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    Beachcomber Motel

    169 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good33%
    • Average21%
    • Poor31%
    • Terrible10%
    23 Feb 2017
    “A surprising gem”
    13 Feb 2016
    “Older Motel which may suit budget conscious traveler”
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 17 reviews

    Reviewed 24 February 2017

    When I drove past the motel appearances were that I had booked us into a dump. The entrance was unkempt, and it looked a little run down. While the decor and the buildings could've done with a spruce up, the unit was large, comfortable, clean...More

    1  Thank Tricia D
    Reviewed 14 February 2016

    Beachcomber Motel is an older motel. They offer under cover parking for cars or off street parking. The units are in need of a major refurbish being of 1970's style. The mirror is behind you when at the hands basin, the door locks by key...More

    Thank coaster2
    Reviewed 21 October 2015

    This motel is close to all the wonders people love about the area - whales, seals, dolphins, walking and your pets are welcome too. Free parking and there is under-cover parking as well. Supermarket nearby and I have been advised that bit by bit the...More

    Thank AussieExplorer
    Reviewed 18 July 2015

    Time for the Bull Dozer Folks. Dirty, Old and uncomfortable. I'm not sure what I can say about this place. Kaikoura is a lovely place but this really lets the side down. There are much better motels in Kaikoura at a similar price.

    Thank OVERSZ
    Reviewed 4 March 2015

    Very, very tired motel. Such a pity. Comfortable bed but interior shocking so sad to see. Motel on the market so no money is being spent on interior. Unfortunately we paid for what we got. Would not stay there again.

    Thank nannie48
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Price range
    • US$87 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
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    "There are only 4 rooms available so the choice is easy."
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    "Pay a little more you do pay for what you get...this time anyway"
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    "The end room towards the exit would be the quietest."
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    "All rooms were the same, all had beautiful views of Mount Fyffe."
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