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Sierra Beachfront Motel

160 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Methven, null, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through booking.com never used before but was quick and easy. I had thought that I'd paid for room before arrival but not so. Was a good room for myself and my Grandson. It was a very hot 2 days felt we could have been offered a fan.

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Thank Shirley F
Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through Trivago and Expedia. Did not look at any other accommodation in Kaikoura as this was the most recommended in town. Room was of a good size and we had everything we needed for a one night stay. Host was lovely and was very welcoming. We all slept well and were ready to continue our travels the next day.

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Thank phil771
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this motel for two days and were very unimpressed. The accommodation is too small for any reasonable comfort, with minimal storage space, breeze block walls painted brown and a minuscule toilet sink as the only washing facility. We would not recommend this property.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Booked through booking.com, no problem. On arrival found a note on the office window telling us which room we were in and that the key was in the door. OK, unusual bu not unwelcoming, nice that owners feel they can go out and run errands and still trust their incoming guests. We duly 'paid up' when the owners returned. Room... More 

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Thank R0bandLulu
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Well priced compated to the other motels in town.Friendly staff, the room had all we needed and was very clean and tidy. Bonus was the motel is straight across from the beach. Took us 5-10 mins to walk into town

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Thank snoopy2468
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Location good, but no proper sea view. Lady was incredibly nice and helpful on our arrival, nothing too much trouble , she even moved us to the room next door as our allocated room had an oudor. Wi-Fi Nightmare! But I was told 'Brad' could fix it. ! When I saw Brad the next day, (maybe because I interrupted his... More 

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Thank maggiebradshaw
Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night on our way up to Picton and this motel was perfect. It's location across from the beach and only a ten min walk down the Main Street to shops etc was convenient. The rooms are compact and relatively dated but very clean and well presented. The bathroom, however was very dated but, once again, very... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were booked in for two nights. On the first night we discovered our unit did not lock securely. We informed the owner to be told "this is Kaikoura not Auckland so you will be fine". None of the units has a sea view. The bedroom area is very small and the bathroom and toilet had an awful smell unless... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Motel is set back off the seafront road and is a 10-15 minute walk into the town centre. The owner was very helpful. Free wifi was available but signal was very weak in room 8 - we needed to sit by the reception office to get a useable signal. Room was functional and clean.

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Thank Mr_MrsB_12
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The attendant was very nice to us as he accepted make do with our booking error at no additional charge. We really appreciated. The rooms are functional, but not specifically charming. The wifi is operational only next to the office. It s a good value for the price.

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