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Apartments Kaikoura

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78 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand (Formerly Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura)
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Ontario
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51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We fell for Kaikoura and area on our first trip, but staying at Apartments Kaikoura made the trip perfect the second time. We had a 2 bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor, with a good balcony and nice view. The apartment was well furnished and although we had a problem getting the laundry machine going, it was quickly resolved by... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the living room were amazing! Lovely balcony with a seating area, comfortable furniture and well equipped kitchen. There is also a washing machine, dryer and a dishwasher. It is walking distance from the train stop and the shops are while far enough to be very quiet and serene. We enjoyed our time here so much and would... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apartment, 2 bedroom was big & well equipped, apart from no tissues which we've had everywhere else in NZ & no flat spatula/ slice to use with the frying pan. Minor details, but tricky to serve a well produced omelette with a spoon! Wifi & washing machine & dryer excellent. No sign of any staff on arrival,just an envelope &... More 

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived tired after flight & driving. Plodded up staircase to Apt No. 10 on 2nd floor. Wow - this made those stairs worthwhile - a luxury place, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms fully fitted out kitchen. Comfortable in every aspect. Two covered parking spaces under these apartments on ground floor dictate that they only have 1st and 2nd floor apartments. No... More 

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, facilities and appreciated the supplies of tea, coffee, biscuits, washing powder etc. provided. Beach towels also were useful. Views excellent. Kids loved the large apartment. Check in details were provided before arrival and were thorough.

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful views (on second floor), well equipped, very clean and comfortable. Conveniently located (2 doors down from Dolphin Encounter) and easy walk into town. Service was great (we were met at arrival and manager was very available if we had any issues - which we didn't). Lovely stay!

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Theresa greeted us upon arrival and showed us to apartment no 1, right at the front of the block of apartments and overlooking the beach. The apartment is comfortable and cosy; a nice homely feel about them. 2 large balconies, bedrooms - 1 ensuite. Beds were very comfy - this is a big compliment from me as I suffer with... More 

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London
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68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We wanted somewhere special for Christmas, and got it! These apartments used to be Waves on the Esplanade, so check this out too on Tripadvisor for older reviews. We could put our luggage in in the morning before check in so we could go on a Dolphin Encounter which is only 200 yards away (also HIGHLY recommended), and were delighted... More 

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Apartment 10 and had a very pleasant stay! The two bedroom, two bath apartment was conveniently located, modern, clean, and comfortable. The service was excellent. The living room of our apartment had a balcony with ocean views and was comfortably furnished with a sofa and chairs. The full kitchen was beautiful, functional, and stocked with plenty of... More 

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Daventry
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Great place to stay, convenient for town, next to the cinema and just back from the beach. Best try to get a 2nd floor apartment for better views. The place is clean and good parking and has a well equipped kitchen with excellent dis washer.

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