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Isle of Man
Reviewed 4 December 2011

A one night stay in studio was arranged here for us by our travel agent - a studio was booked, but on looking wished we'd gone for an apartment - these look stunning. The studio however is quite small - effectively looks to be a supplimentary room for an apartment with connecting door locked. The room is comfortable - though...

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 4 December 2011

We stayed here recently on a tour of the south island with our two children. Very clean and modern, full kitchen, two bathrooms, gas fireplace. We had a great breakfast included in our nights stay, all organic and locally produced. One of the best places we stayed, would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2011

Nice, spacious and clean apartment, providing basic essentials. The fireplace is a lovely touch and great for the cold winter. Only reason haven't given 5 stars is the lack of food, but Stephan made some great recommendations especially for breakfast.

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Bigfella10, Owner at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thanks for review. We are not sure about the comment about lack of food? We have a full room service menu in the compendiums, including cooked and continental breakfasts that are deleivered to your room. Given that all Kaikoura's Restaraunts are within a 5km radius of the Fairways or a $8 shuttle fare there are many options to chose from,...

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 November 2011

A great place to stay - warm and friendly hosts, contemporary and spacious accommodation and great value. The fully kitted kitchen and gas fire make this a notch above most self-contained accommodation. Location also excellent - great views and if you like golf, right on the edge of a course with club hire and golf cart available at an excellent...

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Reviewed 1 November 2011

My wife and I went for our short honeymoon in Kaikoura The Fairways. I felt like I want to stay there longer cos it will never be enuf. Its so peaceful n at e same time superb location. You can see the mountains at the back and everything was just so perfect. It has all the cooking utensils, spacious and...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 1 November 2011

On a recent tour of New Zealand, I stayed at The Fairways in Kaikoura. What a wonderful surprise. The accomodations are separate buildings, like small houses -- entirely furnished with all you could possibly need. Modern with large gas fireplace, tvs and full kitchen. Helpful staff. Definitely worth the stay.

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Sydney
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Very clean, comfortable and modern accommodation with spectacular mountain view. Very friendly hosts, Stephan must be ecstatic that the All Blacks has won the world cup :) .. Congratulations! Will definitely be back, hopefully soon and will recommend The Fairways to all my friends.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 20 October 2011

The staff were extremely helpful. There are remote controlled gas fireplaces. We were happy to use the laundry within our room. Comfortable stay! Like I said, we wished we had booked another day here. It was so nice!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Early in October 2011, my boyfriend & I stayed at these apartments. We travelled all throughout the South Island of New Zealand and have to admit, that The Fairways was by far our favourite accommdation. The hosts were wonderful (we even got upgraded to a 1 bedroom from a studio at no extra cost), the bed was the most comfortable...

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Dublin
Reviewed 14 October 2011

First class accomadation, with an extremely friendly and helpful host. The accomadation boasts an incredible array of extras that unfortunately we did not have sufficient time to avail of, including a BBQ on the small deck and a jacuzzi bath to name but a few! Every convenience is available in the appartments, with thoughtful touches like a small pouch of...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and studios offering luxurious fully self contained accommodation for travelers looking for some quality and friendly service that will your make to trip to Kaikoura a memorable one. Located just 3 km south of Kaikoura within Ocean Ridge between the Kaikoura Golf course and the Kaikoura winery. Your hosts are Graham and Robyn Lamond who live on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairways

Address: 1 Kersage Dr | Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM533 - RM960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairways 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Fairways Motel Kaikoura
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“There are no bad rooms”
317martinw, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the apartments would be ideal, all ground level - no under cover parking as its a villa style complex”
phantomhq, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view”
colt295, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whales watch was the best part of our visit. Got to see a few whales, albatrosses, seals and Dolphins. Cannot recommend enough”
dakism, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms a little further back have more privacy, we were in room No1 had to keep the drapes closed but not a problem”
lawrenceh50, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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