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    The Factory

    5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Our family of five spent two nights at the Factory and just loved it. Felt like home away from home. Very comfortable and beautifully decorated. Janet and Paul are great hosts. If we ever come back to New Zealand we'd definitely visit The Factory again!

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    Response from Janet B, Owner at The Factory

    Thank you so much - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Great to meet all your lovely family.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We spend 2 nights at the Factory and everything was perfect. Paul and Janet are great hosts which are willing to help you anytime (laundry, restaurants, a cafe, etc). The place is super comfortable, great design and a couple of steps away from the beach!!...More

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    Response from Janet B, Owner at The Factory

    Thank you so much you two, for taking the time to write this review. I hope the rest of your trip has gone well and maybe we'll see back again some time.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband and I spent 2 1/2 weeks touring the North and South islands of New Zealand. We stayed in wonderful lodges throughout our trip, but I must say that the Factory was by far our favorite. It was one of the most beautiful accommodations...More

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    Response from Janet B, Owner at The Factory

    What a lovely review for us. Thank you for taking the time to let others know about The Factory. Hope your journey home was uneventful and maybe we'll get to meet again one day.

    Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely incredible. The house, the food, the hospitality and the surrounds just cannot be faulted. A must-stay if you're in the area. Paul and Jenny are passionate, knowledgable and so very welcoming. And the house- once a dairy- is an absolute masterpiece inside and out....More

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    Response from Janet B, Owner at The Factory

    Well thank you! Such a lovely review and we are so glad you got to experience our little slice of heaven. Hope the rest of your trip goes well.

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    This accommodation is just beautiful .... every detail is covered from crisp white sheets to heated floors, fluffy towels and delightful hosts! Its really a 3 bedroom apartment. The dolphins visited us on the beach 50 paces away and not another soul in sight! Dinner...More

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    Response from Janet B, Owner at The Factory

    Thank you for this lovely review - so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and glad too, that the dolphins made an appearance for you. We look forward to seeing you again sometime very soon.

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    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$263 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
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    cottagelake
    My husband is allergic to cats and we see a photo of a cat on your website. Are there cats or a cat on the premises?
    27 September 2015|
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    Response from Janet B | Property representative |
    There are 2 cats in the main house. They are not allowed anywhere near the guest wing and they know it. We have done that just for anybody with allergies. We have had lots stay who have been allergic to cats and we haven't... More
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