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Awatea Country Bed & Breakfast

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“farm animals”(4 reviews)
“host alison”(3 reviews)
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We stayed at the Awatea B&B in Kaikoura for one night at the end of our New Zealand roundtrip. Alison is a very friendly host who offers spacious, clean rooms and a delicious, rich breakfast. This B&B is like a little farm: pigs, chicken, horses,...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Definitely a farm stay with dogs, chickens, horses, pigs.... A super warm welcome from host Alison who is a character. Room was comfortable and clean and breakfast was excellent. A few kilometres out of Kaikoura but worth it for the farm ambiance

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Response from alimay47, Owner at Awatea Country Bed & BreakfastResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We aim to provide a country experience for our guests and always enjoy hearing that the animals are a hit with them. We hope you will visit again one day.

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of a short stay with Alison while we were staying in Kaikoura working on the Kaikoura Lip Sync Show. The accomodation was well setup and Alison's attention to detail was fantastic! The good hearty breakfast gave us a good start to...More

Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

An amazing place to stay. Allison was warm and welcoming and I felt at home the minute I got out of the car. Rooms were warm, spotless and spacious. Awesome breakfasts every morning with the best home made bread. I could have quite happily never...More

Thank Olivia P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a purpose built B & B which shows in the functionality of the rooms and the spacious guest lounge. But don't think that means it is a bland place. Far from it. Alison runs a welcoming we'll run establishment where people (and their...More

Thank JRD1000
Response from alimay47, Owner at Awatea Country Bed & BreakfastResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We do try to make our guests' stays enjoyable. Helping folk with meal arrangements and sightseeing is a real joy, as I love Kaikoura, and being able to ensure that they see as much as they are able during...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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US$128 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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"Pick a room with doors to the sunny courtyard and views to the mountains"
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"All rooms are at ground level looking out onto the grounds"
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"From what we can see all the rooms are spacious with farm views"
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"The rooms at the back of the house open onto a beautiful patio!"
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