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Mayfair Theatre

80 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+6433195859
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Ranked #5 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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Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What a brilliant old styled theatre this is... complete with antique projector and comfortable roomy seats.... thank you

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Mayfair_Kaikoura, Manager at Mayfair Theatre, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks so much for the great review! We're very happy you have enjoyed your experience at the Mayfair!! More

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
38 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Mayfair_Kaikoura, Manager at Mayfair Theatre, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review the Mayfair. We're very proud of our little theatre. We are community owned and run mainly by volunteers; so we appreciate your feedback! More

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 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
2 reviews
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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