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164 Esplanade, 7300 Kaikoura, New Zealand – Show map
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (seasonal), Grounds
Tennis Court, Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fishing, Canoeing, Hiking, Cycling, Diving, Racquetball, Snorkeling, Beachfront, Playground
WiFi is available in all areas and costs NZD 5 per 24 hours.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Baggage Storage, Laundry, Ironing Service, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Hypoallergenic room available, Designated Smoking Area
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years are charged NZD 20 per night in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged NZD 20 per person per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
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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Based on 244 reviews
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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 208 reviews Excellent
Set on the esplanade in iconic Kaikoura, White Morph Heritage offers a range of accommodation options with a balcony or patio and lovely ocean, mountain or garden views.
Score from 289 reviews Excellent
Boasting accommodation featuring a balcony or patio offering stunning sea and mountain views, Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments is just a 10-minute walk from Kaikoura's town centre.
Score from 165 reviews Excellent
Situated on the beach front in Kaikoura, Blue Seas Motel offers spacious studios and apartments in a quiet location. Most accommodation features views of the sea or mountains.
Score from 116 reviews Very good
Cleanliness, facilities, free laundry, car washing facilities
Good location over looking the sea. Bed comfortable.
Poor layout, bathroom split on entrance to room and was in need of a serious update, odd taps on sink. Notice in the room to say if you cook smelly food in the room there will be charge for extra cleaning.
Watching the sunset and snow covered mountains from our room was a joy. Whilst the accommodation is slightly tired; the beds are new and blissfully comfortable and the rooms are clean. The Manager was very friendly and assisted with local information and advice. Would stay again.
Water pressure and temperature in the shower is variable.
When I booked I did request 2 beds, instead I got a room with a bed and a sofa bed.
View from front of property Extra heating when needed List to train
Paying for WiFi Lack of resources in kitchen - e.g. Salt I thought I was getting a Seaviews, but my room faced the drive
Friendly hosts. Comfortable and good location. Thank you.
Our room was a well-furnished garage-type sructure. Lacked any sort of table but there wasn't really anywhere to put one. Vastly over-priced for what it was, but probably reasonable for Kaikoura.
The view. Everything clean and comfortable although very dated.The motel arrangement is quite odd, the individual rooms being situated in several different places around a car park which is in need of an upgrade.
Worried a bit about some aspects of the property with regard to modern day H&S matters.
Fantastic location, friendly helpful staff, clean and tidy with everything we needed. Will be back next year to stay again.
There was nothing to not like.
Basic shower toilet area and cold
Excellent position and accommodation staff friendly
Wifi cost and no kitchen cooker until requested
No wifi - you need to get with it Seaview! Layout was odd with the bathroom essentially in the hallway a heatpump would be much more efficient than a heater could do with an upgrade
Awesome people running the place!!
Great location! right on water front. Quick stroll to shops and cafe. We even enjoyed the walk to Seal Colony.
Bathroom needs a bit of TLC..
This motel is very old and tired and sign above sink asking you to do your own dishes!
The office staff (Leanne) was fantastic. I had a problem with the heating and she fixed it immediately. The room was spacious and comfortable.
Couldnt connect to wifi
Welcome last stop after driving for a week. Was impressed with the bright spacious room, furnishings and the view of the sea.
The room was spacious Bed was comfortable Location was good - some rooms have sea views - ours did not.
No sea view. No mirror for shaving in the bathroom. No soap for washing hands in the basin after you have used the toilet - they could put some liquid soap there. Have to wash and dry your own dishes before leaving - how well do others wash their dishes before you get there? No guarantee on cleanliness. No ice in the freezer. No water in the fridge. Uncomfortable sofa. No cushions on the garden furniture, and you can't sit on the chairs without the cushions due to their design. Chipped plates and bowls. Limited Sky TV. Basically lack of attention to detail.
The location and view was stunning and the place, while relatively old, was very clean and well set up. The beds were very comfortable too.
However, there were 'security' lights down the driveway which, even with the curtains closed, lit up our particular room to the degree that I couldn't sleep. I asked the owners if they could turn them off to which I was told they couldn't (I found this hard to believe and felt fobbed off) but that at midnight they would turn off automatically. They finally went off at 2.30am! Consequently I had very little sleep. An airline mask would have been handy.
The view was so beautiful lovely little town
The room I booked online was different to the room that I had reserved when I arrived. My booking said for up to 4 adults but the room only had 1 bed. Luckily the staff were very accommodating and upgraded our room. Think Booking.com should check the room listings match the accommodation available.
Proximity to ocean. Great views. Modern very clean bathroom. Plenty of room. Quiet.
Electric blankets on twin beds in living area, but no power plug on wall or anywhere near beds. So not much use!
The bedroom and bed were very good. Staff were very friendly and helpfull
The toilet bathroom area looked tired but was functional
Location was good. Close to beach and very quiet
Bathroom had no power points. Lights were in odd places
The staff.They went out of their way for us, really nice and helpful and friendly.
Noise from the other patrons.
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