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Lobster Inn Motor Lodge

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115 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family room. Big clean rooms. Comfy beds. Easy check-in. Large space with couch and dining table. Inside the room was a decent sized kitchenette should you wish to cook yourself a meal. We didn’t. Instead we went into the town centre which...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank weneer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic accommodation out of the hustle and bustle of town. Beds were okay. Nice amenities in the shower, but the shower itself a dribble. Lovely staff, very accommodating. New World just across the street.More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank ojaco
Response from Lobsterinn, Manager at Lobster Inn Motor LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments. Could you contact me to advise what room you were in to be able to investigate the shower problem as our water pressure is pretty good and I am at a loss to know which room you would be referring...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our tour. Typical traditional motor inn with adequate parking next to the rooms. We had a ground floor twin room which was a good size with basic cooking facilities provided. The bathroom had a bath/ shower...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank sandgrown_9
Response from Lobsterinn, Manager at Lobster Inn Motor LodgeResponded October 10, 2018

Thankyou for your review. A sink plug can easily be replaced, it possibly was in your vanity cupboard however i will go through and check every room to see if any plugs are missing and replace if necessary.

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The staff were unhelpful and the room was extremely under welming. The heater did not work and there were no extra blankets, making it a very cold night. The heater in the bathroom did not work either making it also a very damp night. The...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank saffroncolligan
Response from Lobsterinn, Manager at Lobster Inn Motor LodgeResponded October 7, 2018

Dear Guest, can you please advise what room you stayed in. We have just had the rooms in the complex completely renovated and have had new heaters installed which have also been tested for our annual certification so im unsure why it wouldnt have worked....More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

This was an ideal place for us a a motorbike group to stay. Good parking, nice rooms (recently renovated) dinner on site, clean, great water pressure, comfortable beds, reasonably priced. Staff were also very friendly and helpful. Some rooms do hear road noise and some...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Karin C
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Description
Studio rooms with tea/coffee and breakfast making facilities to delux studios and family units with kitchen facilites. Delux poolside units have own balconies and look over leisure area and out to More Kaikoura Mountain ranges. Ample free car parking and boat parks available. Guest Laundry. Free internet,Zenbu wireless . Holiday park off Hawthorne Road access offers quality sites all with power and water. Fish filleting area, waste station and ample parking. On site Restaurant and Sports Bar offering full TAB and Gaming Lounge. Your one stop solution for your travelling requirements. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$99 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$99 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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"Probably the quietest rooms are the ones with the glassed in walkway, however the lower rooms where we were..."
KarinC586
Sep. 23, 2018
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"Look elsewhere"
Gulfskipper
Apr. 8, 2018
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"Studio rooms are very comfortable."
chrisorpington
Feb. 24, 2018
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"Get a room that is close to the router for the wi-fi"
CatharineH24
Feb. 13, 2018
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