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Panorama Motel

266 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014
charleslincolnshire Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 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
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 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
9 helpful votes 9 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We booked Panorama Motel because friends stayed there 4 years ago and told us it was their favorite stay of their trip. We were not disappointed. While there might be newer motels since 2010, non beat the location and view of the Panorama. It is around the corner from most of the businesses, but closer to the peninsula walk, Poppy's... More

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Perth, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Great hotel to spend a few days in while in the town. Lots of restaurants nearby and make sure you do a dolphin swim experience.Everything is within walking distance. Scenic and quiet coastal town with amazing sea life.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

It's card to fault a place with such a view. The view is amazing. The motel itself is clean but quite basic. The kitchen equipped with bare minimal and minimal toiletries. There is no free wifi - a bare minimal 20gb "complemenary". After that you pay.

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Address: 266 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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