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78 The Esplanade, 7300 Kaikoura, New Zealand – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 144 reviews)
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fishing, Ping-Pong, Hot Tub, Bikes Available (free), Library
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged NZD 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
All older children or adults are charged NZD 15 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 3.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Please inform Waves on The Esplanade of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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bad smell they need to open all windows and doors for the next guests
unfriendly host cannot login to internet on during our stay
Friendly welcome. Great kitchen Bed very comfortable. View.
Can't think of a thing.
The apartment was extremely well looked after and the position on the sea front perfect. The managers were very helpful and we would have willingly stayed longer.
We were on a whistle stop tour of New Zealand with our son and daughter in law and stayed at Waves on the Sea only one night but we all agree that it was lovely. The apartment was clean, well equipped, great value for money and we wish we could have stayed longer. We would highly recommend a stay.
Very handy location and helpful manager. The apartment was well furnished with every detail thought through. Great view of the mountains.
Nothing to report.
Almost everything, especially friendly n nice owners
Taking the luggage up the stairs
The views are spectacular, the units are so comfortable the pillows and beds were the best we have ever had. One of our group left his Waller there and the owner quickly contacted us and arranged to send it to us. Wonderful service all round.
EXCELLENT MODERN APARTMENT, EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, BEDS WERE FANTASTIC
Everything about the Esplanade was amazing, it was like home from home. We could quite happily have stayed here for longer, but had other places to visit. I would definitely stay here again.
I liked everything
We went there when we got engaged and again with our baby boy, and both time was a Gol to choose our stay there, it is comfortable for any occasion that u need
There was nothing that we did not like
Extremely clean and well maintained modern accommodation. Management were very helpful
Wifi allowance not enough.
Views of snow on mountain range magical.
super clean, beautiful, comfortable, outstanding features, gorgeous view, kindess host, better than our home!!
just a bit heavy to carry the bags up the second floor, but it was worth it all!
Location, facilities and customer service were top notch
Only improvement would be unlimited wifi
High quality. Want for nothing - even a coffee machine. Spaciousness. Amazing view. Fantastic bedding in both rooms. Worth the extra money for the front unit! Undercover Parking. The best 2 bedroom unit we have ever stayed in.
Great location, close to downtown, very clean and safe
The husband-wife management team complained several times to us (Europeans) about how difficult "Asians and others of that particular race" were to deal with. We thought it was unprofessional at the very least and perhaps racist of them.
Well set up apartment for a family.
Bit of a pain being on third floor but not a major.
Excellent luxurious apartment! We stayed in unit 6 and it had two bathrooms to go with the two bedrooms. Kitchen is well equipped and apartment is nice and new. There are towel warmers in the bathrooms. Reception had an excellent DVD selection. There are also elevators. The elementary school next door also provided a great playground for the kids. We really enjoyed our stay and it's like a home away from home! This is definitely one of the best accommodations we had stayed at while at New Zealand. Btw the seal colony is a must-see!
Wifi can be a bit unreliable at times but tolerable overall for surfing the web and checking emails. Just don't be planning to download or upload anything of substance.
Huge apartment that spelt luxury all the way. Very clean and comfortable. Centre of activities. Best place I have ever stayed in. Thanks
The location had incredible views and the apartment was modern, spacious and had everything we needed.
Lovely, spacious, everything you need. Last time I stayed here you paid for the internet. Now it is complimentary. This place has everything I need when travelling.
Nothing I did not like, except not being able to stay longer.