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Hollingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2013

The apartment we stayed in for 3 nights had two large double bedrooms, one with ensuite facilities, a large bathroom with washing machine and tumble dryer, a decent sized kitchen area with cooker, dishwasher and everything else you would expect, including some free milk. The lounge/dining area had comfortable seating, a spare single bed and a good view of the...

Thank Chris N
New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 March 2013 via mobile

Great staff, location, apartments and amenities. A friend an I were traveling the South Island with no set agenda and happened upon Waves one evening. The apt was large and perfect in every way. There is even a balcony with a view of the ocean and free Internet! I'm sure it gets pricey depending upon the season but it's a...

Thank OnwardNYC
Lytham St Annes
Reviewed 20 March 2013 via mobile

We weren't the best customers late arrival, wanted a parking space et etc. Staff were brilliant helped with bags and advice on food etc. We had my 80 yr old M in law with us and she loved it too. The two bed apartment was excellent it towas in good condition with everything we needed. Sky was a bonus but...

Thank RobertsPaul1
Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Spent 4 weeks touring NZ in our Roadcraft Base Jumper, both stealth camping and doing the Caravan Park/National Park thing. After 2 weeks we needed a few days break from the rig and Waves was recommended by an American Expat we met in town. We were stoked upon checking in and getting settled in our room. Waves was just the...

Thank Derek_Rader
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We stayed in a 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment and I could have moved in it was so nice! The bed is amazingly comfortable with luxurious linens, and the kitchen is beyond well appointed. There is a washer/dryer and they provide plenty of powder. The hosts are meticulous about cleanliness, I don't think I have ever been in a hotel...

Thank Sammo50
Irish in Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Directly across from the beach the apartment had everything you could possibly need - heaps of info about the area, fresh coffee, real milk, 5 choices of tea, moisturizer etc in the bathroom etc. Managers are only too willing to chat or give advice. Pity we couldn't have stayed longer.

Thank AoifeBr
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2013

We had a two bedroom suite with two bathrooms and ocean side balcony. All super clean, with Excellent beds, nice linens, and new decor. The Cooking tools were adequate. Overall it was Great value, with pleasant proprietors, and comfortably Furnished. We would return.

Thank CameraBluff
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Booked into the front suite with 2 balconies both facing the sea with views of the mountains in the distance. Large lounge area, 2 double bedrooms one with en-suite, nice kitchen area. Free wifi and good ground coffee. Everything was clean and presentable, the owners lovely. Could have stayed in K another night, whale watching was fantastic but didn't get...

Thank Decotonto
Reviewed 8 March 2013

The appartment was very well appointed, the decor good with plenty of space. Overall it was very comfortable and relaxing. Staff were friendly and helpfull. Situated a little outside the busy centre ( 10 mins walk away) next to the tiny cinema. A really good stay.

Thank LyndaTheOldBarn
Reviewed 6 March 2013

YES, it's a very nice stay in waves for 2 nights for us family (3 persons). good location, nice view, very tidy rooms with full-set of kitchen (although we did not do much cooking) and washing and drying machine in the room.

Thank KimShanghai

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Additional Information about Kaikoura Apartments

Address: 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand (Formerly Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $250 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kaikoura Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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#1 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Be mindful of the lack of elevators, you could be climbing two flights of stairs depending on the apartment you get.”
  • Sunrise view from Apartment 10
 of 5 bubbles InfrequentFlyer22, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is best”
 of 5 bubbles Didge77, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“every apartment has a sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles cantravnut, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 was great, but all rooms seem to have the same good view.”
 of 5 bubbles LandALot, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We recommend the second floor, mid way between street and back”
  • View from our room over bay and mountains in background
 of 5 bubbles LynnSmithOntario, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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