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Anchor Inn Motel

4.5 of 5 208 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to make a choice in this hotel-rich small touristic station. We chose the Anchor Inn somewhat randomly but it turned out to be a rather good place. Good welcome from a very helpful manager,. The location is a bit off center along the coast but this is not really a problem given the size of the village. The rooms... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this motel for 1 night following a drive from Picton, before heading to Hanmer Springs. Arriving at the motel we could not help but admire the view from our room, the snow capped mountains meeting the ocean. The room was spacious, the bed big and comfy. There was a guest laundry available. The managers were extremely welcoming... More

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Seaham, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second stay at the Anchor Inn and it was everything we remember. Almost everything about the place is just what you need to enjoy the unique environment of the place where the mountains meet the sea. The units have all you need...great bed, good bathroom and shower, cooking and storage. The only issue we had was the wifi, which... More

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Auckland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed two nights here - a couple with 10 yr old. The unit was clean, comfortable, with all the necessities. The beds were very comfortable - which is hard to find away from home. It is handy to local eateries and sights. The hosts were friendly and very helpful. Our daughter loved being across the road from the beach... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It was a good stay for two nights. We stayed in room no 4 which had sea view . Room was big , and quite neat and tidy and it was very well ventilated. Bed was quite comfortable and we had a good sleep. It's a no fuss accommodation with all the basic amenities provided . Was a bit disappointed... More

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St. John's, Newfoundland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The hotel was recommended to me by the innkeeper of a hotel I stayed at the night before. It proved to be a wonderful recommendation. The room was bright and airy and looked out over the ocean and coastline. The room was comfortable, provided what one would expect of a motel, and the innkeepers were friendly and helpful. If in... More

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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We were a family of three and had a two bedroom unit, travelling with adult daughter. We were welcomed by extremely friendly staff, and the unit was immaculate, we would go as far as to say the cleanest we have come across in all our travels, with breathtaking views to enjoy. Great location, kitchen well stocked with all the necessary... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you are looking for fantastic views this is the motel,it is just across the road from the beach and the stunning Mountains that surround Kaikoura with the snow in the winter on them the view is breathtaking. The motel is very clean and has everything you need and the owners go out of their way to make you feel... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were welcomed with a lovely greeting and were able to check in early which was great as my 6 yr old was sick. The 2 bedroom family unit was immaculate. The motel was right across the road from the beach and playground and a was a very short drive from the look out. We can't wait to come back... More

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Nelson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Looked to stay overnight in Kaikoura and wanted a sea view but our budget only got a back room in the "nice" motels until we found Anchor Inn. For a very reasonable price we got a sea view room. Sat outside with a fantastic view of the sea and mountains and was lulled to sleep with the sound of the... More

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Address: 208 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Anchor Inn Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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