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Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura

5.0 of 5 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking distance to town with views of the ocean & mountains. Great set-up with the 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen, dinning living room & laundry facilities. I would definitely stay here again. Reception area offers a wide selection of DVDS to borrow as well as beach towels for the beach.

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Perth, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Agree with all other reviewers, excellent location, amenities and cleanliness. Only thing to be aware of if booking, ask what floor you are on! We were on the second floor, up four flights, excellent views, but with no lift was hard to manage suitcases and an Esky full of food.(no offers of help, even when told I had two hip... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant apartment: modern, clean, well-equipped and spacious. Very helpful and pleasant people in the office too. Whole site well-kept. Views good from where we were, with a nice terrace. Good parking, undercover. Thoroughly recommend.

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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96 reviews 96 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding immaculate apartment with wonderful views of the mountains and sea. Apartment was well appointed and catered to our every need. Beds were comfortable with a variety of pillow heights, the bathrooms clean and crisp. The service from management was beyond excellent from my initial phone contact through to the end of our two day stay - they did everything... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location , fantastic views, spotlessly clean apartments with everything you could need. The owners are charming and as this was our honeymoon had left us a bottle of champagne and a beautiful hand tied bunch of flowers which were stunning and lasted the entire length of our trip to New Zealand - I took them with me to every... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed on night as a stage on our way up to Marlborough. The apartments are very well appointed, very modern and the beds very comfortable. To get best experience you would need to stay more than one night, mind you they are relatively pricey and that's what you'd expect for the quality presented. Not too many of the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Just like home. Great location. Comfortable beds. Everything you could want. I stayed here with my family in September 2013 and was incredibly impressed by this place. The manager is a lovely man with a great sense of humour ;) The apartment we rented was exactly as the photos had illustrated. Immaculately clean and great views of snowy mountains and... More 

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California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

An absolutely great place to stay in Kaikoura. 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment with well appointed kitchen and laundry. Master with ensuite bath. 2nd bedroom with hall bath and laundry worked well for us--2 couples travelling together. Balcony had a beautiful view of the ocean and the snow capped mountain further away. Manager is delightful. Would stay again.

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Brisbane
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed 4 nights in early October. The property managers Liz & Damer were just lovely people they made our stay perfect !. The apartments are very comfortable and spacious - 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms- a great little kitchen & a large open plan lounge dining area with a balcony overlooking the ocean and the snow peaked mountains. Kaikoura is... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

From the moment I booked our stay at the Waves on the Esplanade I knew we were in for a lovely stay. Liz was wonderful! We were allocated a lovely apartment with the most magnificent view. We were able to take advantage of the balcony,sit back in the sun and take in the surroundings. Snowcapped mountains, ocean across the road... 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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