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Address: 80 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +6433195859
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A fantastic community owned and run 1930's art deco building screening the...

A fantastic community owned and run 1930's art deco building screening the latest blockbusters and popular movies.

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Good selection of films, and clear preview by enthusiastic staff. A great way to spend a windy evening in Kaikoura

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Yol-kiwi
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of films, and clear preview by enthusiastic staff. A great way to spend a windy evening in Kaikoura

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Van Anda
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474 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We noted the box office was open on our way to dinner and stopped and asked to look around. We had seen the film showing but were welcomed to take a look inside. Wished we could go back and see a film.

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Mayfair_Kaikoura, Manager at Mayfair Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment! Please do stop in next time to watch a film if you're ever back in town. More 

chch
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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous setting and modern facilities. Must do and see. Full of history too. Best of both under one roof.

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Thank michelleaChch
Bunbury, Australia
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I had an evening to burn some time so went to the Mayfair Theatre. I noticed that the films being played were fairly new releases, which I was pleasantly surprised by. Tickets were reasonably priced, the theatre was very neat and clean, the seats were good with plenty of space and the picture quality was superb. Note for travelers -... More 

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Thank racheldownard
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a great local historic theatre showing three films a day. And its cheaper than a contemporary cinema. They have a modern digital projector so can show the latest films. Also, they have an actual silver screen, so 3D films look great on it. And they have the old projector on display. If you're in Kaikoura its definitely worth... More 

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Thank Ozbatt
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

come here all the time! either as a couple, or a family (3 kids!). have up to date movies and love the fact you can sit anywhere you want :)

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Thank lovekaikouranz
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We needed to pass some time in Kaikoura on a wet day, it was great to see a film here. Lots of legroom. A super little community cinema, long may it continue!

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Thank 504andyw
Christchurch, New Zealand
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I try to go to the theather whenever Im in town, its a great wee theatre, no intermissions anymore lol which I used to love.\ Good prices and comfy seats now

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Thank 62Denise
Sydney
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90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a lovely cinema to visit when you are looking for something to do in Kaikoura. The cinema is a beautiful building. Polite service and ice creams for sale in the foyer

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Thank porcupinegirl
Northland Region, New Zealand
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61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

lovely old picture theatre run by local theatre group, reasonable for day or evening out, snacks were affordable, staff were great, old seats part of the history

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Thank Juliekarsten69

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