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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed with young children for two nights, principally so I could swim with dolphins. Good location as short walk to town and about 15/20mins to dolphin swim. We enjoyed the pool. Unfortunately playground wasn't really suitable for our kids, the jumping pillow was broken with a big hole in it and the wifi was poor. So a few things to...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments As mentioned in a previous review the jumping pillow did split at the worst possible time for us It was replaced on 20 th January

North Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We had a small non-powered tent site which was $50 for the two of us. Sandwiched between two campervans and the access road, the price was very excessive for a small piece of grass we felt. Upon arrival, there were two staff in reception - one of whom was removing Christmas decorations from the office window. Part way through our...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are disappointed to read your review as we pride ourselves on great customer service Thank you for raising this matter with us The staff members involved have acknowledged that in this instance they fell short of our company's standards and for this I apologise

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night in a campervan with 2 kids aged 6 and 9. They had a ball. Movies on at night for kids and huge jumping pillow to get their wriggles out. Short walk to town for a good feed. Pretty quiet too despite being near railway and road. Decent facilities.

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Pleased you enjoyed the movies and new jumping pillow

Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stayed on two separate night`s on our way down to Timaru and on our way back up to Wellington.We all had a ball on both nights we stayed the staff were friendly and helpful and the the play ground and the pool would keep the kids amused for a while and when the kids weren't using the pool or...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for providing the feedback Great to hear that our children's facilities are appreciated

Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a really nice camping ground. We stayed there with our tent. The facilities are great, especially the showers by the TV room! The pool is really nice. Staff are friendly. The camping ground is walking distance to Whale Watch office. There is a petrol station over the road for cold drinks etc... I would definitely stay here again.

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the review we are pleased you enjoyed staying with us

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The Studio was very well appointed , with ensuite,soap dispenser in Shower, small hair dryer , great water pressure . Kitchen had eleCtric fry pan, fridge,all cooking implements cutlery for two.so if you re having bacon and eggs you can do all cooking and washing indoors. there a very efficient wall heater and even a place to hang jackets and...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review it makes feel good

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Really lovely site though sandwiched in between a freight train line, (which runs through the night) and the main road (which HGV's use en route from the Picton ferry). The staff are very helpful and friendly. The amenities block is modern, fresh and clean, always a bonus. Located within walking distance of Kaikoura town directly behind the Whale Watch offices...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments As previously stated some customers notice noise other don't We are pleased our staff and clean facilities were appreciated

St Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Excellent campsite, good pitches, plenty of space around them each pitch had a bench and table to sit at , there was also plenty of space to open your awning. The shower blocks were a plenty and very very clean and well maintained daily. The staff were very helpful. It has easy access to the Whale watching experience and there...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for you feedback I will pass on your comments to our staff

Rolleston, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We had booked a family cabin, it was clean and tidy and staff friendly - but it does not include an ensuite or tea/coffee, room was tidy and clean but for $136 (including bed linen for one bed) I believe this is overpriced - the cabin backed onto the railway line, so extremely noisy during the night, had we of...

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

We are disappointed that the stay did not live up to your expectations Unfortunately equipment fails at our busiest time when its difficult to arrange for contactors who supply the equipment to respond I'm pleased to advise that all the games have now been repaired in the games room and a new jumping pillow will be installed on 20th Jan...

Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Really well kept campsite, close walking distance to town. The staff were really friendly and accomodating. Campsites were quite small compared to others we have visited but we still had enough room and a beautiful view of the mountains. No fee for the showers which was good! Great pool and loooved the spa!

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Lynne N, Owner at Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Pleased you enjoyed your stay

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
While visiting Kaikoura come and stay at our centrally located, award-winning Holiday Park and Motel. Just 300 metres from the town centre we are the perfect base whilst exploring Kaikoura, head out on foot to local tours, shops, restaurants and cafes. Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park offers a range of quality, affordable accommodation options to suit everyone and every budget. In addition, we offer motel accommodation with a difference - relax and unwind in park surroundings with a welcoming atmosphere of open spaces, landscaped grounds and stunning mountain vistas while still enjoying the benefits of quality, comfortable motel units. . Choose from our 4-star Qualmark rated motels or our cabins or for those travelling in motorhomes we also offer sites in our 5-star Qualmark rated Holiday Park.We pride ourselves on being able to offer some of the best motel accommodation options and service in Kaikoura. Not only do we offer quality and comfort in a park-like setting but we also have excellent, modern facilities that you won’t find anywhere else in Kaikoura. Along with Wi-Fi and SKY Guest Select 50+ channels in every motel and freeview in cabins, we also have fantastic family facilities including an adventure playground with the popular jumping pillow, heated outdoor pool, private hot tub, games room, TV lounge and fun bikes for hire. With so much on offer it’s a wonderful chance for you to enjoy your holiday your way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park

Address: 34 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM250 - RM505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“If you are a light sleeper and camping request a site away from amenities block to avoid the exhaust flue hum”
 of 5 bubbles Aussie2Lee, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Handy location”
 of 5 bubbles JanineC208, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lot 29 is the go to”
 of 5 bubbles vaughanm550, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Depending on your budget they have rooms for all.”
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“We had a campervan and the hard sites are great. Good lighting and picnic table outside the sites.”
 of 5 bubbles MarnieW150, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
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