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Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our small well heated room. It was perfect for the night. We got a room without toilet and shower, so we walked outside to shower room. No complaints, very happy with the price. Did not read fine print. Had to rent blankets for $7. Would stay again while whale watching.

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

Thanks Tony Our standard cabins are good value for money

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Great location - easy 15 minute walk to Whale Watching tour boats, and across the road from Hislop's Cafe ( which was FANTASTIC!). Kids loved the jumping pillow and the original, crazy, ninja light game - that kept them amused for hours! Camp kitchen was adequate and very clean. The only downsides for us were the unheated, draughty bathrooms and...

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

Thanks for your review ..good and not so good Yes we are set for kids and yes some people notice the train line As for the showers it must have been a cold wind blowing that day Timers on the showers are part of our sustainable tourism strategy and we believe 8 mins for a shower is reasonable

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We rented the beachfront villa for two nights to get some rest during a long campervan vacation with our baby daughter, and we ended up staying an extra night and not leaving the house for the full day. The house is wonderfully charming, the beach view beautiful and the fireplace heaven. And the price (160NZD per night) is a bargain,...

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

Great to receive such good feedback

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Myself, my partner, and 3 kids (5-14) decided last minute to come up for the night from Chch,subsequently the place was almost fully booked aside from deluxe cabin. Wow! This had every thing we needed, except a bathroom, but that was all of 20seconds away. The cabin was clean, tidy and most of all fresh-not stuffy. Basically there is jug,...

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

We are delighted that your stay exceeded your expectations look forward to hosting you again

Salt Spring Island
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was very good value for a family requiring 2 bedrooms! Extremely clean, new furniture, well appointed kitchen and all round comfortable. The small children loved the bouncing pillow and other kids stuff. Close to town and good launching point for tours and excursions. Too much trouble to access wifi.

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Pleased you enjoyed your experience at our park The internet situation is a bit of a challenge for us We are currently in negotiation with our supplier and hope to provide free internet from 1 November

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Loved the self-contained unit. Great layout with kids playground. Pity we couldn't stay for longer. Friendly service and a great meal at the local tavern - very friendly there too! Will definitely head back there one day if I can.

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Thanks Chell for the positive feedback

Asia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Pros: 1- big , old house; felt like living in a bit of history; fab. 2-Excellent if you have children; there was a good size garden and a cat lives in the compound too; there is cat food in the house for your children to feed the cat; fun. 3-OMG, we love the space...so much space for us to run...

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

Thanks for taking time out to review We are proud of our Villa and take on board comments that are made

Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

I absolutely recommend top 10 in kaikoura I have stayed at a lot of hotels around kaikoura and found one I will always go back to now. Private spa is awesome and free you just book a time. It's suitable for all budgets, there are tent sites, cabins, self contained units, studios and the facilities are always clean with friendly...

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

Thanks for your positive feedback We love it when people enjoy staying in our park and town

Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The best thing is the free hot pool, just perfect in winter. You can book for a private half hour. It's clean and tidy. Close to the beach and town.There were not light on the kitchen, don't know why..?

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Pleased you enjoyed your stay The kitchen lights shorted out that night and couldn't be repaired until the morning

Vacy, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We stayed in a powered site for 2 days. Park is clean and the sites are gravelled with trees for some privacy. Amenities were clean. Hot tub is a great bonus. Walking distance to town. On the down side it is situated between the main road and the train line so there is a bit of road and train noise...

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Thanks for your comments Not sure what happened with the night bell as we have staff on site at all times and would have responded

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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 

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Address: 34 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: RM254 - RM524 (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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