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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly owner, very very clean studio unit. Very good value for money. Just a short drive from the township. Would recommend this motel to my friends and family. Was only staying two nights so didn't have time to do the whale watching tour but do intend coming back to this motel and seeing more of Kaikoura and its beautiful... More 

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Bairnsdale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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 October 16, 2014

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The mornings here are busy, checking out customers and cleaning rooms. From noon onwards, I will be around the office or in the laundry room, washing, drying and ironing. We are always available to help and I am sorry that you felt isolated. Customers can always ring us from their... 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
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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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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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 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 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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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 

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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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