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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were travelling around North and South islands and thought a studio here would tick the box. We've stayed in studios in Spain, Portugal and other places and knew what to expect, or thought we did. The studios here are actually attached to the one/two bedroom apartments and would appear to have been built/added on when these places were built,...

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Best units i have stayed a real effort to cater to everyone. very clear professionally built easy parking. own washer and dryer. gas heater air conditioning. like a modern new home. Has a golf corse very pleasant surrounds.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We stayed for one night in a studio in January 2016. Studio room was modern, but small and soulless and more like a prison cell than a comfortable room with its dark, concrete only, little courtyard in front of it. Encountered a disgusting spot (dry blood?.., see photo) on the bed when wanting to go to bed. It was too...

Thank TravelSiMa
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Stayed 2 nights in a Studio room. Beautiful setting a few minutes drive out of town. This site has apartments with full kitchens, however the Studio room is one bedroom with en-suit facilities, (no kitchen). The room was spacious, plenty big enough for our needs, extremely clean and comfortable. Small table and chairs on the patio. Ground kept very nice....

Thank Sue R
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We stayed for two nights at The Fairways in one of the studio rooms, which was comfortable and well-equipped. We had a continental breakfast delivered to the door which was tasty and filling. The room was very clean and all the plumbing etc worked perfectly. We were able to leave our luggage with the reception staff as we arrived before...

Thank Tracey R
Twizel, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Room was so small you could not open cupboard doors fully. Only crockery and cutlery but no cooking facilities. Higher window ledge in bathroom not cleaned for months as covered in dust and dead insects. A good distance from town. Booked restaurant recommended by reception to pick us up for dinner only to have it cancelled by restaurant at very...

Thank southside2016
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Stayed at The Fairways just 5 minutes drive outside of Kaikoura just past South Bay. This one bedroom accomodation was everything you could wish for on a long tour of the Island. The accomodation was like a home from home with sunshine. A fully fitted open plan kitchen leading into a three seater, two settees living room with open plan,...

Thank mauritius45
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Fairways for 2 nights and were very impressed by the accommodation. We had a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment which was very spacious. The kitchen was fully-fitted with a cooker and hob, a dish washer and washing machine and dryer which was an added bonus. The owner was very helpful and friendly, making sure we had...

Thank Car0le88
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We had a one bedroom apartment that was very spacious. It was attached to another studio apartment that could have been linked. There was a washing machine and drier as well as everything else we could think of except dressing gowns. If you want a lot of space, make sure you book the apartment rather than the studio. The property...

Thank SimonandDenise
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We spent only one night at The Fairways but found the 1 bed apartment to be very spacious with all mod cons. Only slight moan would be the lack of air conditioning in the bedroom although there was some in the living area and it was a mega hot day! We would liked to have stayed longer. It is a...

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Modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and studios offering luxurious fully self contained accommodation for travelers looking for some quality and friendly service that will your make to trip to Kaikoura a memorable one. Located just 3 km south of Kaikoura within Ocean Ridge between the Kaikoura Golf course and the Kaikoura winery. Your hosts are Graham and Robyn Lamond who live on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairways

Address: 1 Kersage Dr | Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $158 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairways 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“All the apartments would be ideal, all ground level - no under cover parking as its a villa style complex”
 of 5 bubbles phantomhq, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view”
 of 5 bubbles colt295, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whales watch was the best part of our visit. Got to see a few whales, albatrosses, seals and Dolphins. Cannot recommend enough”
 of 5 bubbles dakism, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms a little further back have more privacy, we were in room No1 had to keep the drapes closed but not a problem”
 of 5 bubbles lawrenceh50, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We were in Unit 2 which was wonderful, I think there would not be much difference given the design.”
 of 5 bubbles 751stephenj, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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