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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2012

The Fairways is a great place to stay as long as you have your own transport. The rooms are well equipped to a very high standard and are very eco-friendly. It is situated quite a way out of Kaikoura town however it's in a nice area and is very quiet. Very easy to find with parking close to your room...

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Bigfella10, Owner at The Fairways, responded to this review

Hi Angus. Thanks so much for your review and comments. Guest should note that the Kaikoura Shuttles operate 24/7 in Kaikoura for NZ$8 per person anywhere within the town boundary. We are also happy to drop guests into Town for dinner or the bus and train station for free if we have capacity. This is a great chance to chat...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2012

These apartments and studios are situated slightly out of town in a lovely setting. They are well designed and landscaped to give you your own private space. The rooms are great and the shower was a particular highlight. You can also walk from the complex across the road straight on to a beautiful and very quiet section of the beach....

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christchurch
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Loved our one night stay here. The hosts are amazing and loved our chat!. I am a travel agent and i can't wait to send my clients here!. Lovely rooms and the views are stunning !. Just a fantastic time all round . Can't wait to come back . Lily Keenan. International Travel Consultant.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2012

We choose this hotel based on previous Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. It was super comfortable and the villas are modern and very nicely designed. Great for family or friends as it has a huge kitchen and nice lounge with fire place. The location is not quite in town but definitely highly recommended.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Stayed here with my partner in Jan 2012 for the night before we joined the whale watch trip the next day. The apartment was perfect and we were extremely well looked after by the manager. The apartment was immaculate and great location. Absolutely loved it! Many thanks M&C

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Located near the golf course with fantastic views of the mountains and pastures. Friendly hosts and well laid out apartment.Very quiet location excellent for getting sleep and recovering from jet lag. They provided a delicious cooked breakfast.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2012

We stayed 24/12 to 27/12 and had perfect weather. We wanted a decent size of accommodation over this period to cook our Christmas fayre. The apartment was fully equiped in the kitchen to cook our rack of lamb etc. oven four ring gas hob. We were in apartment 10 which had a full bath and enclosed separate shower. The apartment...

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Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2012

I can't rate The Fairways high enough - it's nice and new, the beds were soooo comfortable, blackout curtains and no noise whatsoever - I haven't slept that well for a long time! The surroundings are peaceful, Stephan was very helpful and friendly and above all it was great value for money. Highly recommended!!

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Reviewed 7 December 2011

For our honeymoon this year my husband and I travelled from the UK to Singapore, Hong Kong, Fiji and the whole South Island of New Zealand. Needless to say that we stayed in a LOT of hotels. The Fairways in Kaikoura, was our absolute favourite of our whole trip and we were so disappointed to have to leave and wished...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 December 2011

As we only needed one night we opted for the studio room. This was a good size and beautifully furnished. A fantastic walk in shower (I hate those showers in the bath) and comfortable bed. Wi fi included. Breakfast was not available early enough but was very reasonable. This is a great place to stay if you don't mind the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $168 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairways 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Fairways Hotel Kaikoura
Fairways Motel Kaikoura
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“There are no bad rooms”
317martinw, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the apartments would be ideal, all ground level - no under cover parking as its a villa style complex”
phantomhq, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view”
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”
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”
lawrenceh50, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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