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Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park - Kaikoura - Pool
1
8.5 Excellent (1,091 reviews)
C$ 148+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park in Kaikoura, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Kaikoura Museum and Kaikoura Beach. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Planning an event in Kaikoura? This holiday park has facilities measuring 1205 square feet (112 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.
4.0 Okay
Cons: No availability to basic kitchen utensils ie plates,cutlery,cups,bowls.
7.0 Good
Pros: It was spotless
Cons: The bed was creaking just when I turned in it. I could even hear the next room bed creaking.
7.0 Good
Cons: the facilities (rooms) are basic
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Location and a mix of guests
Cons: Top 10 parks are getting to dear for the rooms. I stayed at 5 different places that week .all cheaper and some with free breakfast.all self contained motel/hotels units.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff, fantastic for kids! Don’t forget to ask about the secret hot tub.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice and clean cabin, good family facilities
Cons: nothing
The White Morph - Heritage Collection - Kaikoura - Front desk
2
8.3 Excellent (494 reviews)
C$ 239+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The White Morph - Heritage Collection in Kaikoura, you'll be by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of Kaikoura Beach and Fyffe House. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and luggage storage. RV/bus/truck parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: Handy location, convenient and clean
Cons: All the photos show views of the water but ours was a two bedroom and looks like all of those face a construction side. Little run down in parts and next to no amenities other than tea coffee.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The cleanliness and friendly staff
Cons: Nothing . We thoroughly enjoyed our stay .
7.9 Good
Pros: Large Space
Cons: Wifi is terrible
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The view from the room and the location
Cons: Carpets and sofas were in need of a cleaning
5.4 Okay
Pros: Central to walk to the town center
Cons: Like over priced motor inn... too close to the street n no privacy if on first floor
7.0 Good
Pros: It was clean.
Cons: Out of town a bit and a little over priced for what it was.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great
Cons: Nil
Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge - Kaikoura - Pool
3
8.4 Excellent (1,016 reviews)
C$ 172+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge in Kaikoura, you'll be by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Kaikoura Museum and Kaikoura Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Event facilities at this motel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was pleasant and neat.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The propriety was very engaging and helpful
10.0 Excellent
Pros: very nice place to stay. Quiet room even though the busy road was right outside our room. Very clean, nice size and comfortable. Walking to town was quick and easy. Friendly, professional, helpful staff. Would definitely stay again and recommend this to others.
Cons: nothing. Everything was fine.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was fantastic as we were able to not travel far to local attractions
Cons: Nil
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great stay in a good location a few minutes walk from the centre.
Cons: Nothing.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location of the place is very good, within 10min of town centre. Positioned on the main road but with no traffic noise.
Cons: Everything was acceptable.
7.0 Good
Pros: Good position, staff friendly
Cons: Loud traffic noise
Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura - Kaikoura - Bedroom
4
8.5 Excellent (781 reviews)
C$ 167+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kaikoura, Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura is within a 15-minute walk of Kaikoura Beach and Kaikoura Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location to town
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location and staff helpful
Cons: Some noise from other rooms
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room was clean and had everything you needed for a good price
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good clean and tidy room, not very welcoming hand written note on office door, check in 2pm, although the times stated that the office was open all day. We did arrive early to check in, by half an hour, so that we could listen to the PM with the Covid 19 Level, to what it would rise t, and did get into the room, albeit a bit begrudgingly.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Quiet location, the room had everything one would need for a couple of nights stay. Quite close to places to eat and the attractions Kiakoura offers.
Cons: Not over impressed with the booking in procedure, considering the current circumstances perhaps a more helpful/knowledgeable approach would have helped.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very efficient check-in and help with luggage and directions. We were only there one night so there isn't much else to say!
Cons: The climb from the town centre!
Sierra Beachfront Motel - Kaikoura - Building
5
7.8 Good (865 reviews)
C$ 139+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Sierra Beachfront Motel in Kaikoura, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Kaikoura Beach and Kaikoura Museum. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
6.0 Good
Cons: The Unit needs upgrading. The shower was in an open bathroom with no shower curtain.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We received an upgrade to a larger unit at no extra cost which was much appreciated
Cons: Nothing
6.0 Good
Pros: Very casual welcome.
Cons: Very small second bedroom with no room for cases. Had to climb across bed to get to wardrobe.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Quiet location opposite beach. Walking distance to old wharf area and Pier Hotel.
Cons: No shops within walking distance
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good sized rooms and comfy beds Not far from a great pub and restaurant
Cons: All good
7.0 Good
Pros: It was an old-fashioned motel room, which was really comfortable, clean and with a friendly owner. It is across the road from the beautiful beach and in walking distance to the shops. We enjoyed our stay for the night and wished we had stayed for another night to see this most amazing town with so much wildlife to be seen and great fish and chips to be had. I loved also that the motel had laundry facilities for the patrons to use. Thanks kindly for a comfortable night.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Check in was efficient; room was clean & spacious; staff was personable.
Admiral Court Motel - Kaikoura - Building
6
8.9 Excellent (298 reviews)
C$ 134+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Admiral Court Motel in Kaikoura, you'll be by the sea, within a 5-minute drive of Fyffe House and Peninsula Walkway. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice and clean. Friendly helpful staff. I was able to charge my electric car there, so that was appreciated
Cons: There is a heated towel rail in the bathroom, but a bathroom heater too would be good, especially in the winter.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fabulous motel, check in was very efficient, location was perfect with easy access to all attractions. Room was super clean, very organised with all the facilities we needed. Bed was really comfy, seating area was great and it's beautifully decorated. We were very pleased to have this as our base for 2 nights.
Cons: Nothing to complain about
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Great room. Very clean. Lovely view.
Cons: A little far from town.
6.0 Good
Cons: Very basic. It was fine but with no view no kitchen sink, it just didn't feel value for money.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent stay. Before my mother had even arrived the owner phoned and gave her a free up grade as he had the room available. Excellent service. Clean rooms. Newly refurbished. Highly recommended. Thank you
7.9 Good
Pros: Easy to find & close to places to eat. Owner was lovely & really helpful.
Cons: Nothing to really dislike at all, but being honest.. the accommodation is a bit dated. Free WiFi would have been a bonus for us travellers, however it was great for our stay. A bit on the expensive side for what it was, but I think that comes from the location.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: It was very close to an excellent restaurant overlooking the bay. Wise to book a meal as it was busy. Very nice owner, helpful. Comfortable bed, good shower. Quiet location.
Cons: We were told it had no view and that was true. Many rooms would have had views so try to get one of those.
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel - Kaikoura
7
8.3 Excellent (571 reviews)
C$ 227+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kaikoura, Kaikoura Boutique Hotel is on the waterfront, within a 5-minute drive of Fyffe House and Peninsula Walkway. Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast with friendly owner and staff. Seafront location.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: this is a simple but very clean and friendly hotel. It offered breakfast and a coffee bar. I would stay here again.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were incredibly helpful especially the owner Jen who went out of her way to find me a room with a view for my last night The hotel is very attractive and well placed in the tosn
Cons: My neighbours woke me early one day
7.5 Good
Pros: Good atmosphere with a beautiful garden. Room was clean and the beds were nice and soft. The hostess was super friendly and baked us fresh eggs in the morning. This is one of the better hotels in the area.
Cons: We didn’t know that our room was actually a ‘pod’ in the garden. It was actually fine (besides a little bit of noise here and there from the neighbors) but it was not clear on the photos. Also you had to pay for a good cup of coffee in the morning, while breakfast was already expensive for the amount of choice you got.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff. Good Champagne selection at the bar. Nice place with very pleasant outdoor space. We could have stayed longer.
5.0 Okay
Pros: The courtyard was pretty to sit out on. Position of hotel is 15 minute walk to town or 15 minute walk the other way to the Pier Hotel and restaurant.
Cons: The room was tiny, you could fall out of bed and into the bathroom. Thought would get back and enjoy a drink in the champagne bar looking at the sea but closes at 7pm
5.0 Okay
Pros: The courtyard is very pretty.
Cons: The rooms are too small and the bathroom miniscule. Nowhere to put anything in either the room or bathroom. Nowhere to hang the towels or put toiletries. The lounge area was cold, poor lighting for reading, obtrusive music and no-one around. No staff either. We didn't have breakfast - too expensive. Not good value for money overall.
Kaikoura Quality Suites - Kaikoura - Building
8
8.7 Excellent (530 reviews)
C$ 175+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kaikoura Quality Suites in Kaikoura, you'll be by the ocean, just steps from Kaikoura Beach and a 2-minute drive from Kaikoura Museum. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The property had two rooms with a view of the beach—we had one of them. The rooms have kitchenettes, so if you are inclined and prepared—. There a is a grocery not far away. The beach is 200 meters walk.
Cons: 1-2 kilometers to the town center, where there are shops and restaurants. You may want to drive there, but parking can be difficult.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: New modern suites, very comfortable and spacious.Good little kitchenette. Assistantships manager Kyle was extremely helpful.Some rooms have views of the ocean. Near a supermarket and bakery but the suites are on the highway into the main commercial area. Off street parking.Good for a couple of nights.
Cons: Bit of traffic noise at times.Need a car to stay here.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Helpful and friendly staff, clean modern facility with lovely decor in the room. Appreciated the well equipped kitchen, comfortable bed, great WiFi signal and strong shower pressure. Bonuses: the guest laundry and nice mountain view from our balcony.
Cons: Nothing at all. Met all our needs for a one night stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Extremelly friendly staff and helpful especialy the manager
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable and clean. Great staff - friendly and welcoming
Cons: Nothing - I enjoyed my stay
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very helpful and friendly staff They made sure I had all facilities and felt very comfortable
Cons: No deficiencies
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Modern well appointed unit. Very comfortable.
Cons: Having to leave
6.0 Good
Pros: Good location
Cons: Pretty outdated
Panorama Motel - Kaikoura - Bedroom
9
8.0 Excellent (457 reviews)
C$ 150+
Overview Reviews
Wake up to stunning views of the Kaikoura Mountains and Kaikoura Bay at Panorama Motel. All guest rooms feature a TV with cable channels and a kitchenette with a stove, microwave and fridge. Panorama Motel is within a 3-minute drive of both Kaikoura Dolphin Encounter and Kaikoura town centre. It is a 5-minute drive from Kaikoura Golf Club and a 10-minute drive from Kaikoura Airport. All guest rooms boast sea and mountain views. They feature electric blankets, a dining area, a hairdryer and an en suite bathroom with a shower. Some rooms offer a balcony and a lounge area. Guests can make use of BBQ facilities, a laundry and an Internet kiosk at the reception. Continental breakfast and hairdryers are available.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Its location
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were very helpful and friendly. Room was clean and very comfortable.
7.1 Good
Pros: Great view. Nice walk to town
7.1 Good
Pros: Fantastically Brilliant view from room of bay and mountains.
Cons: Facilities were a bit basic. 2 knives, 2 forks 2 spoons. 2 plates for 2 people. No net curtains, and as bedroom was at eye level people in street could see in.
8.6 Excellent
Pros: Amazing views.
Cons: nothing
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, beach across the road
Heritage Court Motor Lodge - Kaikoura - Building
10
8.0 Excellent (626 reviews)
C$ 125+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Heritage Court Motor Lodge Kaikoura in Kaikoura, you'll be near the beach, just steps from Kaikoura Beach and a 2-minute drive from Mount Cookson. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Bed was comfy. Shower/bathroom nice and roomy and water pressure excellent.
5.0 Okay
Cons: There was no one manning the reception no flexibility with check in then reception wasn't opened at 2pm like expected. Were waiting for owners to get back to allow us to check in at least 20 minutes after 2pm.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Was ok for the price
Cons: All ok
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were amazing. Property was as expected, warm and comfortable. Great shower.
Cons: It just needs a decor refresh.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Clean and spacious
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Full kitchen. Super warm. Really clean.
Willowbank Motel - Kaikoura - Building
11
7.1 Good (606 reviews)
C$ 130+
Overview
With a stay at Willowbank Motel in Kaikoura, you'll be near the beach, just steps from Kaikoura Beach and a 3-minute drive from Kaikoura Museum. Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
Koura Bay Resort - Kaikoura - Outdoors view
12
8.6 Excellent (211 reviews)
C$ 200+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kaikoura, Koura Bay Resort is in the mountains, a 1-minute drive from Mount Cookson and 6 minutes from Kaikoura Beach. Featured amenities include luggage storage and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved the beauty of the setting, waking up to bird calls and sunset over the sea, a warm and friendly host and very comfortable bed.
Cons: I liked that it was away from the bustle of Kaikoura town but others might not. I liked that it was quality but simple - not overdone. Others might prefer ostentatious. There was nothing I did not like.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: We had my sons wedding here. It was very relaxed great food and beautiful venue.
7.0 Good
Pros: The room was well set up and very large with a good view and patio
Cons: The golf course was a bit ragged end of season didn’t help
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Played golf and my room overlooked the 9th green. The manager Warren was wonderful and the cleaning woman was helpful as well. I hope to go back again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Jen is a lovely, lively, funny hostess ....
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful, well appointed, modern rooms with a sea view. Very clean. We were able to hire clubs and make use of the golf course (complimentary access).
6.0 Good
Pros: Lovely view nice and peaceful
Cons: No snack to have with wine ie peanuts or cheese or something similar. Hole in wall which needed repairing.
Seaview Motel - Kaikoura - Bedroom
13
7.3 Good (818 reviews)
C$ 125+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Seaview Motel in Kaikoura, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Kaikoura Beach and Kaikoura Museum. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.0 Good
Pros: The extra room after being in a shoebox at the last motel.
Cons: Would liked to have had a table and chairs.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: everything about this location
Cons: everything
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The view
7.0 Good
Pros: comfortable beds.
Cons: for a self catering motel, there was very little cooking utensils, pans etc. Just a large electric frying pan.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Beds comfortable. Fairly quiet
Cons: Very old and dated. Old taps that drippedbu. Entrance to unit 4 is through the bathroom.
Alpine View Motel - Kaikoura - Bedroom
14
8.2 Excellent (754 reviews)
C$ 129+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kaikoura, Alpine View Motel is by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of Kaikoura Beach and Kaikoura Museum. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: So clean and bright. Good value for money. Lovely staff.we wanted to stay longer.
7.5 Good
Pros: Everything else was very good. Comfy bed, all clean and well equipped.
Cons: A hot plate would have been nice. No fly screens on the windows so let in the mossies. On saying this every accommodation we stayed at in New Zealand was without fly screens.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location Great owner
Cons: Nothing
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Motel was easy to book. Noted previous recommendations from other users - mostly excellent. Found the motel scrupulously clean, beds comfortable, TV easy to work etc. Had everything we needed and owner very pleasant and helpful. Lived up to all expectations.
Cons: Nothing really. Was annoying that most cafes had closed when we arrived after 8pm - but fish and chips was open and the blue cod was delicious.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners were verry friendly. We had a wonderful time spending our time in this place. We would recomend it. And it is the best value for your the price. The room was clean and we had no problems what so ever. Thank you again for make us feel welcome.
7.1 Good
Pros: Separate bedroom was nice.
Cons: Unusually small sofa in main area - child sized. Main area was not very roomy. No view.
7.5 Good
Pros: Close to the beach. Town centre nearby.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great view of ocean and The Kaikoura Range
Cons: Small TV with very few channels and couch was showing its age. Had to pay to use washing machine.
Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast - Kaikoura - Building
15
9.5 Excellent (80 reviews)
C$ 249+
Overview
Located in Kaikoura, Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast is by the ocean, a 4-minute drive from Kaikoura Beach and 7 minutes from Fyffe House. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and coffee/tea in a common area. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge.
Donegal House - Kaikoura - Bedroom
16
7.4 Good (722 reviews)
C$ 154+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Donegal House in Kaikoura, you'll be steps from Mount Cookson and a 3-minute drive from Kaikoura Beach. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A bar and restaurant on site, quite a novel place to stay, we also had a patio in the sun to enjoy a drink before dinner
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great surroundings and great staff
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The warmth of welcome
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Cleanliness of rooms and friendly nature of staff
Cons: Location is little away from city centre
7.0 Good
Pros: Extremely friendly service. Felt very homely and not like a hotel. Peaceful location making for a very relaxing night.
Cons: Disappointed that the lakes were empty. Detracted from the charm of the place. However there has been drought so this could be the reason.
7.0 Good
Pros: An unusual hotel that owes its roots, design, bar and restaurant to the early Irish settlers of this part of New Zealand. While the rooms are motel-like, the main hotel could be straight out of Ireland. The food is excellent and generous, the staff warm and friendly and the gardens, with the mountains rising up behind them worth exploring.
Cons: A bit of the beaten track, so make sure you follow the instructions on how to get there!

Best rooms in Kaikoura

The Hamptons - Kaikoura - Building
1
9.7 Excellent (209 reviews)
C$ 255+
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was stunning and had a lovely view of the ocean. Mary-Clare and Patrick were wonderful hosts, very entertaining and provided a delicious breakfast with lots of choice. Make sure you try one of Patrick’s boiled eggs - perfect! The location is just a 10 minute walk from town so ideally located. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would recommend it to anyone
Cons: There wasn’t anything not to like!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What a beautiful place! The location is perfect & so very comfortable.. wow factor wars fresh flowers in our room. Spotless & decor was uplifting. Patrick was a great host & we felt very welcomed. We enjoyed that it was easy to walk right by the ocean. We also went for a early morning sunrise walk by the ocean! Perfect stay
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We had a wonderful one night stay in Kaikoura. The accommodation is in a great location. Wonderful hosts who provide a warm welcome in spotless, comfortable accommodation.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hosts, beautiful rooms and amazing views
Cons: N/A - The hosts were so friendly and lovely, they even gave us hugs when we left to continue our journey.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Stunning contemporary design and interiors in a beautiful location.
Cons: Bathroom tiled floor rather slippery.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful and clean.
Cons: Strong winds
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location, large bedroom and shower room both spotless and beautifully decorated. Welcoming and accommodating hosts and delicious breakfast.
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast - Kaikoura - Building
2
9.5 Excellent (159 reviews)
C$ 227+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast in Kaikoura, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Kaikoura Museum and Kaikoura Beach. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location, clean and comfortable with friendly and personal service -- especially liked the home baked touches and also the chats!
Cons: Nothing bad, all good!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Stunning view from the room Friendly owner Good breakfast
Cons: We were staying at ground level and we could hear the steps from the room above us
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location,cleanliness,breakfast and super host
Cons: nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Made to feel like home away from home. Unbelievable views. Lovely gardens and lawns. Julie was wonderful hostess. Loved everything about our stay
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hospitality, wonderful sea view and walking distance to restaurants and shops.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: I chose this B&B because of the fabulous view and garden. The accommodation has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The bed is comfy and clean and the shower is great too. Julie is a friendly host and provides a homely breakfast of cereal, fruit, toast with preserves, tea and coffee in her lovely home. You can park your vehicle in her private drive and everywhere is easy to walk too. Definitely recommend.
Cons: The decor is a bit dated in the rooms.
Koura Bay Resort - Kaikoura - Outdoors view
3
8.6 Excellent (211 reviews)
C$ 200+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kaikoura, Koura Bay Resort is in the mountains, a 1-minute drive from Mount Cookson and 6 minutes from Kaikoura Beach. Featured amenities include luggage storage and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved the beauty of the setting, waking up to bird calls and sunset over the sea, a warm and friendly host and very comfortable bed.
Cons: I liked that it was away from the bustle of Kaikoura town but others might not. I liked that it was quality but simple - not overdone. Others might prefer ostentatious. There was nothing I did not like.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: We had my sons wedding here. It was very relaxed great food and beautiful venue.
7.0 Good
Pros: The room was well set up and very large with a good view and patio
Cons: The golf course was a bit ragged end of season didn’t help
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Played golf and my room overlooked the 9th green. The manager Warren was wonderful and the cleaning woman was helpful as well. I hope to go back again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Jen is a lovely, lively, funny hostess ....
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful, well appointed, modern rooms with a sea view. Very clean. We were able to hire clubs and make use of the golf course (complimentary access).
6.0 Good
Pros: Lovely view nice and peaceful
Cons: No snack to have with wine ie peanuts or cheese or something similar. Hole in wall which needed repairing.
Admiral Court Motel - Kaikoura - Building
4
8.9 Excellent (298 reviews)
C$ 134+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Admiral Court Motel in Kaikoura, you'll be by the sea, within a 5-minute drive of Fyffe House and Peninsula Walkway. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice and clean. Friendly helpful staff. I was able to charge my electric car there, so that was appreciated
Cons: There is a heated towel rail in the bathroom, but a bathroom heater too would be good, especially in the winter.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fabulous motel, check in was very efficient, location was perfect with easy access to all attractions. Room was super clean, very organised with all the facilities we needed. Bed was really comfy, seating area was great and it's beautifully decorated. We were very pleased to have this as our base for 2 nights.
Cons: Nothing to complain about
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Great room. Very clean. Lovely view.
Cons: A little far from town.
6.0 Good
Cons: Very basic. It was fine but with no view no kitchen sink, it just didn't feel value for money.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent stay. Before my mother had even arrived the owner phoned and gave her a free up grade as he had the room available. Excellent service. Clean rooms. Newly refurbished. Highly recommended. Thank you
7.9 Good
Pros: Easy to find & close to places to eat. Owner was lovely & really helpful.
Cons: Nothing to really dislike at all, but being honest.. the accommodation is a bit dated. Free WiFi would have been a bonus for us travellers, however it was great for our stay. A bit on the expensive side for what it was, but I think that comes from the location.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: It was very close to an excellent restaurant overlooking the bay. Wise to book a meal as it was busy. Very nice owner, helpful. Comfortable bed, good shower. Quiet location.
Cons: We were told it had no view and that was true. Many rooms would have had views so try to get one of those.