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Awatea Country Bed & Breakfast

29 Skevingtons Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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1 room 1 adult
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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, what a lovely country retreat 6 kms outside Kaikoura, giving us total respite from driving and people, very relaxing and extremely comfortable. Surrounded by beautiful views and a very warm welcome by the owner Alison, this was a real gem for us. The only observation we wouldmake would be to include some sliced meats, cheese, tomatoes etc with the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We truly enjoyed the relaxation provided at the very simple Awatea. All the necessary amenities in the room and common area. Allison is truly a delightful host and was wonderful with our little boy. The large backyard was perfect for him to crawl around and he loved the farm animals. The location is very convenient to downtown Kaikoura and Allison... More 

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Thank MNWanderer72
Chemnitz, Germany
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I've stayed at Awatea with my boyfriend and we spend such an amazing time there. Alison is a lovely person who always gives the best. She knows everything about Kaikoura and has some good advices for whole New Zealand too. If you go there you are around some wonderful animals. Kids will love it. Thank you Alison for everything ...... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My partner and I just had a wonderful weekend stay at Awatea Country Bed & Breakfast. Our room was spacious and equipped with all the necessary creature comforts, including a flat screen TV, electric blankets, extra seating and a large ensuite (with great water pressure!). Our room also came with a view of the snow-tipped Kaikoura ranges. The B&B is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Have brought a team of horses up from dunedin for 2nd year this is the perfect place for a stopover for people and horses! Only a stones throw from kaikoura 🐴🐴🐴🐴🐴🐴🐴🐴🐴 and the best apple crumble!

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1 Thank lizardmann
New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Alison, the proprietor has made this B&B truly unique. This is a farm with an alpaca, horses, pigs, hens, dogs, and a vegetable garden. While animals abound the rooms and common areas are immaculately clean, spacious and well laid out. The challenge of operating a farm and a B&B are most successfully met here. A lounge area adjacent to the... More 

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alimay47, Owner at Awatea Country Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Awatea. Our aim here is to ensure people relax and enjoy the animals and all the delights of Kaikoura. We loved having you here and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Our family of 6 stayed for 2 nights at this lovely B&B. We were greeted at the door by the host Alison and her lovely dogs! The rooms and ensuite baths were spacious and so very comfortable....surrounded by open farmland we had wonderful restful sleep. The views of the mountains and ocean are breathtaking....and she has a menagerie of farm... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Great place to stay on the drive south and easy to find. Thanks Alison for making us so welcome. Accommodation was great as was Breakfast. Views are amazing. Sorry we didn't realise it was a farm stay with animals as our dog isn't used to animals being around. Hope Mrs Brown and family are all doing well.

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Thank pjc195410
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Thankyou Alison for a fantastic long weekend! what a great hostess you were so welcoming and you have a lovely home with beautiful rooms and scenery!!! i highly reccomend a stay here! will see you in the near future! thankyou!! Gemma and Macolm :)

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A sublime setting! We stayed two nights and were sorry to leave. The room was large and clean, the hosts were delightful (Denise & Paul were house sitting for Alison at the time), the food was good and there were lots of friendly animals to talk to including horses, pig, goat, ducks and the alpacas, which my 21 month old... More 

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