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78 The Esplanade, 7300 Kaikoura, New Zealand – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 150 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.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
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.
Based on 150 reviews
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Top floor at the front. View, parking, amenities, the apartment itself, Wi-Fi, and the helpfulness, approach, and smiles from the Managers. It was a real pleasure.
Lovely balcony with fantastic view over the bay. Lovely decor and very handy for walking in to town.
The staff is very kind and humor. The two-bedroom suit is very clean, quiet and comfort, plus a beautiful sea view. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Elevator is available which is unusual in NZ.
Nothing to complain.
Very clean, modern and comfortable apartment. Had a nice balcony with a stellar view. Check in and out was easy. Kitchen nicely equipped.
Not really a bad experience, but this is not terribly close to dining etc. If you have a car or don't mind driving it's not a problem, but we didn't want to ride our motorcycles after drinking at dinner and that was kind of a hassle.
Location & view
Squeaky door into bedroom
Beautiful rooms!!! Huge and clean and comfortable. You will not want to leave! Balcony with a view of the ocean. Staff was very friendly and helpful. One of my all day favourite places to stay.
Clean and roomy with great view.
Difficult car parks and no lift. Having to drag suitcases up three flights of stairs is not acceptable for the prices charged.
Lovely view, spacious apartment, very comfortable
Wi fi was dreadful !
Damer a great host and extremely funny! Apartments in excellent condition. Environmentally conscious management is a model for all other establishments.
Great Location & Views Spacious Apartments Helpful on-site management
Little or no WiFi connectivity (but we did not make a big issue this was of secondary importance on holiday)
Large, well furnished, comfortable apartment with dedicated parking space, just a short walk south of town center. Apartments are cleverly angled for a view of the sea but isolation from adjacent apartments. We sat on the balcony for breakfast and saw dolphins jumping and a whale spouting in the distance.
3rd floor with no lift / elevator was only a minor inconvenience as we travel light. We hesitated over the price when booking but on balance it was worth it. That is about as negative as I can get about this place.
2 bedrooms apartment with good views, 2 restrooms, full kitchen facility. Reception is a very nice guy. Close to beach.
Quality of fittings and furnishings
No sun on the balcony at any time
The helpfulness and friendliness of the managers made all the difference to our stay. Thank you both very much.
Comfort and cleanliness
kitchen sink bench height crazily low. Wifi does not like Apple devices
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.
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