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Mayfair Theatre

80 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+6433195859
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Ranked #7 of 9 attractions in Kaikoura
Type: Movie Theaters
Description: A fantastic community owned and run 1930's art deco building screening the latest blockbusters and popular movies.
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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great option for a lazy arvo / evening w inclement weather ! Has new releases, movies in arvo and 7/730 pm - recommend

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Winter the sun goes down so early and shops close so early in NZ. Movie theater in such small town in a very attractive place for tourist.

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New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This little gem needs to be used. It is cosy and comfortable , with friendly staff. My son and I loved latest lego 3d experience here. Perfect for a rainy day in kaikoura activity

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Cheviot, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Yes, Kaikoura has a 3D cinema. I went with my father in law and we enjoyed the show and the location.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Lovely old building with an old fashioned feel, such a change from the modern Cineplex experience. A little pricey for 3D films but still worth a look if you are in town.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

A must for an evenings entertainmen. Just one large room to show a variety of new releases at different times in the day. Excellent surround sound and comfy chairs. Original "reel-to-reel" equipment on show.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Only open at selected times. Still has half time for icecreams!! And a nice place to visit on a wet day or if you need sometime out.

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Wellington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Stands out in the town.Wud surely go again if there's anything nice playing. Parking is available in plenty right outside.

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Kaikoura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

A standout art deco building, friendly staff, great movie and desperately trying to survive in difficult time I expect

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This theatre is Awesome! It's an old art Deco Style Theater that brings you back a few years. The Staff are very kind, and it's kept clean. The movies are a bit behind- which is great because I finally got to see Django unchained when nobody else was showing it. The intermission is nice as a smoker with a small... More

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