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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Kaikoura in February 2017 as part of our 4 week New Zealand trip. As the big earthquake happened in November last year we wondered whether to cancel our Kaikoura stay. Our host Julie provided excellent and fair communication. In hindsight we absolutely made the right decision to go to Kaikoura. It is a wonderful place. Bendamere house...

Thank Paul v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our original location in Kaikoura had had to close for the season because of the earthquake. We were fortunate to get into Bendamere House bed and breakfast. The room was on the first floor with a wonderful view over the town and harbour. Julie was a fabulous hostess - very welcoming and helpful. The room was very clean, a good...

Thank Bellatravelscom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights via Airbnb for whale watching in modern accommodation in a garden block above a large lawn in an elevated position with spectacular views of the bay and mountains. Alot of Kiwi's shoe horn holiday accommodation onto their properties but this one is a cut above the rest. Impeccably kept with lots of little extras that tell...

Thank phil l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights for the Whale Watching . The rooms are comfortable offered a very good breakfast . Our Host Julie was so helpful with local tips particularly about the local roads which have suffered from last years earthquake. As we had a early start she kindly arranged for us to have breakfast in our rooms before...

Thank Chillywasps
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location with a million dollar view overlooking the ocean. Well appointed room, spotlessly clean, and fast wifi. The host, Julie, made us feel at home and added some nice touches with daily home made shortbread and muffins. The breakfast is typical continental fare; cereals, yogurt, croissants, jams etc. Easy 5 minute walk into town. We would definitely stay here...

Thank LenGilchrist
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Staying here at the Bendamere is like staying at your Aunt and Uncles. It's that pleasant and you are made to feel like you are family. The view from the rooms is quite awesome. After a good nights sleep, we went down to the dining room for breakfast and it was delicious and very satisfying. We were given two muffins...

Thank THSF
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were booked to stay here for one night but had to re-schedule due to a travel agent error. The owners could not have been more helpful. Kaikoura has suffered since the earthquake and I wish them well next year. We were disappointed not to have been able to stay.

Thank Scoobster26
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Kaikoura after our first in 2014. On both occasions we stayed at Bendamere House B&B. And despite the recent earthquake we did not change our plans - making the journey via SH1. Bendamere House B&B provide clean, fresh and quiet rooms. The facilities are adequate and the shortbread a delight with a cup of tea! The...

Thank krispa_eighty
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Very nice. The place is modern, clean and has a fantastic view over the sea. It's within easy walking distance of the town centre and all the facilities and a great place to stay. The warm welcome at breakfast and friendly chat with Julie & Kerry was good. A great place to stay...

Thank Tony D
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous views right near heart of kaikoura. You can walk to cafes and restaurants easily. Rooms are spacious, modern and clean. Very gracious hosts! Looks exactly like the pictures. Other suites on property but still very private.

Thank Laura N

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast is a quality property featuring 5 ensuite rooms all with their own balcony and superb ocean and mountain views! All rooms feature Quality King Sleepyhead beds, silent fridges, air conditioners, bathrobes, full tea and coffee facilities and yummy homebaked shortbread on arrival.Free broadband internet for all guests in your room and coin operated laundry facilities on site! Our property features half an acre of lawns and rose gardens where you can sit and relax while enjoying a wine on our garden furniture and at certain times of the year catch the dolphins performing in the bay!! Minutes walk to the Kaikoura township and all sightseeing ventures. Secure off street parking and courtesy pick up and drop off to all trains/buses. Our tariff includes a delicious breakfast with fresh fruit salad, cereals, juices,freshly toasted savoury croissants, toast, honeys and spreads,tea and coffee and delicious homebaked muffins every day! Kerry and Julie have great knowledge of the area and the South Island so we are only to happy to help you plan your activities and trip further on! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 37 Adelphi Terrace, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM646 - RM751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are comparable. Three are downstairs, two upstairs. We prefered downstairs with own terrace and direct garden access.”
172paulv, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a corner room downstairs and it was perfect!”
FrSu, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose upstairs in the annexe.”
circumnavigator2016, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking out to the sea are a must.”
LizTraveller2000, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 4 which has the best views. All rooms will have good views.”
robertf148, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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