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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 36 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We had an excellent time at Nikau Lodge, so much so that we stayed for an extra day. Quentin and Jane and Jack the dog were very welcoming and made us feel at-home and comfortable. Great views from our window.The complimentary wine is great idea. Also a top-rate breakfast. Overall a great stay in a very interesting part of the... More

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very pleased you found Nikau Lodge a relaxing place to stay and that our website does acurately describe each room. Thanks so much for your kind review. More

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We really enjoyed our time at Nikau Lodge from the warm welcome to the complimentary wine bottles and proper milk in the fridge. We cannot fault you - breakfasts great, room beautifully clean, information about everything in room - tv worked first time. Thanks Jane and Quentin for a lovely stay

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

What a great review thank you very much. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. More

Durham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed for 3 days in February. It had all we could want- and more. The room is very comfortable with great views, the breakfasts set you up for the day, and after a day walking the peninsula, swimming with dolphins or whale watching there is fridge with wine or speights beer to refresh. Perfect!

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

What a great review. Thank you very much. More

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Address: 53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 36 B&Bs / Inns in Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Nikau Lodge 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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