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Anchor Inn Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“across the road”(34 reviews)
“sea view”(18 reviews)
“spacious room”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsacross the roadsea viewspacious roompier hotelwhale watchinghosts were lovelyseal colonyearthquake damagelovely viewa great place to stayquiet at nightsouth islandfriendly ownersfantastic locationshort drivestayed one nightgreat room
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided to have a weekend stay in Kaikoura and were very happy with the friendly welcome, comfortable, clean and warm room with a beautiful ocean view. It was great to sit on the chairs outside the room and take in the view. We chose...More

Thank NeilJAllison
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy you had a lovely stay with us. I'll keep you to your word WE"LL BE BACK. So see you next time thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the sea-view rooms which was spotlessly clean, warm and inviting and the bed was superbly comfortable. We had everything we needed and the hosts were very accommodating. This motel has gorgeous views of the mountains and the sea and is...More

Thank Tracey R
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review thanks Lyn xx

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a seaside facing room that had been partially renovated to a good standard. The S/King bed was extremely comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. The lady on reception is very dedicated to her job and appears fully committed to providing a high...More

Thank Kiwis_in_Brit
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. On your next visit we hope to have all of our repairs finished from the earthquake thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to stay for a weekend away. Beautiful view of the bay and mountains from our room. Warm and inviting and clean. Peaceful. Excellent location- close to town, restaurants, tourist attractions. We will be back again...

Thank mkyeo4
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Guys Thanks so much for your lovely review. Hope to see you soon back at our little yellow castle by the sea thanks Lyn.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in 2 bedroom apartment, with sea views. Was very happy with accomodation- very clean and tidy, warm and had everything we needed. Hosts were lovely and very accommodating. Would definitely stay again next time we are in town!

Thank Vanessa S
Response from anchorinnkaikoura, Owner at Anchor Inn MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

So Happy to read you had a lovely time with us. safe travels until next time thanks Lyn.

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kaikoura
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (93)
Room & Suite (42)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (1)
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Art67
17 December 2016|
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Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
Our motel is opened again now. We Have our Garden View studios and our 1 bedroom only available. Kaikoura is back to being beautiful again
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dawny212
15 December 2016|
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Response from anchorinnkaikoura | Property representative |
Our why not café down town is beautiful. we are opened again woohoo
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Room Tips
"Bay view recommended."
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"Rooms out front have the sea views but are right on the road side"
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"Rooms that face onto the Pacific"
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"beach views are awesome"
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