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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   146 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly Maxtons On The Shore)
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Ranked #4 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christian R Basel, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this great place in december 2012 !! The place is very nice and the people were very friendly. The rooms are not big but very nice made and clean. We highly recommend the nice restaurant with the excellent food. We loved to be there and certainly we would stay there again. Christian + Sonia from Switzerland

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled across the world to see the beauty of New Zealand, and the hassle of the trip to get there was surpassed by the kindness of the owners and the beauty of the hotel. The only issue we had was the 24-hour desk. We read online that the hotel had a 24-hour desk, but we found... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in early June and absolutely loved Kaikora and the Boutique Hotel. Kaikora is such a beautiful hidden gem and one of our highs of the trip. This hotel is so clean, great location, very friendly, helpful and knowledgable hosts. The room touches are very nice. When we arrived we bought a bottle of opine and sat in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never stayed here before so like every first experience, you never quite know what your going to get!! Happy to say is was a great experience.....Immaculate, very friendly, fantastic bed, awesome views, will absolutely stay again on our next visit to kaikoura

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This property was amazing! Words can barely describe the beauty and location of this intimate hotel. The morning sunrise takes your breath away so ask for a room facing the water. The personal flair and touches that the owners have put into this property make it a must do on any New Zealand itinerary. I only regret that we couldn't... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We were greeted warmly by our host on arrival. Given all the info we needed including a recommendation for dinner. Good deco and the best pillows I had all trip. Was given an upgrade. Could just do with some heating on the bathroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I usually accelerate through Kaikoura to avoid the tourists, trucks and the ugly commercial activity that has sprung up to serve them. However, this time I was commanded to stop by car sick spouse, so we patrolled up and down the main street desperately looking for somewhere we could 'bare' to stay. We found the Kaikoura Boutique Hotel by accident... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had a wonderful night at the kaikoura boutique hotel over Easter. The room was beautiful and very tastefully decorated, the atmosphere wonderful and relaxing and the owners Peter and Robyn so friendly and welcoming. Downstairs there is a lovely reception area with seating for guests. We would definitely stay here again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Deciding to stay the night in Kaikoura at around 3pm on Easter Monday so we could get on the 9am Whale Watching trip the following morning lead us straight to Kaikoura Beach Hotel. We had a very warm welcome, were offered a room in the hotel or a room in the courtyard-our budget took us to the delightful courtyard room,... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Arrived late in the day at Kaikoura without accommodation. Called in to Kaikoura Boutique Hotel and received a very warm welcome. One room left so we took it. Very friendly people who made us feel at home. Wish we could have stayed longer but needed to meet ferry to Wellington the following day.

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Address: 146 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly Maxtons On The Shore)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kaikoura Boutique Hotel 4.5*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
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Kaikoura Boutique Hotel is an historic hotel right on the waterfront on Kaikoura's majestic Esplanade. The rooms have recently been upgraded to an extremely high standard, with stunning contemporary interior design, brand new furniture and flat screen TVs. The guest lounge has spectacular views over the ocean.. The rate includes free parking and free Wi-fi. ... more   less 
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