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Donegal House 'The Little Irish Pub in the Country'. Steeped with history of the Boyd family who came from County Donegal, Ireland in 1865, with host Murray Boyd continuing the Irish hospitality. Offering 30 Ensuite ...More rooms, Bar, Restaurant, Function facilities, Gardens & Lakes enjoy the warmth & humour that Donegal House is now famous for. You don't have to be Irish to appreciate the atmosphere & hospitality dispensed at this Kaikoura landmark. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$101 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Donegal House Hotel Kaikoura
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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All reviewsself containedlovely gardensouth islandviews of the mountainsa great place to stayirishguinnessmotorhomefireplace
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great venue but this place is extremely dated!!!! Locks wouldn’t work, hairdryer didn’t work, fan didn’t work, lights didn’t work and the list goes on!! Needs to have money put back into the place and given a total refresh. Owner also needs to listen to...More

Thank Q4944TUdonnam
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Food and service was great. Open log fire added to atmosphere Cheap powered campsite. Lovely gardens and lakes. Very peaceful area. Stunning mountain views. Five minutes from Kaikoura. Still being upgraded but well worth the visit.

Thank heathero1320
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Stayed here a couple of nights as there was no other places left in Kaikoura according to the i Site. The place was full of workers that are working on the earthquake damage , so it was a bit weird being on holiday amongst all...More

Thank Macarsovitch
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We are in a caravan and Kaikoura Council probably have enough to deal with post earth quake without a bunch of us bludges looking for a free parks. There are a few park over properties here but this is by far the best. The pub...More

Thank chuckrdickey
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Donegal House have a free motorhome park for self contained vehicles. All they ask is that you have a drink or meal in the bar. Food was great. The place has a real Irish pub feel about it and the staff friendly. We'll be back.

Thank Lynley S
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"ask for a better room ..ours was awfull"
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"All rooms are good, and open on to park like grounds."
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"Call the owner before you check-in. There is a really good chance they don't take you."
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"Spacious motel accommodation with great views of the gardens, pond, mountains. Super comfy beds."
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