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Reviewed 23 February 2016

We spent two nights here in a two bedroom apartment. It was very clean and well equipped. However the lounge area was very small which was a little disappointing. There was also insufficient comfortable seating for four people. Other places we have stayed have been better for a similar or lower price. The apartments are well situated in a quiet...

Thank Visitor73
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had a small studio at the back of the motel. Hadn't realised until arrival that we wouldn't have a sea view so this was disappointing. Small space compared to other motels on our trip, but clean and well equipped. Very good selection of TV channels and extremely friendly and helpful hosts, we didn't have a washing machine in the...

Thank SueE794
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a small studio room at the back of the complex. Unfortunately we didn't have a view. The room was cluttered and small but functional. It was clean and the bed had high quality sheets. The owner who checked us in was lovely and knowledgeable and recommended things to do and places to eat. For the price this...

1Thank Alipa50
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We had a small studio in the back. It was clean, quiet and tastefully furnished. Expensive by comparison but this is a tourist town. The lady at the reception was full of tips and useful information which made our one night stay so easy. The location is fantastic - everything is within easy walking distance.

1Thank Nina L
Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The room was lovely and very homely. The hosts were very nice and helpful. I would go back in a heart beat to stay here. Everything that we needed was here. The kitchen area was set up well that we cooked most nights. The lounge was great. The fenced in area at the front was great for the kids so...

1Thank Eliry
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Kaikoura with my partner around the new year and we loved it. The staff are helpful and friendly, the rooms are serviced daily and the apartments are clean. We loved it. I'd stay there again. There is a full kitchen but it lacks basics like foil, oil and the knives are so blunt that we struggled to...

Thank Irene T
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We stayed one night here as extended our stay in Kaikoura by extra night during our return leg of south island road trip . Coming from our previous hotel nearby White Morph we felt a little let down by its standard of furnishing etc . Location is good and get some decent views too !

Thank Alokdhir
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Only stayed here for one night (unfortunately!) arrived on the Coastal railway from Christchurch at 10am (earlier than usual check-in time) arrived at appartments and owners happy for us to sign in early. Lovely owners who were very welcoming and full of information about the best places to visit, eat etc. Beautifully furnished, very comfortable and modern appartment. We had...

1Thank Hilary W
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The lady at the reception was friendly and helpful. She told us where to eat, what to see, where to go and what to do upon our check in. She gave us a room facing the Pacific Ocean and helped us to set up the rollaway bed when she was going for her night walk at 10+pm. The apartment was...

Thank LeeFamily23
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Very nice apartment, upstairs with balcony. On the esplanade, so quiet. We booked the last apartment and it did have slight damage to the carpet edge, but this was pointed out to us on arrival and caused no problem. The apartment was spacious, well-appointed and well laid out. I made three trips on foot out to the Seal colony, including...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful, modern 1 and 2 bedroom courtyard or balcony apartments with stunning sea and mountain views. Only 50 metres to the beach, 100 metres to Dolphin Encounter, Albatross Encounter, award winning cafes and restaurants and a 2 minute drive to Watch Watch and town. Located on the sea edge of the famous Peninsula Walk. Executive double spa bath, access and family apartments. Apartments all have a fully self-contained kitchen (stove top, oven, rangehood, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, plunger coffee machine), in-room laundry (washer/dryer), 50+ channels on SKY LCD TV, wireless Internet access, super king and twin bedrooms, double glazing, air conditioning/heat pumps, electric blankets, hairdryer, alarm clocks, a private balcony or a private gated courtyard to enjoy the views, indoor and outdoor dining settings, free on-site parking. .Continental breakfasts available for purchase. 2 Studio units with kitchenette, ensuite, Queen or King bed, 50+ Sky channels at complex rear - perfect for a quiet restful overnighter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments

Address: 126 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM434 - RM1,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Waterfront Apartments Kaikoura
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“Street frontage if you want a sea views”
 of 5 bubbles Judenewzealand, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Close upper floor units for maximum privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Aussie2Lee, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms probably give you the best views but ground floor are good too”
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 of 5 bubbles KentVictor, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Be careful the studios for two people are small and out the back.”
 of 5 bubbles SueE794, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms definitely worth the extra money.”
 of 5 bubbles Fishnchickn, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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