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Sierra Beachfront Motel

160 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Almost impossible yo choose a motel in this town as so many so I left it to tourist information to recommend on. A bit expensive at 125 dollars, so !much that I decided to only stay the one night. Could not fault the room or closeness to the sea front. Manager was helpful and room had all the facilities I... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a horrible time at Sierra Beachfront. The office people were the rudest and least helpful people we met in the entire country. The room was freezing and the small space heater they provided was dirty and smelled moldy. Our sheets and pillowcases were dirty when we arrived. The 'living room' was uncomfortable. There was no view of the... More

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Hokitika, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stayed one night at Sierra Beachfront after an amazing day whale watching! Located right opposite bay, about 5 minute drive to town centre. Room was basic but clean and tidy. Could do with update and more kitchen facilities, there is limited cooking equipment. Good for short one night stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Stayed here overnight on a journey from Nelson to Christchurch. Great location opposite the beach (stunning views). 2.5 hours from Christchurch. We ate at the Pier Hotel and had an excelent meal. Check out the seal colony.

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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

i booked this motel for 3 nights for my wife and i and our 2 grandsons while we were visiting my daughter and her family in new zealand. on arrival we were told we were not booked in but after about 20 minutes she told us she had made a mistake and booked us in for the following week and... More

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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

It is a very good value for money and I guess most of us choose it for that reason, so , to be fair the place is very clean , the carpets are new , the kitchen has a good size fridge and a good oven as well as microwave. The shower need some work but again all very clean... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We booked a studio for $100 for which you would expect a reasonable setup. We found that it was a small funny setup and there was not enough room to put things. There was also no sharp knife and cutting board to prepare a meal or make sandwiches

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Fantastic stay - new hosts very friendly and helpful, we were make to feel very welcome. Room was very clean and fresh. Superb location across the road from seafront. Excellent rates for 2 nights. Look forward to returning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Was the best value I could get over the busy period for a family of 5. Great location. Room dated but comfy and clean. Towels, sheets, all lovely and crisp. Provided plenty if soap, shampoo etc. Double bed had big time roll together!!! Had a good stay. Would come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed here a few years ago and were happy enough with our stay to book again this time through on our way to and from Nelson. I knew the location to be good - it's set back from the Esplanade and is only a ten minute walk to town along the beautiful seafront. The rates are excellent - I... More

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Address: 160 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Number of rooms: 13
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