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A1 Kaikoura Motels & Holiday Park

9 - 15 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We chose it because it's very close to the town centre, which it is, except, it's a very run down place. The rooms are extremely damp and smell musty. We got given Cabin No 7 at first, but we were extremely unhappy with it and decided to leave. The reception convinced us with a bigger, tidier looking room right next... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed there over easter 2015. We left it to late to book anywhere else and had to stay there.$800.00 for three nights for 3 of us. We did have a 3 bedroom motel as the 1 bedroom ones were right on the road, no outdoor seating just car's going by.This unit was totally disgusting and dirty. One of the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed here only because they had availability and we needed a powered site whilst waiting for the delivery of a replacement (working) key for our campervan (don't ask) $11-20 but charged $20 and $5 for the power, no pricing structure visible so not sure why the top end ... maybe we looked gullible or rich? The toilet and shower... More 

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Norfolk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed here 5 years ago in a room with kitchen and bathroom at the front of the area. Clean and tidy we thought we would stop here again. This time we stayed in cabin number 7 at the back. A main room with a table, seats , sink, a double bed with bunk over the top. (The one you... More 

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Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stay here for two nights,the place is very run down in need for some major TLC,but the rooms were clean and tidy very close to township 2 minute walk.Was cheap and cheerful,Wifi didn't work.Was quite noisy with traffic no double glazing.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

wish we had read on line reviews before booking,as we were away we just found the ph no in the AA book.We arrived late off the ferry otherwise we would have asked for money back and left!! Paid $85 for the night and didnt expect luxury but the room was appauling,dirty,smelly,broken window,no plug for sink,light over sink not working and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I stayed here as one of a family of four adults for two nights. The accommodation isn't flashy, but the rooms we had were well maintained and generally pretty comfortable. Represents good value for money and is a good gateway into the township.

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Wellington
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Only room we could find on a last minute booking, friendly staff clean sheets and towels, room horrendous, run down and damp in major need of renovation, wifi didn't work although they did allow us a late check out

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Run down and shabby, and we should really ask for our money back, avoid it at all costs unless you are in a tent or camper van. No net curtains, no phone, wi fi and tv not working. The only good point is that it was easy to find and close to the town center.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stayed here for one night - wish we hadn't. Paid $66 for a cabin and it was disgusting, we've paid much less in other places and got so so much better. Carpet was patchy and had holes in, bedding looked questionable and the whole room looked as if it hadn't been dusted/hoovered in years. Walls were painted black and paint... More 

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