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Kaikoura Cottage Motels

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Corner Old Beach Road | Mill Road and State Highway 1, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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Queanbeyan, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to stay. Only eight units so the service is personal and each unit is immaculately turned out. With a well equipped kitchen and staggeringly beautiful views our only issue was that we couldn't stay longer.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely two night stay at Kaikoura Cottages. The cottages are set a little out of town but are quiet and peaceful. Travelling with two kids, it was nice to be set a little bit apart from the other rooms. The motels have an awesome playground with a flying fox. The owners are very warm and friendly and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect stay. We stayed in 10 sets of accommodation on this NZ holiday and this place was the best all round. The cottages and furnishings are very clean and new, the free unlimited wifi and shelves of up to date dvds in the office to borrow free kept my teenagers so happy during sight seeing downtime so that we... More 

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Birmingham
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cottages are beautifully kept and the owners are friendly and helpful. There is a good children's play area. The cottages are situated on the outskirts of beautiful Kaikoura and there is a fine sandy beach a short walk away. I would happily return here myself and would gladly recommend this place to friends and family.

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Thank Lauraine P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

A very cozy cottage and great family motel run by friendly staff. Cottage had twin beds in separate room for kids, and master bedroom in an open plan with the lounge. Beautiful gardens and kids loved the playground with the flying fox. It was a great expereince and highly recommended!

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Clean, spacious cottages just north of the center of town. Daryl was tremendously helpful and welcoming, and answered all the questions we had about the area. For the runners or joggers out there, heading north along Hapuku Road for a few miles was perhaps the nicest route on our whole trip.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This place is amazing - wish we'd found it before now. The setting is second to none, each cottage is very private, surrounded by beautiful gardens & trees. Can hear the waves crashing, minimal road noise. My daughter LOVED the playground - flying fox a great hit. We will most definitely be back, only will stay longer next time.

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Our booking was for two nights but my first comment when I saw the cottage was, I’d be happy to stay here for a week! The cottages are well-named as they do feel very homely: modern enough but with a comfortable ambience. I also commented that overseas visitors would be experiencing something like a typical NZ home: the ones at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a most warm and friendly greeting from the host. Our room was probably too large for a couple having a double and two singles (would be great for a family with a couple of youngsters) but it was reassuring if my snoring disturbed my partner! Modern fittings and very clean. We took a leisurely walk to town, 25... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Nice quiet setting just back from the beach. Perfect for a family stay with lounge & dining area & the master bedroom set in an alcove off the lounge with a view of the tv and a separate bedroom with twin beds for the kids. Nice bathroom & ensuite kitchen. Children's playground, dvds available & free Wi-Fi. Really friendly helpful... More 

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