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Admiral Court Motel

4.0 of 5
16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
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    4 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Admiral Court Motel at the southern end of Kaikorua, NZ, is run by Karla, a charming and genuinely helpful member of mankind--the type of rare persons you want to meet on your travels. She provides the best possible service, with a glimpse in her eye. You can park your car two meters from the door to your room and you... More 

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Lytham St Annes
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11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great motel located a little way out of the town and hence is a peaceful and quiet place to stay, but the town is easily accessible. We had a superb two bedroom apartment. The unit was equipped with everything we needed. It was immaculately cleaned and very comfortable. There was a little balcony area with a lovely... More 

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A great motel, the rooms are big, warm and clean. Every time I stay here the owners are very friendly and helpful. I had to make a call late the last time due to work issues and by rearranging their plans, I was given a great room, with everything ready for me. Wifi available is a bonus to do the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Six of us where in Kaikoura for a family Wedding. We had a two bedroom unit and a studio unit. When booking I asked if we could have an early check-in to get changed for an early afternoon start. This was no problem at all. In fact on arrival we were asked if we would like to be dropped off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This was a great little place at a value, with thoughtful, helpful management, to boot! We checked in (no reservation) and were given good dining advice. We started a load of laundry knowing the laundry room would be closed when we returned from dinner and that we would need to deal with it in the a.m.. The manager put our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here for three nights, and for us it was perfect. The room was large and comfortable with good kitchen and decent shower room. It's not the very best view in Kaikoura but we could still see mountains and the sea, and it's a good 20 minute walk from the town centre. But right over the road is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely motel super friendly staff awesome view great pub food was fantastic. The unit was really nice after the drive from Picton comfy beds, nice and warm. kaikoura is such pretty spot the seals were in no hurry just a short walk from the motel would recommend this location thanks again.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a basic motel, at a basic price. It's OK. The rooms aren't particularly modern, but they are at least warm, large and comfortable. It's not really easy walking distance from the centre of Kaikoura. The only major irritation is wifi that requires you to stand outside in the car park...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This was our sixth overnight stay on a south island roadtrip,staying with my cousin in Christchurch who I hadn't seen since 1966,so lot of catching up to do! Great location and friendly staff,food was very good and general atmosphere very relaxing,would have like two nights there ideally

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our overnight in beautiful Kaikoura was more memorable due to our stay @ Admiral Court. Welcoming owners, spacious, well appointed and warm (important that night) studio. The appalling weather was offset by a great seafood dinner @ nearby historic hotel. Within walking distance .. even better.

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