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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The Factory is the perfect combination of luxury and great hosting. It provides beautiful stylish accommodation, that is well equipped, comfortable and has lots of thoughtful touches. Janet and Paul are fantastic hosts. Breakfast was not only absolutely delicious but also interesting and varied. We...More

Thank MarelleDW
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 16 March 2018

So great to hear you enjoyed your 3 days with us - lots of guests wish they had stayed longer and 3 days seems to be perfect. Thanks for taking the time to let others know about your time here. All the best Janet and...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The Factory has become one of our favorite places in all of New Zealand! It has it all - very stylish accommodation, beautiful scenery, perfect location, amazing food, and genuine Kiwi hospitality. Paul and Janet are incredible hosts - they made us feel at home...More

Thank chitownadventure
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 6 January 2018

Thanks so much for this lovely review of your stay with us. It was great to have you back again and so glad we could help Dave with a replacement lens courtesy of our friend Neil. Looking forward to seeing some photos of the rest...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The Factory, Kaikoura was without question the most charming and lovely place we stayed in all of our two weeks in New Zealand. In fact, it may well be amongst the finest bed & breakfasts anywhere in the world. I know that sounds like a...More

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Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 January 2018

Wow! What can we say but thank you for this wonderful review! We feel very humbled that you took so much time and effort to share your experience here at The Factory. We loved having you all here and hope the rest of your special...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Our stay at the Factory was everything one would want in an accommodation. A family style place for the five of us that had both the feeling of home (including a great back yard to play ball) and all the amenities of a great hotel....More

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Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 6 January 2018

How wonderful - thank you so much for your review! It was fun to have you all here and hope the rest of your trip went well. Cheers

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to go all the way to Kaikoura for 3 nights after spending some days in the north island of NZ. We flew to Christchurch and there rented a car and drove to Kaikoura. We took the SH1 and, because of the earthquake last...More

Thank Sy O
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are so glad that you had such a great time with us.

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Free Parking
Beachfront
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Free Parking
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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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