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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

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146 Esplanade Corner Esplanade and Brighton Street, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Meeting Rooms
Golf Course
4.5 Star accommodation
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This charming historic hotel on the Esplanade of Kaikoura's peninsula has amazing and uninterrupted views of the sea, mountains and dramatic sun rises. Your entire experience of the hotel is sure to delight ...More from stunning contemporary interior design to the deliciously famous breakfast spread and what many say, NZ's best barista coffee. The hotel boasts the planet's most far-flung champagne bar, Phenix. Delightful spot to linger over bubbles and the spectacular view or for pre-dinner drinks. Open daily til sunset. Room rate include breakfast, wifi, parking and a memory you'll not soon forget. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$114 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Maxtons On The Shore
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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All reviewsmain buildingchampagne barbeautiful hotellovely boutiquesmall hotelshared balconyboiled eggscomfortable bedbreakfast was includedsliding doorwould stay here againdinner reservationsoverlooking the seanew zealandsouth islandpeninsula walkenjoyed our stay
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hotel surpassed our expectations in many ways. Stayed in one if the courtyard units, which was comfortably appointed, with decor matching the design standards of the main building. It also included a very useful fridge and selection of wine glasses, which was a nice...More

Thank MichaelDH
Reviewed 3 days ago

OMG, where do I start! Right from the get go we were welcomed warmly by the lady on reception and during our two night stay, the friendliness never ended. The staff here are amazing, especially the owner Warren, who went above and beyond the call...More

Thank FoxyLoxy025
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hotel on the beach. Based on the main esplanade within walking distance to the main strip of shops. Room was clean and had everything you needed. Staff were amazingly helpful and definitely worth including the brekky in your booking!

Thank LiemT41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a holiday with the kids, like waking up to a gut busting fry up for breakfast, and like going home with a suitcase full of little plastic bottles of freebies, dont stay here. Right, now for those still reading....you are...More

1  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. The location was perfect - right across the street from the beach. It was about a 5-10 minute walk from the shops and restaurants, as well as the Intercity bus pickup/dropoff point.

Thank Jeff H
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January 16, 2017|
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Response from KaikouraBoutique | Property representative |
OMG! Just saw your question... We will reopen more glamorous than ever in October. Sorry we weren't able to accommodate you x
October 22, 2015|
Response from Robyn S | Property representative |
Hi there. A lovely Continental buffet breakfast is available during the summer months for an extra $19.50pp. Kind regards, Robyn.
Room Tips
"For the best view, book an upstairs room, but for a quieter stay away from the road book a courtyard room."
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"The ocean view is lovely"
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"We had room 9"
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"Go for the lower priced rooms. Probably better value."
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