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Admiral Court Motel

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Our studio was spacious and well equipped, and the free wifi worked well. The owner was personable and friendly and very accommodating when we wanted to change your booking due to the weather conditions. He also helpfully advised us to book as soon as possible for the excellent Green Dolphin restaurant. This is right next door, which was a blessing...

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Comfortable clean and easy to find. Close to town really close to excellent restaurant the green dolphin. The heated towel rail was nice touch and the electric frypan was a great idea as there was no hotplate. Was sheltered from the howling winds. Great service.

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1Thank Jan M
Amsterdam
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We found a last minute online deal for one of the larger units and decided to stay at the Admiral Court. We chose wisely! The complex is quite nice and the units are mainly white. It is a bit far from the town center, on the way to the peninsula walk and we used the car to go to the...

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1Thank Raging_Hamster
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Very friendly service ... the owners couldn't do enough to help us. Gorgeous views ... bring your camera! A 30 min walk from town but breathtaking views. Would also recommend the nearby coastal walk that goes past seal colonies. Rooms were clean and most comfortable. Thank-you to the owners!

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1Thank Matthew K
uk
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Stayed here for Boxing Day while travelling South Island New Zealand, great location on sea front, very friendly,clean and very large ground floor studio. Try the bar across the road, really good food.

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1Thank riley16
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here a few times over the last 4 years whilst working in the area. Staff have changed a few times however they have all been friendly and great to talk to. Rooms are a generous size. The location is nice and quiet to get some peace at night.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

This hotel is located a few minutes drive from the 'town centre' which was perfect because there wasn't too much traffic passing by. My room was rather large, plenty big enough for the 3 people that it's suppose to cater for! Only a short drive down to the peninsula to view the seal colony at Point Kean.

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1Thank Gemma B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We were very happy with our stay at Admiral Court. The room was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The view was like a postcard. The location was ideal and only a few minutes walk from the town where there a lots of nice shops a eateries.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We travelled up with friends including kids to head to Seafest. The accommodation was arranged by a friend but it was a great choice. Clean and tidy. Everything you needed in your room + the wifi to keep the teenagers happy. We had a choice of rooms. Some had just tea/coffee making facilities while others had wee kitchenettes to cook...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had a great stay for 2 nights (in winter). The room was quiet and very clean, with a nice view to the snow covered mountains. The location is very close to the seals and other main attractions. The owners are great people, genuine and down to earth. The rooms may look dated, not modern style, but they have obviously...

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

Additional Information about Admiral Court Motel

Address: 16 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $120 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Admiral Court Motel 3*
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”
 of 5 bubbles HelenM_NickD, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a unit at the top of the hill - views out to the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles del_b, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Our room was No.7 and had a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisMhjk, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Some would have ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles NZPANDA, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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