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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in June as part of a South Island road trip. Rooms are big, clean and comfortable with all the basics and car park right out front. Beautiful views to wake up to with the water opposite.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in the dark, so we were totally blown away in the morning with the view! Was a very comfortable unit, comfy bed and warm. Just what we needed before the long drive to Dunedin the next day. The staff were really nice, and we had to call them because the ferry had got in late, and they were fine... More 

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Thank OscarPirate
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

It is a nice motel with the beach right across the road. The room is clean and comfortable. Kitchen has everything we need to make our own meal. It is on a main road near the south end of the peninsula so it is easy to find and not noisy. We arrived a bit early when the staff is still... More 

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Adelaide
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Arrived late in the dark looking for a budget place to stay. This motel was our second choice and had a sign out the front advertising good rates for the night. It was a good rate for what we wanted. Spacious room with kitchen. Overlooks the ocean but couldn't get a view from our room. We were leaving early so... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

My daughter and I were doing a roadtrip round South Island and came back to Kaikoura at the last minute on the way back to Picton so we didn't have a lot of time to find somewhere to stay. While I would agree with some other comments the accommodation is a bit tired, however it was clean, quiet, pretty well... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Nothing wrong with this place, but the high ratings are surprising and misleading. The units are really basic and quite tired, painted concrete blocks etc, some of the sky channels not working. The motel is fine in and of itself, location is good but it was way overpriced at 135 NZD. I see that 3 days after my stay they... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Close to beach although at time of year we stayed this didn't matter to us. Well located for seal colony at end of peninsula and okay location to dining and shops. Old style units that look weary. Was clean and comfortable for a one night stay in cool weather. Price was okay. Staff were friendly and helpful. Included Wifi. Small... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We stopped here for 2 nights on the way to Picton. It is pretty much all you need. The decor is dated but the rooms are spacious and very clean. The staff were very friendly and the view of the bay from the beach over the road is stunning. The number of tv channels was pretty limited but lets face... More 

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Thank Skwonsee
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice little motel. It was clean, spaciousness and comfortable with a kitchenette. Rooms were older and could do with an upgrade, but staff were friendly and helpful and it was a cheap price. And more than comfortable for one night. It is a little bit out of town but not hard to find and right on the ocean front. Would... More 

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London
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49 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Stayed 2 nights whilst on a New Zealand trip.Booked whilst on the road so very pricey as was peak season and got the unit nearest the sea.Lovely views but the room could do with some updating.20 mins pus walk into the town but close to albatross/whale trips and great seafood stall.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Blue Seas Motel

Address: 222 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $63 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Seas Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
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