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15 Deal Street, 7300 Kaikoura, New Zealand – Show map
|Single Bed in 6-Bed Dormitory Room|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Single Bed in 5-Bed Dormitory Room|
|Single Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room|
|Double Room with Private Bathroom|
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BBQ Facilities, Grounds, Terrace
Hot Tub, Bicycle Rental
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating
From 12:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 12 years are welcome.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge features, free WiFi, free off-street parking, a large solar-heated outdoor pool, sauna and conference centre.
Score from 211 reviews Excellent
Located in the seaside town of Kaikoura, the Willowbank Motel is a mile from the center of town. Free pick-up/drop-off from the train and bus stations is available.
Score from 310 reviews Good
Set on a 1.7-acre large garden, the Kaikoura Cottage Motels offers self-contained cottages with views of Kaikoura Mountains.
Score from 144 reviews Wonderful
Sunrise Bungalow and Motels provides rooms with kitchenette facilities and offers sea views from almost every room. It is a short walk from the town of Kaikoura and restaurants.
Score from 245 reviews Very good
Nice location easy access to the town and beach. Good facilities and very clean, stayed in a 4 bed dorm and there was plenty of space.
Plug socket was on a 1 hour timer so was difficult to charge electricals in the room.
Just off the Main Street with lovely views of the ocean. Well kept garden with a number of seating areas including a hammock and a steamy outdoor spa bath.
Internet is limited but that is not the fault of the inn. I think only satellite internet is available in the area so prices are high.
Location is good within walking distance to town centre. It has a great view of mountains and sea. The common kitchen is clean, comprehensive and gives a homely atmosphere. The bathroom is modern and clean.
The bedroom is too compact and there is no closet for hanging clothes. The electricity usage is limited to only one hour and annoyingly you have to reset it every time.
Great location and fantastic facilities. Friendly helpful staff.
Very friendly and helpful owner. Easy walk into town. Very clean and a good atmosphere.
Nice and clean and not to far from the town.
Was a little bored but the weather was rubbish. The hostel up the road had a TV room which would have been nice here as the weather was awful.
what a cute little backpacker! / had a lovely stay / very cosy / spa pool for free
just two sockets per 6er dorm
Helen The View! The People! Free herbs like rosemary etc from the garden and free spices
(For me) Very much chlorid/chemicals in the Spa
A bit of a climb to get to the lodge
Perfect location, 2 mins walk from the bus stop (same pathway to St Paul Presbyterian Church). The owner is very nice and helpful.
nice kitchen and communal area. great views
it was very cold in the room and the heating didn't work properly
Great location an easy walk into the town, amazing view from the decking of the lodge. Great value for money. Quiet lodge we didn't know what to expect for backpackers but was better than we were expecting. Great people. There is a hammock and hot tub to chill out in and relax definitely recommending using. Helen was really friendly and helpful too.
Town fire siren going off at 5am but this couldn't be helped by lodge. There was nothing we didn't like about the lodge for the money we paid.
-great location -friendly owner -good sized rooms -great view
Relaxed atmosphere, good facilities. comfortable and beautiful views of the bay and maountains.
A little busy with other guests some of which were a little noisy last thing at nihgt and early morning.
The friendly helpful staff and guests. Wi-fi, location.
Friendly Family owned Tasty fish and chips around the corner. Space to park Quiet location. Good Value for money.
No view from bedroom window
Fantastic view, very comfortable, helpful staff.
A very loud middle-of-the-night fire siren just up the hill, but a notice is posted on the refrigerator.
It's just 5 minutes away from bus stop. Just few rooms so its quiet, I stayed in double room with attached bathroom everything was nice and clean. If you want to cook you will get everything you want. Helen is very nice and helpful lady. Comfortable stay :)
One of the best backpackers we ever stayied. We can only recommend it.
The owners are really helpful and patient. The cat is simply lovely. I would have stayed there one more night only for him. There is a cozy spa in the garden. Everything is incredibly clean. It is a silent and relaxing place. I would definitely come back to this hostel.
The bathroom is cold and (as far as I understood) it is not possible to close the window. The climb from the waterfront could be tiring if you have your luggage with you, but it is short.
Comfortable, clean, the host was amazing and so helpful. The hot tub was fabulous too. The rooms were fresh and clean and so were the shower facilities. We will definitely stay here again. Great value for money!
Love the kitchen! no opportunity to use it though as we only stayed one night. Staff was friendly and helpful. Had a nice and cosy room.
Theres nothing much here to dislike!
Great location overlooking the sea, good facilities
Room was a bit cold
Great views from the spacious lounge Friendly host and guests Very tidy and clean Easy to find location, 150 metres to the bus stop, cafes and restaurants etc. Fully equipped kitchen Lovely open fire! 10 minutes walk to Dolphin Encounter and Whale Watching
Shared bathroom facilities were clean and tidy but pretty basic. Not a problem though.
Nice homey hostel, close to the town centre, in a quite street. Very friendly and helpful owner.
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