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    Barnacle Bills

    86 Scarborough Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (52)
    Room & Suite (14)
    Dining (3)
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    “free laundry” (4 reviews)
    “pet pig” (2 reviews)
    “lovely garden” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 64 reviews

    Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

    Liz's Barnacle Bills was the perfect vacation airbnb in Kaikoura! Everything was amazing: Liz's generous hospitality and helpfulness included giving me rides to a particular grocery store since I came by bus, I walked to the dolphin encounter from Liz's. This place was also such...More

    Thank Margy W
    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I spent two nights in the cottage at Barnacle Bill's and were very with the experience there. The cottage is a very large space with two bedrooms, a living area, and a full kitchen with everything you need for a comfortable stay....More

    Thank mmrbluewater
    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    Comfortable accommodation for small family. Clean friendly owner. Everything you need including a pleasant pet pig in the garden (the kids love this). Good heaters and heated blankets. Good kitchen facilities. Good wifi - better than many other motels.

    Thank GalaxyCricket
    Reviewed 7 April 2017

    Spacious, very clean and well-thought-out-for-travellers holiday cottage. 2 bedrooms, one with very comfortable double bed and one with single and bunk beds, sleeping 3. Excellent feature in both rooms is a large, solid bench for luggage. The bathroom is spacious and again very clean, and...More

    Thank TLH_52_5
    Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at Barnacle Bills for a few nice and it was lovely. The cottage was really nice and clean. I loved to stay there. You have a nice view from there and its just a short walk to the lookout. Also Liz was a...More

    Thank Swantje B
    Response from Elizabeth B, Owner at Barnacle BillsResponded 7 April 2017

    Thanks for your lovely review. It was great to meet you and so pleased you enjoyed your time at Barnacle Bills in the Cosy Cottage.

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$105 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
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    Room & Suite (14)
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    "Cottage was very comfortable"
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    "This is not a hotel, but a holiday cottage."
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    "Both rooms are equally great. The Cottage does have slightly better views of the sea, as the deck is..."
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    "The lodge is great plenty of room in lounge to relax and outdoors. Plenty of beds one being a queen size and..."
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