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Dusky Lodge
2 out of 5
67 Beach Road, Kaikoura
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The price is $56 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.45 mi from city center
3.9/5 Very Good! (121 reviews)
"It was convenient and clean"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dusky Lodge
Kaikōura Peaks Boutique eMotel - Family Unit
The price is $96 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
1.17 mi from city center
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Short stay
"Property was lovely it was as clean, tidy easy accessibility easy to find recommend thanks"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Kaikōura Peaks Boutique eMotel - Family Unit
Self Contained Studio  - Central to Kaikoura
The price is $72 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.74 mi from city center
Self Contained Studio - Central to Kaikoura
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Donegal House
3 out of 5
258 Schoolhouse Road, Kaikoura
2.65 mi from city center
3.8/5 Good! (102 reviews)
"This is a family friendly, animal friendly place which positively encourages guests to meet and get to know one another. It has a very relaxed stress free atmosphere, very laid-back."

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

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Admiral Court Motel
3.5 out of 5
16 Avoca St, Kaikoura
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The price is $87 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 30
1.45 mi from city center
4.5/5 Wonderful! (133 reviews)
"Everything I needed, simple and clean, pleasant room, good value"

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Admiral Court Motel
Wacky Stays
2.5 out of 5
16 Kowhai Ford Road, Kaikoura
The price is $121 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
2.74 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (58 reviews)
"Very quirky which is what you expect when booking at a place called Waky Stays. Accommodation was clean and neat, but do be prepared to live among the animals. We stayed in the Tipi and it was raining but everything stayed dry and warm."

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Wacky Stays
Sierra Beachfront Motel
2.5 out of 5
160 Esplanade, Kaikoura
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The price is $69 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
0.85 mi from city center
3.9/5 Good! (184 reviews)
"I just wanted somewhere to eat and sleep it did the job"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Sierra Beachfront Motel
Te Mahuru Retreat
3.5 out of 5
233 Schoolhouse Rd, Kaikoura, Canterbury
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The price is $90 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
2.56 mi from city center
4.7/5 Exceptional! (72 reviews)
"The view from our cabin was lovely. Amazing staff, good to have a chat with excellent tips on what to do and where to eat."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Te Mahuru Retreat
Alpine View Motel
3 out of 5
146 Beach Road, Kaikoura
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The price is $77 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
0.99 mi from city center
4.1/5 Very Good! (372 reviews)
3rd time lucky
"Weather was fantastic, great sea, great to be back for the night"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Alpine View Motel
Waves Luxury Apartments
3.5 out of 5
78 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Canterbury
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The price is $215 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.55 mi from city center
4.8/5 Exceptional! (12 reviews)
"Loved our stay here. Excellent view. Walkable distance to all restaurants and shops. The rooms were spacious and had massive king beds with two bathrooms and heating in both rooms and bathrooms. Love that they don’t offer small shampoo and conditioners which saves the plastic. Has all amenities needed ..."

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2021

Waves Luxury Apartments
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
37 Adelphi Terrace, Kaikoura
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The price is $136 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
0.15 mi from city center
4.8/5 Exceptional! (145 reviews)
"This is a lovely property- room with a view and what a wonderful view. I had upstairs room - a very cosy comfortable room 😀👍"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2021

Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast
Mondello Kaikoura
3 out of 5
29 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, Canterbury
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The price is $78 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
0.25 mi from city center
4.6/5 Exceptional! (198 reviews)
"Excellent clean facilities- great views can’t fault this place second time we stayed"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

Mondello Kaikoura
The Point Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
85 Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura
The price is $115 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
1.99 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (53 reviews)
"这家B&B接近半岛的尽头,是距离seal colony,步道和那个著名的海鲜餐车最近的住宿地点,均步行可达。房间坐落在私人农场中,环境自然安静,很多植物和动物,开窗即可尽享海景。主人家非常友好,不要错过农场独特的sheep shearing show。"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

The Point Bed & Breakfast
Bay Cottages
3 out of 5
29a South Bay Parade, Kaikoura
The price is $83 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
1.16 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (68 reviews)
"Great quiet location with great mountain views. Good sized room with plenty of space."

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Bay Cottages
The White Morph - Heritage Collection
4 out of 5
92-94 The Esplanade, Kaikoura
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The price is $110 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.94 mi from city center
4.4/5 Wonderful! (457 reviews)
"Lovely views and great spa bath"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

The White Morph - Heritage Collection
Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
4.5 out of 5
18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura
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The price is $90 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
0.21 mi from city center
4.4/5 Wonderful! (384 reviews)
"地点便利,室内空间大,设施齐全,停车方便,床铺舒服,夜间安静。"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
Kaikoura Quality Suites
3.5 out of 5
154 Beach Road, Kaikoura
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The price is $97 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 10
1.03 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (133 reviews)
"Good location to stay in."

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Kaikoura Quality Suites
Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura
4 out of 5
45-47 Churchill Street, Kaikoura
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The price is $76 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 19
0.41 mi from city center
4.2/5 Excellent! (147 reviews)
"Nice and clean, comfortable beds, good facilities"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Bella Vista Motel Kaikoura
Seafront Apartments at Kaikoura Holiday Homes
3.5 out of 5
78 Esplanade, Kaikoura
The price is $205 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.55 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (4 reviews)
"The customer service was great, I had couple issues, not only Julia was quick on communication, also was extremely helpful, first I lost the key, in 10min she was able to send someone over, second, we left our medication behind, she went out her way to help arrange to overnight the package to my ..."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Seafront Apartments at Kaikoura Holiday Homes
Alpine-pacific Holiday Park
3 out of 5
69 Beach Road, Kaikoura
The price is $55 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
0.51 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (281 reviews)
"Lovely clean park. Had everything you needed plus the pools were a great extra."

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2021

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Visiting Kaikoura

Travelers to Kaikoura give high marks for the beaches and magnificent mountain views. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its relaxing setting. In Kaikoura, there are 69 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Kaikoura

The beaches and mountain views highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Kaikoura Beach, Mount Fyffe, and Seaward Kaikoura Range. Whale watching is just one of the top activities, while Peninsula Walkway and Ohau Waterfall Walk and Seal Pups are sights to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Kaikoura Museum and Fyffe House.

In Kaikoura, you'll find 69 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Awatea Country Bed and Breakfast - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and comfortable rooms.
  • Te Mahuru Retreat - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Wacky Stays - With a stay at this 3.5-star country house, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and breakfast.

Dressing for Kaikoura

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 69°F and the nighttime average to be 53°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 65°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • July through September averages 58°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 68°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • About 48.98 inches of rain falls on Kaikoura each year
  • Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 68°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 43°F

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