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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at kaikoura cottage in the evening and the host was very welcoming. He brought us to our cottage and had kept the heater on to warm up the room before our arrival. There's also a coin operated laundry area in one of the other cottages. Washer and dryer are both available.

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Thank Tan W
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted when we arrived at Kaikoura and saw the cottages. They are well appointed and spotlessly clean with everything you would want for a comfortable stay. The verandah was lovely to sit back and view the mountains or the stars. The cottages are private and the atmosphere quiet. Darryl was a friendly and helpful host. We would highly...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had the good fortune to travel widely in NZ, Australia, The Pacific, and USA. I have stayed in every kind of accommodation at every kind of rate. This place is well beyond the average Kiwi Motel which tends to be built cheaply, is poorly maintained, and has owners who cut every possible corner. Lets start with the Motel...

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Thank Robert J
Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and three work colleagues stayed here during the height of the Novemeber earthquake as we were busy working in the Civil Defence Centre. Darrell and Raewyn made us feel very welcome. Thank you for providing such a pleasant place to stay. I recommend this place to stay as it is still in perfect condition despite the recent quake. I...

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1Thank Sarahroseconroy
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My mom and I stayed here several years ago (the choices of time when you traveled to not allow me to reflect this). I was very sad to hear that this area was devastated by an earthquake recently. Please do not cancel your trip in the next few years! The area depends highly on tourist trade and will need visitors...

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Thank Leslie M
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The Kaikoura Cottages are situated just north of Kaikoura. The arrangement and landscaping means that each cottage is very private. There's a play area for the kids that includes a slide, swings, trampoline and flying fox. The hosts were very welcoming when we arrived. The interior of the cottages look better in person than the pictures I've seen online. Extremely...

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Thank iplayazi
Mornington
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Each cottage stands alone and is well equipped, quiet with great uninterrupted views of the snow capped mountains. Lovely friendly hosts and very helpful. Just a tip to the hosts!! As a studio when lying in bed you cannot view 100% of the TV as there is a petition ( obviously for privacy ) and this cuts off some of...

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Thank Selwyn D
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at several similar type accommodations on our journey around New Zealand, and the Kaikoura's was the best one. It's got all the basics, nothing extra, but the way things are arranged and presented makes the cottage very nice and cosy to stay in. Besides, the view onto the mountains was just amazing; waking up to it and seeing...

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Thank MariaandBen
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights at the cottages lovely home away from home..very cosy had everything we needed..great hosts very accomodating an helpful on local things to do...complimentary WiFi worked well..short walk to beach an awesome views of the mountains..Would highly recommend an would definately return if visiting Kaikoura in the future....?

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sunshine coast
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Excellent cottage no.2 with qb & 2 sb. Great kitchen. Plenty of room and well set out. Our welcome was friendly & helpful. There was a slight noise from trucks nearby but didn't wake us up but could hear when we were awake during night. Everything was working, cottage was lovely and clean. What a nice view sitting on little...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kaikoura Cottage Motels

Address: Corner Old Beach Road | Mill Road and State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $130 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kaikoura Cottage Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“I occupied room 2. Only disadvantage is it backs onto main highway so can get the heavy traffic noise. Any cottage ie 4-6 may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SelwynD, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near 7 might be better”
  • Sitting on front verandah view room 2
 of 5 bubbles ozdrifter, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All Cottagers are Wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles Lalaric, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Cottages 7 and 8 were closest to the mountains but all cottages would have been good”
 of 5 bubbles Elsie1987, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the cottages have views of the mountains to the west.”
 of 5 bubbles AerosolDoc, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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