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Anchor Inn Motel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived and we're welcomed by the owner who was friendly and welcoming showed us to our room and gave us details of the stuff in the room. They have free Wi-Fi available via codes from reception. The room was large with amazing views of the sea. A decent sized kitchenette, the place was really clean. When we were leaving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved staying here, Lyn was so lovely and we really enjoyed the central location and her recommendations of local things to do and places to eat. The room was comfortable, clean and really great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time staying at Anchor Inn, and we were not disappointed. Located just enough out of "town" to be quiet, but close enough to walk. The owners are helpful, friendly, and accommodating. Our room for 5 nights was warm, well-equipped, clean, and comfortable for a family of 4. We love the "lounge" area and upstairs bedrooms. A... More 

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Thank marthaczb
New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious studio with well equipped kitchenette (including fresh milk) and bathroom. Friendly hosts. Lyn recommended and booked us for dinner at the Pier Hotel. We enjoyed the food and the sunset. Close to town for food and shopping. Great selection at the New World supermarket a bit further. Easy access to whale watching, dolphin encounter, and seal watching. Convenient for... More 

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

Have just spent two nights at a 5* accommodation in Kaikoura, whoever rated this was drunk or blind, left wanting to stay another night, went to anchor Inn Motel and over the many years have no changed our stay until now. Great, very friendly greeting and shown to our room, given the details on how it works tv and heating,... More 

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Thank Wendy B
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My Husband and I loved staying here, Lyn was very friendly & so helpful. Fantastic Room, with a Fantastic View, across the road from the water, we will be back for sure.Loved this place. Kaikoura has so much to offer as well 👍

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Lovely friendly guy at reception. Lovely views from 2 bedroom suite. Fully equipped room. Water front location. Would highly recommend for families. glad we booked here. Clean and tidy room and quiet too.

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Thank pinkkat50
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This would have to be the best location for a Motel in Kaikoura , Beach across the very quite road , Pier Hotel ( awesome food and again that view ) walking distance , and dined on the lawn on the beach. Very clean rooms

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Thank Paul M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

AWESOME!! I have stayed at a lot of motels in Kaikoura but The Anchor Inn tops them all by far! Luxurious bedding, towels and everything you need in the kitchenette, owners Lynn and Paul are TUMEKE! (Awesome) They go out of their way to help you and treat you like family, very welcoming. My partner and I stayed in room... More 

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Thank Tarrah M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed only for one night in Kaikoura but loved the accommodation at the Anchor. It was clean and warm and very comfortable, Lyn and the team were very welcoming and I can highly recommend the stay. There was 5 of us in our family and the facilities were great.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Anchor Inn is a modern and stylish motel superbly situated on the Kaikoura waterfront with most rooms enjoying magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and the stunning Kaikoura Ranges.Our award-winning motel offers a range of studios and family units which are spacious and well-appointed, fully self-contained, climate controlled and double-glazed for your total comfort and enjoyment.The Anchor Inn holds a 4+ Qualmark star rating and a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence.We provide a guest laundry, wireless internet, Sky's 50+ channels and an extensive DVD library. Secure off-street parking is provided in our enclosed courtyard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchor Inn Motel

Address: 208 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $125 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Anchor Inn Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Anchor Hotel Kaikoura
Anchor Motel Kaikoura
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
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