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Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura

5.0 of 5 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely spacious apartment, clean, well equipped with everything you could need and very comfortable. Very well situated and a short easy walk into the centre. Easy to find and good parking. Only negative was that the internet was not very good.

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Singapore, Singapore
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just across the beach, this is a wonderful place to stay. Our 2 bed room apartment was on the storey, at the end of the road near the spa. View was partially obstructed but it's not a big deal to us. The apartment was luxurious indeed. It was spacious and spotless, our children loved the two nights that we... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waves was all that I expected from TA reviews. Awesome apartment, great location. Very friendly staff / managers. Well stocked with all that is needed to make a great holiday. The only disappointment was the spa had not been used for awhile and the kids were not keen to venture in. This was not a big deal for us all... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bed apartment with our 2 daughters. Really friendly and helpful owners. Great location and amazing views. Modern and really clean. Nice balcony to enjoy the views. Well equipped kitchen and washing facilities.

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Hong Kong, China
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice stay - spacious and everything is good and clean!!!!! It is value for money for what we have! Very warm welcome by the staff as well (or...the owner..?) Love it and definitely will come back again for my next visit!

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
45 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This must surely be the best place to stay in Kaikoura, it really is a home from home, everything you could need, with great views as well. Easy walk to the town, bit further to harbour. Lift to upper floor makes unloading a breeze! Have been before and will certainly use again .

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Stillwater, MN
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131 reviews 131 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to kick back and recuperate from travel for a few days. We had a 2 bedroom condo and were able to get some breakfast groceries and some wine, which cut some of the costs of food in this area. When we came back in the late afternoon we could sit out on the deck and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wd onky stayed s few nights but it was great, it was our second time staying here and it was nice as usual. It's located straight across from the sea and the view is beautiful. The cleanliness and neatness of the rooms is great and you could eat off the floor it's so clean! It's literally like your own appartment-... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights and had the top floor 2 bedroom apartment, one back from the road. The view was awesome - looking out over the turquoise ocean and the mountains tipped with snow. We moved the dining table in front of the view and ate in both nights (why go out when you have that view?). This is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we booked to the moment we left, it was a top notch experience. The owners were sure to let us know in advance the limited places to eat over the Christmas holiday (see my Tuti's review). The two bedroom/2 bath apartment was spacious, comfortable, and having the washer dryer in the unit was a home run. We... 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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