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Nikau Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 35 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wellington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

absolutely beautiful lodge and Jane and Quinton (the owners) couldn't have been more lovely! wonderful people and really made my stay and trip to kaikoura very worthwhile! would definitely return! the lodge is in the perfect location, on a hill so you have wonderful views of the sea and mountain range, but then the perfect distance from the town centre... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this lovely lodge for one night in April, but wish it could have been longer. It is located close to, but just enough away from the main business and tourist areas of Kaikoura, and up high enought to offer incredible views of the mountains and the ocean. Looking out our bedroom window was a... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad you loved your stay with us and thank you for your fantastic review. Our upstairs rooms do have great views and will be very stunning through our winter months as the snow cover on our mountains builds up. We were happy to help with the return of your phone and jacket, unfortunately it can easy to... More

Pasadena, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A wonderful lodge on Deal Street. The room provided excellent views and was spacious Near enough to town to walk. Quentin and Jane were wonderful hosts. Breakfast was outstanding and the service the best. Walk along the cliffs. Also stop to see the seal pups frolicking if driving in from the North.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us such a wonderful review and we are very plesaed you enjoyed your time in Kaikoura. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Quentin and Jane made us very welcome and also helped us with our bags up to our room. We arrived on a very wet and wintry day ( despite it being February) after a long drive up from Tekapo. Nikau lodge commands a spectacular view across Kaikoura as we discovered the following morning. Our room was lovely and cosy and... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are happy that you were able to experience our spectacular views depite the weather being so horrible the day you arrived. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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55 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A lovely two night stay in Nikau Lodge, Deal Street. We booked via their own website in order to receive some discount, and as a stopover during our Coastal Pacific train journey. The highlights were the lovely sea and mountain views from our room and the super breakfasts which are cooked to order. These can be served in the guest... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you worked out that the best deals at Nikau Lodge are on our own website and that our direct booking system worked well for you. We are sortry the weather was not kind to you and hope you will be able to come back when the sun is shinning and the sea is calm! thank you very much for... More

Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Nikau Lodge is a beautiful small lodge. The rooms are awesome and the views are fantastic. And Quentin and Jane are extremely helpful and responsive....I did not have a car and they pick me up and drop me to the bus station as I had some heavy baggage :). Breakfasts are top quality including a very good coffee, I loved... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to pick guests up from the train station. It is not far as the crow flies but we are part way up a hill (that's why we have such great views) and walking with heavy bags is hard work. More

Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I came across the website for Nikau Lodge on the NZ Tourism website and immediately chose to stay there. I wasn't disappointed. My room was beautiful and Quentin and Jane were very welcoming and helpful hosts. I loved the breakfasts and would recommend their B+B to anyone.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review and for recommending us. More

Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent two days at the Nikau lodge March 2014. We stayed in the Dolphin Room. The view was awesome. Our hosts were so gracious and our breakfasts came straight from the Food Channel. This is a must for a New Zealand B&B.

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We love your description of our breakfasts!! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We would like to thank Quentin and Jane for our lovely stay at Nikau Lodge! We did not book our room we turned up on their door step and they were more than welcoming to us. We would recommend booking so that you do not miss out though! The room was lovely and clean, bathroom and products were great! Wine... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. Quentin would like to point out that he does do more than hold up the bench and do the dishes e.g. giving cheek to Australians! PS. The fish are now on a diet. More

Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Nikau Lodge in February. A great welcome from Quentin, who met us at the station, and his wife Jane and we immediately felt at home. Excellent breakfast of multi-choices and a bar in the bedroom with coffee, tea and fresh milk for us to help ourselves. Sadly we had a downstairs bedroom and so... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your excellent review. More

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Address: 53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Nikau Lodge 4*
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Situated 5 minutes walk from Kaikoura's main town centre, Nikau Lodge has magnificent views of the Kaikoura Mountain Range and the Ocean. Come relax in the garden, unwind in the hot tub or just come for a good nights rest. Continental and Full Cooked Breakfast using fresh local produce is served to you in the morning. ... more   less 
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