We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Norfolk Pine

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
Norfolk Pine
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Norfolk Pine
See the most recent reviews
Showing 39: English reviews
Emmaville, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Clean and simple accommodation reasonably priced at $115.00NZD a night. Well located, close to town, attractions, restaurants and pubs. Staff very friendly and helpful, happy to point you in the right direction depending on what you want to see or do.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jacqueline N Li... I
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Not a fan of this motel. Rooms were old and outdated. Heater didn't work and tried the fan heater but was sparking so didn't want to leave on. Could hear everything that was happening in the next room. Curtains didn't block out any light. Bathroom was outdated and the shower has much to improve on. The view is spectacular on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Michelle P
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed one night and it ticked all the boxes for a one night motel on our driving holiday - good value, comfortable bed, clean and tidy, friendly helpful hosts, free and reasonable speed wifi. Garden was well maintained ( love the flowers) and location was right across the road from the beach.....nice place to have a walk and admire...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DrDebTheTravelDoctor
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed one night very friendly staff although its an older motel is was very clean and tidy, with the beach just over the road and not far from the town and priced reasonably, great place for a stopover.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Darryl01
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Stayed here for one night, before swimming with dolphins with ‘Dolphin Encounter’ (which would also highly recommend). The motel is run by a very friendly husband and wife team, and the rooms are fairly basic but are clean and peaceful, just across the (quiet) road from the sea and a two and five minute walk from Dolphin Encounter and Kaikoura,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank johnny_5_bellys
Jervis Bay, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2015

As we arrived in the dark and the first motel we checked into had no one on the desk we chose this one. Glad we did the delightful managers - husband and wife - gave us a very comfortable room and even though it was an older style of motel it was still very well cared for. We had free...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Babsy52
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2015

After finding ourselves double booked at our original accommodation we weren't very hopeful of finding anywhere dog friendly at 5pm on a Friday afternoon but the visitor centre put us onto this motel and we couldn't have been happier. The staff were really welcoming, and the two bedrooms comfortable and roomy. It's a little old fashioned but clean, and the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank joanne a
Wirral
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Directly facing the beach. Very handy to the town for restaurants and better than the average motel. Staff helpful. Ideal for a stopover when passing through. Price very reasonable $135. Would stop here again next time.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SallyannWirral
South West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2014

I stayed here with my two friends. We had the room on the sea front (10) which offered stunning views out to sea. The proprietor owns two tiny griffon dogs and they all offered a warm welcome. A small bottle of fresh milk was provided and we were able to park next to our accommodation. My friends had the double...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Urbanexplorer31
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Great location. Rooms were nice a spacious, but it could do with more couches, as a room for up to 5 people only had a couch for 2-3 people. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the motel us nice and close to town

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Hollie J

6 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kaikoura hotels
0.3 km away
Kaikoura Apartments
Kaikoura Apartments
#5 of 20 in Kaikoura
410 reviews
0.3 km away
Seaview Motel
Seaview Motel
#14 of 34 in Kaikoura
96 reviews
1.3 km away
The Pier Hotel
The Pier Hotel
#21 of 34 in Kaikoura
19 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.3 km away
Brook House B&B
Brook House B&B
#10 of 34 in Kaikoura
86 reviews
0.7 km away
Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura
3.8 km away
Kaikoura Cottage Motels
Kaikoura Cottage Motels
#1 of 36 in Kaikoura
199 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Water front Motel with spectacular sea and mountain views. 9 Units ranging from studios to apartments all on ground level. Beach across road, children’s playground on site. Close to Dolphin Encounter and 2 licensed restaurants, close to township 6 minutes walk (1km). Ample off street parking. Quiet and clean with friendly atmosphere. Able to help organise Whale Watch etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Norfolk Pine

Address: 124 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: ₹ 5,129 - ₹ 7,522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Norfolk Pine 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Agoda and Travelocity so you can book your Norfolk Pine reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Norfolk Pine staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose unit ten ,right on the front ,spacious beautiful view”
 of 5 bubbles charmaineb356, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms on the seafront. I think mine was number 10?”
  • The view from our room
 of 5 bubbles Urbanexplorer31, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“the studio's are perfect if you just need a bed for the night, smaller but perfectly cosy and comfy”
 of 5 bubbles LuluDupont, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
“If it's free, ask for the beachfront apartment. There is nothing like waking up to that view of the Pacific with the snowcapped Kaikoura ranges coming round from the left. Stunning!”
  • The stunning view that I got to wake up to.
 of 5 bubbles BridNiG, 6 Sep 2012 | Read review
4 of 4
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay