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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located just out of Kaikoura and nestled around the Kaikoura golf course. Beautiful modern rooms. We had an apartment which had a separate bedroom and bathroom, great sized kitchen living and dining. Great views very warm, even had its own gas fire. Great hosts, warm and friendly. If you are just staying a night or want to experience more of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very reasonably priced accommodation. Very modern and spacious design. Large gas open fire place, modern kitchen and bathroom. It is an excellent base to explore the surrounding area. Included free wifi and onsite parking. The location is very quiet and has spectacular mountain views

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a one bedroom apartment well presented very clean with a gas stove and gas fire in the lounge very cosy. The owners are very into eco frendly materials such as drapes, towels and recycling even the heat pump. The golf course is next door you have fishing charters in Kaikoura nice walks and cycle tracks.The owners couldn't be... More 

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Front Office Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Was a pleasure to have you and we look forward to the opportunity in hosting you again in the future. Regards, Kaelah More 

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fairways appears to be part of a luxury housing development. The hotel is set in spacious grounds that go up into an elevated site with, after a few minutes walk, views of the bay and snow capped hills. It is a very pleasant location about 3 minutes from town. You would probably not stay here if you did not... More 

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Was a pleasure to host you, and we hope to see you again in the future. Regards, Ross More 

North Carolina
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome place to stay. My kids and I booked into the 1 BR apt and it is top notch and worth every penny! We wished we have more time and did not want to leave. Close to Whale Watch Kaikoura. Have a gas fireplace, jet tub, washer and dryer, and lots more. Loved it!!! No complaints.

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Front Office Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Was a pleasure to host you and hope to see you again in the future. Regards, Kaelah More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here before and it suits what we need. It's reasonably modern and we'll equipped with the golf course right next door. We both found the guy at reception rather rude. He just wasn't there to help and to be fair I don't feel he's the kind of guy you want fronting receptiion/front desk. For the way they... More 

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Front Office Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. I'm terribly sorry you feel you didn't receive the customer service level that we pride our selves on. I really do hope to see you again in the future. Regards, Kaelah Office Administrator More 

Auckland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment for the long weekend, with beautiful views of the mountains. The apartment was tastefully decorated with some cool art on the walls, and a modern open plan layout. The kitchen was fully equipped , perfect for us to cook up our catch from our fishing charter. The gas fire gave the perfect ambience... More 

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Bigfella10, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to have you. Hope to see you again in the future :) Regards, Ross & Jenny More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Lovely apartments to spend a long weekend at. They're very clean and tidy, with a well equipped kitchen and awesome fire place. Ross and Jenny are wonderful hosts, the fire and heat pump were on when we arrived on the Thursday night and nothing was a bother. We had a lovely relaxing weekend there and would be keen to come... More 

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Bigfella10, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, was a pleasure hosting you. Hope to see you again in the future :) Regards, Ross & Jenny More 

Lincoln
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181 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This was a high quality 2-room self-catering apartment with a kitchenette and large comfortable sitting area, and separate bedroom. We were given a small bottle of fresh milk for tea & coffee which was a nice touch as it saved us having to go and find some. The bathroom was fine except that there was no blind in the window,... More 

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Bigfella10, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you in the future. Regards Ross More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We had two bedroom apartment, main bedroom had whirlpool bath with access to well equipped kitchen, dining table & light airy lounge with folding glass doors to patio area with BBQ. The second bedroom (studio) is attached - good walk-in shower + small patio area with table & chairs for two. Very quiet with some units being privately owned. Breakfast... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and studios offering luxurious fully self contained accommodation for travelers looking for some quality and friendly service that will your make to trip to Kaikoura a memorable one. Located just 3 km south of Kaikoura within Ocean Ridge between the Kaikoura Golf course and the Kaikoura winery. Your hosts are Graham and Robyn Lamond who live on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairways

Address: 1 Kersage Dr | Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $107 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairways 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Fairways Motel Kaikoura
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