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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
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Seaham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
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 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Prophetstown, Illinois
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Anchor Inn is a nice, clean motel with views of the ocean. There was some confusion as to the type of the room we wanted but was soon sorted out. We were asked which type of milk we wanted on arrival, kind of a unique question to start with! They have great internet at no charge which is a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We (3 adults) stayed at the Anchor Inn for one night in May and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! We had a spacious 1BR unit with large comfortable beds and all the mod cons, that was cosy, warm and very quiet. Situated just a short drive (or 20 minute walk if fitness is your thing) from the town centre, the motel... 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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