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126 Esplanade, 7300 Kaikoura, New Zealand – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 194 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments.
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WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Babysitting/Child Services
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 1 year is charged NZD 10 per person per night in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged NZD 27.50 per person per night in an extra bed.
All older children or adults are charged NZD 27.50 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Mandy, the hostess, was very helpful and friendly.
Wi fi very difficult to access. Also no view of the sea, just the parking and a wall!
Nice location with very friendly and helpful staff.
Excellent facilities, ideally situated, hospitable staff, great value for money.
The view. Not too far on foot from shops/cafes/bars.
We had requested the sofa bed be made as we were travelling with grandma and adult son. It was not made up and son ended up stripping a twin bed and making it up himself.
Friendly staff . Comfortable accomadation
Small bedroom, big bed
The location is excellent, its like being in your own beachfront house. Its a short drive from the best bbq in town and very close to the town centre. The owner is extremely helpful and forthcoming with suggestions on what to do. The kitchen is well equipped and I loved the fact that they have a fully equipped dishwasher and washing machine. The fittings are modern and new and show some love has gone into the construction.
Nothing really about the property. The town is small with nothing much to do but the property is great.
Stayed at these apartments for 2 nights and they are excellent. Kaikoura is a brilliant place, we wished we were staying all summer. Try the whale watching - great!
Nothing to dislike
Walking on beach, seals & Whales great.
Need more free wi fi
Very nice appartments, carpet floors and everything in great condition.
Perhaps a little expensive, and the wifi didn't reach the end of the building
The lady was so helpful, really sold Kaikoura to us.
The reception lady was cheerful and very helpful. She told me all the places worth visiting in town and the lavender farm gave us such a beautiful and serene afternoon ! And the kitchen was super! Laundry facilityes very helpful for a family.
One bathroom might not be enough for a two-bedroom apartment.
Staff were incredibly helpful and knowledgable of all the cool activities around Kaikoura. Bed was very comfy and the room itself was well kept with nice views of the ocean.
Probably would not stay again just simply because I would find a cheaper place.
Very clean, comfortable, modern apartments all with wonderful ocean views. The shore and Encounter Kaikoura are a few minutes' walk away. Friendly proprietors with good suggestions for local activities and restaurants.
We liked the location, excellent service and the lovely apartment.
Well thought out appartments overlooking the sea and mountains. Walking distance or short drive to all main attractions in Kaikoura. The owners are very welcoming and made excellent suggestions on places to see and dine. The lavender fields were beautiful - a place we probably wouldn't have thought to visit. I just wish we could have stayed longer.
The view was great, the hospitality, friendliness and helpfulness was fantastic.
Spa bath would have been a bonus, quite pricey for what we got. A TV in the bedroom wld have been good.
I really liked the front apartment. The views were amazing and the service of the staff exceptional. I would definately stay in the apartments again but would want to check the quality of the views of apartments further back from the front street before booking a different unit.
My only regret is we didn't book more time there.
The apartment was close to the "beach" and the large balcony was good to eat on. The pay tv had a lot of movie channels and the kitchen was well appointed with modern appliances.
The WiFi was terrible. The transmiiter modem was broken and because the only technicians that could fix it were in Christchurch it was too expensive to get it fixed right now. This is practically a quote from the manageress. The bedrooms were quite small.
Location was great and it was nice to have a washer/dryer in the apartment.
Wifi never worked. Also wish they had a DVD player like most rental apartments.
We stayed at this location overnight during a trip around the South Island. The owners couldn't have been any nicer. We had a bag of board games that we accidentally left at the hotel after checkout. The owner went out of her way to phone us about it and she proceeded to mail the games overnight to our hotel in Nelson. They went above and beyond and I would stay there again.
Smart ,modern , large apartment , well furnished , well equipped , sea view , easy walk to village with pubs and restaurants , cafe next door for breakfast , only stayed one night but would have liked to stay longer
Free wifi restricted in MB , but this seems a fact of life in NZ , not just here. The connection was , however , speedy and efficient
Lovely aspect with views of the sea and mountains. The upstairs balcony apartment gave an elevated view and privacy. We had everything we needed in the room.
The host-Mandy was excellent. Very helpful and always jovial & willing to help. However, the free wifi given was not enough to even last 20 mins coz it was in denomination of 50MB, 100MB and the maximum was 200MB. I would expect that this motel gives the same wifi service as other motels in South Island.
Green dolphin. Great restaurant.
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