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Heritage Court Motor Lodge

205 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly Colonial Court Motel)
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Ranked #14 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff; room clean and well-equipped. Good view of snow-capped mountains. Excellent value for money. A little bit out of the main town for walking but really only a couple of minutes by car. Whale watching tours also only a short drive.

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South Shields
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A typical NZ motel. Nothing exceptional but pricey. They follow the trend of most NZ motels these days - once you've checked-in you won't see them again until you check out. No room service, no change of towels, no more coffee sachets, no toilet-paper update, etc.. In my opinion, if motels are going to do this they should give a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Friendly staff, clean room, heater, kitchen, supermarket one minute, Whale Watching two minutes by car. We got all we need for a motel. Really cheap! We would absolutely recommend this motel to everyone.

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The location is very easy to find and it has a nice view. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly. Restaurants are just within 2 mins' drive. We got all we need for a motel and it's not pricy at all!

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We arrived early and the owner immeidately clean up one 2 bed room for us. The unit is fully equipped so you can just buy some seafoods and cook your own and also there's a countdown nearby. The owner is so helpful and friendly which she adviced on where to visit and also helped to made the reservation. We really... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Our two-bed room apartment was very clean and comfortble. Beautiful surrounding. The owner is very friendly. We have a wonderful stay at this lodge. The baby seal, recommended by the owner, is lovely and free look out. Kaikoura is worth to visit. Beautiful coastal view.

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We enjoyed our 3 night stay here, it was a great base to explore Kaikoura from. Our studio room was quite small but comfy, with a good kitchen and lots of heaters for the cold weather! The location is just out of town, but only by a few minutes if you have a car. We spoke to the owner a... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Is was getting a little worried I'd missed the hotel it was getting towards the outskirts of town, however that only means its a 7-10 min drive into the center of town. There is a small shopping centre not too far away. The decor was getting dated, the kitchen especially - not sure I'd use it for anything other than... More

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Opotiki, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stayed just the one night . that was enough. the room put us off ever eating crayfish again. the smell of crayfish juice in the carpet and sticky kitchen floor. Very sorry for the lovely couple the where motel sitting. Very friendly greeting.

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Ivan K, Manager at Heritage Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. This is the FIRST TIME we are using motel minder. They are very experienced motel minder. Their responsibilities include making sure the units are ready for the next customer besides giving friendly greetings. Apparently in your case they have not checked if the cleaners have done their job properly before checking you in.... More

Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My parents, five year old daughter, and myself stayed for one night recently and were very pleased! We received a friendly welcome and were happy with the comfortable, tidy bedrooms as well as a larger living room area than a lot of places that we stayed on our trip. The kitchen area was semi-separated and also had everything we needed... More

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Address: 205 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand (Formerly Colonial Court Motel)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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