or we did catch a bad time!?...

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Thank Patrick H
Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Really nice, comfortable, & well equipped accomodation in a beautiful spot with views across the bay to snow capped mountains. Convenient for sea trips or exploring the country & coast. Small farm ,lovely gardens,friendly & helpful hosts...& a special extra..sheepshearing & feeding the lambs. Lovely wood fire ,short walk to seal colony, quiet at night. We would recommend The Point...

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Seaford, Delaware
Reviewed 1 August 2012

My wife and I greatly enjoyed our night with Gwenda at The Point. We were late arriving, but Gwenda had prepared some dining suggestions in advance. In the morning, we were treated to a delicious assortment of homemade jellies and jams (we still crave more kiwifruit jam). The dull roar of the ocean was an ever-present delight. The room itself...

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Thank Lance L
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Here's an overview of our one-night stay last week: Location: extremely beautifully situated 5 minutes (walk!) from Seal Colony, excellent seafood BBQ down the road, very quiet too. Beautiful garden too! Room: big enough, clean, lovely bathroom (historic rimu floors!), good heater (and chocolates :) ) Hosts: friendly, hospitable (though their visiting friends were a little noisy) Breakfast: good, continental...

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Thank JuliaNina
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2012

There were some positive & negatives with this B & B. Great location is a plus. Close to Pt. Kean & the seal colony. And the sheep shearing show they provide on premises for $10/adult was also convenient & educational. Great tasting BBQ crayfish down the road. However, host doesn't easily engage in conversation but does when drawn into a...

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Thank RicknElsie
Dunedin
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Kaikoura was our first stop after having escaped the Nelson floods just before Christmas and we arrived exhausted to a warm welcome from both Gwenda and Peter. Gwenda was happy to recommend places to eat and also checked whether our whale watching trip was running the following morning, which we appreciated. The room was lovely, and the bathroom beautifully decorated....

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Gwenda S, Owner at The Point Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate and Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay at our Bed & Breakfast, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and felt welcome in our home. However I am sorry that you missed the Whales; we definitely would welcome you back for another visit and hopefully a more successful Whale Watching tour. Wireless internet...

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Reviewed 14 December 2011

One room is by the front door and although there are only 2 rooms, it could be bit noisy, especially if you need an afternoon nap. Rooms clean and basic. Breakfast also very basic, although you are offered free range eggs for breakfast, which are yummy. Views from the home stay are breathtaking . Nothing luxurious, but good and basic...

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PointSmith, Owner at The Point Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guests Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay at our Bed & Breakfast. We apologies if you felt it may have been noisy if wanting to take an afternoon nap; we do endeavour to be aware of guests wanting to rest in the afternoon and can work together on this if advised. We are glad you enjoyed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer you a warm and friendly welcome to our home. Enjoy the quietness and the special location of this beautiful 125 year old farmhouse. Our unique location offers you picturesque views overlooking the sea and the speculator Seaward Kaikoura mountain range. Surrounded by the beauty of the sea and farmland (part of the Kaikoura peninsula) we are ideally situated for walking around the Kaikoura Peninsula, the Seal colony, Fyffe House and 4 km from the town centre and sightseeing activities. Our two guest rooms have comfortable queen beds, TV (Freeview TV) and their own private ensuite. We have free wireless broadband Internet service available and a lounge for guest use ( board games and books to peruse). Our property is surrounded by gardens which you are more than welcome to walk around or sit and enjoy. Our tariff includes a continental breakfast consisting of 5 cereals, fresh fruit, peaches, yogurt, tea & coffee, orange juice, toast, home made spreads and farm eggs on toast. At The Point we operate a daily Sheep Shearing Show, show times 1-30pm and 4pm( during the winter months please check show times). In Kaikoura we are spoilt for choice with a vast number of restaurants to choose from; within 10-15 minutes walk we have two of Kaikoura's top restaurants and the local seaside BBQ's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Point Bed and Breakfast

Address: The Point 85 Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 7,332 - ₹ 7,978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Point Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask as I did for the front room...sea view. Rear room is overlooking the garden. Just as nice but I liked watching the ever changing view.”
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