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    Austin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast

    19 Austin Street | Kaikoura Peninsula, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed February 25, 2015

    The view from the balcony is wonderful, the room was clean and the breakfast excellent, but those elements aren't enough to warrant a higher evaluation. Our room was a stange mix of faux-spanish decor, and the overall feeling that I had upon leaving this house...More

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    Response from heights99, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded November 22, 2015

    Thank you for putting some nice comments on Jacques, it was lovely to meet you both. I regards to the comment on the room decor i am sorry but we will never please everyone. 99% of our guests love our rooms & decor but as...More

    Reviewed January 21, 2015

    We booked 2 nights 4-5 months prior our stay and payed online $250 per night, mentioning we had two boys. There has been no further communication from the owners since then, but when we checked in, we got notified there's an EXTRA $30 PER CHILD...More

    2  Thank Ronit B
    Response from heights99, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded April 28, 2015

    Thank you for the nice comments Ronit, we did enjoy your company. As I did explain to you when you booked on our website you should have booked the two children in and you would have clearly seen that any extra person is $50 extra...More

    Reviewed November 17, 2014

    Stayed 2 nights as part of South Island driving tour. Kaikoura is a lovely coastal town. Austin Heights is a beautiful location, stunning snow capped mountain/coast views, lovely comfortable well equipped room, beautiful garden. Lynne & John were great, friendly hosts and gave us good...More

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    Response from heights99, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded December 2, 2014

    Thank you for the nice comments Della and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoyed meeting you both and enjoyed our nice chat around the breakfast table. Take care & hopefully we will meet again sometime?

    Reviewed November 5, 2014

    Our 2 night stay in a luxury apartment with Lynne and John was not long enough. All the little touches with electric blankets, complimentary wine and biscuits was lovely and the view out of our patio doors well it even sprinkled the mountains with snow...More

    Thank Bridget S
    Response from heights99, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded November 16, 2014

    It was our pleasure to have you both stay with us Bridget & Stephan. We thank you for taking the time to write the nice comments for us. Much appreciated! We wish you both all the very best in your retirement from the Police force,...More

    Reviewed May 14, 2014

    Recently stayed 3 nights at Austin Heights during a driving tour of the South Island and what a perfect spot to relax and soak in the atmosphere. Fantastic view of the mountains and Lynne and John made us feel very much at home. Welcome drinks...More

    1  Thank BarbaraIsenring
    Response from heights99, Owner at Austin Heights Scenic Bed & BreakfastResponded May 21, 2014

    Hello neighbours from across the ditch! We would like to thank you very much for the nice review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We still think of the lovey times we had aound the breakfast table with the eight guests...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • $183 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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