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Nikau Lodge

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53 Deal Street | close to State Hwy 1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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76 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our hosts were very gracious and helpful. Breakfast was excellent and our room was clean and tidy. The bathroom was small with a small shower but the room had excellent views. We wish they had better parking facilities for the number of occupants.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a really lovely stay at Nikau Lodge , Quentin and Jane were lovely hosts and nothing was to much trouble . The rooms were fantastic and well appointed and the breakfasts were really good . They were very helpful with advice on trips and walks and also restaurants . The cellar door was wonderful and to get picked... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice couple running the lodge, made us feel very welcome. Very homely accommodation. Complimentary beer and wine(nice touch), free Wifi. Can relax in garden. Rooms have views over Kaikoura and beach. Location easy walk into town. Excellent scrambled eggs breakfast option. Clean and tidy, very easy going and comfortable.

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Centereach, New York
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quentin & Jane run a lovely B&B. Having breakfast in our room with the greatest view was so romantic as was relaxing in the hot tub. Wish we could have stayed more than one night. Hopefully there will be a next time! Ken & Joy

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We hope there is a next time too. Great you enjoyed our hot tub and your breakfast with a view. Many thanks! More 

Parkgate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stop on a 2 week tour of the South Island. What a way to be introduced to the friendly service we experienced right throughout our visit. Quentin and Jayne made us feel right at home from the minute we arrived and gave us great advice about what to do and where to eat over our 2... More 

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Thank David T
NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you felt at home during your stay at Nikau Lodge and thank you very much for your high recommendation. More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really lovely place to stay and very clean and well run. Bed was extremely comfortable and great to be able to get the washing done due to self service washing machine. Very knowledgeable restaurant recommendations from the owner Quentin. Really great breakfast with choices changing daily. I had the Pain Perdu with caramelised bananas, yoghurt and berry compete which was... More 

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed our breakfasts and particularly the French Toast. Thank you for your review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night and thoroughly enjoyed this lovely home. The rooms are older style but comfortable and well equipped with great views. The breakfast was super and freshly cooked with a good choice. The hosts were helpful with local advice and even left out complimentary wine and beer . Pleased we stayed here .

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Thank Sal694
NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased that you stayed here too and are very pleased that you enjoyed our home. Thank you. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nikau Lodge is an excellent and very pleasent lodge with extremely friendly hostsess, nice rooms and delicious breakfast! Altougheter a perfect lodge that you should stay at when you visit Kaikoura. Anna and Thomas, Stockholm Sweden

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

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

Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

A delightful 2 night stop in Kaikoura. The Seal room at Nikau lodge was very comfortable with excellent views over the bay and mountains beyond. Our hosts Jane and Quinten could not have been more helpful. Doing our laundry on arrival, wonderful breakfasts, free beer and providing a lift back to the rail station for our onward journey being just... More 

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NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review. We are delighted you enjoyed staying here and that you made the most of our complimentary pick up and drop off service. More 

London
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We recently stayed in Kaikoura and were made to feel at ease and welcome by the owners Quinten and Jane. Upon arrival were found out we had been moved upstairs and our room had fantastic views out towards the beach and the mountains, and was clean and tidy. Quinten was very helpful in recommending places to visit and for dinner... More 

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Thank Reiverslaw
NikauLodge, Owner at Nikau Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our breakfast at our large table with our other guests. It is a fantastic spot to talk to others about their NZ travel experiences among many other things. Very high praise indeed when you say we set the standard. Thank you so much. More 

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