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    Donegal House

    Schoolhouse Road, Kaikoura 8280, New Zealand
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    • Excellent14%
    • Very good39%
    • Average19%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible18%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 9 December 2015

    I needed a place to stay for the night at the last minute. We had gone out to Donegal House for lunch that day and they had a lot of rooms available. It's a way from the city of Kaikoura so you really need a...More

    Thank CaraCorwin
    Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

    The hotel is situated outside of Kaikoura so don't expect to be able to easily get into town. Not that that was problem for us as we knew where it was. Very basic and dated rooms but comfortable. The bar and restaurant was disorganised with...More

    3  Thank Shane M
    Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

    Booked through bookings.com with a decent rate. For those traveling from places like the U.S., there are almost no hotel chains as we know them. Most are mom & pop type places as we would view them. While Donegal House is not the most fashionable,...More

    Thank KBiesecker
    Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

    We had a really nice meal here while in Kaikoura. Sadly there wine list wasn't fully stocked. But this didnt stop our good nite. Friendly people and a really nice setting in the country. See you again soon.

    1  Thank beenthere1722
    Reviewed 18 August 2015

    We stopped here, as a group of nearly 50, on our way to Christchurch. I appreciate that accommodation is at a premium with the aftermath of the disastrous earthquake still causing great logistical problems. This was motel style, clean and comfortable beds, if in great...More

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    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
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    Room Tips
    "Spacious motel accommodation with great views of the gardens, pond, mountains. Super comfy beds."
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    "Wifi available in the bar area"
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    "All rooms that we saw were facing the lakes and grounds."
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    "All rooms are on one level and have stunning views."
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