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    Absolute Waterfront

    9 Kaka Road | South Bay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
    011 64 3-667 1551
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    What a great place! Rose and Woody are the absolute best host. We spent two nights in their water front apartment and it was the highlight of our trip. You can drink coffee in the morning while watching the fishermen launch their boats. The apartment...More

    Thank Bill Y
    Reviewed 10 March 2017

    On our recent round the world trip we stayed at Absolute Waterfront and this was truly the highlight our trip. Fantastic location with a awesome view. Woody and Rosie the owners were very welcoming and the accommodation was absolutely pristine in everyway. We will definitely...More

    Thank alanBrocklehurst
    Reviewed 8 March 2017

    This waterfront apartment was outstanding. It was immaculate & spotless with the bonus of a spectacular view of South Bay that was forever changing with the light. We were lucky enough to see many seals, a penguin & even a whale out in the bay!...More

    Thank Hancomajor
    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    Our second visit to stay with Rosemary and Woody and as previously a wonderful couple of days. Perfect digs with a perfect view and perfect hosts. Still a beautiful location despite the recent unfortunate earthquake and glad we were still able to visit Kaikoura. We...More

    Thank Alyandfamily
    Response from Rosemary A, Owner at Absolute WaterfrontResponded 8 February 2017

    We really enjoyed seeing you again Aly made more special as you made that extra travelling distance to support us and the town. Beautiful day here today calm seas and quiet after a busy holiday weekend, hope you and fam enjoyed the rest of your...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2017

    Agree with past comments. We loved our stay here. Rose and Woody are the perfect hosts and their place has quiet possibly the best sea views in Kaikoura. Enjoyed our fishing trip ! Thanks for making us feel so welcome. xMore

    Thank KevBev L
    Response from Rosemary A, Owner at Absolute WaterfrontResponded 30 January 2017

    Really enjoyed your company KevBev and hope you are having a great time on the rest of your holiday and family catch up. Kaikoura has so many lovely views at every turn, we certainly enjoy ours, it's always interesting outside that's for sure! very quiet...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$69 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
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    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Dining (1)
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    "Great location for walking, the beach, boating, or just relaxing."
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    "Both the options are good at it's own price"
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    "We stayed in the front unit, with a view of the bay."
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    "Front apartment has great views, but the other apartment is equally lovely"
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