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Kaikoura Cottage Motels

Corner Old Beach Road | Mill Road and State Highway 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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191 reviews 191 reviews
31 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This accommodation doesn't have an ocean view, and it isn't in the midst of Kaikoura activity, BUT, if you are looking for a place that is homey, quiet, self catering, where you have 24 WIFI without restrictions, then this is my recommendation. The cottage has a bedroom with twin beds---very comfortable mattresses, and a queen bed with a half wall... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for 2 nights and so glad we did. The individual cottages are cute - double glazed, very well equipped, very clean. The owner was welcoming and friendly, and gave us good advice re where to buy a freshly cooked crayfish, which we took. Sitting on the front verandah, sipping a G & T looking at the mountains... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Kaikoura Cottage Motel. It is spotlessly clean, and Rae is a great hostess. We first visited in April 2014 for one night. Even that brief stay stuck with us, and we returned in February of this year. The motel is out of town, but it is a quick five-minute drive to the centre of town. New World is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place - run with real kiwi charm and courtesy. The units are spotlessly clean and have ever facility you could wish for. Beautiful views of the mountains from the deck. Wish we could stay longer.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cottages in a private setting. Modern, spacious and spotless. Lovely owners/staff. Double glazed, windows all secured so you can leave them open. Great family or group set up with a spot in front to sit and have a meal. only a short drive from the town. Free wifi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great little individual cottages. The one I stayed in had a bedroom with 2 single beds, then the queen was in the main part of the cottage. Big bathroom & spacious kitchen containing everything you need. Fantastic views of the mountains & lots of native plants & trees make this a nice and private place to stay. The owners are... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Wow what a great place. Modern individual cottages with their own parking, deck and garden looking out to beautiful mountains. Inside the cottages are lovley. They look to be recently refurbished, with a few extra bonus mod cons, and all double glazed, with decent free Wi-fi. We were in number 6 at the back, and probably had the best outlook.... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Booked two units for one night having seen the reviews on Tripadvisor. The site was very easy to locate being just off the main highway but reasonably close to all amenities. On arrival we were greated in the most friendly manner by the owner. Both units were very clean, spacious and well equipped. My unit had lovely views of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stayed at Kaikoura Cottages for one night on our way home from Christchurch. Beautiful rooms, perfectly clean and very comfortable. Close to everything and free wifi which was great. Kids area outside with tramp, swings & a slide. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend and will stay again if we visit Kaikoura.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights recently over the new years period in one of their two bedroom cottages. We were very pleasantly surprised at the standard of accommodation. The unit is spacious, has everything you need, and is fairly modern. Service was faultless and easy. We can imagine that the view from the porch out front would be... More 

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Address: Corner Old Beach Road | Mill Road and State Highway 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
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Number of rooms: 16
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