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Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura

5.0 of 5 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Picton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location in Kaikoura. The apartment was spotelss and had a great kitchen. It was extremley quiet even with a loud group next door. The bed was very comfy, although not sure the need for so many cushions on 1 bed. I think i counted 7?! The wifi was good. The only problem I found was that reception was deserted... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

High standard of accommodation and in good , if not totally central location. Some apartments are better than others for sea views...so suggest you discuss with the owners. WiFi was satisfactory. Parking good. Within yards was a good cafe for breakfasts and coffees.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a very clean and comfortable. The staff was very friendly. We had a great time and we wish we had stayed longer! The only problem was that this motel was a little far from the town centre otherwise it was great! Definitely recommend to anyone staying in Kaikoura.

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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment on the third floor and oh my goodness, I can't say enough good things about it but let me try... Modern, clean, comfortable, large, well equipped, lovely toiletries, linen, beds, full sized kitchen, perfect in every way. View...wow. But best of all were the owners/managers, Liz and a lovely gentleman. Nothing at all... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a very functional, well located, well appointed place to stay with plenty of space and views right out to sea with the mountains in the distance, this is it. We had a second-floor room that was very spacious, modern and comfortable. Friendly Liz at reception was always at hand for advice and help (like when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely and fully decorated. Cooking machine, dish washer and clothing washing machine.offer extra bed if paid. Nice view of the pacific. Walking distance from town center. Sheltered car parking. Cable tv and free wifi are ready for you. Better the waterfront motel last time we stayed in kaikoura.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying here last Chinese New Year. Our stay couldn't have been better. The husband and wife owners graciously greeted us upon our arrival and gave us a tour of our lovely apartment. They also gave us fresh NZ milk to put in our refrigerator. We arrived pretty late (as we drove from... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our two bedroom apartment during our stay in town. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The spotless apartment was fitted with clothes washing machines and a lovely balcony. I would definitely recommend it. Good restaurants and a dolphin watching business are only two blocks away.

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Burlington, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful rooms!!! Huge and clean and comfortable. You will not want to leave! Balcony with a view of the ocean. Staff was very friendly and helpful.Great location. One of my all day favourite places to stay.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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92 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located across the road from the stony beach, and a few steps away from the Dolphin encounter, the location was perfect We had a top floor apartment, which was clean and very roomy, and had everything we needed for our stay. There was a large kitchen area, and two bedrooms, everyone was very friendly and helpful Most evenings we sat... More 

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Address: 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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