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Overview
Schoolhouse Road, Kaikoura 8280 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews roaring fire gardens are beautiful self contained south island views of the mountains irish campervan
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly hosts with awesome meals and roaring fire to keep you cosy. I've stayed a few times and I have always found the rooms clean and tidy. If your looking to get some local knowledge and have a good yarn then this is the place...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank kiwiasme
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this place as was after some good ole Irish music and the location was gorgeous. Does have music but it wasn’t live. Had a great time with the locals. A lot of Irish history here and gardens are beautiful right at bottom of snow...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank KarenCherieG
Reviewed November 6, 2018

For years had heard about Donegal House, so decided to stay on a trip to Christchurch. Couldn't lock the door to the veranda, one of the lights above the bed wouldn't dim, the electric blanket controls on one side had only one metal prong on...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Guide51746005787
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

Date of stay: June 2018
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.

Date of stay: May 2018
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Description
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
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$106 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Donegal House Hotel Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$106 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Donegal House Hotel Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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"ask for a better room ..ours was awfull"
Macarsovitch
Mar. 16, 2018
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"All rooms are good, and open on to park like grounds."
YvonneD2136
Jan. 9, 2018
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"Call the owner before you check-in. There is a really good chance they don't take you."
zhexinj
Nov. 4, 2017
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"Spacious motel accommodation with great views of the gardens, pond, mountains. Super comfy beds."
TraceyR225
Mar. 16, 2017
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