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The White Morph Heritage Collection

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Room & Suite (104)
Pool & Beach (8)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
92-94 Esplanade post code: 7300, Kaikoura 7300 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit to The White Morph. Ideally situated for easy access to Albatross Encounters and a few minutes drive to Whale Watch. Room was spacious, clean and had a great view of the bay. Staff friendly knowledgeable and professional. Recommended

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank old8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best attribute is location opposite the sea and next door to Dolphin Encounters. Otherwise the 5 star rating is a gross overstatement. It's comfortable and adequate but in reality is just an overpriced motel room. In context, it cost more than excellent hotels I have...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is marketed very well as the real life room is a let down compared to what is on the website. Be aware the "luxury hotel" is more like "average motel". We booked a deluxe studio but the only thing deluxe was the bed....More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank TravellingTusas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night, great place to stay across from the beach and close to town. Our room was upstairs and had a view of the ocean, it was clean and tidy. Reception was friendly. Self serve laundry with washer and dryer. Thanks for...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Shirley2810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed one night but it was really good, only downside was trying to get my very heavy suitcase up the stairs but my fault as I requested no ground floor rooms ! Lovely view, clean and fully equipped.

Date of stay: January 2019
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About
Description
Set on the Esplanade in iconic Kaikoura, The White Morph enjoys commanding views of the ocean right to the distant horizon and mountains, and gives you access to all of the region's many experiences. We More offer a range of 5 Star and 4 Star Qualmark rated studios and self-contained apartments. Our 5 Star Premium studios include an ocean views and a hydrotherapy spa en-suite. Our 4 Star Garden Studios and Family Apartments look out to the garden area. Cafe Encounter, Shops, movie theatre and all activities are in close vicinity. 8 Premium Studios, king beds, with hydra-therapy spa baths. 4 Premium Studios, with either a king bed or twin beds,with spa baths. 4 Deluxe Studios, king bed with bath and shower. 3 Family Apartments, accommodation for up to 6 persons. 12 Garden Studios with queen and single beds Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$139 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
White Morph Motor Inn
Also Known As
White Morph Motor Hotel Kaikoura
,
White Morph Hotel
,
White Morph Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$139 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
White Morph Motor Inn
Also Known As
White Morph Motor Hotel Kaikoura
,
White Morph Hotel
,
White Morph Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Traveller (180)
Room & Suite (104)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (3)
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886julier
July 1, 2017|
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Response from SteveG632 | Reviewed this property |
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shane6190
May 13, 2017|
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Response from Primelocation | Property representative |
Dear Shane I am sorry but we do not allow pets at The White Morph.
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Dolphinlover1973
July 19, 2015|
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Response from FOM-Mike | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. For 3 people who are needing separate beds our two bedroom family unit would be the best fit. You have the kitchen, living/dining area, and bathroom locate on the lower level and upstairs 2... More
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Room Tips
"You will need to book a premium second floor suite (at top dollar) to get the view and the rooms shown on..."
TravellingTusas
1 week ago
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"ask for a sea view although these are on the road side of the building"
701JohnC
4 weeks ago
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"Room at the side is better than one facing the sea as the latter are also on the main road."
janpM960PX
Nov. 24, 2018
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"try to get a sea view"
123eatsandtreats
Nov. 9, 2018
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