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“guest wing”(5 reviews)
“hot tub”(15 reviews)
“hector dolphins”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The natural beauty of The Factory location is absolutely breathtaking, just steps from a black pebble beach where we encountered a fur seal, with soaring snow-capped mountain peaks in the background and wide open skies above. The Factory itself is filled with its own architectural...More

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Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Factory. And such kind words. Funny how you said next time you will bring dinner and not go out, we have had couples and families do that for up to 3 days. They just...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Our family absolutely LOVED this place! Our only regret is we didn’t stay longer. The Factory really delivered on all three elements required to make an accommodation unforgettable. 1/ Location. The Factory is a mere ten-minute drive North of Kaikoura and its associated activities such...More

1  Thank czenczi73
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded August 14, 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for all your kind comments. Am just so sorry it was a bit rough and we never caught a fish. Maybe next time we could aim for a Salmon right out front of The Factory. Am so glad the kids...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This place is everything they say and more it is absolutely beautiful, it’s clean, modern and has all amenities you could want! The owner is so accommodating and friendly I highly recommend this place to make beautiful memories with your family or for a couples...More

1  Thank cristyhill79
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. Hope you finally found the path to the beach so you could see our resident Hector Dolphins. Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Cheers Paul.

Reviewed August 12, 2018

We stayed at the factory with our 3 children in early August. It is a beautiful house situated in the most fantastic quiet location a short walk from the beach, where we saw dolphins swim by, and with snowy mountains behind. The house has good...More

1  Thank Ian C
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We love it when kids get out and enjoy themselves. Just sorry that Poppy isn't laying at the moment so the kids could have a fresh egg. Hope the rest of your trip goes well. Cheers Paul

Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

It was the best place we stayed on our 10 day South Island trip! We really enjoyed this very special place, the location is unique, the place was spotless and the welcome was perfect with some nice special touches. The wood burner worked perfectly with...More

2  Thank traveleverywhereee
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. That hot tub is a certainly a winter treat. Hope the rest of your holiday went well. All the very best. Paul.

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Description
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
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
$315 - $340 (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
$315 - $340 (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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Pool & Beach (23)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Susie E
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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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