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Featured Kaikoura Independent Hotels

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The Pier Hotel and Restaurant
1 Avoca Street, Kaikoura
The Pier Hotel and Restaurant
$64
3.8/5 (106 reviews)

Mark was our site contact and he was the man!! View was fantastic!

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Donegal House
258 Schoolhouse Road, Kaikoura
Donegal House
$96
3.7/5 (23 reviews)

Our stay at Donegal house was really good. We were very pleasantly surprised by the extensive gardens and view of Mt. Fyffe. On arrival, we quickly decided to change our travel plans and book an extra night in Donegal house. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was of great quality. ...

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The White Morph - Heritage Collection
92-94 The Esplanade, Kaikoura
The White Morph - Heritage Collection
$97
4.4/5 (298 reviews)

The room itself was clean, neat and spacious. The staff here were not friendly and hotel was not being flexible on the check out time (not even a 10 min grace period). The price is definitely not on par with their customer service.

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Heritage Court Motor Lodge Kaikoura
205 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Heritage Court Motor Lodge Kaikoura
$72
3.9/5 (113 reviews)

Hotel with nice mountain and lake view. Close proximity to supermarket.

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Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura
Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
$107
4.6/5 (192 reviews)

We booked a standard apartment with kitchen but were provided with an apartment that also had a separate bedroom with single beds, so it would have accommodated 4 persons. The kitchen was a large with ample bench space and complete with a full size fridge and an oven with grill. The king size bed ...

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Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
34 Beach Rd, Kaikoura
Kaikoura TOP 10 Holiday Park
$50
4.3/5 (142 reviews)

Fantastic staff, clean as room, very modern , lovely tea and coffee selection and best of all FRESH milk!

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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
146 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Kaikoura Boutique Hotel
$107
4.3/5 (73 reviews)

Great stay with amazing hospitality, great advice to make the most of our day!! Thanks for the upgrade to a beautiful view and comfy room!!

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Blue Seas Motels Kaikoura
222 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Blue Seas Motels Kaikoura
$58
4.1/5 (134 reviews)

Stunning sunrise! Clean room. Quiet location. Slow wifi at times.

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Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
69 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
$44
4.1/5 (126 reviews)

The Harbour and restaurants just up the road. Close to shopping.

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Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast
37 Adelphi Terrace, Kaikoura
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast
$128
4.8/5 (84 reviews)

The view was superb, the room very comfortable, the host more than helpful and a good breakfast. What more can you ask for?

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Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura
45-47 Churchill Street, Kaikoura
Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura
$71
4.2/5 (102 reviews)

Hotel is located just above city centre, a short but steep walk to food and drink.

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Seaview Motel
164 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Seaview Motel
$75
4.4/5 (105 reviews)

We enjoyed our stay here. It was a large space with a well equipped kitchen. The beds were comfortable. There are huge windows that allow a beautiful view of the ocean. My only complaint is that there are no sheer curtains on the windows. Our cabin faced right out into the main road (and ocean, which ...

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Bay Cottages
29a South Bay Parade, Kaikoura
Bay Cottages
$75
4.2/5 (27 reviews)

This is a gem of a motel. Five separate "cottages" close to the ocean within easy reach of the town of Kaikura by car and the Peninsula Trail by foot. The owner is very accommodating and considerate of her guests. The cottage itself, with a king size bed, was very comfortable. Quiet and dark at night ...

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Dusky Lodge & Backpackers
67 Beach Road, Kaikoura
Dusky Lodge & Backpackers
$46
3.5/5 (37 reviews)

It was pretty cold in Kaikoura when I stayed there but this hostel was always pretty warm - it had a nice ski lodge-type feeling and you could see the Kaikoura range from the kitchen, which was really cool once the snow fell on the mountains. It's not really close to the city center but it's only ...

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The Fairways Apartments
1 Kersage Drive - Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura
The Fairways Apartments
$97
4.7/5 (192 reviews)

My wife and I stayed for one night when travelling to Picton. It was entirely satisfactory. The only reason I didn't give it excellent in all categories was that you have to use your car to access eating facilities etc., and The TV was very small and had limited channels. We would be happy to stay ...

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Kaikoura Cottage Motels
Cnr Old Beach RoadMill Road, Kaikoura
Kaikoura Cottage Motels
$84
4.9/5 (158 reviews)

This was a very private cottage with great views. It was incredibly clean and comfortable, nice amenities and extremely friendly and helpful staff. Easy parking and close to the town center.

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Wacky Stays
16 Kowhai Ford Road, Kaikoura
Wacky Stays
$89
4.2/5 (25 reviews)

A very pleasant stay at a surprising location with a range of quirky accommodation units. We stayed in the cottage but other units included a teepee, a yurt and a gypsy wagon. Reception upon arrival was very good.

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Admiral Court Motel
16 Avoca St, Kaikoura
Admiral Court Motel
$78
4.5/5 (70 reviews)

The location was great as was the weather while we stayed here 3 nights. The outstanding feature for us was the lovely couple who ran the Motel. They were so helpful and full of information and nothing was a trouble to them despite them being busy as the place was full. They made us feel so welcome ...

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Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast
19 Austin Street, Kaikoura
Austin Heights Bed & Breakfast
$128
4.8/5 (49 reviews)

Austin Heights is an excellent B&B to stay at, Mark and Lynn are excellent hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Very comfortable room with all amenities and an excellent breakfast.

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Manakau Lodge
198b Parsons Road, Hapuku
Manakau Lodge
$180
4.8/5 (17 reviews)

Travelling from far North to Deep South, Manakau Lodge was the ideal place for us to recharge and really enjoy the stunning Kaikoura land/seascape. Neil is a great host, cook, informer and bloke

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Sierra Beachfront Motel
160 Esplanade, Kaikoura
Sierra Beachfront Motel
$57
3.9/5 (94 reviews)

Clean, well stocked kitchenette, older motel but good value for price.

altText May 2, 2018
 
 
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