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Kaikoura Apartments
Ranked #6 of 20 Hotels in Kaikoura
Reviewed March 8, 2013

The appartment was very well appointed, the decor good with plenty of space. Overall it was very comfortable and relaxing. Staff were friendly and helpfull. Situated a little outside the busy centre ( 10 mins walk away) next to the tiny cinema. A really good stay.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

YES, it's a very nice stay in waves for 2 nights for us family (3 persons).
good location, nice view, very tidy rooms with full-set of kitchen (although we did not do much cooking) and washing and drying machine in the room.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Wow... spectaular views out over the Kaikoura Bay. Modern, clean and spacious self catering apartments with a charismatic and exceptionally helpful reception team coped easily with us and 4 kids. We were absolutely impressed and wanted to stay longer than our plan. Definitely recommend to others as a location in Kaikoura. We woke up early in the mornings to catch sunrise over the bay. Literally across the road 10m and onto the gravelly beach. Gentle soft early morning sun, beautiful mountainous backdrop, sparkling clean sea, fabulous photo ops... aaahh....

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Madonna W
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

What a great place. What great hosts. I'd come back to Kaikoura just to stay at this place again! The 2 bedroom apartment was very spacious. Enabled my buddy and I to do some laundry overnight. Apartment was clean and proximity to beach was perfect. Hosts were hilarious! Make sure if you go fishing and catch any Crayfish that you bring them back to the hosts. If you don't you'll hear an earful!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Jason N
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

We stayed here for two nights. Very comfortable and pleasant with lovely views from the balcony. And thankfully not in the rather scruffy and noisy main part of the town but within easy walking distance. Particularly welcome was having a washing machine and tumble dryer actually in the apartment. Helpful proprietors always ready to give good recommendations.

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Top quality apartment in a nice part of Kaikoura with stunning sea views from most, if not all, rooms. Newish, spotless and well equipped. Unusually for us, we ate in every night because we didn't think we would find a restaurant that could compete with the decor, views or (ahem!) cooking. The manageress was most kind and provides many thoughtful extra touches including book and DVD libraries, free fresh herbs, even a chocky heart decoration on our door for St. Valentine's Day. Most excellent!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Not the most central of locations but within easy walk of "town". Clean, modern accommodation with balconies overlooking Pacific Sea and virtually next door to Dolphin Encounter. A bit "over the top" with rules and regulations but maybe they have had some bad experiences in the past. After a long drive to reach Kaikoura the reception was very welcome.

Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Kaikoura Apartments

Address: 78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura 7301, New Zealand (Formerly Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#5 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Price Range: $190 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kaikoura Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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