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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one night in this hotel. Studio is small but big bathroom with awesome shower.Apartments looks amazing so for longer stay opt out for them rather then studio. Most comfortable and super huge bed ever!

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thanks Irene, really appreciate your review. Totally agree with the studio comment. We encourage our wholesalers and direct guests to choose the 1 and 2 bedroom apartments as they are our 5 star and primary product. They offer so much more and anyone staying more than 1 night is encouraged to consider that option. The 4 star studios are great...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very comfortable apartment next to the golf course. Fully self contained, modern and ideally furnished. Only stayed the one night so didn't have time to use the BBQ Very scenic location, only 5 minutes to the supermarket. Will stay here again on our next trip to the South Island.

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it is appreciated. We look forward to being able to host you again when next in the South Island. Kind Regards, Ross and Jen

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights recently on our honeymoon. We got a free upgrade and our 1 bedroom apartment was spacious yet cosy (especially with the fireplace going). Kitchen was well stocked with utensils and there were 3 different types of wines glasses. The spa bath was a nice way to relax after a long walk around the Kaikoura peninsula....

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hi Sophie, Thank you very much for your honest review. Was an absolute pleasure hosting you and we hope to have you back again in the future. Regards, Ross and Jenny

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights this month with a group of family members. The apartments were beautiful, with breathtaking views of the snow capped mountain range! Our 2 bedroom apt was nice and spacious and had everything we needed to kick back and relax. You can either self cater or you do have the option...

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hi Vicky thank you very much for your review. Was a pleasure to have you stay with us, look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Regards, Ross & Jenny

Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was our first stop on a week long tour of the SI. We were greeted warmly by our hosts Ross and Jenny, and shown to our two bed apartment which was amazing. The apartment was very spacious and clean. It had everything we needed and more, the spa bath and gas fire was the icing on the cake. We...

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to Trip Adviser, it is important to us and greatly appreciated. Very pleased to see you have booked another stay with us in September and look forward to hosting you again. Kind Regards Ross and Jen

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment which was absolutely lovely. The gas fireplace in the lounge room was perfect, as were all the facilities within the unit. The accommodation is located more than walking distance out of town, so unfortunately we couldn't drive in for dinner after relaxing with a few wines in font on the fire on a...

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to Trip Adviser, it is important to us and greatly appreciated. I hope next time you are passing through you do come back and stay with us. We can easily arrange transport into the main center or you may choose to dine at the Cellar View (500 m away) who provide...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights on the first stop of our tour of the South Island. Upon arrival we were amazed at how much better the apartment looked than the pictures online. It was sparkling clean and spacious, as well as tastefully decorated. The kitchen was fully equipped with everything you want to self cater. Even a washing machine...

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Greetings, Sorry to take so long to respond but do appreciate you taking the time to provide a review and thank you for such positive feedback. It means a lot to us. All the very best and hope to see you again here at The Fairways. Ross & Jen

london
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed at this place with our young family. We found the accomodation spacious and with everything we needed. We visited in the winter so the big gas fire was both useful and adding to the experience. Great home made breakfast served hot in the morning, a great way to start the day. The hosts were always friendly and happy...

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review, Jen and I do appreciate it. Hopefully we may be able to host you again should you get the opportunity to come to our great part of the world. :-) Kind Regards, Ross and Jen

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Located just out of Kaikoura and nestled around the Kaikoura golf course. Beautiful modern rooms. We had an apartment which had a separate bedroom and bathroom, great sized kitchen living and dining. Great views very warm, even had its own gas fire. Great hosts, warm and friendly. If you are just staying a night or want to experience more of...

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Greetings, Apologies for such a late response but just wanted to thank you for such a positive review and do hope when next passing through we are able to host you again. All the very best. Kind Regards Ross & Jen

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was a very reasonably priced accommodation. Very modern and spacious design. Large gas open fire place, modern kitchen and bathroom. It is an excellent base to explore the surrounding area. Included free wifi and onsite parking. The location is very quiet and has spectacular mountain views

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TheFairwaysKaikoura, Manager at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hello Andrew, Apologies for taking so long to acknowledge your review. Jen and I thank you for such positive comments and hope we will be able to host you again in the future. All the very best. Kind Regards, Ross & Jen.

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and studios offering luxurious fully self contained accommodation for travelers looking for some quality and friendly service that will your make to trip to Kaikoura a memorable one. Located just 3 km south of Kaikoura within Ocean Ridge between the Kaikoura Golf course and the Kaikoura winery. Your hosts are Graham and Robyn Lamond who live on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairways

Address: 1 Kersage Dr | Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $173 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairways 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“All the apartments would be ideal, all ground level - no under cover parking as its a villa style complex”
 of 5 bubbles phantomhq, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view”
 of 5 bubbles colt295, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whales watch was the best part of our visit. Got to see a few whales, albatrosses, seals and Dolphins. Cannot recommend enough”
 of 5 bubbles dakism, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms a little further back have more privacy, we were in room No1 had to keep the drapes closed but not a problem”
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“We were in Unit 2 which was wonderful, I think there would not be much difference given the design.”
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