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2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   164 Esplanade, Kaikoura 8115, New Zealand
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Seaview Motel
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Ranked #17 of 34 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is very very nice. It is simple clean affordable and best of all the view is fantastic! Donna and Gordon are very accommodating and helpful. They made our visit so fun 5 finding really affordable and interesting activities.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kaikoura is a super little town and we would gave loved to have stayed longer than one night. Donna and Gordon, the hosts were very friendly, informative and kind. We were in room 3, at the front and what a fab spot. A really clean, super comfy room, with great value for money. Fabulous location, with a 10 min walk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accommodation pictures a little overrated. Unit was neat and tidy but a little on the dated side. Hotel itself is an older style hotel, but it is located in a good location. Kaikoura itself is a pretty place and like everyone else was there to do the Whale Watching cruise which we had to cancel due to the bad weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Seaview Motel. The view from the upstairs front room was beautiful overlook the beachfront. Our hosts, Donna and Gordon were extremely helpful and friendly. They even offered to set up a fishing trip for our group with a local service provider. Spent the best of two nights here. Walking distance (10 mins stroll)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed at this beach-front motel for two days in late Nov. While it was short, I really enjoyed my stay here. The water is right across the street and very inviting for a relaxing stroll. The street is fairly quiet at night. The wrap around windows give the room a lot of light and the room is very clean.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stayed here one night on a round the Island tour. Pity it wasn't longer. As other reviewers have said it doesn't look much from the road but a pleasant suprise when we got in. We were warmly greeted by staff who showed us to our unit which was at the back tucked away. No sea view but hey. The unit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Seaview Motel. The view from the upstairs front room was beautiful across the bay looking onto the mountains. Our hosts, Donna and Gordon were extremely helpful, booking a table for us at a local restaurant. The next day we were planning a walk around the headland and Gordon advised us where to begin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Arrived late on a Saturday afternoon, and we were greeted warmly at reception and we were told as it was my birthday we had been upgraded to another larger room, in the sun, so that was a lovely surprise. The rooms are well equipped and have everything you need for a comfortable stay and are very clean as well, you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed here for one night. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The motel looks dated on the outside as driving past however inside it is modern and lovely. The room is well resourced and the bed is comfy. We had a couch and tv so was like a little home away from home.!the room was warm also. One... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The welcome given from the owners was very warm and welcoming. They were able to answer questions about the local area, regarding places to eat and drink. Our room had good range of facilities available, nice sofa with TV and fridge. The bathroom was a tad dated but everything was still in working order. I would recommend a stay here.

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Address: 164 Esplanade, Kaikoura 8115, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Seaview Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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