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Panorama Motel

266 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a warm and comfortable upstairs room with a good view out over the sea. The rooms have everything you need for a short stay, not too far from town but nice and quiet. The place is not new or flash but good value for money

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West Linton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good value motel with an outstanding view of the Bay. While a little way from the town centre there are two good restaurants nearby. Although on an upper level our rooms were accessible directly from the car park which would have been helpful for disabled access.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views from your room as the sea is directly across the street. Our room was comfortable and clean. Located fare enough from town so that you are not disturbed by traffic (despite being on a main street) yet close enough to access all the sites and amenities. Room was very nice. Only complaint was that the wi-fi was pretty... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed one night, a family of 4 adults, a toddler and a baby. The motel is out of town but a nice walk to the pool and playground. The views were to die for and we were there when it was extremely hot. We had a downstairs unit, ideal for children, and had to sleep with the windows open... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Looking for a 5 star, then this isn't it!!. Looking for good rates, clean room/amenities, the best view that a budget can buy and nice helpful managers, then this is IT.. You can walk to see the seal colony, there is an old pub up the road with great views and it's not too far from town.We were extremely happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great location slightly to the south of central Kaikoura but walkable, quiet and just meters from the swimable part of the beach. Close to a great pub, the wharf and good walks. Views from the rooms are terrific. Value is good, priced a little lower than many other motels along the beach front because the interior is a bit old... More 

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perth western australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great location sea view room small unit for four people close to Kaikoura no Wifi nice walk along the front good for good restraints close to seals drive along coast to the seal colony fantastic to see

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights at end of our wonderful trip around New Zealand. We had an upstairs room with flat access from the back which was very helpful with suitcase. The view across the bay to the mountains were stunning the waters edge was only just across the road from the motel. The room was clean and tidy the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed here one night, fine from the outside, with a stunning view across the bay to the mountains and the waters edge less than 70 metres away. We had a downstairs room, which I am lead to believe by the manager are not recently refurbished as the upstairs rooms are. This shows, the unit was clean, but had a well... More 

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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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