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San Jose, California
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I received a warm welcome from Tracey and her family. The room was lovely, very well appointed and decorated and very accessible. The location of Firstlight is beautiful, on the end of the Kaikoura peninsula overlooking the ocean. Access to the restaurants in town is s very short drive, or a pleasant walk. This is a great place to base...

Thank ivosper
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We arrived here and were warmly welcomed by Murray, the owner. He then helped us remove our heavy suitcases from the car and carried one to our room for us! The room was round at the back of the house overlooking the garden, with distant views of the mountains. We instantly relaxed here. In fact we decided that instead of...

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Great Ouseburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Look, as a former UK hotel inspector this place is very good.. Here's why... + Superb hosts. Tracy lovely, helpful, kind.... Murray her husband a real gent and really nice bloke - who also runs Air Kaikoura Aero Club and offers brilliant whale flights - see my other TripAdvisor review. Superb. + Beautiful location on the peninsula. Those people who...

Thank MStJB
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

A cosy ground floor homestay. Well-equipped room with good facilities. A friendly and helpful host who greeted us and helped with bags etc. The views from the road were spectacular, over-looking the bay.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We visited Kaikoura enroute to Blenheim and were unsure as to what to expect. We booked at First Light and were unaware of the location or standard. First Light is not located in the heart of the town and whilst most accommodations are on the water front and close to town, First Light is about 5 minutes out of town...

1Thank RicknSimon
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We had the 2 story unit which was nicely furnished and equiped downstairs and extremely cozy upstairs with great views. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. My only regret is not being able to spend more time here

1Thank dags111
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Stayed for one night on touring holiday. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Room was very clean, bed was comfortable. Room had all facilities including lounge and access to laundry facilities. Made for a most enjoyable stay.

1Thank GroovySydney101
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We had the downstairs Studio unit which is luxurious, tastefully decorated and ingeniously designed to fit a quite small space. Great view of the mountains and very quiet and private. The hosts are very friendly and eager to help. The food preparation area is very small, however, and quite a challenge to get a cooked meal together. I had to...

1Thank Judy C
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 1 February 2015

The family home was purpose built with two units for travelers...we were in the less expensive downstairs studio, but would recommend the more private upstairs unit for a stay of more than one night. Owners are in the tourism trade and will arrange fishing trips on their boat. A very clean, organized spot, and the bluff top location is a...

1Thank Bruce M
Playa San Juan, Spain
Reviewed 7 January 2015

What a great place Murray and Tracy have! Tracy greeted us and was so warm and welcoming. I had read a previous review on trip advisor and was a little worried about what to expect in the kitchen however it was no problem . Yes there is no sink but there is a utility room next to the bathroom with...

1Thank GillPhil2014

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Additional Information about Kaikoura Firstlight Accommodation

Address: 36 Ward Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM395 - RM613 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“There are only 2 rooms so book early!”
 of 5 bubbles 519andreww, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are only two units - upstairs is the one-bedroom unit, downstairs is the studio.”
 of 5 bubbles JudyC643, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Choose the upstairs bedroom for a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles Razzer5, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“There are only 2 sp peace and quiet is assured. The room we choose had a good kitchen and an upstairs bedroom, which was fab!”
 of 5 bubbles Skitot, 27 Dec 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceR667, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
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