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Panorama Motel

266 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The motel location is very good just in-between Kaikoura town center and peninsula walkway , room is clean and tidy. The view is stunning, the only downside is noise from other room's guest. Price is above average.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Travelling from Australia I have stayed many times over 40 yrs as this motel has the best view of the ocean and mountains in town so am familiar with the motel . Now the motel furniture ,curtains, beds and linen are shabby and substandard and the rooms look rundown and are badly in need of a refurb. On site managers... More

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panokaik, Owner at Panorama Motel, responded to this review

This comment is a little confusing, since we bought the motels, The unit which this guest stayed in has had new carpet, furniture, curtains and bedspreads. The guest left early with unit wide open and completely empty of all personal items. So our manager was led to believe the guest had departed . Our manager is a very professional, helpful... More

Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have stayed here many times and enjoy this quiet spot with wonderful views of the mountains and sea As it's the end of Winter when we visit, the room has a cosy feel about it If rainy weather would like a few more TV channels and free wifi is only 20mb - after that you have to buy more

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great views, friendly staff. The rooms on first floor have strip pine finish, downstairs units are cheaper, and look it, with wall to wall carpet and tatty curtains. Generally a bit faded and in need of a refurb, but then again, you don't go to Kaikoura for the hotels.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

You can enjoy great view of mountain and sea in the lounge. Very helpful owners. We were unlucky for whale watch because of bad weather, Owners recommended other activities in Kaikoura. Will definitely come back.

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Mahia Beach, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

a real great place to view the mountains with snow on,the general view was amazing ,the staff were very helpful on the places to eat and go and see,the seals were a great bit of entertainment,the unit was more okay,so i would have no problems going back again and recommending. johnmahia

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nelson
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Had a lovely 2 nights at this place. Just incredible views of the mountains and sea from all the rooms. Beautiful sunrises. Could lie in bed and on the couch and just soak it all in. The décor is 70s lockwood style (i.e. log cabinish) but the rooms are clean and have everything you need. We'll be back.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Fabulous view of Bay and mountains beyond . Very good clean accommodation .Staff most helpful in booking trips for us . Free wi fi . An excellent location from which to explore the wildlife . Quiet edge of town location .

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Gallivare, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Really good sea view from this hotel. It is located a bit outside of the city. I would recommend to have a car for this hotel. Free parking just outside the room. Basic room with lower standard. The road outside is noicy during the day but quiet during evening and night.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Perfect view of bay and mountains. Gpod spot to walk to the whale station and old quay. That is out review. Trip advisor asks for 200 characters. Trip advisor asks for 200 characters. Trip advisor asks for 200 characters.

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Address: 266 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
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