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    Sails Motel

    134 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
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    Reviewed March 8, 2012

    I would agree with all the positive comments, just emphazising Debbie's helpfulness! That said (the main thing!), I think guests would appreciate a more streamlined booking process, using modern technology, as well as the availability of a WiFi net. Besides, the narrow driveway is an...More

    1  Thank jolup
    Reviewed March 1, 2012

    The lovely hosts, Debbie and Ted, really made our stay in Kaikoura vey memorable indeed. The quiet location and great room provided the ideal place to get some rest pre- and post our wildlife-packed day of excursions. Debbie helped organise our wildlife trips (dolphin swim,...More

    1  Thank Michael W
    Reviewed February 4, 2012

    We stayed at Sails for 3 nights during our visit from the UK. The accommodation was first class, very clean and quiet, in an excellent location and the service was exceptional. We cannot thank Deb and Ted enough for their hospitality - above and beyond...More

    1  Thank Gina N
    Reviewed January 24, 2012

    Have to agree with previous posts that the rooms are a bit tired. Bed was really uncomfortable and the tv was smaller than our computer screen. Deb is an excellent host, warm and helpful, and the grounds are very attractive. Though tired, the room was...More

    1  Thank kem
    Reviewed January 21, 2012

    We stayed 2 nights on our Sth Island road trip. This property is quite lovely. It's down a long driveway and is very private, but still just across the road from the beach. It's a touch out of the main shopping area, but a short...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
    • Also Known As
    • Sails Hotel Kaikoura ,
    • Sails Motel Kaikoura
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    Room Tips
    "The units are all the same at the back, there was a bigger apartment at the front that may suit a larger..."
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    "All rooms the same. We were in rooms 3 & 4"
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    "All rooms appear to be on a par. I don't think any room was better located than any other."
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    "We had room 3. Any room would be ok we had plenty of light being on the end."
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