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Admiral Court Motel

16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dunsborough, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late(ish), to a sign posted on the reception door which said “[My name], Sorry I and not hear to meet and greet you. Your unit is 3 downstairs. Your key, wi-fi and milk is in the room. Call me on 0800 xxx xxx if you have any problems. Otherwise see you in the morning. Thank you, Karla”. There’s... More

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Brisbane, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stayed at this motel about four years ago and were happy to stay again on this occasion. It is a little way out of the centre of the town - we walked it once but it is a bit of a hike. The room we were in had sea and mountain views and it was beautiful to wake... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Good service, but no Sea views. There's a row of houses/buildings between the motel and the sea. You can get some sea glimpses only. Nice enough quiet rooms. Bed we found too soft, with roll together.

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Cheshire, UK
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130 reviews 130 reviews
49 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I was disappointed not to have been allocated a room facing the sea as requested when we booked but the studio we had was comfortable, spotlessly clean & well equipped. Parking was right outside our patio door. The wifi was sometimes hard to get in to but then worked fine and it was free. There is also a PC set... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We had nothing booked when we arrived in Kaikora and after stopping at aother motel where advised to try Admiral COurt. We where greeted at the reception by what i would assume was the owner - a very friendly lady who showed us the last room avaliable. It was a spacious clean room where all was provided. The Motel was... More

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Union Bridge, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Very friendly and helpful front desk. We were walk- ups, but picked the place from the AA book. We had a very nice, studio room, friendly hosts. There was only a Frig and tea pot in our room. We stayed for 2 nights, and would again. There is off street parking, and in walking distance to several restaurants.

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Koh Chang, Thailand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We only stayed one night in a 2 bed unit, but were sorry that we didn't have more time. Steve and Carla are amazing hosts; very friendly, helpful and caring. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The one we stayed in does need a revamp, which we understand is happening soon. The motel is close to the local hotel,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights and the owner gave very warm welcome and hospitality. We stayed in a studio unit for 3 adults.This motel is the cleanest place we stayed in NZ. The daily cleaning came as a surprise. Other motels we stayed in do not clean the room when its occupied. It is a little off the city centre... More

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Calgary, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The people that run the motel Carla and Steve are so friendly and helpful. Steve even wanted to make sure that I didn't go on a dodgy fishing trip by calling the guy. They had great suggestions of things to do in Kaikoura and always willing to help with booking tours. The room was clean, quite, and spacious. Very close... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This proved to be a great place to stay. The owners could not have been more friendly or helpful. A lovely clean and tidy unit, spacious, bright and cheerful. At this end of town there was minimal noise from the street throughout the night, and the view of the snow-capped mountains made for a lovely start to the day. No... More

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Admiral Court Hotel
Address: 16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Ranked #12 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
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