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Panorama Motel

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I stayed in a two-bedroom ground level apartment for five nights, and it was the most unfriendly stay I have had in NZ. On check-in we were simply handed the keys and shown the room; we weren't welcomed to Kaikoura, asked if...More

Thank Nicky Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the old block which was very tired but clean and enough space. The view was magnificent however no privacy from other guests walking past the front. Kitchen had everything you needed. Bathroom small but functional and clean. Easy walk into town and...More

Thank primpops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend staying here but in the Lockwood section with the grass frontage if you have children it’s somewhere they can play safe they are small rooms but comfortable and clean handy parking right to your back door /swim beach right across the road lovely...More

Thank 987Tarnz
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The motel consisted of two sections. As the newer one was fully booked, we were forced to accept the older one. Although very clean, this unit had had very limited modification or alterations over the last 20 years or so. The decor reminded one of...More

1  Thank johnY7566XH
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Only stayed a night but although the motel is older, Lockwood style construction, it was very clean and tidy in a great location over looking the bay and mountains and catches the sun to very late. Stayed in October so sun wasn't to hot so...More

Thank Schoey25
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$126 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$126 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (32)
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primpops
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Response from Schoey25 | Reviewed this property |
The Whale watch office is at the Kaikoura Railway Stn approx. 2.8km to the north of the Panorama Motel. Think you have to check into the Whale Watch office before your tour starts and they run a transfer bus from there to... More
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"Seemed like all rooms had good views but the top floors ones would have been better."
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"we were on the second floor loved it."
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"I think every room offers exceptional view across the bay."
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"We selected a ground-level room which gave us easier access to the beach"
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