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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Post-earthquake Kaikoura is a stunning place to visit. The Factory is a stunning place to stay; uniquely tranquil and majestic at the same time. The new hosts (Sean and Skip) were very welcoming and The Factory is well appointed (great beds!). The beach is a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Brett_P9999
Response from Seangregory12, Owner at The FactoryResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Brett for your kind review, we thoroughly enjoyed having you and your wonderful family stay. Best of luck with your future vineyard adventures, Sean & Skip

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gorgeous stay just outside of Kaikoura township itself, across the road from an amazing rocky beach, with views of the mountain ranges out the back. This is an amazing spot to really unwind for a couple of days. Only a few minutes into the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes, you were our very last guests. We know that The Factory is in very capable hands with Skip and Sean, who will continue to provide a high level of service in this beautiful location.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’m two months late writing this review but the reason I was prompted to do it was because my son was again reminiscing about The Factory. He was pretty much glued to the tree-house, the zip-line and any train passing by. My wife and I...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank SouthlandBoy
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 weeks ago

I remember your bright spark of a son. Thank you for taking the time down the track to write a review. And such kind words. We have moved back to Sydney to be closer to grandchildren and have handed the reins onto Skip and Sean...More

Reviewed January 8, 2019

We recently stayed at the Factory. As others have noted, it is superb in all respects. Janet and Paul are outstanding hosts. The facility is perfect. It is quiet and well maintained. The views of the scenery are magnificent. We forgot our passports when we...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Harry G
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded January 10, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. We are so glad your passports arrived safely and hope the rest of your trip went well. All the best from us both. Janet and Paul

Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Stayed for two nights with my wife to start our NZ adventure. The accommodation itself is just beautiful and is set on incredible grounds just across from the beach. We had the whole place to ourselves and loved having a lounge and kitchen area just...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank JTandMT
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded January 4, 2019

Thank you so much for all your kind comments. Am very glad you chose The Factory for your stay in Kaikoura. Was good to meet you both and hear about your busy lives in Singapore. Cheers Paul

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The Factory offers luxury accommodation in an historic building on the beachfront at Hapuku. Here, you can relax in peace and privacy with views of the ocean on one side and stunning snow-capped mountains on the More other. Hapuku is less than 10 minutes drive from Kaikoura which is famous for its amazing marine wildlife. The Factory offers exclusive use of the guest wing and is perfect for couples, families or small groups of friends. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
1
Price range
$321 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Factory Hotel Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
1
Price range
$321 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Factory Hotel Kaikoura
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura

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Susie E
September 26, 2015|
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Response from Janet B | Property representative |
There are 2 cats in the main house. They are not allowed anywhere near the guest wing and they know it. We have done that just for anybody with allergies. We have had lots stay who have been allergic to cats and we haven't... More
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"Choose how long you'd like to stay...than add a day!"
czenczi73
Aug 13, 2018
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"You have a choice of three when you book this accommodation (all three) great if you have friends or..."
Striker169
Mar 14, 2018
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"one suite only"
1Bobbie2015
Mar 21, 2017
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"All 3 rooms a beautiful"
avenue12016
Feb 20, 2017
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