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Mayfair Theatre

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Address: 80 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +6433195859
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Description: 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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Great old-fashioned little cinema

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Sydney
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 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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Northland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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
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111 reviews 111 reviews
52 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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