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Admiral Court Motel

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Motel was comfortable, clean with a very good view. Within reasonable walking distance of town. Difficult drive into Kaikoura over inland road but we were fortunate that the coastal road south opened overnight so we did not have to return over the same road again, Choice of restaurant meals limited because of earthquake damage causing closure of premises.

Thank LIbby D
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stayed for two nights and really enjoyed it. Room was comfortable and well equipped. The owners are so friendly, very happy to stop in the middle of their work and take the time to give you advice or just chat. They also made the dolphin experience booking for us. Location is very good. Right near the sea with views over...

Thank Keith H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We decided as a family to take a short break away from ChCh and head to Kaikoura as we wanted to go there the day the earthquake struck... The motel is just off the waters front behind a set of buildings but you can still see the some of the rocks and waters edge. Situated the other end of town...

Thank simsy89
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We booked 3 nights at the Admiral Court based mostly on the reviews here. It didn't dissapoint. The rooms themselves are well laid out and well equipped (good modern equipment, kitchenware,TV, etc). The rooms were all spotlessly clean and no signs of ware and tear. Wifi internet is free and performs well. Locations wise its excellent. Its next door to...

Thank arj66
Cheshire, UK
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Our Queen Studio was a good size, clean and well equipped. The bathroom was especially spacious and we had a veranda that overlooked the bay. Admiral Court is a pleasant 30 minute walk - or 3-4 minute drive - along the sea front to the town centre but is right next door to two of Kaikoura's top rated restaurants and...

Thank phil100652
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The Kaikoura motel industry is suffering from the effects of the earthquake, so almost every place has availability despite it being high season. We'd booked this motel before the earthquake, and would thoroughly recommend it. I think the location is great- not in town, but next to the best two eateries (one being the great pub the Pier Hotel) in...

Thank MissBabs64
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We really enjoyed our apartment at the motel. Thank you for your hospitality. It is very convenient to places to eat and a pleasant walk down to see the seals. There is some very nice local art decorating the rooms, a great touch.

Thank mikeandsuan
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We had booked in here before the earthquake and spent several weeks wondering if we would actually make it in time for Christmas. Fortunately both the inland route and State Highway 1 were open on the day we were due to arrive and so we arrived on schedule. The welcome we received from Julianna and Mike was amazing and they...

Thank Malcolm S
Hanlontown, Iowa
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The location is ok, it's not right on the beach like some others in the area but the price reflects this.The staff was helpful and friendly and the room was clean and fairly up to date. There was nothing outstanding about it and the price was ok.

Thank Hankfiji
Lunenburg, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and myself were visiting New Zealand on holiday from the US. We had the unfortunate luck of arriving in Kaikoura the very day of the earthquake. We had gone to bed in peace and quiet in a lovely little beach town and were awakened immediately after midnight on November 14, 2016 to the world being shaken to...

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Admiral Court Motel

Address: 16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $117 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Admiral Court Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Unit 7 has two spacious bedrooms and a spacious living / dining room, good views and balcony access”
HelenM_NickD, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a unit at the top of the hill - views out to the mountains”
del_b, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Our room was No.7 and had a sea view.”
ChrisMhjk, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Some would have ocean view”
L4545GNjanm, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had an end room, which meant there was only one neighbour on one side. If you worry about noise from other guests like I do.”
NZPANDA, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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