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Reviewed February 5, 2010

We chose not to book ahead and were extended a very warm welcome as we were shown into a delightful apartment for a two night stay. Due to my spouse's unexpected illness this was extended to four. Her recovery was expedited by the ongoing concern and care of the manager and his wife. Their generosity even extended to the reduced bill presented on our departure. My 40 years of a working life has entailed stays at a wide range of accommodation around the world. I rate the Waves on the Esplanade Kaikoura NZ accommodation amongst the best I have experienced.

Stayed: January 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 31, 2010

Spotlessly clean, beautiful views ; Damer and Liz are great hosts.

  • Stayed: January 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank daisyherts
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Reviewed January 20, 2010

Our apartment at Waves was a fantastic 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom suite with laundry facilities and a full kitchen. The apartment was huge and the view was stunning. We were extremely pleased with the hotel staff and the apartment. We only stayed for one night but we loved it!

Stayed: January 2010, traveled with friends
Thank MC1526
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Reviewed January 5, 2010

We just returned from the Waves after staying 2 nights, Dec 27 - 29, 2009. We were in a 2 bedroom apartment, #12.

The staff was very friendly and have a great sense of humor. The apartment was clean and well appointed with lovely views. There is a master bedroom with its own bath and a second bath for the other bedroom. The second bath is where the laundry is also located. We did use the washer and dryer and found that the dryer took quite a long time, so be advised.

Right next door to the apartments is a school with a playground that is free to use (at least during December when the kids are off school!) The Waves is also a very short walk in to the main area of town where restaurants and small shops are located. We were able to easily walk for dinner each night.

We would definitely return to the Waves and would recommend it to a friend.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Thank vickiandboystravel
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Reviewed January 5, 2010

We had a fabulous 2 days in Kaikoura. Had a ball swimming with dolphins & the next day with seals. Loved the Maori tour too. It was made all the more enjoyable staying at waves by the Esplanade. What a spot! Beautiful apartment. Lovely & spacious, clean, modern & what a view. Our hosts, Damer & Liz, went out of their way to assist in any way they could. Thanks so much. We really enjoyed our stay at Waves.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Thank LeoraB
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