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    Anchor Inn Motel

    208 Esplanade | Cnr Margate Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (30)
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good27%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “across the road” (32 reviews)
    “the owners” (45 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 349 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed one night on our way from Christchurch to Wellington and loved the motel, the warm welcome and the clean and spacious rooms. Access to the laundry room was very welcomed. We had a lovely view over the ocean. We were there just 3...More

    Thank Bernadette S
    Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your lovely review. We reopen the motel on 1/1/18 hope to see you back our way some day thanks Lyn

    Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

    Upon arriving in Kaikoura, looking for a place to stay we were lucky enough to get 2 nights here. Lyn was very helpful and friendly. Great rooms, fantastic views. Enjoyed the 2 nights here and would stay here again.

    2  Thank Penny C
    Reviewed December 2, 2016

    Lyn very helpful and good to us. The room was just lovely and had a view of the beach. It is nice that the motel is a bit outside of the chaos of the town, but there was still food within walking distance. Laundry was...More

    3  Thank Elizabeth Z
    Reviewed November 30, 2016

    The lovely, friendly Aussie proprietor created a very pleasing impression on our arrival. This motel is in an ideal location, just over the road from the beach and the views are stunning. Spacious, clean, well-appointed rooms and it's within walking distance of some good restaurants.

    2  Thank HMR2014
    Reviewed November 27, 2016

    We stayed two nights in an executive room in this fantastic motel which is owned and run by a friendly Aussie lady called Lyn and her husband. The room had everything, it was large, had a kitchen area, and a great bathroom with a jacuzzi...More

    3  Thank Derek P
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $125 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
    • #2 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
    • Also Known As
    • Anchor Hotel Kaikoura ,
    • Anchor Motel Kaikoura
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    Traveler (88)
    Room & Suite (30)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (57)
    Bathroom (4)
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    Art67
    December 16, 2016|
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    Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
    Our motel is opened again now. We Have our Garden View studios and our 1 bedroom only available. Kaikoura is back to being beautiful again
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    dawny212
    December 15, 2016|
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    Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
    Our why not café down town is beautiful. we are opened again woohoo
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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay in the Executive Suite ' cos its ours!!!"
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    "Room was next to busy road so quite noisy. only drapes at windows so anyone can see in when they are open."
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    "Sea facing"
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    "This was a MOTEL not Hotel, We were facing the sea which was road side but couldn't hear traffic just..."
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