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#1 Best Value of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed 20 December 2017
Nice and simple

For a dated build the room was spacious and been updated with all the mod cons . Service s exelent. Could do with shelves in the bathroom for people to put toiletries especially for the ladies who... more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Simple and nice

Big rooms, basic toiletries provided. Laundry facility is available on site. The heater wasn't very powerful and hence it was a bit cold at night. The property is very close to the beach and is on... more

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146 Beach Road | State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Good Location With Lovely Views

We stayed here for 2 nights and it was most enjoyable. Select a room with a sea view as it is worth it. The self catering apartments are well appointed and very comfortable. Less than 10 min walk... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing location overlooking the crystal blue sea

We stayed for one night at this charming seafront hotel in Kaikoura. It is a clean, more than basic hotel with very large rooms and unforgettable sea views from the balcony. Our bedroom had a full... more

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92-94 Esplanade | post code: 7300, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great location by the sea

Very clean and comfortable motel. Loved the way the car park was arranged in front of units. Friendly and helpful staff, and solid WiFi free of charge. Close to township and yet far enough away for... more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Great location

Very comfortable motel with everything we needed. The best feature is the location close to the shoreline within walking distance of both the seal colony and the centre of Kaikoura. The sweep of the... more

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222 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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#4 Best Value of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed 13 April 2017
Nice Place

The owner is originally from Germany. She is very friendly and is an avid geocacher. It's a small hotel but in a great location just a short walk from the beach. This is on the north end of town and... more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Super pet friendly accommodation

The owners are so friendly our 7m poodle cross puppy was made to feel like a member of the family. Our room had a blanket, water bowl and treat for her. Clean and comfortable facilities. Just a... more

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239 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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#5 Best Value of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed 8 October 2017
Seafest

Great location Okish place to stay if you not tooooo fussy - had everything we needed BBQ we used on Sat night was disgusting but after a good burn off and clean we were ready to go - the... more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Excellent location

Just across the road from the sea and only a short walk to the town centre we found the motel perfect for us. Our room was spotlessly clean and we were warmly greeted on our arrival by the owner... more

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160 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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#6 Best Value of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed yesterday
Well recovered from the quake

The owners have done a wonderful job in restoring the Anchor Inn to such a good standard after the quake. The rooms are in top condition. The facilities are excellent and we had a very relaxing stay... more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perfect!

Paul and Lyn were fantastic hosts. The location was perfect. We had room 2 which was fabulous, beautiful views, a great kitchenette, very spacious room with a comfortable bed and was spotless. We... more

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208 Esplanade | Cnr Margate Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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#7 Best Value of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Room with a view

Highly recommend staying here but in the Lockwood section with the grass frontage if you have children it’s somewhere they can play safe they are small rooms but comfortable and clean handy parking... more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Sun and sea location

Only stayed a night but although the motel is older, Lockwood style construction, it was very clean and tidy in a great location over looking the bay and mountains and catches the sun to very late... more

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266 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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#8 Best Value of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed today
One of the best!

I can’t speak highly enough of Tim and his mum. They do a superb job running this hostel and we just loved it! We stayed in a double room shared bathroom and we were in the main building. The room... more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Favourite hostel in NZ

Stayed here for 4 nights and after travelling New Zealand for 3 weeks this has been our favourite place to stay. We were in a double room in the main building, the rooms are spacious and bright... more

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74 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 10 February 2017
Nice motel with excellent beachview!

This motel had a sign on the road: 75 $ for a double room with beachview. We decide to book this room immediatly. Its a bit old fashioned, but the owners gave a good service. This motel with an... more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
DECENT PLACE,BEST LOCATION,WORTH THE PRICE AND MOST HELPFUL OWNERS!

me and my husband were visiting kaikoura as our first destination while on our trip to the south island...its one of the most beautiful places where you enjoy the different moods of the sea....so... more

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168 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 12 August 2016
Working but basic and in need of refurbishment

A nice sea front location and everything worked but it is a bit old and tatty. The bathroom is painted breeze block, the door has wonky Venetian blinds, the saggy mattress had us sleeping together in... more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Beach views

Stayed here before and always get the 1 bedroom Seaview apartment , it's right at the front and great view of the ocean. Very spacious ,well equipped and comfy bed . The wifi is very slow and keeps... more

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124 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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#6 of 31 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Superb

Beautiful room with all amenities. Excellent hosts. Breakfast cooked personally by the hosts, and served in a lovely dining room upstairs. What more could you ask for? Thank you Patrick and... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A Warm Welcome Awaits you here

Great location just across the road from the sea front, however there is minimal noise from the road. Lovely, comfortable bed and great views. Appreciated the cookies on arrival and the breakfast... more

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138 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 1 April 2017
Very clean, superb location

We, a family of 5, stayed for one night. The room was very clean and spacious. Our room was at the front of the building and so we had an amazing sea view. We were also able to park our car just... more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Nice room for very reasonable price

The room is quite large with a refrig, microwave, dishes and sink. The room is clean and the beds are comfortable. It's quite basic, but for the price, it is very much worth it. The WiFi is not... more

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164 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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#11 of 31 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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Reviewed yesterday
Great B&B

The grounds and facilities are immaculate. The rooms are well maintained and stocked. The views of the southern alps and the ocean are excellent. The proprietors couldn’t be nicer or more helpful... more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing!

My partner and I stayed here on our way through to Nelson. What was meant to be a 1 night stop-over turned into a 3 night stay in kaikoura thanks to John and Lyn! The most hospitable of people who've... more

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19 Austin Street | Kaikoura Peninsula, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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#13 of 31 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 15 November 2017
Pier viewb

Upon our visit to Kaikoura,we found lots of places closed due to earth wakes a year ago . Difficult to get to because of road closures due to the same thing. This hotel was very good,and food as... more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Worth a visit

Staying locally and we wondered along from the town centre for a morning stroll . This restaurant / hotel was about 40 mins away , we took the chance to go in for lunch and it was very good Has both... more

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1 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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#16 of 31 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 6 September 2017
I Love This Place!

We had a spontaneous trip to Christchurch in June this year (2 adults) with plans to see Christchurch, head up to Kaikoura and follow the ocean up to Nelson then down to Christchurch through the... more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Heart of New zealand

We visited kaikoura for two nights and stayed at the point bed and breakfast. The owners are very welcoming and friendly. It's situated on a sheep farm. But more of a tourist attraction than a farm... more

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The Point 85 Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Better than Excellent

We spend a lovely afternoon and night at The Factory. We were warmly welcomed by Janet and immediately impressed by the original and colorful interior design! The location is perfect to relax and... more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Fabulous Factory!

The Factory is the perfect combination of luxury and great hosting. It provides beautiful stylish accommodation, that is well equipped, comfortable and has lots of thoughtful touches. Janet and... more

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5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Beautiful, Peaceful B&B

Gore Bay is a lovely spot off the beaten track, great for a stay on your way up or down the South Island. Excellent hosts and a spotless room with a unhindered sea view. You only have to walk across... more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A blissful weekend

Oh what a find! My husband and I escaped family life for a couple of nights and even though its only 1.5hrs from Christchurch, it felt like a different world. Room was spotless, bed super comfy and... more

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716 Gore Bay Road | Gore Bay, Cheviot 7383, New Zealand
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  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 22 August 2016
Wonderful place

We we booked in from Friday till Sunday and the experience was wonderful. We we greeted with a warm friendly smile thank you Noleen. I enjoyed what was the best steak i have had in ages. They had a... more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
Good service and bar meal

Went in after a hard days work, had a bar meal and it just filled the spot, the service was excellent, the ginger frizzy haired fella gave us perfect hospitality. A++++ Highly recommend to everyone... more

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20 Brighton Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 29 September 2012
Modern and spacious B&B in beautiful Kaikoura

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights at the Waters Edge B&B in Kaikoura from 14 March 2012. We had a relaxing stay with our hosts providing a very friendly welcome. The accommodation is quiet, modern... more

Reviewed 19 June 2012
Good value

We thought Water's Edge was good value for money and it was the cheapest B&B we stayed at in NZ, so perhaps our gripes are because we'd got used to better places. The space and location are the main... more

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27 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Beachfront
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clean, well organised site.

Good service from reception. Pitch for motorhome was fine. Toilet and laundry block excellent. Easy to walk into town and all local amenities. Although close to road, the hedge blocks the noise... more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good stay.

We were travelling in our camper so needed an unpowered site. A little more expensive than we have paid else where in NZ but note this was our first 'proper' camp site. Facilities great. We used... more

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34 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Pool
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Budget accommodation, clean and roomy

Air-conditioning worked well in heatwave. Room initially smelled mouldy, but went with the air-con working. Very roomy with 2 separate bedrooms and a separate kitchenette and a large lounge... more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Lovely owners, great apartments

We booked two apartments for one night. One for the in-laws and one for me, my partner and our two kids aged 1 and 3. On arrival we went to reception to check-in and the owners were wonderful, really... more

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205 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice

Friendly and informative welcome. Allocated parking and the room facing the sea was fine with nice balcony. WiFi perfect. Cleaned well and everything working well. 2 great restaurants on the... more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Comfortable accommodation with fantastic service

We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit which has views out over the water. The unit was well equipped for our stay, very clean and comfortable. It had two good sized bedrooms with comfortable beds and easily... more

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16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago
The Perfect Place to Stay in Kaikoura

We had a beautiful sea view corner room 11. All staff were super friendly nothing seemed too much trouble. The breakfast buffet was very good & coffee was great. The room was decorated tastefully... more

Reviewed 6 days ago
excellent!

The hosts running it are warm and wonderful, helpful with reservations and very knowledgeable about the area. We stayed in the larger rooms in the main building, which are clearly larger and better... more

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146 Esplanade | Corner Esplanade and Brighton Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 December 2017
Comfortable stay.

Clean and comfortable, this motel is well placed to walk down the hill into Kaikoura. The view of snow-capped mountains from the landing outside our room was stunning and although the motel is... more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Good motel

This motel was good enough for our one night in Kaikoura. The owner provided several great tour, restaurant/bar recommendations. The only issue we had was a lack of air conditioning or windows which... more

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45 - 47 Churchill Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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#7 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed 4 days ago
A nice room and helpful hosts

We stayed at the Gateway Motor Lodge in Kaikoura for two nights. The room was spacious, clean, and comfortable. The owners were extremely helpful when we ran into a potential problem involving... more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great stay

We had an upstairs 2 bedroom apartment which was quite spacious and with a full kitchen and nice balcony with a great view of the mountains. Everywhere was very clean and beds comfortable. Nice big... more

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16-18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 May 2017
Don't book it!

A very negative example of customer service. We booked the hotel and the minute we learned that due to the closed road from Blenheim to Kaikoura we cancelled it. However they refused to refund us by... more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Wonderful Kaikoura

Lovely clean cosy room, the view from our 1st floor suite was spectacular. We were fortunate that we started our holiday on the east coast before the earthquake and visited this delightful place as... more

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154 Beach Road | PO Box 181, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 December 2017
Handy Location

One of the better places to stay in Kaikoura, has its own restaurant which has excellent food. Rooms are a little small. There is a desk but a bar stool for a chair is abit annoying especially when... more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Located on the strip out of main town area

We only stayed here for a night as we had planned to go whale watching. The weather was inclement so we did not get to go. The room were standard and not too large. The staff here were helpful... more

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115 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Pool
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#6 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
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Reviewed 28 December 2017
Superbe

Frankly every thing is superbe EXCEPT the fact that neither the duty manager, nor the back up line is answering. How are people having problem are supposed to manage ? ( imaging you forget your key... more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Spacious Apartment in central location.

We fell in love in Kaikoura and our stay in the Waves apartment contributed to this. A central location across from the beach and with views of the mountains. The two bedroom, two bathroom... more

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78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 January 2018
Basic, but adequate

We booked a two room unit for two nights around a whale-watching trip. It was easy to book in and we were greeted warmly by a very nice man. We found the rooms basic, but clean, and the beds were... more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
A reasonable motel, for a reasonable tariff. Work in progress.

I stayed here with a group, for two nights. The book in process, is smooth. My room was clean, with a good kitchen area. The bathroom, had a cantilever basin top, with a huge crack, in the sink... more

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183 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Reviewed 11 July 2017
Hide away

Stayed here for the Christchurch show weekend. the place really rocks as we were here for the Kaikoura quake so our stay was longer then planned. Deb ( Campmother) and Ted (Father Ted) were great... more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Perfect in every way

We booked this motel after reading about it in the lonely planet book and trip advisor. I always believe in keeping open minded about what I read, both good and bad, not that there was anything bad... more

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134 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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  • Bar/Lounge
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