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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staying here at the Bendamere is like staying at your Aunt and Uncles. It's that pleasant and you are made to feel like you are family. The view from the rooms is quite awesome. After a good nights sleep, we went down to the dining room for breakfast and it was delicious and very satisfying. We were given two muffins...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were booked to stay here for one night but had to re-schedule due to a travel agent error. The owners could not have been more helpful. Kaikoura has suffered since the earthquake and I wish them well next year. We were disappointed not to have been able to stay.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to Kaikoura after our first in 2014. On both occasions we stayed at Bendamere House B&B. And despite the recent earthquake we did not change our plans - making the journey via SH1. Bendamere House B&B provide clean, fresh and quiet rooms. The facilities are adequate and the shortbread a delight with a cup of tea! The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Very nice. The place is modern, clean and has a fantastic view over the sea. It's within easy walking distance of the town centre and all the facilities and a great place to stay. The warm welcome at breakfast and friendly chat with Julie & Kerry was good. A great place to stay...

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views right near heart of kaikoura. You can walk to cafes and restaurants easily. Rooms are spacious, modern and clean. Very gracious hosts! Looks exactly like the pictures. Other suites on property but still very private.

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Hillerod, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room on the 1. floor. The view was breathtaking and the room was very well equipped - we enjoyed the bath ropes. There's a very nice balcony overlooking the see. The breakfast was very good, and we got brownies for the road - yummy!

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Cannot fault this B&B, Julie is an amazing host, friendly, well organised and helped us out when our previous accommodation fell through. The view is simply incredible, lovely balconies, very comfy beds and spotlessly clean. Free parking right at the door virtually. Highly recommended. Great base to explore Kaikoura.

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Georgia
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Julie was an excellent hostess. She greeted us warmly and showed us around. The view from our room was beautiful. She gave us such good advice about who to fish with and where to eat. And, when we left each day she gave us some home baked goodies to take with us. We just hope that Bendamere will be back...

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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

We spent two days here with the fantastic view over the bay from our lovely room. Our host Julie warmly welcomed us and gave us plenty of useful info at our arrival. The breakfast was generous and delicious, and Julie prepared for us even we need to go whale watching at 7:15 (normally breakfast is available during 7:30 to 10:00)....

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We stayed two nights and enjoyed Julie's wonderful hospitality. She is a consummate professional with years of experience. The room was perfect, although we could have used some drawer space and more coat hangers. The bed was very comfortable and the view was exceptional. Julie arranged our whale watching trip and restaurant bookings for us. Cellar View was the best...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bendamere House Bed & Breakfast is a quality property featuring 5 ensuite rooms all with their own balcony and superb ocean and mountain views! All rooms feature Quality King Sleepyhead beds, silent fridges, air conditioners, bathrobes, full tea and coffee facilities and yummy homebaked shortbread on arrival.Free broadband internet for all guests in your room and coin operated laundry facilities on site! Our property features half an acre of lawns and rose gardens where you can sit and relax while enjoying a wine on our garden furniture and at certain times of the year catch the dolphins performing in the bay!! Minutes walk to the Kaikoura township and all sightseeing ventures. Secure off street parking and courtesy pick up and drop off to all trains/buses. Our tariff includes a delicious breakfast with fresh fruit salad, cereals, juices,freshly toasted savoury croissants, toast, honeys and spreads,tea and coffee and delicious homebaked muffins every day! Kerry and Julie have great knowledge of the area and the South Island so we are only to happy to help you plan your activities and trip further on! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 37 Adelphi Terrace, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $154 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We stayed in a corner room downstairs and it was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles FrSu, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“Choose upstairs in the annexe.”
 of 5 bubbles circumnavigator2016, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking out to the sea are a must.”
 of 5 bubbles LizTraveller2000, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 4 which has the best views. All rooms will have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles robertf148, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“choose the rooms from upper floor”
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 of 5 bubbles Hb_puso, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
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