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The Point Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Point, 85 Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #16 of 34 Kaikoura B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Robyn L Wahgunyah, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wahgunyah, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This B&B is quite out of town but with beautiful views and very quiet. Family issues meant that the lounge wasn't able to be used as the fire wasn't lit so it was cold. The room was OK with a comfortable bed. It was very clean and had a nice bathroom. Breakfast was basic but presented with care from Peter... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We had a lovely stay in the point BnB. Gwenda is an excellent hostess, who had the heating already on in our room when we arrived. It's a beautiful house in a stunning location. The room is well decorated and very cosy. We had the most beautiful view of sunrise from our breakfast table. Gwenda was very accommodating with our... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Peter and Gwenda were gracious hosts. The Point B&B was beautiful. The room was incredibly cozy and clean. There was a nice lounge for the guests to enjoy. Gwneda fixed a tasty but basic breakfast, and we enjoyed admiring her art throughout the house. We enjoyed the sheep shearing show. We ate dinner at The Pier, a local restaurant recommended... More

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Burton in Kendal, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We can't praise this B&B or its owners Peter & Gwenda enough. A true welcome and a B&B that is a model for what the rest of the world should copy as a home from home. Neat & tidy, clean and friendly this is a home that invites you to stay. A lovely house on the beach road out of... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Understated hosts but almost certainly to exceed your expectations of comfort in a location that just cant be beat. The hosts Gwenda and Peter make efforts to be helpful and chatty. Gwenda even let me hold the 3 day old lamb! :) The room view, the facilities are excellent. Above everything Gwenda is responsive to your needs and even if... More

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New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed at The Point on 19th Dec 2013. What great hosts Gwenda & Peter are. This is a B & B plus a farm stay, an enjoyable combination. We had a superb trip with Whale Watch Kiakoura and saw a whale twice. We had been to Kaikoura twice before but both times the weather did not co-operate and the... More

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We enjoyed our 1 night stay at The Point. The hosts were very helpful and friendly (even sharing a beer with us) and helped us get on the reserve list for the Dolphin swimming. The breakfast was really good and had lots of choice (we would recommend trying the homemade Kiwi jam, it is excellent). The location is great for... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

my family and I just had a wonderful two night stay at the point. The hosts were both very friendly and helpful with tourist info. Food was delicious, toys were given to our toddler to play with and we fed the baby lamb. Would love to stay again

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Reading the other reviews I recognise the fact that Gwenda and Peter are not the usual people you would expect in a B&B. Their background is farming and working in the hospitalitybusiness aquires more peopleskills. Having said that the contact with Peter was pretty easy. We had a nice conversation about sports and other stuff. At first Gwenda comes across... More

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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

The B&B itself including the surrounding area is just awesome! It's just beneath the fur-seal colony, which is also the starting point of a very nice coastal walk. Our room was very nice, tidy and charming. BUT: We didn't feel to be welcome at any time - maybe it was just us - or we did catch a bad time!?... More

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Address: The Point, 85 Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Point Bed and Breakfast 4*
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We offer you a warm and friendly welcome to our home. Enjoy the quietness and the special location of this beautiful 125 year old farmhouse. Our unique location offers you picturesque views overlooking the sea and the speculator Seaward Kaikoura mountain range. Surrounded by the beauty of the sea and farmland (part of the Kaikoura peninsula) we are ideally situated for walking around the Kaikoura Peninsula, the Seal colony, Fyffe House and 4 km from the town centre and sightseeing activities. Our two guest rooms have comfortable queen beds, TV (Freeview TV) and their own private ensuite. We have free wireless broadband Internet service available and a lounge for guest use ( board games and books to peruse). Our property is surrounded by gardens which you are more than welcome to walk around or sit and enjoy. Our tariff includes a continental breakfast consisting of 5 cereals, fresh fruit, peaches, yogurt, tea & coffee, orange juice, toast, home made spreads and farm eggs on toast. At The Point we operate a daily Sheep Shearing Show, show times 1-30pm and 4pm( during the winter months please check show times). In Kaikoura we are spoilt for choice with a vast number of restaurants to choose from; within 10-15 minutes walk we have two of Kaikoura's top restaurants and the local seaside BBQ's. ... more   less 
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