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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We we booked in from Friday till Sunday and the experience was wonderful. We we greeted with a warm friendly smile thank you Noleen. I enjoyed what was the best steak i have had in ages. They had a lovely selection of meals to choose from. Breakfast was self help and i really enjoyed that. I will definitely stay there... More 

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Thank Tina W
Dishy52, Owner at New Commercial Hotel & Motels, responded to this review

Thank you Tina for your great review, it is always great to get feed back on our performance. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Trish More 

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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Went in after a hard days work, had a bar meal and it just filled the spot, the service was excellent, the ginger frizzy haired fella gave us perfect hospitality. A++++ Highly recommend to everyone. Keep your eyes open for this cherry red head fella

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Dishy52, Owner at New Commercial Hotel & Motels, responded to this review

We thank you for your review. We always try to do our best to give great service and provide a good Kiwi meal. The Ginger haired fella is named Jarrad and is an excellent worker, once again we thank you for your review. Hope to see you again. Regards Trish More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

We actually stayed a few doors down in another motel. This restaurant was recommended by the owners of our hotel for a good one within walking distance. It was very good "pub" food, lots of it for a fair price, full bar and lovely surroundings. We met a NZ man who was a WWII vet who was present at the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

This hotel is an old hotel, but with so much character! The carpets and walls really make you feel like stepping in a historical place. The owners and staff are very caring and do go the extra mile. Very reasonable prices. The toilets and showers are in the hall way and to be shared, but very clean, and just adds... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

New Commercial - the only real pub left in Kaikoura and easily accessable to tourists to exoerience the "real Kiwi' Social scene. Blazingly huge fireplace in bar-brazenly big meals and the coldest beer! - Go on , you know you want to!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Locals Hotel original built in 1880 has lots of character. Lovey Beer Garden for children to play safely, BBQs available. Gaming Machines, Self Service TAB, Pool tables and Dart Boards. Restaurant on Site. Accommodation in the Hotel we have 12 rooms but with shared bathroom facilities. Motels all have ensuites with Microwave, Fridge, Tea Coffee, Television. Parking available for boats and Mobile Buses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Commercial Hotel & Motels

Address: 20 Brighton Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I saw a few rooms with single beds, they seemed bigger. Our room just fitted a double bed and there was hardly any room for suitcases, it was fine for us, but if you like a bit more space around you double check when making reservation!”
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