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The Fairways

5.0 of 5 1 Kersage Dr | Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Western Australia, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the studio and it was basic and quite cramped. We were here for one night which was enough for us, there wasn't a view and it is a bit far from town, I don't recommend it if you don't have your own transport. But it was quiet, the bathroom nicely heated when we needed it, there was... More

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Clinton, Mississippi
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23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the Fairways just one night, as we were driving through on our way to Christchurch. We had the studio room, which was fine for the two of us, but we got a look into one of the apartments, and that was really wonderful! At any rate, the room was modern and clean, and it gave us a... More

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Bigfella10, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Kia Ora Thank you for your review of The Fairways. We appreciate all reviews & we are fortunate to be able to live here in this wonderful area which provides awesome scenery, peace & serenity. We are thrilled that you were able to stay at least one night, & we certainly hope that you are lucky enough to return &... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stopped through Kaikoura for one night, on our way to Marlborough. We went with an apartment after reading the issues people had with their studios. The fireplace in the apartment was nice, adequate and easy to use. The kitchen was also a highlight and would meet a families needs. The paths and parking can at times be cramped when... More

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Birmingham, UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Driving up to the Fairways, my impression was of a retirement/holiday, very modern village, still under development. This is not a moan, as we found our room with well equipped ensuite very accommodating. Sitting by the lake was very relaxing, watching the wildlife. Our reception to the site was friendly and informative. We had pre-booked a breakfast in our room... More

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed in a studio room which was perfectly adequate for two nights. We were allowed to use the washing machine in the adjoining apartment. Our shower room was very well fitted out, there were hot drinks to make in the bedroom. At reception we were given fresh milk. It was a short drive to Kaikoura with plenty of restaurants,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed one night in the studio room and we were satisfied with it. The room and ensuite toilet were clean, well-equipped with heater, electric blanket that kept us warm. And there was a little corner that had an electric kettle, fridge, and well stocked with coffee, tea, hot chocolate and some cookies. The host also provided us with a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This property is located several kilometres out of Kaikoura in a unique setting. On one side you have a large mountain range, it had snow capped peaks in April, while just a 5 min walk on the other side there is a black sand beach which you you pretty much have to yourself. The apartments are actually part of an... More

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Bigfella10, Owner at The Fairways, responded to this review

Kiaora, thank you for writing your review. While it's shown on our website & in other responses to our reviews, The Fairways are only 4km to or from the town centre & 4.5km to Whalewatch. For British, yes The Fairways is part of an estate, This means it is part of a new subdivision which is a rapidly growing area... More

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11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment in early April for 5nights. The accommodation was spacious with a huge living room and a feature fireplace which gave out lots of heat in the chilly evenings. Good kitchen which was well equipped and a dining area too. Very light and airy due to the lovely full length windows. Bedroom was large... More

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24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

...and the apartment was just as welcoming. It is modern, light with lots of big open windows and the heating worked perfectly. We stayed in the 2 bedroom apartments and the layout was friendly, the bathrooms functionally elegant. It is the type of place you look forward to coming back to and although we stayed for just one night, we... More

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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Very modern with a beautiful architecture . The apartment 2 is very spacious , comfortable and nicely decorated . A little hot because of the glass but with the air conditioner it was all right . The apartment has all the amenities we can imagine even a barbecue grill and laundry . Very quiet and calm with beautiful views .... More

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Address: 1 Kersage Dr | Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairways 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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